Mass Graves…and the TPP

I saw an article from the The Nation recently with the headline “Obama Won’t Let Some Mass Graves Stop the TPP.”  At first I thought they were referring to the mass graves recently discovered in Texas.  However, what The Nation article is referring to is the fact that  Malaysia is a tier 3 country in […]

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The TPP won’t let us be, or let us be free, so let us see…

The Trans-Pacific Partnership or TPP is a recently leaked trade agreement that spans 12 countries, with the almost certain promise of becoming 24 countries, connecting the West with Asia. It includes – the United States, New Zealand, Singapore, Chile, Brunei, Australia, Peru, Vietnam, Malaysia, Mexico, Canada, Japan, China, and South Korea – with more than […]

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Some thoughts on rulers

Before the advent of representative democracy there was a clear line between the rulers and the ruled.  Although this is still the case it is harder to discern.  The issue is, that back then “we” fought “them” or negotiated with “them.”  Whereas now this is not the case.  This is evidenced when someone in the […]

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