Unbecoming American: Years of living deniably

Unbecoming American: Years of living deniably

Years of living deniably The summer of discontent is upon us. Whether we will find ourselves witness to direct exchange...

Unbecoming American: Judgement at Normandy

Unbecoming American: Judgement at Normandy

Judgement in Normandy Those who learned or vaguely remember what they were taught in school in those deliberately boring hours...

Unbecoming American: The nihilists at prayer

Unbecoming American: The nihilists at prayer

The Democratic-Republicans at prayer Those who may recall, if only vaguely, the early chapters of their secondary school history books,...

Unbecoming American: One strike, two strikes, and you’re out

Unbecoming American: One strike, two strikes, and you’re out

One strike, two strikes and they are out… Meanwhile there are even respectable, Establishment scholars who appear to have overcome...

Unbecoming American: Bombs of August

Unbecoming American: Bombs of August

Bombs of August The idea that the Anglo-American Empire wages war by mistake is not new. Nor are the kinds...

In hoc signo vinces

In hoc signo vinces

The Son of God Goes Forth to War In 1812, need I say more, Reginald Heber composed the hymn of...

Unbecoming American: Hell in a very small place

Unbecoming American: Hell in a very small place

Hell: the creditor of last resort Note: While I was writing this I thought about many things I experienced and...

Victory days: Military without militarism?

Victory days: Military without militarism?

Military without militarism I could not have been a pacifist, if by that one means waiver of the use of...

Unbecoming American: Risky business

Unbecoming American: Risky business

Risk and fraudulent mutuality Thirty years ago, having just successfully completed a international congress on environmental consciousness and mass media...

Empathy or Anthropomorphism

Empathy or Anthropomorphism

Empathy and anthropomorphism Words don’t mean anything, people do. Much of the conflict we experience, observe or imagine arises from...