Tragedy and hypocrisy converge, bathed in the blood of an eight-year-old boy.
Since 2004, US drone strikes have killed hundreds of civilians, eight-year-old children among them. Where’s the outrage? Where’s the outpouring of solidarity and humanitarian aid? Where is the wall-to-wall corporate media coverage?
Violent deaths are the tools of terrorism. By a strange coincidence, violent deaths also comprise the very fabric and foundation of powerful global empires. The difference between a terrorist and a global empire appears to be largely one of magnitude and access to the machinery of propaganda.