Duckworth, Petition about war with Iran

Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) speaks at the Pentagon. US Department of Defense photo. Rein in Donald Trump by Tammy Duckworth Top Trump administration officials gave a Senate briefing about the situation in Iran. Here’s what I took away from that meeting: It is more important than ever that Congress rein in President Trump. That’s why […]

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¿Wappin? Sicarios

Electronically altered photo from the Iraqi Prime Minister’s Office. Music for when you don’t know if or when the hit man comesMúsica para cuando no sabes si o cuándo llega el sicario Rubén Blades – Sicarioshttps://youtu.be/sF2InmynRjE Bruce Springsteen – Darkness at the Edge of Townhttps://youtu.be/0LpdEyGhNxM Congreso – Manifiestohttps://youtu.be/CzPTDBN9oEE Mad Professor & Aisha – Jah Protect […]

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Beluche, 9 de enero

9 de Enero: Día de la Independencia por Olmedo Beluche (Discurso pronunciado en el acto oficial de la Universidad de Panamá el 9 de Enero de 2018). Para empezar, dos afirmaciones axiomáticas sobre el 9 de Enero de 1964, que sin embargo se las pasa por alto constantemente: uno, ese día hubo una verdadera revolución […]

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New lineup in Panamanian justice’s big leagues — will it matter?

Magistrate Maribel Cornejo’s first day on the job, with encouragement from Archbishop Ulloa. Supreme Court photo. Pivot time for Panamanian justice, or… ? by Eric Jackson Two main events, perhaps watersheds, are beginning to make themselves felt down the lines of Panamanian criminal justice. Two of the three magistrates of the Supreme Court’s penal bench […]

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Editorials: A nation of clumsy hit men? and The totalitarian element

Senior commander of the IRGC’s Quds Forces Lieutenant-General Qasem Soleimani was assassinated in a terrorist operation in Baghdad Friday morning. Iraqi media on Friday quoted official resources as saying that the Major General of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC) and the acting commander of the volunteer Iraqi Popular Mobilization Units (PMU), known as Hash […]

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