John Pilger’s Brightening, Frightening, Dissenting Voice “The Issue Is Not Trump, It’s Us”

I have lost almost all my friends, but I agree with every word of this brilliant essay by John Pilger.   “The seedbed is Obama’s Weimar Republic, a landscape of endemic poverty, militarized police and barbaric prisons, the consequence of a “market” extremism which, under his presidency, prompted the transfer of US$14 trillion in public […]

What They Said–Paul Murray: “Even with a boorish loudmouthed orange sexist at the helm..”

My good friend Paul Murray, Scottish, South African, cat-whisperer, humanist, vegan, now based in Australia, with his wife Karen and 7 cats, has a way with words, uniquely his.  My own writing often resembles meandering schools of fish by comparison. I’m always negotiating. Whereas Paul can just slam a thing into the wall, when needed. […]