William A. Collins, an OtherWords columnist, is a former Connecticut State lawmaker and the former mayor of Norwalk. He founded Minuteman Media, which later became OtherWords, in 1998. 9collins[AT]sbcglobal.net
Leaving little to chance, corporations have purchased politicians, media, advertising, think tanks, and meteorologists.
What’s a war crime and what’s not depends on who wins, who controls the International Criminal Court, and who controls the press.
Maybe racial discrimination will truly fade someday, but don’t count on it for now.
If we want to preserve America’s status as a world leader, we had better start pouring money into preparing poor kids for leadership.
Reducing abortion rates requires better sex education and more access to contraception, but many states aren’t on board.
The best way to protect ourselves from deadly radioactivity is to get rid of the stuff altogether.
Hillary Clinton speaks highly of democracy in the abstract but quickly loses enthusiasm as the reality approaches.
Energy moguls think that environmentalists would be happy to see our nation freeze in the dark.
Do you really think that hundreds of thousands of men and women can return from repeated blood-curdling scenes of death and suffering without mental damage?