Mind the military-industrial(-congressional) complex

I often am asked about my support of Barack Obama; it’s certainly true that his anti-partisan message seduced this cat in 2008, and I was thrilled that America’s first non-white President was re-elected in 2012. That doesn’t mean that I get behind everything he does; no two people agree on everything, and honestly, while I …

Columbine to Connecticut

America is an outlier for numbers of mass shootings, but sometimes people forget they happen pretty much everywhere. I don’t have a lot to add to all the writing already on the internet regarding school shootings, or public shootings in general; it’s all been said.  I’m not an op-ed columnist, I’m a filmmaker, that’s why …

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 …

Quotes on a World Parliament or Government

The author of World Federation Through A Global Referendum suggested his book; I found it full of great quotes: “Unless we establish some form of world government, it will not be possible for us to avert a World War III in the future.” – Winston Churchill “There is an increasing awareness of the need for …