October 2016

Pentagon Begins Low-Intensity, Stealth War in Syria

Searching for a Mender: Guterres as UN Secretary General

Athletics, Philanthropists and Schools

The Trump Phenomenon, as Seen From Europe

Two Parties, One Machine

To Like or Not to Like

Solidarity in the Storm: Cuba in the Wake of Hurricane Matthew

Et Tu, Christiane? CNN’s Middle East Mythology

Froberger’s Travels

Burying Sisyphus: the Many Faces of Shimon Peres

Nobel Committee Gets Peace Prize Wrong Yet Again

The Great Recession Hasn’t Really Ended

The Ways You Can Comply and Still Die During An Encounter with Police

Trump as Betrayer-in-Chief

A Scandal that Reveals More Than It Says: Yahoo Scanned All Users’ Mail for the Government

Truth, Lies and Conspiracy in the 2016 Election

Life and Death in Health Care’s Trenches

Droning Assange: the Clinton Formula

On Assad and Syria: a Reply to a Reader

Corrupted Evidence: How the Department of Justice is Blocking Forensic Evidence Reform

The “Un-sensical” Donald Trump

Reaping the Whirlwind: Kerry, al-Nusra, Russia and Syria

The Disastrous Failure of Lesser Evilism

At the Center, But on the Margins: Working Class Anger and the Elections

What’s Behind Time Magazine’s Putin Demonizing?

Legacy: The Gift That Destroys America

Hurricane Matthew in Haiti: Looking Beyond the Disaster Narrative

Koch Industries and Fracking Lobbyist Mike Catanzaro To Lead Trump Energy Team

Canada in Haiti

Duterte’s Death Squads, and Ours

WikiLeaks: 10 Years of Pushing the Boundaries of Free Speech

Counting My Blessings at 75

The Dreadful Chronology of Gaddafi’s Murder

How the Economy Loses Under Trump or Clinton: “Gordon Gekko” Explains

The Dangerous Diplomacy of Samantha Power

Enough of the CIA’s “Enough Project” in Africa

A History of Student Movements and Activism at Evergreen State College and the Greater Nation

Enter Sandman: the Pence-Kaine Sleepwalk

Cornell Faculty Refuse to Defend GMO Crops

Did I Say That? State Department Official Admits Ties to Terrorist Groups

The New York Times Suddenly Embraces International Law To Condemn Russia

Wells Fargo Allowed to Neither Admit Nor Deny. Why?

When Was America Ever Great?

President Barack Obama’s Crappy Legacy

Centrist Fascism: Lurching Forward

The Curse of the Honorary Doctorate: the John Howard Case

A Seismic Shift Toward Socialism in the U.K. Labour Party

The Great CYBER Scare: How the Atlantic Council and NYT Hustle for the Latest Panic

The Dakota Access Pipeline: Another Epic Clash Between America’s Military-Corporate Powers and the Great Sioux Nation

None Dare Call It Justice: Eighteen Examples of Racism in Criminal Legal System