Ariel Sharon leaves a legacy of violence and brutality, not courage

Former Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon died on Jan. 11 at the age of 85, after eight years in a coma. He worked in the Israeli government for a quarter of a century, serving five years as prime minister, and is considered one of the most important figures in the history of the Arab-Israeli conflict. … Continue reading Ariel Sharon leaves a legacy of violence and brutality, not courage

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Lack of regulation in West Virgina chemical spill is the rule not the exception

“People before profit” was a common slogan a couple years ago, when the Occupy Movement was in full swing. You saw it on signs and heard it in the chants of marchers. The idea that corporations and governments should prioritize the lives, health and happiness of human beings above the accumulation of wealth seems obvious … Continue reading Lack of regulation in West Virgina chemical spill is the rule not the exception