The Illusion of Freedom by Matt Remle

A few weeks back, while stuck in another one of Seattle’s infamous traffic jams, I sat idly staring at the back end of a Chevy littered with right-wing propaganda bumper stickers. On the bottom left corner of his bumper was the all too well worn “Freedom Isn’t Free” slogan draped in the colors of the red, white, and blue. Implicit in the slogan is that the supposed freedoms and liberties of the modern colonial population of the United States are owed to U.S. military actions and interventions. Continue reading