Monthly Archives: April 2014

Farewell Michael C. Ruppert

  Michael Ruppert’s six part series Apocalypse, Man, put together by Vice TV late last year. Michael Ruppert died a few days ago, by his own hand. For those of you not familiar with him, he was a writer, activist and renegade–he’d been inside the Law Enforcement system and blown the whistle on criminality he […]

Whatever happened to the American peace movement?

Whatever happened to the peace movement?.

Whatever happened to the peace movement?

Today was Tax day, so it was also War Tax Day. As I reported a few days ago, the venerable War Resisters League tax day protest kicked off in front of the IRS offices at 110 West 44th Street.  It’s the largest anti-war protest I’ve seen in awhile–and that’s part of the problem.  I don’t […]

Tuesday is Tax Day! Go Cause trouble!

  It’s that time of year again. As I laid out last year, Tuesday is the day we all pay into the Federal tax system (most state income taxes are also due at this time, a subject for a different article).  As usual, the New York Peace community will be out in force to remind […]

Cecily McMillan–a critical Occupy trial at hand

If you read this space, you know that I write about troublemakers. The three kinds of troublemakers I’ve written about are: Intentional troublemakers who expect prison time for their deeds. This is a relatively small group–the Plowshares activists come to mind. Their whole point is to be arrested in protest because the thing they’re protesting […]