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Darryl Walker Jr

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On the Narrative of Disgruntled Employees & Workplace Violence

Over the past week and a half, there were at least three fatal acts of workplace violence around the United States. A small town in Pennsylvania, Orlando, and San Francisco were all victims of a "disgruntled employee" opening fire on... Continue Reading →

Kathy Griffin, Violence & Killing Poor Children of Color

Spare me the phony outrage over the Kathy Griffin photo. As she was posing for the image, the United States was carrying out airstrikes in Syria. Over the past month, America has killed 225 Syrian civilians, including 44 children. Instead... Continue Reading →

Justifying Oppression: The Lie of Attacking Police

Since it is National Police Week, Trump gave a speech yesterday recognizing all the officers killed in the line of duty. He declared that the attacks on law enforcement "must end right now." Lets get a few things straight: Regardless... Continue Reading →

The Ruse of Russian Interference

For the past few months, airwaves have been saturated with allegations of covert Russian interference in America’s 2016 presidential election. Like a dog with a bone, teleprompter-jockeys are working tirelessly to ensure this claim becomes the explanation for Donald Trump’s... Continue Reading →

Dismantling Capitalism: Strategy for Ending Veteran Suicide

Images of flag-draped coffins are often attributed to wars fought abroad. A seldom acknowledged internal battle, however, also poses a danger to U.S. service members. In 2014, twenty veterans took their lives every day. The risk for suicide among veterans was... Continue Reading →

Syria & Everyday Chemical Attacks in America

President Trump authorized an airstrike against Syria in response to "an affront to humanity" that killed 100+ "innocent children and babies" in a chemical attack. But America is in no moral position to wag its finger at Syria. Anyone who... Continue Reading →

What is Capitalism? A Beginner’s Guide

What is capitalism? Let’s begin with the premise that labor is a fundamental human activity. By working, we use our brains and/or our muscles to transform nature into useful products. So, for instance, the process of work transforms a pile... Continue Reading →

Shifting the Health Care Debate

It is good to hear that the American Health Care Act (also known as "TrumpCare") failed to pass the House. Elected officials in the Democratic Party are already making the argument that this is a victory for voters. However, we should... Continue Reading →

Bloody Hands: The Democratic Party’s War on Immigrants

In the past week, Immigration Customs Enforcement has arrested 600 undocumented immigrants. The Trump administration is, understandably, the target of criticism - while liberal politicians (i.e. Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders, etc.) present the Democratic Party as a solution to the... Continue Reading →

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