'The idea is simple: if kids are not taught about institutional racism and the white supremacy it upholds, they won’t question it later when they are voters.'
Leonard Peltier, indigenous political prisoner
“Being free to me means being able to breathe freely away from the many dangers I live under in maximum custody prison. Being free would mean I could walk over a mile straight. It would mean being able to hug my grandchildren and great-grandchildren,” said Peltier, aged 78. — Guardian interview
Jon B. Wolfsthal, a senior fellow at the Center for a New American Security
People do know the US used to conduct high-altitude surveillance flights over China and USSR for decades, right? — The Nation
Former Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett
The former Israeli Prime Minister said in an interview posted to his YouTube channel on Saturday that the US and its Western allies “blocked” his efforts of mediating between Russia and Ukraine to bring an end to the war in its early days.
When asked if the Western powers “blocked” the mediation efforts, Bennet said, “Basically, yes. They blocked it, and I thought they were wrong.” — AntiWar.com
Univ. of GA Prof. Cas Mudde
The idea is simple: if kids are not taught about institutional racism and the white supremacy it upholds, they won’t question it later when they are voters. As Orwell knew, historical revisionism is always a project for the future. — Guardian
Author Hal Brands
The war in Ukraine is reaching a new phase, and US strategy is undergoing an important shift. Fears of Russian nuclear escalation are receding as fears of a long war featuring unrelenting attrition are increasing. — Bloomberg
Post-ABC Poll finds…
There is greater disagreement between party members over how the country is handling the war in Ukraine, reflecting a growing wariness over the increasing costs associated with Biden’s pledge to continue supporting the Ukrainians “for as long as it takes.” — Washington Post