Lucid Summations When Tomorrow Is Today and MLK Day — OffGuardian

[Editor’s note: Edward Curtin writes, “Martin Luther King was a transmitter of a radical non-violent spiritual and political energy so plenipotent that his very existence was a threat to an established order based on institutionalized violence, racism, and economic exploitation.  He was a very dangerous man to the U.S. government and all the institutional and deep state forces armed against him. So they killed him… The best ‘service’ we can offer on Martin Luther King Day is recognize that fact and oppose the evil and violent forces directing the American nightmare.”]

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Edward Curtin “What they need, and what they feel they need, is a quality of mind that will help them use information and to develop reason in order to achieve lucid summations of what is going on in the world and what may be happening within themselves….what may be called the sociological imagination.” …

Lucid Summations When Tomorrow Is Today and MLK Day — OffGuardian

Who Knew: We’re Here Because We’re Here Because We’re Here Because We’re Here — OffGuardian

[Editor’s note: Edward Curtin wrote an article on the annual commemoration of Veterans Day and provides readers with another perspective on war. In addition to Mr. Curtin’s always-thought-provoking, heartfelt writing we would simply state the following: War is stupid.]

Edward Curtin My title comes from a song sung by soldiers as they marched to hell in the trenches of World War I and the same song my sisters and I sang in the car as our parents drove us to our summer vacation in paradise at Edgewater Farm. I think of this as we march to…

Who Knew: We’re Here Because We’re Here Because We’re Here Because We’re Here — OffGuardian