empires

No, not by the US but by that jolly benevolent Empire of the British. Of course, it was started by a corporation. But something changed in 1765, shortly after the East India Company took control of the subcontinent and established a monopoly over Indian trade. They arranged a sweetheart deal....

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  • February 23, 2021

​ Kitchen Table Kibitzing is a community series for those who wish to share a virtual kitchen table with other readers of Daily Kos who aren’t throwing pies at one another. Drop by to talk about music, your weather, your garden, or what you cooked for supper…. Newcomers may notice...

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  • January 30, 2021

Kitchen Table Kibitzing is a community series for those who wish to share a virtual kitchen table with other readers of Daily Kos who aren’t throwing pies at one another. Drop by to talk about music, your weather, your garden, or what you cooked for supper…. Newcomers may notice that...

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  • December 5, 2020

Apparently people don’t. Nor do they remember that his actual response was half hearted, strangely worded, and McCain and his campaign immediately backtracked to excuse McCain’s supporters for their flagrant bigotry. So let’s back up a bit to give some context. The news cycle in recent days has been dominated by stories...

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  • July 20, 2019

Wow! More of this please! x “This is a transnational crime syndicate masquerading as a government.” My interview today on #AMJoy: pic.twitter.com/NaMwqEJWFD — Sarah Kendzior (@sarahkendzior) January 19, 2019 x I just watched this for the first time (I had to wait to see the clip at home) and that...

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  • January 19, 2019

Upfront: If you think that anything is justified against a person simply because that person is wealthy, this is not an article for you. If you think it’s okay to lie, mislead, or otherwise attack a person simply because of their financial status, consequences be damned, then you should probably...

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  • May 29, 2018