Daily Archives: March 2, 2015

Forming a Better Future

by Julio Diaz Though it would bring me great pleasure to write about the youth and their desire for social justice, or any change as a matter of fact, I can not. For every day I witness the growing apathy within the heart of my generation. Our society and “culture” have attempted to mold us…

American Sniper: Two Views (Excerpts)

by Chris Hedges American Sniper lionizes the most despicable aspects of U.S. society, the gun culture, blind adoration of the military, the belief we have a right as a Christian nation to exterminate the lesser breeds, a hyper-masculinity that banishes compassion, a denial of inconvenient facts. Many, especially white Americans trapped in a stagnant economy…

Poetry: Maria Guardado

I am Maria Guardado. Torture survivor. And denouncing before the world I proclaim: It was not organized crime that tortured me! It was my enslaved brothers! Who are brainwashed at the School of the Americas so that they can torture, if this possible, their own dear mother. Who for having gained a conscience, fights for…

Prisoners want jobs

Prisoners want jobs when we get out of prison. There are 2.3 million people behind bars in the US. Even after we have served our time, we are discriminated against. Itís very hard for former prisoners to get a job, we can’t vote, and many other doors are closed to us that are open to others.

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