April 2019

Why Russiagate Will Never Go Away

A Leftist Rejoinder to the “Capitalist Miracle”

Stephen Moore Gets Something Right: It’s Capitalism vs. Democracy

Britain Shakes a Futile Fist and Germany Behaves Sensibly

Fun Fictions in Economics

Ho Chi Minh City: Nguyen Thai Binh Street

The Mueller Report Changed my Mind on Term Limits

What Will It Take For Trump to Get His Due?

Top 20 Mueller Report “Findings”

Surreal Realities: Pelosi, Maneka Gandhi, Pompeo, Trump

The Planetary Cost of Amazon’s Convenience

Why is Going Green So Hard? Because the System Isn’t

Pushing Marijuana Legalization Across the Finish Line

The Greenwashing of Earth Day

The Battle for Latin America: How the U.S. Helped Destroy the “Pink Tide”

The Blue Ocean Event and Collapsing Ecosystems

Jimmy Carter: US ‘Most Warlike Nation in History of the World’

Vets for Peace to Barbara Lee: Support Manning and Assange

U.S. Senate Confirms Oil Lobbyist David Bernhardt as Interior Secretary

A Few Comments on the recent PBS Series: Reconstruction: America After the Civil War

To Never Forget or Never Remember

From Jesus Christ to Julian Assange: When Dissidents Become Enemies of the State

Ecology Over Economy 

Call Saul

Perverse Housing Policy Perverts Forest Policy

All Will be Punished

Assange: Between Gratitude and Betrayal

Making Wall Street Pay for the Financial Crisis

The Iran Floods and US Sanctions: 10 Million at Risk, But Who Cares?

Russiagate is Dead! Long Live Russiagate!

The European Union and Refugees in the Mediterranean

Annexation of West Bank May Provide Key to Unlocking Netanyahu’s Legal Troubles

Looking Back at 1919: Immigration, Race, and Women’s Rights, Then and Now

People Music: Malignant Phallic Narcissism v. Being Ordinary

At Risk—the Idea of America

Your Check is in the Mail

Assange and the Cowardice of Power

Immigration and the Shock Doctrine

Children’s Moral Power Can Challenge Corporate Power on Climate Crisis

How to Stop Grazing on Public Lands: Buy Out the Permits

Trump Whacks the Middle Class

Insurgencies in Malaysia and Vietnam: Boyhood Reflections

The Price of Participating in Society is the Sacrifice of Privacy and Self

Delegitimising Journalism: The Effort to Relabel Julian Assange

The Toxic Lure of “Guns and Butter”

How the U.S. Military Feeds at the Terror Trough

Vote-Trading for Big Coal

Hawai’i in Trouble

EU Threatens to Legalize Human Harm From Pesticides

Opening Tombs and Resurrecting Lives