“The core sadism & power madness totally on display…”

In an image from 25 May 2020 video provided by Darnella Frazier, then-Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin kneels on the neck of George Floyd who was pleading that he could not breathe. (Darnella Frazier via AP) What's Past Is Prologue I detect a smug look of self-satisfaction on Derek Chauvin's cop face as George Floyd's … Continue reading “The core sadism & power madness totally on display…”

“Jealous Coronavirus” Music Video from Vietnam Ministry of Health

On a lighthearted and entertaining note but with an important message, check out this music video/public service announcement from the Vietnam Ministry of Health, which has gone viral. It has been featured by a number of international media outlets, including NPR and Last Week Tonight with John Oliver. This 4 March Straits Times article describes … Continue reading “Jealous Coronavirus” Music Video from Vietnam Ministry of Health

S. Brian Willson: Veteran, peace activist, & attorney-at-law

We are not worth more.  They are not worth less.  S. Brian Willson What makes Paying the Price so powerful is hearing the voices of so many veterans, women and men who know what war is and have had the courage to walk away. They invite us to remember – however much the national “security” … Continue reading S. Brian Willson: Veteran, peace activist, & attorney-at-law