Our Endless State of War

Our Endless State of War

As long as it’s fought by other people on someone else’s soil, Americans can live with perpetual conflict.

Plain Old Murder

Plain Old Murder

The Pakistani government loudly protests that many of the casualties of drone strikes are civilian.

Author Event: Gods, Gays, and Guns

Author Event: Gods, Gays, and Guns

“Democracy and god have failed”— captures the spirit of this provocative collection of essays. Arguing that the religion must be used for the expansion of democracy, Gods, Gays, and Guns  takes up the topics of gay marriage, economic justice, and social movements. Written in the Parisian cafes, London’s ghetto, and the aftermath of Haiti’s earthquake and post-Katrina New Orleans, Gods, Gays, andGuns is a spiritual tour-de-force— revealing a crisis of faith in religion and democracy. With an unflinching pen, Rev. Sekou challenges the reader to rethink the meaning of the role of religion in our global democracy.

Our Troops as Cannon Fodder

Our Troops as Cannon Fodder

Wars of conquest are most popular if they can be made to appear tidy, safe, just, and relatively cost-free.

When Old Hawks Retract Their Talons

The annals of national security are replete with retired generals expressing second thoughts about how militarized the United States has become.

Get Ready for War with Iran

Get Ready for War with Iran

All this imperial conniving is giving the Republican presidential candidates, except the isolationist Ron Paul, plenty to yammer about.

Endless War

Endless War

Uncle Sam thinks he’s starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel.

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