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1/3rd of Women in US Military Raped

The culture of sexual violence against women that is allowed to exist in both the US military and private contractors has created a rape epidemic. One third of all women serving have been raped and 71% have been sexually assaulted. Some horrific personal tales tell the tragic story.

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US Supreme Court Solidifies Corporate Political Takeover

US Supreme Court Solidifies Corporate Political Takeover

Yesterday, by a 5-4 vote, the Supreme Court overturned a 63 years old law designed to limit the the influence of big corporations on elections. It is a legal coup of some sort, similar in nature to  Hitler’s Kristal night. By opening this Pandora’s box, the Supreme Court has just rubber stamped the rise of […]

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Haiti In Ruins Needs Urgent & Massive Help

Haiti In Ruins Needs Urgent & Massive Help

For a second night in a row Haitians are sleeping in the streets, some are already homeless and others in fear of strong aftershocks. Despite the urgency of the situation, the international medical and rescue help is barely trickling in. The first reports are emerging from Doctors Without Borders teams who were already working on […]

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Obama: From “Hope & Change” To Hopeless Status Quo Part 1

Obama: From “Hope & Change” To Hopeless Status Quo Part 1

It is almost one year since President Obama took office, the expectations were high not only in America but across the world. In that time frame, President Obama’s approval rating has gone down by 20 percent in the polls as more people realized that he didn’t have a “vision for changing the world”, but instead […]

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LGBT Bigotry Through Academic Intolerance

This is the story of Dan DeLong, an honors English teacher in Piasa, Illinois. Last month, Mr. DeLong gave his students an assignment that asked them to read a paper on homosexuality in the animal kingdom. His quick suspension brought the issues of LGBT bigotry and academic freedom to the forefront.

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