Vox Populi

A Public Sphere for Poetry, Politics, and Nature

Rory Fanning: Thank You for Your Valor, Thank You for Your Service, Thank You, Thank You, Thank You…

Still on the Thank-You Tour-of-Duty Circuit, 13 Years Later. Last week, in a quiet indie bookstore on the north side of Chicago, I saw the latest issue of Rolling Stone … Continue reading

October 29, 2014 · 1 Comment

Doug Anderson: The Anger of Men

Does the fact of testosterone need a cultural ritual? We think of sports as a healthy way of de-sublimating testosterone but we don’t have a spiritual or philosophical approach to … Continue reading

October 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Nick Turse: How Not to Win Hearts and Minds in Africa

Hushed Pentagon Investigation Slaps U.S. Africa Command’s Humanitarian Activities.    DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania — Movie night in Mouloud, Djibouti.  Skype lessons in Ethiopia.  Veterinary training assistance in Garissa, Kenya.  … Continue reading

September 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

John Samuel Tieman: What happens after the riots end?

Are we radicalizing a whole generation? When I was in Vietnam, a near-by artillery unit called a cease-fire.   Somebody realized they were shelling the wrong coordinates. A private said, “I … Continue reading

August 18, 2014 · 1 Comment

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