— John McNaughton, The Pentagon Papers
by Mia McKenzie
It’s Memorial Day. It’s the official day of honoring Americans who have died in all wars. Officially, these wars include the Civil War, World Wars I and II, the Vietnam War, the Iraq War, etc. You know, official wars. I have complicated feelings about all of those wars,…
My mother gave up her dreams and her homeland for our family. / Mi madre dejo su sueños y su patria por su familia.
Steve Mumford, artist embedded with U.S. troops in Afghanistan.
I’d love to see what he can do when he’s not embedded with the occupiers.
Dr. Cornel West at the Occupy Wall Street protest Tuesday evening. [Photo: @linktothepast86]
I decided to use my education for the good of my community and my people, and I will be in debt for years. Yet, those who wish the buy devices of death can get one cheaper than some text books.
— Edward Said on what U.S. response to 9/11 should be. (Published November 2001)
— Capitàn Villalta de Zavala, Nicaragua on the thousands of indigenous soldiers attacking the city after it mandated cutting through indigenous territory to build a telegraph line.