Jun 132016
"Amulet" - A  Political-Fantasy Novel  by Roberto Bolaño

=By= Gaither Stewart AMULET  A Political-Fantasy Novel by Roberto Bolaño As read and admired by political novelist Gaither Stewart am reading for the first time the work of Chilean born writer, Roberto Bolaño. His novel, Amulet, set in a phantasmagoric Mexico City that, perhaps, also because it is Latin America’s biggest city, represents the entire […]

Jun 062016
From the Shores of the Caspian Sea to Central Asia - Kazakhstan and Russia Reunited

=By= Gaither Stewart (Extract from my Iranian diary; a Saturday in June, 1900s) Again, in the early morning, we had driven through the rugged Elburz Mountains from Tehran to the Caspian Sea, then west-northwest up the Caspian coast as far as Ramsar, and then doubled back east along the shore. I, the official interpreter, had […]

May 282016

=By= Gaither Stewart Special to The Greanville Post / Updated version THE DETERMINANT CLASS OF CONTEMPORARY RUSSIAN HISTORY People are oblivious to the debt the world owes to Russian civilization. ussia! What a marvelous phenomenon on the world scene! Russia!—a distance of ten thousand versts (about two-thirds of a mile) in length on a straight […]

May 062016
The Great Migration of Peoples and Multiculturalism

=By= Gaither Stewart AN  INSTALLATION  BY GAITHER  STEWARTThe massive exodus of peoples from Africa, the Middle East and parts of Asia to Europe as a result of worldwide American-inspired hegemonic wars has catapulted the sub-continent of Europe into ethnic, economic and moral chaos. While Europe tries to cope with millions of refugees and asylum seekers […]

May 032016
Let’s Talk About Korea: The Dangerous Tone of US Media

WITNESSES TO HISTORY CALEB MAUPIN ften, when people are first becoming personally acquainted with me and my political views, I will be asked point-blank: “Do you support North Korea?” I always respond, “No, I don’t support North Korea. I support all of Korea.” Among average Americans and even many who consider themselves activists and leftists, […]

Apr 222016
Ending the "Drug War"— Solving the Drug Problem, by Steven Jonas, enters global distribution

Ending the “Drug War;” Solving the Drug Problem, The Public Health Approach, a new book by Steven Jonas, enters wide distribution. Outlines different, historically tested approach that does not rely on heavy policing, militarization and erosion of Constitutional rights. A word by the author “Ending the Drug War.”  That has been a rallying cry for […]

Mar 302016
ETRUSCANS: Between Myth and Reality

=By= Gaither Stewart THE WORLD’S FIRST ARMS MERCHANTS he men fat and sexually ambiguous. The women rich, free and promiscuous. An ancient superstitious life-loving, sea-faring people enriched by an arms industry based on iron and on wine cultivation. By the sixth century BC, while Romans were still barbarians, the enterprising Etruscan people had developed a […]