Smokers Pay Tobacco Companies to Murder Them

Tobacco companies sell death and disease to the public. Smokers pay tobacco companies to murder them. Cigarettes are sticks of poison that wreak havoc on humans and the earth. If current trends continue, tobacco will cause up to one billion deaths in the 21st century....

We are not worthy of you, Zahra Baker

In a post titled The most important person in the world, I argued that we are only as strong, powerful and important as the weakest link in the human chain. When a little girl is gang-raped, when a child wastes away from preventable hunger, when a woman dies...

Arlen Specter’s amazing number and the myth of “success” in Iraq

Let me preface this by distinguishing the many sacrifices by our troops In Iraq and Afghanistan from an assessment of whether the wars are a success or failure. Put differently, putting your life on the line for your nation is noble whether or not the mission is...