Patriotism page


"It must not be unpatriotic to question a course of action. It must not be unpatriotic to raise doubts."

U.S. Congresswoman Barbara Lee

Patriotism: A Menace to Liberty - Emma Goldman
Are You A Patriot?
Patriotism & Censorship
We Need a New Kind of Patriotism

"Some flag waving is good, a lot of flag waving is tolerable, incessant flag waving is crazy and dangerous and easily manipulated by the war party to get people bubbling at the mouth in fear and rage."

Nicholas Von Hoffman

Patriotic Dissent
The Most Patriotic Act
Pro Patria, Pro Mundus
Whom Will We Honor Memorial Day?
The Lone Dissenter - Representative Barbara Lee
Can Patriotism Be Compassionate?

"Blind patriotism has been kept intact by rewriting history to provide people with moral consolation and a psychological basis for denial."

William H. Boyer

Patriot Games
The U.S.A. Patriot Act
The Stars & Stripes: Killing for the Flag
Bill Moyers on Patriotism and the American Flag
Patriotism -- Emma Goldman
We are the Patriots - Gore Vidal
How Would a Patriot Act (5/06)
The Reality Beneath the Flag-Waving (7/06)
Patriotism and the Fourth of July (7/06)
Don't Support Our Troops (1/07)
The Good American (5/07)
What Does It Mean to 'Support the Troops'? (10/07)
How to Really Love Your Country: Five Objectives for True Patriots (12/07)

"[Patriotism] in America is as if we're playing musical chairs, and you shouldn't get caught without a flag or you're out of the game."

Norman Mailer

Democracy and Society

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