Category Archives: Brian’s Blog

The Gated Society

I just posted an essay “The Gated Society: The U.S. love affair with incarceration, solitary confinement and torture.” It’s filed under the date I originally authored it, May 29, 2013. You can find it by clicking on the link above.  

The Failure of Peace Treaties

8,400 Historical Treaties for Peace, 1500 BC to 2013 AD (over 3,500 years = average 2.4 treaties per year) Efforts to prevent and outlaw future wars are well established. Historical sociologist Jacques Novicow reported more than 8,000 treaties for peace between 1500 BC and 1860 AD (a 3,360-year period with an average of nearly 2.4 [...]

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