USA

Giants and Warriors Workers Fight Back

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by MARC NORTON The San Francisco Giants returned home on Friday, August 14 and found themselves being picketed by the workers who normally sell garlic fries and beer to the fans. This must have been bad karma, as […]

Human Rights

On Capital Punishment

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by PAUL EDWARDS Beheading of John the Baptist, woodcut by Julius Schnorr von Karolsfeld, 1860 There’s no ambiguity in the term: capital punishment is killing, carried out by an entity commonly, but not exclusively, judicially empowered.  It […]

Health

Pandemic Panhandling

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by DAVID ROVICS One story of surviving as an artist in the USA, from the collapse of the music industry to the housing crisis to the pandemic. Occasionally, for one reason or another, I feel inspired […]

Human Rights

Congratulations to 'Israel'!

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Dear Editor, Congratulations to Israel for managing to establish full diplomatic relations with the United Arab Emirates and the Kingdom of Bahrain. Israel will now have two fewer countries who would condemn its atrocities.  With […]