Author Archives: Tereza Coraggio
Matthew Hoh’s self-reflection on PTSD is brutally honest and insightful, especially coming from someone who has everything going for him – smart, articulate, personable. He talks about a moral dissonance that ex-soldiers suffer from when what they did or failed … finish reading Matthew Hoh and the Dark Side
Ten Years After Iraq War, Neo-Cons Struggle to Hold Republicans By Jim Lobe, March 19, 2013 Originally published in Inter Press Service Ten years after reaching the height of their influence with the invasion of Iraq, the neo-conservatives and other … finish reading Will Republicans Go the Way of the Federalists?
Written by Stephen Messenger From the dawn of history, and in cultures throughout the world, humans have been prone to imbue Earth’s life-giving rivers with qualities of life itself — a fitting tribute, no doubt, to the wellsprings upon which … finish reading The River That Is a Person
Crowds and constitutions Thorvaldur Gylfason 13 October 2011 Iceland’s economic meltdown has led to a change in its constitution. This column, by one of the 25 people elected to draft the new document, documents the journey. . . . The … finish reading Crowdsourcing a Constitution
Our different origins enrich the whole, and together we are responsible for the heritage of the generations, the land and history, nature, language and culture. Iceland is a free and sovereign state, resting on the cornerstones of freedom, equality, democracy … finish reading Iceland Proposes a New Constitution
In the first part of this Salon article, Glenn Greenwald states, “I’m about to discuss the candidacies of Barack Obama and Ron Paul, and no matter how many times I say that I am not “endorsing” or expressing support for … finish reading Glenn Greenwald’s Not-an-Endorsement of Ron Paul
The notions of citizenship, liberty, and equality of political rights, as well as popular sovereignty, were closely interrelated. The most essential feature of citizenship was one’s origin and heritage: Pericles was the ‘son of Xanthippus from the deme of Cholargus’. … finish reading
Newt Gingrich 1.32% (96 votes) Jon Huntsman 1.5% (109 votes) Ron Paul 92.71% (6745 votes) Rick Perry 0.51% (37 votes) Mitt Romney 2.27% (165 votes) Rick Santorum 1.69% (123 votes) Which Republican candidate would you vote for?