The Tohona O’odham native American tribe skirts the border of southwest Arizona and Mexico. The New York Times covering a drug running story failed to tell the real story of the Tohono O’odham human rights issues and the complicity between elected Tohono O’doham officials, tribal police and US Border Patrol agents. News reporter Erik Echholm […]
By SAUL LANDAU and NELSON P. VALDÉS “If the American nation will speak softly, and yet build and keep at a pitch of the highest training a thoroughly efficient navy, the Monroe Doctrine will go far.” -President Theodore Roosevelt, 1903 “I am going to teach the South American republics to elect good men.” -Woodrow Wilson, […]
Wilson’s homeland of Haiti lays in ruins today. He has not been able to reach his family there. But well before today, the Haitian people have struggled in grave poverty and amidst political turmoil, which Wilson escaped from to make a better life in the United States. This is his story.
Reflective citizens need to ask what the celebration of Veterans Day is really about. If we are no longer celebrating the cause of peace, and instead are celebrating the military, what exactly are we celebrating?