Tag: militarization

Mourn on the Fourth of July, 2017

(Garrison) – I visited Washington, DC for the first time in 1980. I was 13. Jimmy Carter was the president. My family only had one day to see the sights. As I remember it, we went through what seemed a somewhat sketchy  neighborhood…

Bahrain: “Undeclared Martial Law”

Bahrain (OpenDemocracy) – The outright militarization of the security apparatus has infected more and more sectors of Bahraini society. In fact, it’s now been written into the country’s constitution itself. Six years ago, New York Times journalist Nicholas Kristof described his…