July 2015

Bernie Sanders’ Race Problem

Hypocrisy, Obama-Style

Vietnam, Fifty Years After Defeating the US

Why I Support Bernie Sanders for President

The Greek Coup: Liquidity as a Weapon of Coercion

The Politics of California’s Water System

Six Critics in Search of an Author

Remaking the Human Terrain: The US Military’s Continuing Quest to Commandeer Culture

Israeli Missteps Take a Toll

Human-Made Evolution

The Logic of Illlogic: Narrow Self-Interest Keeps Israel’s “Existential Threats” Alive

GMOs: Where Does Science Begin and Lobbying End?

The Wrong Argument

Spying on Black Writers: the FB Eye Blues

Russia Challenges America’s Orwellian NED

Hillary Clinton: Learn From Your Sisters

Leading Bibi’s Army in the War for Washington

How #AllLivesMatter and #BlackLivesMatter Can Devalue Life

The Leftwing Seventies?

Obama’s Overtime Tweak: What is the Fair Price of a Missed Life?

Manufacturing Denial

Speculators Circling Puerto Rico Latest Mode of Colonialism

Tango Bends Its Gender: Carolina De Robertis’s “The Gods of Tango”

“That’s Politics”: the Sandernistas on the Master’s Schedule

Bernie and the Sandernistas: Into the Void

Julian Assange: the Untold Story of an Epic Struggle for Justice

Kos, Bodrum, Desperate Refugees and a Dying Child

Gender, Patriarchy, and All That Jazz

FB Eyes

A Day of Tears: Report from the “sHell No!” Action in Portland

Why Obama’s “Safe Zone” in Syria Will Inflame the War Zone

The TPP Trade Deal: of Sovereignty and Secrecy

Guns of August: the Gulf War Revisited

Guns Don’t Kill People, Immigrants Do and Other Congressional Words of Wisdom

Ten Questions for Lee Drutman: Author of “The Business of America is Lobbying”

business of america

Living Tiny: a Richer and More Sustainable Future

The Icebreaker and #ShellNo: How Activists Determine the Course

I Dream of Ghana

Modern Newspeak Dictionary, pt. II

Cinéma Engagé: Filmmaker Chronicles Texas Fracking Wars

India’s UNSC Endgame

Power-Mad Erdogan Launches War in Attempt to Become Turkey’s Supreme Leader

The Murder of Ali Saad Dawabsha, a Palestinian Infant Burned Alive by Israeli Terrorists

How the LAPD Conspired to Get Me Fired from the LA Times

Return to Ma’loula, Syria

The Voyage of the Golden Rule

The Show Trial of Saif Qaddafi: a Manufactured Death Sentence

Darker Horizons Ahead: Rethinking the War on ‘IS’

The United States of Absurdity, Circa 2015