“Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free…”
“I am terrified by this dark thing That sleeps in me; All day I feel its soft, feathery turnings, its malignity.”
― Sylvia Plath
On Monday, the Supreme Court reinstated a ban on residents of eight countries — six of them with a Muslim majority.
“Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. …All things are bound together. All things connect.”
– Chief Seattle
If we look at American foreign policy under Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, Barack Obama and Donald John Trump… what strikes the non-partisan observer is a sense of continuity – and an escalating aggressiveness.
When pro-war candidates like Trump or Clinton win… we end up spending trillions killing millions for the people who benefit: the richest 5% in the nation, bankers, insurance cartels, munitions firms, war-profiteers and the corporate elite.
We had a choice between Clinton or Trump for ongoing wars vs Dr. Jill Stein for peace, people, progress and a sustainable future.
Florida-bound Hurricane Irma strengthens to Category 5 at landfall in Cuba