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.

Australia’s Pine Gap: Eyes From the Sky

Sympathy for the ‘White Devil’?

Thanks, Bill

Humanizing Julian Assange

It’s Not Dark Yet — Oh Wait, Yes It Is!

The Mark of Cain

George Carlin: the Triumph of Bullshit

Black Sufferance / Insufferable Whites: An Interview with Reverend Dr. James Henry Harris

Sonnet for Independence Day

Every Picture Tells the Same Story

I Was the Walrus, but Now I Am John: Neo-liberalism’s Dead and Gone

The Assange Animus and the Spy Trial Ahead

Another Take on American Pie, 50 Years Later

The Mixed-up, Muddled-up, Shook-up World

The French Revolution as Dinner Theater

Un-Amending the Deuce Our Forefathers Dropped

Christopher Steele’s Replacement Theory

Tales from the Cryptic ‘60s: an Unauthorized Interview with Judy Gumbo

Who’s the Father?

Philip Goff: Panpsychic Ponderments

Q and A with Carey Gillam of The New Lede

Watching the River Flow: Siddhartha 100 Years On

Sonnet: Earth Day April 22, 2022

The Coming US Elections: An Interview with Greg Palast

The Lies, Damned Lies of War – and the Statistics to Prove It

The Better Angels Book

Did Biden Eff It Up?

Sonnet: I’m Maddy As Hell

Hulu’s Catherine the Great: Huzzah!

Where is Edward Snowden?

Down Under Flash Flood: 5 Easy Pieces of Fiction

Bob Dylan’s Ukrainian Uproots and the PEN America Happening

Sunday Colloquy: We, the People, and Our Wars (Ukraine, Edition)

An Interview with Larry “Ratso” Sloman

The Clowns of War Risking It All

Goin’ Forward: An Exegesis and Maybe an Exodus

Talkin’ World War III Blues…Again

The French Dispatch: The Wild Writers and Their Subjects Bash

Race Relations and the Natures of Our Beasts

Ariel Dorfman: Caught in the Commission of a Truth

FTA: Fuck the Aggression

Recovering Conscience: A Conversation with Carole Sargent

Six Sonnets: Papua New Guinea

Coming Feature: Enemy of the State

The Media Bias Wars: Can’t We All Just Get Along?

Strange New World, Same Old Blues

Let’s Talk Turkey: Glen Ford Carves Up the American Empire

Beacon on the Hill or the Heart and Soul of Darkness?

Facebook: From the Shallow End to the Deep (But Not Really)

Seven Year Itch and the House of Seven Gables: A Halloween Tale