Author Archives: Robert Barsocchini

Did Sacha Cohen Make us All the Subjects of the Final Prank of ‘Who Is America’ Season 1?

Spoiler alert. Sacha Cohen trolling OJ Simpson, a brown guy who may have killed a white woman, for about one minute at the very end of the Who Is America season 1 finale (revealing absolutely nothing new or shocking about … Continue reading

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The Other Hiroshimas: A Review of ‘Napalm: An American Biography’, by Robert M. Neer

Fire-weapons have been used from ancient times.  Napalm-like weapons were used by and against the Romans and Greeks.  One term used for them was “wildfire”; another was “Greek fire”, as incendiaries were widely used by the Greeks.  Some ships were … Continue reading

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Biggest analysis to date: Cutting out animal products is ‘single biggest way’ to reduce your impact on Earth

The Guardian reports on a new study out of the University of Oxford: Avoiding meat and dairy products is the single biggest way to reduce your environmental impact on the planet, according to the scientists behind the most comprehensive analysis … Continue reading

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Israeli Settler Colonialism and Occupation Fact Sheet

Israeli Settler-Colonialism “For eight years now, they sit in their refugee camps in Gaza, and before their eyes we turn into our homestead the land and villages in which they and their forefathers have lived.” “We are a generation of … Continue reading

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MLK’s Political Evolution through the 1960s

Maybe we just have to admit that the day of violence is here, and maybe we just have to give up and let violence take its course.  The nation won’t listen to our voice – maybe it’ll heed the voice … Continue reading

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