Here at Irregular Times, you may have noticed our many articles dripping with skepticism about the so-called “Ebola crisis” in the United States. There simply is no Ebola crisis in the United States — there are a few people who have been infected and a
This morning, J. Clifford reports that people have called for the cancellation of flights from West Africa in order to stop Ebola, but refuse to take far simpler steps that would save many more lives. J. Clifford’s point is valid, but there are even more
In a little bit more than a day from now, Scotland will vote about whether to become a country independent from the United Kingdom. I have no earthly clue why this matters. I am an American completely unschooled in the injustices between the British nations.
In Kenya, drunken monkeys, given alcohol by people stopping by the side of the highway between two nature preserves, have become so aggressive that locals are afraid to venture outside their homes. “They eat our goats, and we have been unable to plant food for
I spent most of today traveling and unaware of events, so when my son piped up with the merry question “Are you read for World War 3?” I answered with a glib, “is it really scheduled for tomorrow? Good thing I didn’t bother with that
Just whose hands does the World Workers Party want on Iraq, Syria and Ukraine?
Are they okay with Iranian hands being on Iraq? Will they accept Russian hands on Ukraine? What about Al Quaida hands on Syria?
Mubarak Bala’s father and his allies are insisting that he will continue to be held captive, and undergo treatments as if he were mentally ill – in order to cure his atheism.
So that you can sit on your couch, watching other people you play soccer, huge numbers of people have been evicted from their homes to make way for parking lots. So that these soccer games can take place in the kind of pretty stadium with
Every time we sell one of our sweatshop-free shirts, we set aside one dollar of the proceeds to donate to a U.S. political organization fighting the good fight. We set aside another dollar to donate to the betterment of people living outside the United States.
Why is the International Labor Rights Forum calling for Americans to boycott and picket The Children’s Place on April 24 2014? Why? Because a year earlier, on April 24 2013, the rickety Rana Plaza apparel factory in Bangladesh collapsed, killing more than 1,100 people. Those
Overhead on Canadian Broadcasting Corporation Radio this week: “I think that it’s part of being Canadian: we show our Canadian pride by being reserved about and humble about our pride…. The fact that we’re humble rings true. We’re so humble we shy away from regularly