Happy Slave-owners revolt day, everyone. Remember, the British Empire abolished slavery in 1831, 34 years before the U. S. All other things being equal (a large caveat), had the American Revolution failed, slavery would have ended 34 years sooner. I’ve skipped a couple of weeks in my weekly blog because after Orlando and slogging through the acrimonious divisions in the Sanders movement, I didn’t know what to say. I was discouraged, I suppose also because I kept holding out the hope that Bernie could win the nomination. But discouragement is one of those weapons the ruling class uses to keep […]