Giving Platforms to Nazi’s is Not “Free Speech” and “Tolerance”. It’s The Grave Digger of Tolerance and Free Speech!

Image: Anti-Fascists in Charlottesville protect clergy Recently I came across a news article on Facebook about Richard Spencer’s proposed visit to my own university and hometown: The University of Cincinnati. All of the top comments in this public forum were people defending Richard Spencer’s right to “free speech”: “Now why would you make freedom of…

“What is the cause of the lack of patriotism today?”

In the wake of the NFL movement started by Colin Kaepernick, the question has been asked, especially among conservatives: What is the cause of this lack of patriotism? To this I answer with a tinge of sarcasm: Surely it cannot be the awakening of the tens of millions of Americans to the horrific reality of black…

The Marxist Case for Human Rights

“Liberty consists of doing anything which does not harm others: thus, the exercise of the natural rights of each man has only those borders which assure other members of the society the enjoyment of these same rights. These borders can be determined only by the law.” -Article 4 of the Declaration of The Rights of…

The U.S. is as much a dictatorship as it is a democracy!

What was the early American state? What was an early Greek slave republic? Both were “democracies”, yes, but for who? For the ruling class which in those times consisted of male property/ slave owners to the forceful exclusion of everyone else. No democracy has ever been without a class dictatorship. Today this has been “formally”…

Why I am a Socialist

I am a socialist because I simply refuse to accept that the richest country on earth “can not afford to” provide housing for all, employment for all, guarantee a means of subsistence to all who work, provide universal healthcare, and not exploit the third world. Somehow, it is “unethical” to seize the means of producing…