Monthly Archives: April 2013

Conquerors from The Congo to The Jordan

by James M. Wall In the late 19th century, Henry Morton Stanley (of Stanley and Livingston fame), (right) was the “king’s man”—more accurately, a hired colonist conqueror—working for Belgium’s King Leopold II. Stanley’s assignment: Seize and conquer for Belgium, the … Continue reading

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Kerry Forgot Rule Number One: Never Question the Sacred Israeli Narrative

by James M. Wall If you believe the Israeli and US pro-Israel media, the new US Secretary of State, John Kerry (right) is “confused” in his new job. What led to the confusion? To those who embrace his negative media coverage, … Continue reading

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At Boston Interfaith Service, Obama Calls for Justice and Compassion

by James M. Wall (UPDATE BELOW) A Boston Marathon Interfaith memorial service, “Healing Our City”, was held at Boston’s Cathedral of the Holy Cross Thursday, April 18. It was a service that concluded with remarks delivered by President Barack Obama. The … Continue reading

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Cardoza Law School Ignores Dershowitz To Honor Jimmy Carter

by James M. Wall Despite vicious opposition from the Alan Dershowitz conservative wing of the American Jewish community, Cardoza Law School honored former President Jimmy Carter April 10, for his career of work on peace and conflict resolution. The International Advocate … Continue reading

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Confronting the “Moral Bankruptcy” of Iraq War’s Liberal Supporters

by James M. Wall Prior to the start of the Iraq War on March 19, 2003, New York Times journalist Chris Hedges (right) occupied a lonely perch among major media journalists. He opposed the war. Today, Hedges, a Pulitzer Prize winner … Continue reading

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