Reflections on Attica

Grainne Rhuad- Reflections on lessons learned from prison riots and behavior.

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The Empire’s No Longer Laughing

W.D. Noble- “And then what are you prepared to do?”, is one of my favorite lines from “The Untouchables”, It’s also what Occupiers across the country and in Portland are asking.

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Tales of the Black Flag – Blood and Flowers

Azazel- I don’t know what she was thinking – was she desperate to make some kind of statement? Does she not fear the fascist troopers or is she simply high on something? In any event, she refused to follow the dictates of the megaphone; she just stood there dropping handfuls of cherry blossoms as the line of storm troops advanced on her position

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Looking At The London Riots

Grainne Rhuad- What can we learn from the recent riots in London and the response to them by politicians and journalists?

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A Case For Hope

Grainne Rhuad- Lord save us all from a hope tree that has lost the faculty of putting out blossoms.- Mark Twain

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Negotiating With Snakes – Obama and the Great Budget ‘Compromise’

W.D. Noble: Obama sold out the whole country by way of caving in on nearly every budget-point to avert a governmental shutdown. One of China’s political

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