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Cuba: Détente or Monroe Doctrine Imperial Plot?

Cuba: Détente or Monroe Doctrine Imperial Plot?

Although the Cuban Revolution is 57 years old and is usually blamed for Cuba’s isolation, it has been 88 years since the last visit to the island by a US head of state. United States President Barack Obama, together with members of his cabinet, including Secretary of State John Kerry, and a large delegation of [...]

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Imperial Elections

Imperial Elections

By Gilbert Mercier and Dady Chery It was her turn. Somewhere a few wise men had decided this. The only problem was a logistical one. It was the perennial dilemma of legitimizing and celebrating this choice with a staged plebiscite. In a lame-duck season, inciting wars, chasing bogeymen, aiming at fake targets, and making victory [...]

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In Orwellian Times a Clown Wants to Be Emperor

In Orwellian Times a Clown Wants to Be Emperor

Interview of Gilbert Mercier with Utrice Leid March 7, 2016 Donald Trump, the frontrunner among Republican candidates in the 2016 United States presidential race, has an admirer in Jean-Marie Le Pen, founder of the far-right, trenchantly racist National Front party in France. Gilbert Mercier, Editor-in-Chief of News Junkie Post and author of The Orwellian Empire draws [...]

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The Fake Left

The Fake Left

By Dady Chery and Gilbert Mercier All writers with a desire to rattle people out of their torpor occasionally wonder if it is worthwhile to continue to try to raise their voices over the din of lies and distractions. More and more for us, such thoughts are occasioned, not by the mainstream, which predictably treats [...]

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Photo Essay: A Thanksgiving Celebration of Homeless People

Photo Essay: A Thanksgiving Celebration of Homeless People

Few words can express the misery of homelessness, and the despair of  homeless people. Only images can provide a glimpse of this abject life. In all societies homeless people are invisible to most. This is precisely the reason which motivated me to take photographs of  homeless people for more than three decades. The life of [...]

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