Separating families through border prisons or African drones — how US policies can make parts of the world unsafe for children

The 16-year old son of a suspected terrorist who made the US government’s assassination target list was killed by a US drone strike one evening — two weeks subsequent to an American missile tearing apart his father’s body. The boy — up to the the point where he was enjoying a outdoor, roadside meal by […]

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WordCraft: The Performance of Becoming Human by Daniel Borzutzky

The 2016 National Book Award-winning poetry book, The Performance of Becoming Human by Daniel Borzutzky, describes a depressing and violent world of wars, societal dismemberment from the assault of free trade agreements, migrant crises, inequality, xenophobia, and dictatorial oligarchs. Borzutzky’s prescription for living in this mad world is to take on a “spiritual mission in […]

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WHAT CAN STOP TRUMP NOW?

  I have some unfinished business to discuss regarding my prediction seven months ago that Donald Trump has a shot at becoming the Party of No Brains’ nominee for President. But let’s revisit what I wrote back then: … [I]f Americans saw a President in a man known more for his acting ability than his […]

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