Trump and The Russian Connection: Political Arm Wrestling

Nathan Le Master January 15, 2017 The story of Trump’s bromance with Putin keeps on spinning and spinning around the news cycle’s merry-go-round. Lines are being drawn, and teams are being drafted. In one corner you have a weird coalition consisting of Hillary Clinton, Barrack Obama, most Democrats, some Republicans, the liberal media, spearheaded by the CIA’s determination to paint Donald Trump as a pawn … Continue reading Trump and The Russian Connection: Political Arm Wrestling

This Way for the Execution Ladies and Gentlemen: 10 Sadistic Ways to Go

Nathan Le Master September 28, 2016 The Mona Lisa, democracy, Tesla motors, vaccines, space travel, the Great Pyramids, Infinite Jest. There is no cap to human creativity. We invent. We tinker. We create. We excel in every field we put our mind to, from art to zoology. As the anecdote goes, James Joyce spent a day working on Ulysses with only two sentences to show for … Continue reading This Way for the Execution Ladies and Gentlemen: 10 Sadistic Ways to Go

Duterte and the Bud Dajo Massacre

At the East Asia Summit last Friday, Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte took the opportunity to shock an audience of world leaders with the infamous black and white photograph of the 1906 Bud Dajo Massacre, depicting American soldiers posing proudly in a volcano crater littered with hundreds of corpses. In the wake of the president’s extrajudicial killings that has seen the deaths of more than 2,000 … Continue reading Duterte and the Bud Dajo Massacre