The news cycles have taken a momentary pause on their usual incessant fear mongering to cover the highly controversial situation in Afghanistan. Joe Biden, or rather his puppet masters, have decided to pull the troops from the graveyard of empires. The backwards nature of the withdrawal has resulted in the immediate take over of the Afghan government by the Taliban. This withdrawal was originally planned by former President Donald Trump as part of his administration’s effort to stop the endless wars in the middle east, but was inherited and subsequently botched by the current administration.
(Ryan DeLarme) A now-deleted op-ed from a southern Florida Newspaper1 suggested that racism in America was inherited by present-day citizens from our Founding Fathers. “My fellow Americans, we have got to deal with the fact that we have not dealt with our problem left to us by our founding fathers: racism in American.” Unfortunately, the fellow did not elaborate on what exactly incited this charge, but this is a very common misconception.
We privileged citizens of the western world tend to overlook one another’s character and rely more on our preconceived notions, making judgments based on appearance, lifestyle, even the music each other listen to. You might see a gal rocking a shaved head or a dude with purple hair and think to yourself “Oh they look alternative, they MUST be a liberal”. This may be true for most young folks attaching themselves to things they don’t fully understand, but you might be surprised what some of the actual punk rock pioneers have to say about modern politics.