Truth Be Damned!

During the 1890s a furious controversy erupted in France over the guilt or innocence of Albert Drefus, a French Jewish officer charged with espionage. He was convicted by a French army court, but as it turned out there was incontrovertible proof of his innocence. However, the proof reflected some dishonor on the military authorities, and […]

The NFL Player Protests

There has been great controversy about so many National Football League players taking a knee rather than standing during the pre-game playing of our national anthem. The protests began in August 2016 with the decision of Colin Kaepernick to use this method to bring attention to police brutality and the systemic inequality faced by people […]