Robert Kagan’s monumental error is his failure to acknowledge that Americans, like the rest of mankind, are made of crooked timber craving power for its own sake, writes Bruce Fein.
‘Broken Windows Policing’ & the Killing of Tyre Nichols
Far from “restoring peace,” officers in the SCORPION unit turned the streets of Memphis into a violent scene that led to death, writes Marjorie Cohn.
AS’AD AbuKHALIL: Fouad Ajami – the West’s House Arab
The land the late Arab-American political scientist evokes in his posthumously published memoir is not a real place with real people. It is a land inhabited by people who Western racists would like to imagine.
Chris Hedges: Woke Imperialism
Diversity is important. But when it is devoid of a political agenda it recruits a tiny segment of those marginalized by society into unjust structures to help perpetuate them.
Sterling: Espionage Act Like Slave-Era Anti-Literacy Laws
C.I.A. whistleblower Jeffery Sterling, who was sentenced to 3½ years in prison, says punishing Julian Assange for publishing critical information is designed to keep us enslaved in ignorance.
West’s Hypocrisy About Netanyahu Government
It is only a matter of time before this extremist Israeli government is also whitewashed, writes Ramzy Baroud.
Thomas Friedman & The Myth of Liberal Israel
What you now see so publicly demonstrated is, and always has been, Zionist Israel’s true culture and character — a state designed for one group alone and built on the conquest and dispossession of others, writes Lawrence Davidson.
Decolonizing the Mind
It requires a rejection of what passes for news and conventional wisdom, writes Margaret Kimberly.
Rights Groups to UN: Abolish ‘Death by Incarceration’
The U.S. is a global outlier in condemning 1-in-7 prisoners to die behind bars, writes Marjorie Cohn. Over two-thirds are people of color. Under international law, this amounts to torture and racial discrimination.
The U.S. had close to 200 years to inculcate its biases and shape its rule of law accordingly, writes Lawrence Davidson.