From Einstein and Emma Goldman to Tolstoy and Mark Twain and Howard Zinn, with John Lennon and others in between.
How flag-waving hinders us from tackling the two issues that threaten the Earth.
Levine’s “hate” was just an unfortunate waste of an underrated yet justifiable emotion.
When I explained why I was anti-patriotic, people told me to leave the country and threatened me with bodily harm.
Nationalism is the egg that hatches fascism. And patriotism is but the father of nationalism.
(In memory of George Carlin.)
It’s July 4th again, a day of near-compulsory flag-waving and nation-worshipping. Count me out.
Spare me the puerile parades.
Don’t play that martial music, white boy.
And don’t befoul nature’s sky with your F-16s.
You see, I don’t believe in patriotism.
It’s not that I’m anti-American, but I am anti-patriotic.