Cynthia Chung is a lecturer, writer and co-founder and editor of the Rising Tide Foundation (Montreal, Canada).
Let us recognise that it is within our duty and power to ensure this crisis is used to advance positive reforms of society, rather than passively permit ourselves to be gaslighted into accepting a dictatorship
We are bombarded day after day, hour after hour of reminders as to why the “enemy” is not human like us, not compassionate like us, not patient, just and wise like us.
The world is so evidently run by criminal activity that at this point we have become dependent on its dirty money to keep afloat the world economy.
It seems quite evident to many that the United States has been consumed by the same ambition and thus fate with that of the Roman Empire.
Trump, who is under attack from all sides within his own country, is not in a position to hold the CIA accountable for its past and future crimes.
We need to grow up, and grow up fast. We cannot afford to be led by childish stories of the boogeyman and be governed by fear so easily any longer.
Let us not continue to remain shackled in despair and inaction but rather realise that there is a great opportunity still for the Century of the Common Man.
The European civilization survived the mayhem of the Black Death because there were those who did not believe that this was the end of the world and sought to not only rebuild but improve upon the conditions of the past.
Why is the Western press so concerned over the lives of the Kurdish people, when they have never cared about the murder and terror going on against the Syrian people, the Libyan people and the Iraqi people that has led to an enormous refugee crisis?
Both President Lincoln and Czar Alexander II recognised that the sovereignty of the individual and of a nation were intertwined and that Russia and the United States had become united in this cause.