And hence it is, that he who attempts to get another man into his absolute power, does thereby put himself into a state of war with him.

John Locke

Book excerpt: The War In America

Two weeks after America celebrated her 2016 July 4th holiday, the smoke from the fireworks had cleared and it quickly became clear that something frightening was happening to us. We were deeper inside the haunted forest of racially polarized politics and violent, racialized policing than we had realized. We found ourselves in the dark, shaking from the winds of confusion that blew fiercely against us. Read More …