Tagged: europe

white

When White People Weren’t White

  America would be a grand land if only every Irishman would kill a Negro, and then be hanged for it. I find this sentiment generally approved. – William Freeman (1881) The largest mass lynching in U.S. history took place in New Orleans in 1891 — and it wasn’t African-Americans...

Monsanto

You Need To See Through Monsanto, the Big Bully

  MONSANTO We’ve discussed the benefits of choosing to follow a simple, healthy, organic lifestyle. Organic isn’t a term many Europeans are familiar with — for the most part, their crops aren’t pesticide-laden and their poultry isn’t injected with toxins. Yet our standards here are little different. We have mammoth...

greek

This Will Not Be Another Greek Tragedy

  We know the faces of poverty. They are recognizable in every urban landscape throughout the United States. The human instinct is to experience an immediate rush of compassion, and if generosity prevails, to act. As a Greek-American, the images of the poor lining the streets of democracy’s birthplace in Athens...