Social Justice

The Institutions of American Militarism: An excerpt from Chalmers Johnson’s The Sorrows of Empire

I learned, for example, the secret that contrary to all public declarations, President Eisenhower had delegated to major theater commanders the authority to initiate nuclear attacks under certain circumstances, such as outage of communications with Washington -- an almost daily occurrence in those days -- or presidential incapacitation (twice suffered by President Eisenhower). This delegation …

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Prostitution Must Be Legalized: A Former Sex Worker’s Opinion

Prostitution must be legalized. If a person feels their best career opportunity is in the sex industry, it should be their right to pursue that line of work. Many well-educated, well-intentioned people have told me that it's in a sex worker's best interest for prostitution to be illegal, because legalizing it condones and legitimizes it. …

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