Monthly Archive: February 2018

When asked whether the U.S. interferes in other countries’ …

When asked whether the U.S. interferes in other countries’ elections, [Ex-CIA director] James Woolsey said, “Well, only for a very good cause in the interests of democracy.“ “Oh, probably, but it was for the good of the system in order to avoid communists taking over,” he told Laura Ingraham on her Fox News show on Friday night. TheHill: Ex-CIA director: US meddles in foreign elections for a ‘very good cause’ | TheHill (View on gamamb.tumblr.com)

We live in capitalism. Its power seems inescapable – …

We live in capitalism. Its power seems inescapable – but then, so did the divine right of kings. Any human power can be resisted and changed by human beings. Resistance and change often begin in art. Very often in our art, the art of words. Ursula K. Le Guin: National Book Foundation’s Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters, 2014 (View on gamamb.tumblr.com)