IN ITS LATEST bid to confuse the world community, the Trump administration has accused the Syrian and Russian governments of – you guessed it – trying to confuse the world community.  The latest accusation to come out of the Trump administration is that Russia helped Syria cover up chemical weapons still in the country. That…

Read More

Solomon Jones interviews U.S. Senator Cory Booker about the Syria missile strike, the Gorsuch fight in the Senate, the death of the filibuster, and Booker’s bill to ban the box on the federal level. Solomon Jones is an Essence bestselling author and award-winning columnist. He is the creator and editor of Solomonjones.com and morning host…

Read More
immigrant battle

I WATCHED with mixed emotions as my elected representatives rushed to the aid of immigrants and refugees whose rights had been violated by the Trump administration. They were right to speak out. President Trump’s ban on people from seven majority-Muslim countries was unconstitutional. That’s why I wasn’t surprised when ordinary citizens joined with elected officials to protest.…

immigrant battleRead More

If ideas died with people, America would have won the fight against modern-day terrorism by killing al-Qaeda founder Osama bin Laden. If killing people were the only answer , then America would have won the day with the invasion of Iraq, or the war in Afghanistan, or with drone attacks. Ending terrorism isn’t just about killing…

Read More

“Generals gathered in their masses, just like witches at black masses…” – Black Sabbath, War Pigs If you’ve ever seen the movie “I’m Gonna Get You Sucka!” you know that the way you can tell if someone is a real hero is if he has a band behind him playing his theme music. [blocktext align=”right”]Thanks…

Read More