Posts Tagged: Corruption

Wrong Choice, Again

Pope Francis' passivity in the face of the brutal Argentine military government fails to inspire confidence.

Nigeria with Nukes

Millions of people have thronged the streets of cities all over the world this last year to protest the influence of money on power--the corruption in Mubarak's Egypt and Ben Ali's Tunisia, the malign effects of Wall Street and other financial institutions, the power elite in Russia.
The United States wants to negotiate with the Taliban from a position of strength. But reining in Afghan government corruption, not applying ever more military pressure, is the key to gaining a strong hand.

The Age of Activism

We must fight hard in our Age of Activism to construct a new political entity: the activist state. If we fail, we will slip, inexorably, into an Age of Apocalypse.
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