Industrial nations amassed their wealth by pillaging the global south and slaughtering the indigenous. The savage war in El Salvador was only one of many chapters in this tragic saga.
Martin Luther King Day has become a yearly ritual to turn a black radical into a red-white-and-blue icon. It is a day filled with old sound bites about little black children and little white children that, given the state of America, would enrage King.
Both Barack Obama and Donald Trump resisted sending weapons to Ukraine. Then the investigation into Trump-Russia collusion was launched.
The national disgrace of apathy has many causes, but one is paramount: the 1973 decision to end conscription.