Albert Einstein Speaks to Students About the Dangers of Atomic Weapons

“Albert Einstein Speaks on World Government to Northwestern University Students” May 9, 1946 Source: Talking History, Department of History, University at Albany, SUNY Advertisements

Congressman Dennis Kucinich’s War Powers Resolution: Libya

Congressman Dennis Kucinich’s War Powers Resolution: Libya

A Mashup: The Inner Enemy, Featuring His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama

A Farewell to Senator Robert Byrd of West Virginia

Yesterday, the people of the United States lost a distinguished advocate for peace, Senator Robert C. Byrd of West Virginia. A true character suited for historic legend, Senator Byrd served in the Senate for 51 years.  His impact and influence on the history, contemporary, and future of our nation are remarkable and will remain unforgettable. … Continue reading

We Are All Russians!

A week ago today, forty people were killed by suicide bombings in the Moscow subway. Since then, no flowers or candles or messages of condolences have been placed in memorial at the front gates of the Washington, DC, Embassy of the Russian Federation. Unlike in the aftermath of the assault in Beslan or after the … Continue reading

Missile Defense: Like in “Spies Like Us”

Toward the end of the Congressional work day, Members of the House of Representatives will often call for one-hour Special Orders sessions during which they talk about various legislative issues. On May 6, 2009, Congressman Todd Akin of Missouri, led the following session on Missile Defense. An interesting piece of political theater for one who … Continue reading