April 2019

Revolutionary Journalism

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

The Strange Success of Russiagate

Defending Venezuela: Two Approaches

The Planetary Cost of Amazon’s Convenience

How the White House is Spinning Earth Day

Cuba and Venezuela: Killing Two Birds With a Stone

Pacific Odyssey: Guadalcanal and Bloody Ridge, Solomon Islands

Trudeau’s Long Winter

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

What Does it Mean to Teach Peace?

Paid Family and Medical Leave: a Bargain Even Low-Wage Workers Can Afford

War Versus Peace: Israel Has Decided and So Should We

Vets for Peace to Barbara Lee: Support Manning and Assange

The Mueller Report Changed my Mind on Term Limits

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

The Greenwashing of Earth Day

Do the Harmless Pangolins Have to Become Extinct?

Pushing Marijuana Legalization Across the Finish Line

Surreal Realities: Pelosi, Maneka Gandhi, Pompeo, Trump

Using the Law to Build a Socialist Society

Call Saul

Ecology Over Economy 

A Socialist Defector by Victor Grossman

Russiagate is Dead! Long Live Russiagate!

Perverse Housing Policy Perverts Forest Policy

All Will be Punished

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

People Music: Malignant Phallic Narcissism v. Being Ordinary

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

July 17, 2019
Manuel García, Jr.
Ye Cannot Swerve Me: Moby-Dick and Climate Change
Charles Pierson
Sofi’s Choice
Gary Leupp
Epstein, Jane Doe, and Trump
Rebecca Gordon
I Had an Abortion and Now I’m Not Ashamed
Peter Bolton
In the US and Brazil, Two Trends Underline the Creeping Fascism of Both Governments
Michael Kidder
“Go Back Where You Came From:” an Episode From Canada
Steve Early - Rand Wilson
How Big Strike 30 Years Ago Aided Fight for Single Payer
John W. Whitehead
Sexual Predators in the Power Elite
Michael Welton
Teach the Children Well: the Unrealized Vision In Teaching and Learning in the Residential Schools
Khury Petersen-Smith
Iran’s Not the Aggressor, the US Is
Russell Mokhiber
Kip Sullivan and Dr. Matthew Hahn on How Value Based Programs Are Undermining Medicare and Single Payer
George Ochenski
A Fearless and Free Press is Essential to Our Democracy
Lawrence Wittner
Billionaires and American Politics
Dean Baker
Cheap Shots at the Trump Economy
July 16, 2019
Conn Hallinan
The World Needs a Water Treaty
Kenneth Surin
Britain Grovels: the Betrayal of the British Ambassador
Christopher Ketcham
This Land Was Your Land
Gary Leupp
What Right Has Britain to Seize an Iranian Tanker Off Spain?
Evaggelos Vallianatos
Democratic Virtues in Electing a President
Thomas Knapp
Free Speech Just isn’t That Complicated
Binoy Kampmark
The Resigning Ambassador
Howard Lisnoff
Everybody Must Get Stoned
Nicky Reid
Nukes For Peace?
Matt Johnson
The United States of Overreaction
Cesar Chelala
Children’s Trafficking and Exploitation is a Persistent, Dreary Phenomenon
Martin Billheimer
Sylvan Shock Theater
July 15, 2019
David Altheide
The Fear Party
Roger Harris
UN High Commissioner on Human Rights Bachelet’s Gift to the US: Justifying Regime Change in Venezuela
John Feffer
Pyongyang on the Potomac
Vincent Kelley
Jeffrey Epstein and the Collapse of Europe
Robert Fisk
Trump’s Hissy-Fit Over Darroch Will Blow a Chill Wind Across Britain’s Embassies in the Middle East
Binoy Kampmark
Juggling with the Authoritarians: Donald Trump’s Diplomatic Fake Book
Dean Baker
The June Jobs Report and the State of the Economy
Michael Hudson – Bonnie Faulkner
De-Dollarizing the American Financial Empire
Kathy Kelly
Remnants of War
B. Nimri Aziz
The Power of Our Human Voice: From Marconi to Woods Hole
Elliot Sperber
Christianity Demands a Corpse 
Weekend Edition
July 12, 2019
Friday - Sunday
Paul Street
Skull of Death: Mass Media, Inauthentic Opposition, and Eco-Existential Reality in a Pre-Fascist Age of Appeasement
T.J. Coles
“Strategic Extremism”: How Republicans and Establishment Democrats Use Identity Politics to Divide and Rule
Rob Urie
Toward an Eco-Socialist Revolution
Gregory Elich
How Real is the Trump Administration’s New Flexibility with North Korea?
Jason Hirthler
The Journalists Do The Shouting
Jeffrey St. Clair
Roaming Charges: Pâté Politics in the Time of Trump and Pelosi
Andrew Levine
The Electoral Circus as the End of Its Initial Phase Looms
David Swanson
Earth Over the Brink