Tag Archives: trevor brookins

  • The Socialist’s Journal: 2013 in Review

    Jan 7, 14 by Trevor Brookins Leave a comment

    These are either the best of, my favorite, or the most read columns of mine from the past year. You can try to figure out which but it’s probably not worth it. Use your time instead to re-read or peruse them for the the first time and drop me an email with your thoughts. I […]

  • The Socialist’s Journal: The Curse of Coaching

    Dec 17, 13 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *There is an old sentiment that coaches are hired to be fired. In the world of professional sports and major college athletics (probably the only coaches the general public knows and sees) perhaps only the Pittsburgh Steelers franchise sticks by a coach through multiple mediocre or even losing season. Coaches generally know that they are […]

  • The Socialist’s Journal: Jason Collins

    May 7, 13 by Trevor Brookins Leave a comment

    *Monday, April 29, 2013 – Professional basketball player Jason Collins comes out as a gay man. That night the NBA playoffs continued with three teams avoiding the end of their seasons. Tuesday, April 30, 2013 – An American Airlines flight from Portugal crashed into the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Georgia. The last words […]

  • The Socialist’s Journal: The 2nd Amendment

    Jul 24, 12 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    “A well regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed.” That is the text of the 2nd Amendment of the United States Constitution in its entirety. I am not big on the original intent of the founding fathers. […]

  • The Socialist’s Journal: On Bullying

    Feb 21, 12 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *Black history month is often attacked as a tool of oppression because it allows black history to be ignored the rest of the year. Nothing could be further from the truth. Eliminating black history month would not create any urgency to focus on African-American interests throughout the year, nor does having black history month prevent […]

  • The Socialist’s Journal: The Riot in Rye

    Sep 6, 11 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *Last week  Muslims in the New York City metropolitan area attempted to celebrate the end of Ramadan at an amusement park. The result was multiple arrests and charges of Islamophobia. The story was on the front page of the local newspaper and was mentioned in national news outlets. Of course with the 10th anniversary of […]