Leaked : a warning

Earlier this week, an anonymous and concerned source leaked a certain document from the US Supreme Court to the newspaper media Politico. The document in question: a draft opinion from the majority concerning Roe v Wade and Planned Parenthood v Casey. In short, it seems that the Supreme Court will vote 6-3 making abortions illegal. Let…

The broken record cracked.

Someone told me a few days ago, “we need to talk about it. We need to react.” This isn’t analysis. It’s officially too personal. But it’s important. Black Lives Matter. It’s not a trend. It’s not a fashion statement. It’s not even a lifestyle. It is a fact. It is reality. I have seen too…

The vote: Contradictions in a “Democratic” Land

Here’s a thought for you: voting rights. Yes, yes, this is past the time since the Electoral College unfortunately went through with it. But here’s what been bothering me for some time. If a democracy is a political system, and the driving force behind it is the people of the nation under that democracy, then…

Elections and a decrease in democracy?

Democracies in crisis worldwide, many countries holding elections but with unhappy citizens… coincidence?? Probably not. On the other hand, while everyone is bickering with everyone else, everyone (notice the repetition…) is watching the elections of the one “super power”, which is obviously no longer a super power. These so-called “elections” might also make the reader…

This dream, which has yet to be lived

Note: The first part of this reaction was written in July 2016. There is a massive massive massive social and justice problem in this country. After three, ten, thirty, sixty, two hundred years, you still haven’t learned. You do not want to learn. As I sit here, fuming about the fact I can’t watch the…

Is Ignorance Bliss?

I was asked about America’s perception of the EU at an interview recently and even though I answered what I know for sure, it got me thinking… What is the EU for the average American? He does not know about the politics of it, the institutions, or what are  EU benefits. All he knows is…