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NC Governor Signs Fast-Track Fracking Bill Amid Brazenly Poor Energy Policy

North Carolina is going through some tough times right now. As someone whose blog is supposed to cover Southern politics with merely a focus on his home here in the Carolinas, it gets to be pretty damn difficult to not have an inherent bias towards coverage of my home state, especially when the admittedly left-leaning…

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Los Olvidados: The Government-Sanctioned Massacre at Tlatelolco, 1968, and Why You Don't (& Should) Know About It. (NSFW)

In 1968, as the Red Scare was in full swing and Mexico was preparing to host the Summer Olympics. The nation was mired in protests against the US-supported regime of Diaz Ordaz. On October 2nd, 10,000 students organized in La Plaza de Tres Culturas, a square in Districto Tlatelolco, in Mexico D.F. (Mexico City).…