Month: May 2015

Iraq – 3 Countries

Have you noticed that ISIS is basically a Sunni state? The rump of Iraq that remains is a Shia state, while the Kurds effectively have a state in the north. Sectarian/religious fighting, a la India’s partition in the late ’40s, is occurring with ethnic cleansing by genocide and migration.

Government and Corporations

“The government of the people, by the people, and for the people” doesn’t mention corporations – yet corporations now deeply influence the people’s government. People interested in the political world know about 2010 Citizens United ruling that allows corporations to give unlimited funds to political causes. But corporations are not people, they are economic constructs…