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Who Was Che Guevara?

Who Was Che Guevara?

To heal life or to take life. That was the decision Ernesto Guevara had to make in the mid-1950s. As most people know, he chose the latter. What took a doctor and turned him into a revolutionary, a famous icon, and a so-called murderer? Who was this legend and why is he everywhere? Ernesto Guevara […]

Love Is Blind, So Is My Husband

Love Is Blind, So Is My Husband

So you met this guy, there are millions of these stories and you either love them or hate them. You’ve had your forays into romance and so on and you think you’ve gotten pretty good at knowing the difference between hot sex and a real connection. When you’re taken in by strong feelings for someone […]

Drones Aren’t Just Used In War

Drones Aren’t Just Used In War

Drone is an fairly innocuous word. It is often used to describe something or someone being boring, droning on and on, or a low, constant noise. The word becomes more loaded in other contexts though. Drone in the military context has never been an innocent word. Used historically to refer to soldiers considered disposable, the […]

John Stuart Mill “Liberty and Marijuana”

John Stuart Mill “Liberty and Marijuana”

In a recent opinion piece Project Sam’s founder Kevin Sabet used John Stuart Mill’s “On Liberty” to posit “Civil Liberties Erode When Drug Use Widens.” “John Stuart Mill famously wrote: ‘… over himself, over his own body and mind, the individual is sovereign.’ … ‘The only purpose for which power can be rightfully exercised over […]

In The Shadow Of Iraq: A Veteran’s Battle With PTSD

In The Shadow Of Iraq: A Veteran’s Battle With PTSD

Reposted with special permissions from Etc. Magazine, photos courtesy of Jacob Davis by Jacob Davis On March 19th, the 10th anniversary of the invasion of Iraq–I woke up late again with a soggy T-shirt, courtesy of the racing thoughts and bad dreams which always prevent me from getting much rest. There never is any rest for the […]