December 2014

The Police Were Created to Control Poor and Working Class People

I am a 20th Century Escaped Slave

Goodbye Privacy, Hello Censorship

The CIA’s Torture Program Breeds Hate

10 Good Things About the Year 2014

Words Alone Won’t End Torture

Who Was Behind the Cyberattack on Sony?

Cuba at the Crossroads

Missing Flight Syndrome

Citizen Activism has Shut Down the Vermont Yankee Nuke

Cops and Ideological Profiling

Why Capitalism Will be the Death of Us

The Need to Know

Partners in Apartheid

Bring Back the Fun in Democracy

Irreversible Decline?

Turned Backs, The Mayor and the Police

Broken Countries Policing

Why We Supported the Hawkins Campaign for Governor of New York State

Marketing Madness

Challenges of Water Access in Africa

Who Is the “Most Evil” American in History?

A World Without Police

Sea Change In US-Cuba Relations Makes Waves Deep In Desert

American Exceptionalism and American Torture

The Company that Almost Ruined Cuban Hip Hop is a Profitable Global Operation

The West Needs More Than a White Knight to Defeat ISIS

A Wildly Unproven Theory About “The Interview” Based on Ancient Hollywood Wisdom

A Chronology of the Sony Hacking Incident

The Empire is Crumbling, That is Why it Needs War

The Sense of Disconnection is Unreal

Good Cop, Bad Cop

Federal Appeals Court Backs Protections for Central Valley Salmon

A Flicker of Hope in the Wasteland?

Preying on Mexican Populism

Nothing Changes as Much as the Past

Across Colombia by Train, with Garcia Marquez

Pomo Agonistes and Dada Anti-Science

Why Aaron Sorkin is No Ring Lardner, Jr.

Poison Pills in the National Defense Authorization Act

Merrily They Go A-Rampaging

The Greatest Threat to Cultural Heritage in Syria

The Impoverished Imagination of Seth Rogen

Police Violence and Violence Against the Police

Is Zero-Tolerance Policing Worth Chokehold Deaths?

Nelson Mandela: His Meaning for Us Today

The Inhuman Death Penalty Must End

The Poor Person’s Defense of Riots

A Report From the Frontlines in the War Against Fracking

Another Torture Report and Still No Prosecutions