February 2019

Avoiding Authoritarian Socialism

World Historical Donald: Unwitting and Unwilling Author of The Green New Deal

‘Tiz Kosher for Elected Jewish U.S. Officials to Malign

Someone Needs to Teach These As$#oles a Lesson

A Pacific Odyssey: Around General MacArthur’s Manila Stage Set

The Revolutionary Films of Raymundo Gleyzer

Bogart Weather

Frank Lloyd Wright on Arrogance

Capitalism’s Ownership of Global Warming

A Preference for Peace: Not the Same Thing as Support for the Bogeyman of the Week

AOC is Under Fire Because She is Right

Didactic Truancy: Blackface and the Fallacy of “Teachable Moments”

The Washington Post Wants to Cut Social Security Again

We’ve Been Reduced to Enemy Combatants in Our Own Country

Keep Interceptor Missiles Out of Hawai’i

Bernie 2020 Campaign Has Corporate Democrats Running Scared

“Radical Ireland’s Dead And Gone”: The Protest Outside Simon Harris’ Home

Doomsday Redux: the Most Dangerous Weapon Ever Rolls Off the Nuclear Assembly Line

Heat and the End of the World as We Know It

Were Ilhan Omar’s Comments on Israel Anti-Semitic?

Jeremy Hardy: an Irreplaceable Comedic Voice

Unhinged From Reality: the President and the Body-Slamming Congressman

What is Democratic Socialism and Does America Need to be “Protected” from  Sanders and Ocasio-Cortez ?

Scientist vs. Cooper: The Interview, Round 2 

Unity and Exceptionalism: Trump’s State of Union Flurries

In Prison, the Power’s On, But There’s No Accountability

As Macron Prepares New Repressive Measures, Yellow Vests and Red Unions Strike Together

The Red Cross Crossroad

The Deep Hurt: Lessons From American Coups

Canada vs. Venezuela: The Murky Background

“Bombing Toward Peace” in Afghanistan

Explaining Virginia’s Crisis (to Japanese People)

The Truth

Finally One of Trump’s Racist Dog-Whistles May Come Back to Bite Him

Why Bezos Exposed Trump’s Pecker

A Preliminary Ranking of the Democratic Primary Contenders

The Iranian Revolution Turns Forty: Dare to Know, Have the Courage to Act!

The Lure of the Past

Will Trump Resign Before the 2020 Election?

“Second Shutdown” Theatrics: Heads Trump Wins, Tails America Loses

Stephen Cohen on War with Russia and Soviet-style Censorship in the US

There’s Something Eerily Familiar About the West’s Approach to Venezuela

Are We Heading Towards a Synchronised Global Slowdown?

How a 70 Percent Marginal Tax Rate on Top Earners Can Reduce Inequality

London Gangs: a Tragic Remnant of British Colonialism

The Uses of a Well-Regulated Militia by an Unregulated President

Gillian Welch & David Rawlings – When A Cowboy Trades His Spurs For Wings

Seeking Treatment for Mental Health Should be Applauded

The Robots Taking the Jobs Industry

A Preference for Peace: Not the Same Thing as Support for the Bogeyman of the Week