August 2015

George Bush (Still) Doesn’t Care About Black People

Europe’s New Barbarians

Plutocracy, Gentrification and Racial Violence

Why the Iran Deal is Essential

One Presidential Debate You Won’t Hear: Why It is Time to Adopt a Sensible Grand Strategy

Greece: a New Beginning? A New Hope?

The Marco Polo Bridge Incident: a History That Continues to Resonate

Lo, the Poor Enlightened Billionaire!

Jacobin and “The War on Syria”

What’s Wrong with Police in America

Why Do Six Companies Control 90% of the Media?

Whitewashing the IMF’s Destructive Role in Greece

Tales of Darkness: Europe’s Refugee Woes

The Salaita Affair: a Scandal That Never Should Have Happened

America Needs an “Idiot-Proof” Retirement System

Militarism Run Amok: How Russians and Americans are Preparing Their Children for War

The Fate of the UAW: Study, Aim, Fire

Police Guns of Brixton: Another Unarmed Black Shot by London Cops

Learning About the Migration Crisis From Ancient Rome

Zionism in Britain: a Neglected Chronicle

Hillary Clinton, Palestine and the Long View

Viva Trump?

The Cuban Adjustment Act: the Other Immigration Mess

How the US and the WTO Crushed India’s Subsidies for Solar Energy

The Myth of the Middle Class: Have Most Americans Always Been Poor?

Gore Vidal Was Right: What Best of Enemies Leaves Out

The Conversable World: Finding a Compass in Post-9/11 Times

In Search of the Great New Mexico Chile Pepper in a Post-NAFTA Era

Donald Trump is the New Face of White Supremacy

China’s Insecurity

Lebanon – What if it Fell?

I Won’t Say Amen: Three Black Christian Clichés That Must Go

Katrina Plus Ten: Climate Justice in Action

An Operator’s Guide to Trump’s Racism

The Id(iots) Emerge

The Fire This Time: Ta-Nehisi Coates’s “Between the World and Me”

World Capitalism, a Basket Case: A Layman’s View

Drilling for Wattenberg Oil is Not Profitable

Behind the Congressional Disagreements Over the Iran Nuclear Deal

Harper Conservatives and Abuse of Power

Zionist Hip-Hop: a Critical Look at Matisyahu

Listening to Iraq

Don’t be Black in America

Is “White Skin Privilege” the Key to Understanding Racism?

Wisconsin Walk for Peace and Justice: Nine Arrested at Volk Field

The Beginning of the Poppy Wars: Amitav Ghosh’s “Flood of Fire”

Israel’s JINSA Earns Return on Investment: 190 Americans Admirals and Generals Oppose Iran Deal

Daydream Sunset: a Playlist

Vultures Over Puerto Rico: the Financial Implications of Dependency

The Guise of American Democracy