“Slaves, be obedient to those who are your masters according to the flesh, with fear and trembling, in the sincerity … Continue reading Onward Christian Soldiers: Political and Religious Dynamics of the US Civil War Era
“Meet the new boss, same as the old boss.” Won’t Get Fooled Again. Pete Townsend. Pham Binh, a critical thoughtful activist … Continue reading Syria: The Case for Western Intervention Considered
“When we look at societies via any monist theory, most dimensions of differences among people are reduced to peripheral concern.” Albert, Michael, … Continue reading The Problem of “Vulgar” Pacifism
About a year ago I changed my email signature to “Peace, Love, & Revolution!” to reflect my radical views on … Continue reading Peace, Love, & Revolution!
The Catechism of the Catholic Church, in paragraph 2309, lists four strict conditions for “legitimate defense by military force”: the damage … Continue reading Humanitarian Intervention – Just War in the Name of Peace?
(This is a slightly edited version of a posting I did on ZNet on 9/20/09. It has some relevance in … Continue reading What Kind of Revolution – Marxist, Anarchist or Nonviolent?
A basic assumption of a pacifist radical philosophy is that violence and warfare are not limited to the actions of … Continue reading The Revolutionary Means: Radical Nonviolence