A scholar of gun culture looks at the roots of Americans’ love affair with firearms – and their willingness to accept gun violence as a price of freedom.
Source: American gun culture is based on frontier mythology – but ignores how common gun restrictions were in the Old West
The disasters of war in Ukraine have not yet found their Francisco Goya, but the reporting of journalists conveys a graphic picture of the death and
Source: The American Cause in Ukraine: Advancing Freedom or the Course of Empire? – CounterPunch.org
Leviathan/panopticon as totalitarian endgame proceeds apace. Soon progressive change may become a hopeless question. We need to revolt now before it is too late!
“We must act now to protect future protestors from the civil liberties infringements the government conjures on a regular basis. Aerial surveillance of protests must stop.”
Source: Opinion | Police Aerial Surveillance Threatens Freedom to Protest | Matthew Guariglia
The violent protests that erupted in Cuba in early July were the first serious social disturbances since the “Maleconazo” of 1994, 27 years ago. Both these periods were characterised by deep economic crises. I was living in Havana in the mid-90s and witnessed the conditions that triggered the uprising: empty food markets, shops and pharmacy shelves, regular electricity cuts, production and transport ground to a halt.
Source: If the US Really Cared About Freedom in Cuba, It Would End Its Punishing Sanctions | Portside
Today, as we celebrate Juneteenth, we should remember not only the struggle against chattel slavery but the struggle for radical freedom during Reconstruction — snuffed out by the reactionary forces of property and white supremacy.
Source: Juneteenth Is About Freedom
Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) – Ross Williams at the Georgia Reporter writes that federal judge Mark Cohen on Monday characterized …
Source: In Victory for American Freedom, Judge Mark Cohen Calls “Unconstitutional” Georgia’s Ban on Boycotting Israel for Brutalizing Palestinians
World history, freedom in the state and freedom from the state February 28th, 2018
Source: World history, freedom in the state and freedom from the state – Darwiniana