A Dark Future, or No Future at All?

My privileged and upper class students’ lives are a paradise compared to the hell confronting people living in Syria, Gaza, and Yemen, yet even they can sense that something is seriously wrong and out of balance, and that the current modus operandi on planet Earth is unsustainable.

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The US Media Persist in Dehumanizing Palestinians

A front page New York Times report blithely stated that “four Israelis were killed from rocket fire from the Gaza Strip and 23 Palestinians died.” One wonders how these 23 Palestinians met their demise—from the flu? Car accidents? Heart attacks?

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America’s Impeachment Dilemma

Trump’s die-hard supporters would undoubtedly see impeachment proceedings as an attack on the president, and might even take up arms to express their anger. One-third of the American public could well be holding the rest of us hostage with implicit threats of violence and insurrection.

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About Laurie King

Associate Professor of Teaching in the Department of Anthropology, Georgetown University, Washington, DC; writer, editor, co-founder of Electronic Intifada, Electronic Iraq, and Electronic Lebanon. [Full bio]

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