January 2019

Breaking the Left’s Gay Taboo

A Saudi Teen and Freedom’s Shining Moment

Bar Barr or Regret this Dictatorial Attorney General

A Dream Deferred: MLK’s Dream of Economic Justice is Far From Reality

Glossip v. Gross, the Eighth Amendment and the Torture Court of the United States

Shutdown Expands the Ranks of the “Underwater Nation”

War Whores

Outsourcing Still Affects Us: This and AI Worker Displacement Need Not be Inevitable

Trump’s Federal Government Shutdown and Unpaid Dishwashers

New Questions About Ritual Slaughter as Belgium Bans the Practice

Panarchy as Full Spectrum Intersectionality

Hollywood’s Fat Shaming is Getting Old

A Woman’s Wide Sphere of Influence Within Folklore and Social Practices

Dial Israel: Amos Oz, 1939-2018

Of Triggers and Bullets

Bass on Top: the Genius of Paul Chambers

Eddie Spaghetti’s Alphabet

A Global Battle of Values and Ideals

The Annual Whitewashing of Martin Luther King Jr.

That Green Growth at the Heart of the Green New Deal? It’s Malignant

Trump vs the Constitution: Why He Cannot Invoke the Emergencies Act to Build a Wall

Europe’s Strategic Humanitarian Aid: Yemen vs. Syria

China: An Ancient Country, Getting Older

How Not to Build a “Great, Great Wall”

Our Pointless, Very American Culture of Shame

Just Another Brick in the Wall of Lies

LA Teachers Strike: Black Smoke Pouring Out of LAUSD Headquarters

Referendum 2020: A Green New Deal vs. Racist, Classist Climate Genocide

Uniting for a Green New Deal

January 23, 2020
Richard Moser
Ten Best Messages for Waging Peace
Thomas S. Harrington
The Catalan Crisis Threatens to Reopen a Debate That the EU’s Power Brokers Thought They Had Long Ago Quashed
Martha Rosenberg
SARS-Like Disease Could Become a Pandemic
Ron Jacobs
A Cesspool of Constitutional Nonsense-Impeachment in the Senate
Gaither Stewart
One Hundred Years: the Proletariat in Search of a Class
Nick Pemberton
Final Phallus
Russell Mokhiber
PBS Public Editor and the Disease of Contempt
Thomas M. Magstadt
The Myth of the Free Market
Mandy Smithberger
How the Military-Industrial Complex Gets Away With Murder in Contract After Contract
Russell Rickford
The Paradox of Populism
Howard Lisnoff
Action Research: Acquiescing to the Awful
George Ochenski
Comes Now the Winter of Our Discontent
Binoy Kampmark
Diminishing Returns: Calculated Misery in Air Travel
Nick Licata
Do Republicans Have More to Lose Than Democrats in the Impeachment Trial?
Dean Baker
The Myth of China’s Population Crisis
John Kendall Hawkins
Steal This Whistle
January 22, 2020
Melvin Goodman
The Media and the Military Mindset
John Davis
The Real Megxit Deal
John O'Kane
The Obama Legacy: Reform Versus Revolution
Kenneth Surin
The “Evolving” Scotty Morrison From Marketing
Martin Billheimer
“The Cops & the Klan Go Hand in Hand!”
Thomas Knapp
Executive Power: Alan Dershowitz’s Imagination Versus the Constitution
Jacob G. Hornberger
Egypt and the Destruction of Civil Liberties in America
Justin Podur
The People of Colombia are Cracking the Walls of War and Authoritarianism
Kelsey Hawkins-Johnson
Our Final Decade to Get Climate Policy Right
Jonah Raskin
Terence Hallinan: Fighter for the People and for the Legalization of Marijuana 
Colin Todhunter
Challenging the Flawed Premise Behind Pushing GMOs into Indian Agriculture
January 21, 2020
Sheldon Richman
Warmonger Cotton Accuses Antiwar Think Tank of Anti-Semitism
John Feffer
Trump Makes Space Great Again
Patrick Cockburn
The US and Iran’s Perpetual Almost-War is Unsustainable – and Will End Badly
James C. Nelson
Another Date That Will Live in Infamy: 10 Years After Citizens United
Robert Fisk
Iran Will be Changed Forever by Admitting Its Great Mistake, Unlike the West Which Ignores Its Own Misdeeds
Dean Baker
Did Shareholders’ Benefit by Paying Boeing’s Fired CEO $62 Million?
Susan Roberts
The Demise of the Labour Party and the Future For UK Socialism
Binoy Kampmark
Janus-Faced on Climate Change: Microsoft’s Carbon Vision
David Levin
The Teamster Revolt Against the Hoffa Era
Victor Grossman
Defender and Spearheads
Russell Mokhiber
BS Public Editor and the Disease of Contempt
Tiffany Muller
Get the Money Out of Politics: 10 Years After Citizens United
Laura Flanders
Iowa is Not the Twitterverse
Graham Peebles
Education: Expanding Purpose
Elliot Sperber
Handball in Brooklyn 
January 20, 2020
Paul Street
Trump Showed Us Who He Was Before He Became President
Eric Mann
Martin Luther King and the Black Revolutionary Tradition
Ipek S. Burnett
MLK and the Ghost of an Untrue Dream