John Kendall Hawkins

John Kendall Hawkins is an American ex-pat freelancer based in Australia.  He is a former reporter for The New Bedford Standard-Times.

Poem: It’s 9/11 Day

Chile: The Aussie Connection, An Interview with Clinton Fernandes

The Contested Americas: Strait Talk

Sophie’s Choice: Don’t Be Evil or Don’t Be Good

We Don’t Want the Smoking Gun to the Head of Civilization To Be A Mushroom Cloud

The Church Committee Hearings: Losing Our Religion

The Deep Dark State We’re In

Daniel Ellsberg: Master of War, Champion of Peace

Is Reality a Winner?

My Short-Lived Life as an LEE

The Gang That Couldn’t Snoop Straight

Kissinger at 100 (A Prose Poem)

DARPA is God and Nature

Three Ways We Can End the World Quickly Using AI

The Timeless Thelonious Monk

Australia and DARPA’s Quest for Mind Control

On Anarchism: An Interview with Glenn Wallis

Chomsky and Me: an Interview With Bev Boisseau Stohl

Safety in Numbers

Letter to an Old Poet

The Primordial Fires of Our Earth

Clever Country Blues

Frank Kunert’s ès Cuisine Photographic Art

One Last Chance to Boot the Nothing Matters Blues

Need for Greed: Payback


An Interview With Jefferson Morley on the CIA, Nixon and the Assassination of JFK

Hollywood Jazz Trio

Boston Housing Project

The Rise and Rise of Artificiality

Philip Roth: The Imp of the Perverse “I”

New Aboriginal Speculative Fiction: An Interview with Mykaela Saunders

Dylan: An Old Box of Basement Tapes

Carping Diems, American Driems

Black Friday Blues

Turkey Day Sonnet 2022

Edward Snowden’s Back — Hooray!

Tiny Bubbles From the Permafrost: An Interview with Ecologist Katey Walter Anthony

The Hollow People

Chelsea, Manning Up

The Day-Glo Elephant in a Darkening Room

The Missile Crises, Then and Now

We, the People Did Next To Nothing

Columbus Day Sonnet

Every Body’s Talking at Them: an Interview with Jon Lieff

Australia’s Asian Pivot Towards War

Wow, Space is the Place After All

An Interview with Dr. Rick Staggenborg, Soldiers for Peace International

Who Should Forgive Who?

The Color of Suffering: Black and Blue