Jose-Antonio Orosco is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Oregon State University in Corvallis, Oregon. He is also the director of the OSU Peace Studies Program.
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Monday, January 06, 2014
Dr. King’s Lessons for the Climate Justice Movement
Fifty years ago, Martin Luther King, Jr. won the Nobel Peace Prize. One of the most striking aspects of his acceptance speech is the hope he expressed in humanity’s ability to overcome war. This was no mere idealism on his part.
Friday, November 18, 2011
The Occupy Movement: At Least One Founding Father Would Support Protests
Herman Cain and other conservative politicians are calling the Occupy movement "extremist" and "un-American." But with its message of concern about wealth inequality in the U.S. and the corruption of government by special interests, Occupy is a movement that definitely would have been supported by the Founding Fathers. Perhaps not necessarily by the ones most of us are familiar with, but with the group known as the Anti-Federalists and, in particular, their spokesman, Robert Yates.