In our globalized world, new forms of colonization are emerging, and popular control over decisions that affect people's freedom and well-being is becoming increasingly weaker.
In the US, UK and Australia, some terrorism investigations appear to be deliberate attempts to stimulate popular support for the war against ISIS.
James Cersonsky is a labor and education reporter and an editor at StudentNation. He directs an action research program connecting students with neighborhood history. Find him on Twitter @cersonsky.