November 2017

Stop the Wars: Congress vs. the President

Pizza, Football and the People: Which Side Are You On?

Back in Ukania, Redux

The Logic of Drug Legalization

Texas Shooting Shows Once Again That Animal Cruelty and Human Cruelty Are Strongly Linked

Idiot Voters and Trolling the Internet: Russia, Social Media Giants and US Elections

Why Private Equity Isn’t a Good Investment for CalPERS

Camp Speicher Massacre: Retracing the Steps of ISIS’s Worst Atrocity

Good-bye “Old Comrade”: Ed Herman April 7, 1925 – November 11, 2017

Can America Live Up to Paris Climate Accords Without Washington?

Things Dark Enough Yet? Time to be a Candle

Yemen? Where on Earth is Yemen?

Western Intelligence: Saad Hariri Resigned to Salvage Lebanon

Flirting With War in North Korea

Thank You, Ed Herman

People Act Where US Fails On Climate

Leonardo da Vinci: We Get His Life, But Not His Vision

Why the Anti-Corruption Drive in Saudi Arabia is Doomed to Fail

San Francisco’s Hidden Monument to World War I Veterans

China’s Overture to Wall Street

Resisting Trump? Five Tips from the Hunter-Gatherer Playbook

The Nuclearization of Space

War Commemoration Porn: Remembrance Day Celebrations

Political Legacies of the Cuban Missile Crisis

The Age of Ego

“His Bone Turned to Sand”: Murad Shteiwi Describes IDF Shootings at Nonviolent Protests in Kufr Qaddum

Catalonia and the Art of Differential Diagnosis

The State and Permanent Revolution

Israel Lobby is Slowly Being Dragged Into the Light

False Sense of Security: Real Common Sense on Gun Control

Two Meetings: Arafat and Rabin

How Did Berkeley Come to be Spying for the FBI?

The Left Gets Rolled Again

New York’s Black Panthers, a Legacy

Everything Goes Together in the Same Wrong Direction: Interviews with Slovenians Not Named Melania Trump or Slavoj Zizek

Ciaron O’Reilly: the Catholic Anarchist Martin Sheen Calls His Hero

What’s Really Going On in Saudi Arabia

Arafat, the Leader I Knew

The Trump-Xi Meeting in Beijing, Very Briefly

Tikrit and Najaf: Agony and Ecstasy in Iraq

War Stories

Fixations of Propriety: The Manus Closure Scandal

The Trump-US House $4.6 TrillionTax Cut–Who Pays?

The Illusion of Armed Salvation

How the Saudi Plot to Topple the Lebanese Government Backfired

Nike’s Sexual Harassment Record in Asia: Think Roy Moore Times 100s Per Year for 35 Years!

Minister Varoufakis on Catalonia, Muslim Ban and a Sustainable World Order

Reductionism and the Sexual Abuse Debate

The Perpetual Victimhood of Privilege

Steven Mnuchin, Foreclosure King of America