*Mexikaresistance.com note: More home-grown, right-wing terror. Arizona officials say a murder suspect who used language reminiscent of that employed by antigovernment “sovereign” citizens during court appearances must undergo a mental competency exam before returning to court, the Arizona Republic reported yesterday.
*Mexikaresistance.com note: Crank medicine and new-age nonsense encourages people not to vaccinate their children. Do not fall prey to anti-vaccination kooks! We haven’t even turned the page on the controversy over contraceptives, health care and religious freedom when another thorny one arises involving personal conscience and public health. A flurry of stories over the past … Continue reading
With the publication of his courageous new book, Why America Failed (John Wiley, 2012), Morris Berman has become one of the very first well-known, left-wing writers to acknowledge that not only is the American Empire in decline, but that it is completely unfixable. In Berman’s view there will be no rabbit pulled out of the … Continue reading
*Mexikaresistance.con note: Don’t support quack medicine and crank science! No matter how “traditional” they may claim to be! An article (and associated news video clip) from ClickOn in Detroit is titled “Alternative treatment helps Michigan doctor beat infertility.” This is a misleading title, and the report is an example of poor science reporting. Was She … Continue reading
Thirty years from now, a protestor stands alone on a corner. She is visibly pregnant. Her sign, written in blood red marker, says “I’m carrying my rapist’s baby! Thanks a lot, Jesus!” She has only been there for five minutes but has been called “slut” and “whore” by several passersby. One elderly woman stops long … Continue reading
Notorious white supremacist Dennis Mahon faces up to 40 years in prison after being convicted in Phoenix on charges related to mailing a pipe bomb to a diversity officer who is African-American. Mahon, 61, was convicted Friday of conspiracy to damage buildings and property with explosives; malicious damage of a building by means of explosives; … Continue reading
My father was a Republican for the first 78 years of his life. For the last 20, he’s been a Democrat (he just celebrated his 98th). What happened? “They lost me,” he says. They’re losing even more Americans now, as the four remaining GOP candidates seek to outdo one another in their race for the … Continue reading
Live better These are actions, not words We’ve stopped being the country’s poorest. Say the government’s propaganda campaign to hide the reality of their investments in the “development” of Chiapas. Since the January 1994 ceasefire between the Mexican state and the Zapatista Army of National Liberation, (EZLN) the conflict has been called the Chiapas Low-Intensity … Continue reading
NAVAJO NATION –– While the rest of the country has seen a decline in the number of AIDS cases, there has been an increase on the Navajo Nation in recent years. In fact, health providers report about 40 new cases in 2010, doubling the number recorded in recent years.