What Antiwar Movement?

“What antiwar movement?” – former Congressman Dennis Kucinich It was barely ninety minutes into the No War with Syria rally in Austin, and already the mercury was flirting with the century mark. The revolutionary socialist wiped her brow and raised a bullhorn. “It’s getting pretty hot out here. Why don’t we call it a day,…

Violence, Introspection and the Possibility of a New Paradigm

Good luck trying to evade the heated arguments and hyperbole spewing from the current gun hysteria—and I’m talking about hysterical zealots from both sides of the gun control debate. While it can’t be argued that guns make more efficient assault weapons than do knives, baseball bats or sausages, the person who applies a Louisville Slugger…

I Voted With My Head, Thanks

by Teri Wills This was quite possibly the most ridiculous, most opprobrious meme of the 2012 election. As accomplished as my lady parts are, the last time I checked there weren’t any brain cells firing down there. So I voted with my head, thanks. And if I had been picturing vaginas while voting, they would…