Police Violence is Gun Violence Too

Police Violence is Gun Violence Too

“If we want to begin making our communities safer from gun violence, the first step must be to invest in ourselves, because lord knows the police won’t save us.”

Inaugural Mulligan

Let’s pretend that we’ve simply gotten off on the wrong foot with this century.

Lame Legacy

As Bush’s days in office wind down, the ultimate lame duck and his circle of sycophants begin to look towards securing his legacy.

Israel: Mini-Me?

Zionist ideology — the notion that redemption comes through the settlement of land — is powerful. It’s the heart of the settler state’s mythology, in Israel as in the United States.

Militarizing Africa (Again)

With the new Africa Command, the United States is increasing its military footprint on an energy-rich continent.

Africa Policy Outlook 2008

The Bush administration is continuing its militarization of U.S.-African relations this year.

Islam and Pakistan

Religion has permeated the history and politics of Pakistan. Now it’s time, Najum Mushtaq argues, to keep religion out of it.