Peace and Security

Union-Made Miracle on the Hudson

Union-Made Miracle on the Hudson

In their ongoing, all-out assault to crush labor unions, corporate forces have fabricated a cultural myth to undermine popular support for labor: Unions, they insist, are no longer needed. They tell us that in today's entrepreneurial economy, workers must compete with...

read more
Left to Die in the Streets

Left to Die in the Streets

As eighteen-year-old Paul O’Neal lay facedown with a pool of blood collecting at the back of his t-shirt, police officers gathered around. None of the officers attempted to administer first aid. None attempted to call for medical assistance. None evidenced even the...

read more
U.S. Weapons Sales Are Drenched in Yemeni Blood

U.S. Weapons Sales Are Drenched in Yemeni Blood

When Pope Francis visited the U.S. Congress in September 2015, he boldly posed a moral challenge to his American hosts, asking: "Why are deadly weapons being sold to those who plan to inflict untold suffering on individuals and society?" "Sadly, the answer, as we all...

read more
Trump Buddies Up to Putin

Trump Buddies Up to Putin

Please, people — stop denigrating Donald Trump as a foreign policy ignoramus. After all, he's a global real estate tycoon with special insights into U.S. adversaries, like Vladimir Putin of Russia. "I got to know him very well," The Donald has assured us voters. Only,...

read more
My Mother, Stopped for Driving While Black

My Mother, Stopped for Driving While Black

When the police pulled their guns on my mother, I reached for my phone and told her to be calm and do as they say. My parents and I had just been swarmed by police cars, sirens blaring, as we drove on I-64 through Virginia. Shock and fear consumed my family as we came...

read more
The Problem with ‘Blue Lives Matter’

The Problem with ‘Blue Lives Matter’

We're not long into summer, but already we're long on tragedy. Police shootings of black men in Minnesota, Louisiana, and beyond. A mass shooting of police officers in Dallas. Yet this surplus of tragedy seems to have created some confusion. So let's clear things up....

read more
Print Friendly, PDF & Email