October 2016

Centrist Fascism: Lurching Forward

Cell to Cell Communication: On How to Become Governor of Puerto Rico

The Epicenter of the Moral Universe is Our Common Humanity, Not Religion

On Power, Privilege, and Passage: a Letter to My Nephew

US-led Sanctions Targeting Syria Risk Adjudication as War Crimes

Aleppo vs. Mosul: Media Biases

Militarism: The Elephant in the Room

Dakota Access Oil Pipeline: Invite CEO to Lunch, Go to Jail

Of All the Opinions I’ve Heard on Syria

The Unwoke: Sleepwalking into the Nightmare

Clinton’s Troubling Silence on the Dakota Access Pipeline

There Must Be Some Way Out of Here: the Silence of Dylan

Was Russia’s Hesitation in Syria a Strategic Mistake?

Humanizing Our Militarized Border

Review: Sjón’s “Moonstone: the Boy Who Never Was”

Israel’s Boycott Hypocrisy

Equality and Justice for All, It Seems, But Palestinians

Seething Anger in the Post-2016 Election Season

Trump and Hitchcock in the Age of Conspiracies

Trump: We Wish the Problem Was Fascism

Hillary Clinton’s Strategic Ambition in a Nutshell

Away from the Fray: From Election Frenzy to an Interlude in Paradise

The Russians Have Been Hacking Us For Years, Why Is It a Crisis Now?

The Peres Funeral Ruckus

The Fall

Hell on Earth in Alabama: Inside Holman Prison

Wonder Woman at the UN

Duterte’s Gambit: the Philippines’s Pivot to China

Roaming Charges: Trump’s Naked and Hillary’s Dead

In Bay Area Refinery Town: Berniecrats & Clintonites Clash Over Rent Control

All Solutions are Inadequate: Why It Doesn’t Matter If Politicians Mention Climate Change

13 Years of War: Mosul’s Frightening and Uncertain Future

Cuba: Rejecting Sanctions, Sending a Message

Dear Fellow Gen Xers: Let’s Step Aside for the Millennials

Of Pipelines and Protest Pens: When the Press Loses Its Shield

Adam Curtis: Another Manager of Perceptions

The War on Drugs is a Racket

War or Peace?

Globalist Clinton: Clear and Present Danger to World Peace

The Return of the Repressed Critique of Rentiers: Veblen in the 21st century Rentier Capitalism

Art of the Feel

Screwing With and Screwing the Elderly and Disabled

Hillary Clinton and the Brutal Murder of Gaddafi

Hurricane Matthew: an Overview of the Damages in Cuba


The Aleppo / Mosul Riddle

Sudan, Africa and the Mosaic of Horrors

Behind The 3rd US Presidential Debate—What’s Coming in 2017

Iraq: There Is No State

A Theory of Despair?