February 2019

We Are Not in Treblinka

Roaming Charges: Back in Blackface

The Seattle General Strike: a 100-Year Legacy

What We Know About 2020, Eighteen Months Out

The Alt-Right and US Capitalism in Decay          

As Abbas Ages, Fatah Moves to Consolidate Power

An Interview the Saker on Venezuela

How the Age of Billionaires Ends

The Scream: the Origins of Venezuela’s Economic Crisis

Outcome-Based Grazing: a Cattle Industry Public Lands Power Grab

Don’t Blame the Pakistan Army for the Country’s Poverty

US Media Trying to Drum up a New ‘Cold War’

Trump Sanctions, Regime Change Strategy in Venezuela Can Only Cause More Violence and Suffering

Canada, Israel and the “Rule of Law”

Afghanistan, Venezuela and U.S. Interference

SOTU: These Are Dangerous Times, and Our Government is Largely to Blame

Smokescreen: Why Prescribed Burns Won’t Reduce Wildfires

The Relevance of Debs in the New Gilded Age

The West’s Colonial Mindset Lives On: a Short History of Western Imperial Arrogance

In the Name of “Love”

Homeless During the Polar Vortex

Boomer, X’er, Millennial. Rock Paper Scissors

The U.S.-Backed Drug War in Mexico Has Never Been Deadlier

Oil, Agriculture and Imperialism: Averting the Fast-Track to Armageddon?

Peaceful Coexistence Should Be Taught in Schools

PG&E Topples Western States Petroleum Association in California Lobbying

Pacific Odyssey: the Manila Presidential Palace

A Few Thoughts About Another Goddamn Shooting

Give Teachers and First Responders a (Big) Tax Break

My Patients Health Depends on Confronting Climate Change

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
Mark Harris
Better Living Through Glyphosate? Spray Now, Ask Questions Later
Katie Fite
Owyhee Initiative Wilderness and Public Lands Deal Critique: Ten Years After
Thomas Knapp
A Loophole for the Lawless: “Qualified Immunity” Must Go
Best Enemies Forever: The Iran-U.S. Kabuki Show
Jeff Mackler
Worldwide Furor Sparked by U.S. Assassination of Iran’s General Suleimani
William deBuys
The Humanitarian and Environmental Disaster of Trump’s Border Wall
Binoy Kampmark
A Matter of Quality: Air Pollution, Tennis and Sporting Officialdom
James Haught
GOP Albatross
Jill Richardson
Why Do We Have School Lunch Debt at All?
Robert Koehler
Nuclear Hubris
Patrick T. Hiller
Instead of Real-Time Commentary, Eight Common-Sense Reason for Not Going to War with Iran
Charles Andrews
A Note on Carlos Ghosn and Global Capitalism
Jeffrey St. Clair
Some Trees: Los Angeles
Weekend Edition
January 17, 2020
Friday - Sunday
Jeffrey St. Clair
Roaming Charges: No Woman, No Cry
Kathleen Wallace
Hijacking the Struggles of Others, Elizabeth Warren Style
Robert Hunziker
The Rumbling Methane Enigma
Frank Joyce
Will the Constitution Fail Again?
Andrew Levine
Biden Daze
Pete Dolack
Claims that the ‘NAFTA 2’ Agreement is Better are a Macabre Joke
Vijay Prashad
Not an Inch: Indian Students Stand Against the Far Right
Ramzy Baroud
Sealed Off and Forgotten: What You Should Know about Israel’s ‘Firing Zones’ in the West Bank
Norman Solomon
Not Bernie, Us. Not Warren, Us. Their Clash Underscores the Need for Grassroots Wisdom
Ted Rall
America’s Long History of Meddling in Russia
David Rosen
The Irregulators vs. FCC: the Trial Begins
Jennifer Matsui
The Krown
Joseph Natoli
Resolutions and Obstacles/2020
Sarah Anderson
War Profiteering is Real
James McFadden
The Business Party Syndicate
Ajamu Baraka
Trump Prosecutors Make Move to Ensure that Embassy Protectors are Convicted
David Swanson
CNN is Trash
Rev. William Alberts
Finally a Christian Call for Trump’s Removal
Dave Lindorff
The ERA Just Got Ratified by Virginia, the Needed 38th State!
W. T. Whitney
Mexico Takes Action on Coup in Bolivia and on CELAC
Steve Early
How General Strike Rhetoric Became a Reality in Seattle 
Jessicah Pierre
Learning From King’s Last Campaign
Mark Dickman
Saint Greta and the Dragon
Jared Bernstein - Dean Baker
Reducing the Health Care Tax
Clark T. Scott
Uniting “Progressives” Instead of Democrats
Nilofar Suhrawardy
Trump & Johnson: What a Contrast, Image-wise!
Ron Jacobs
Abusing America’s Children—Free Market Policy
George Wuerthner
Mills Are Being Closed by National Economic Trends, Not Environmental Regulations
Basav Sen
Nearly All Americans Want Off of Fossil Fuels