Category Archives: revolution

The Ghost Of Pumpkin Trotsky

Two weekends ago thousands of New England college students converged on Keene, New Hampshire. The annual Pumpkin Festival ended in a riot. My nephew attended the celebration of the Jack O’Lantern. Eric told his father that he had left before the disturbances flared into violence. Paddy and I looked at each other. We had been […]

Drunk Driving Success

Winter comes early in Russia and a light snow fell on Moscow’s Vnukovo Airport two days ago. A snowplow cleared the runway, but failed to leave a clear path for a corporate jet’s take-off shortly before midnight. The Dassault Falcon 50 struck the snow removal machine and disintegrated upon impact. None of the 3-man flight […]

Tupac Wants To Know Why

“We (Black People) built this country and get none of the benefits! Why?” – Tupac Shakur Tupac, because capitalists are in the business of creating wealth. Back in the 20s and 30s the country was on a brink of a revolution and the government forced business to change their labor policies. The struggle through the […]

$110 Million Condo

The rich of today do create something. They buy space in the air for architects to formulate luxury living spaces to be decorated by interior designer to house their ‘things’ and protect them from the masses beneath their aeries. One of the filty rich is investing in a $119 million Manhattan penthouse. Oh, the luxury. […]

THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE

IN CONGRESS, JULY 4, 1776 The unanimous Declaration of the 13 United States of America: When in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which […]