Solutions

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Citizens and communities engaged in "deep democracy" have the potential to counteract the ills plaguing society, such as historically low voter turn-out, ideological extremism, rampant inequality, and expanding corporate influence, according to a report issued this week by the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy. In particular, the report's...
Jon Queally, staff writer
In what advocates of locally-owned and operated broadband networks are calling...
Desmond Brown, IPS News
BASSETERRE, St. Kitts - The Caribbean nation of St. Kitts and Nevis, on a quest...

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Chris Kyle's American Sniper, to one critic "an odious homage (to) wholesale slaughter," is everywhere. The film has made millions, the book tops bestseller lists, the media gears up for the trial of the vet who killed Kyle. For many, America's eagerness to lionize a guy who saw all his victims as "savages" while mouthing the mindless, jingoistic pieties of America's wars highlights the moral failings of the culture. His widow to the NRA: He was "an everyday man who loved his God and country."