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Entries by Mark Olmsted from 07/2010

Border Stories: Canada vs. Mexico

| Posted 07.08.2010 | World

The anti-immigrant forces in the United States need to start agitating for a Mexico that looks and acts a lot more like Canada.

The Evolution of Fascism -- Then and Now

| Posted 07.19.2010 | Politics

I understand that our President prefers consensus to confrontation, but his fear of being cast as the "angry black man" is leaving a vacuum. Olbermann does a mean Edward R. Murrow, but his ratings don't compete with Limbaugh or Beck.

How I Confronted My Inner Racist

| Posted 07.26.2010 | Politics

I spent 9 months in the California prison system in 2004. It afforded me a singular opportunity to challenge all my perceptions about race in a way few ever get to do.