Saturday - Jan 23, 2021

COLUMN

  • Beginning of U.S. Slavery

    Beginning of U.S. Slavery

    by Walter E. Williams   The New York Times has begun a major initiative, the “1619 Project,” to observe the 400th anniversary of the beginning of American slavery. It aims to reframe American history so that slavery and the contributions of black Americans explain who we are as a nation. Nikole Hannah-Jones, staff writer for The

  • Advocates vow to block Trump attack on millions of families and American democracy

    Advocates vow to block Trump attack on millions of families and American democracy

    Congress must reject “public charge” regulation, advocates urge   by the National Immigration Law Center   WASHINGTON, D.C.—Advocates for immigrant families and economic opportunity spoke out against a new Trump administration regulation that aims to prevent millions of families from accessing health care and other programs or risk denial of lawful permanent status in the

  • Lone shooters, terrorism, and semantics

    Lone shooters, terrorism, and semantics

    by Jon Rappoport   This is a big one. It’s so big, in fact, that many people will want to turn their backs on it and pretend it doesn’t and couldn’t exist. But it’s real. It does exist. No killing of innocent people can be called a “negligible statistic.” But what label do you apply

  • Film, consciousness, and mystery – first films ever made like dreams

    Film, consciousness, and mystery – first films ever made like dreams

    by Jon Rappoport   There is more mystery in two minutes of David Lynch’s Inland Empire than in all American films produced in the last 50 years. The first films ever made registered like dreams with audiences, and they were made with that idea in mind. (Watch Un Chien andalou (1928), by Spanish director Luis

  • Individual power and ethics: the conversation that never was

    Individual power and ethics: the conversation that never was

    by Jon Rappoport   It’s no accident that the concept of individual power is surrounded by clouds of timidity and fear and cultural resentment. People are warned that touching it produces a substantial electric shock. “Me? Individual power? I never said I was in favor of it. Great individual power? Don’t pin that on me.

  • California Mom fighting for Sex Ed transparency succeeds in getting her bill to Senate hearing

    California Mom fighting for Sex Ed transparency succeeds in getting her bill to Senate hearing

    by Greg Burt A sex-ed transparency bill, authored by Senator Mike Morrell, is heading to the Senate Educa-tion Committee next week, yet its real author is first-time, citizen legislator Denise Pursche. This bay-area mother of three never intended to write a bill when she asked Mt. Diablo Unified School District for the sexuality lessons her