The Cannibal Warlords of Liberia

Last year I rented an acclaimed documentary whose trailer had completely sold me, on a topic I’m passionately curious about.  I learned very little from it.  Cannibal Warlords of Liberia changed how I viewed warfare and war makers; the world; the history of the world; the Third World; the First World; and documentary cinema.  It’s …

BICYCLE THIEVES, aka THE BICYCLE THIEF

I watched BICYCLE THIEVES, which I haven’t seen since I thought it was called THE BICYCLE THIEF. SPOILER I really only strongly recalled the scene where the father treats himself and Bruno to lunch; yet, even that felt different than I remembered it! I was awfully surprised how poorly I remembered the story overall; I …

SUMMARY: Democratic World Government through a Global Referendum by Jim Stark

I’m interested in Albert Einstein’s project of an elected global parliament; an activist for such a world parliament contacted me through my weblog and suggested I read his book.  I’ve thought of writing a book on world federation cosmopolitan anti-nationalism, and have searched for a good book on global federation and an all-human nation, so …

Haiti: An eleventh province

Canada is one of the world’s richest countries and has a diverse multicultural array of people living in economic and political federation together. Haiti is one of the world’s poorest countries. Canada should invite Haiti to become a province, equal to our other provinces. Haiti and Canada already share ties, and history.  It would ultimately …