February 2020

Trojan Horse Timber Sales on the Bitterroot

There’s Little Chance for Change in Lebanon, Except for More Suffering

New Deal for Nature: Paying the Emperor to Fence the Wind

Bloomberg Has Spent Enough to Give a Nickel to Every Person Whose Life He’s Ever Damaged

What Tomorrow May Bring: Politics of the People

Standing Up for Left Literature: In India, It Can Cost You Your Life

Home Sweet Home: District Campaign Financing

Bloomberg Won’t, as They Say, Play Well in Peoria, But Then Neither Should Trump

‘Extremists,’ Not Collaborators, Have Kept Wilderness Whole

Roaming Charges: Billion Dollar Babies

Apocalypse Now! Insects, Pesticide and a Public Health Crisis  

UN List of Firms Aiding Israel’s Settlements was Dead on Arrival

“Leave Our Bloke Alone”: A Little Mission for Julian Assange

Oil or Food? Notes From a Farmer Who Doesn’t Think Pipelines are Worth It

Brazil’s Bolsonaro Says No to Democracy

A Trump Sentence Commutation Attorneys Generals Liked

The Latest BLM Hoodwinkery: “Fuel Breaks” in the Great Basin

We Need to Treat Nuclear War Like the Emergency It Is

No Fascist USA! Lessons From a History of Anti-Klan Organizing

A Broken Promise to Teachers and Nonprofit Workers

One Winning Way to Build the Peace Movement and One Losing Way

A Story for the Anthropocene

The Debate Question That Really Mattered

A Paradoxical Colonel: He Doesn’t Know What He is Talking About, Because He Knows What He is Talking About.

Gaslighting Bernie and His Supporters

A New Solar Power Deal From California

Where Have You Gone Smedley Butler?

Our First Amendment or Our Empire, But Not Both

Evaluating the Democratic Candidates: the Importance of Integrity

The Politics of Vengeance

On JFK, Tulsi Gabbard Keeps Very Respectable Company

Kerner Report Set Standard for What a Serious Presidential Candidate Should Champion

Hillary, Donald & Bernie: Three Who Would Make a Catastrophe

Ridiculing MLK’s Historic Garden State ‘Firsts’

Duterte Does the Right Thing for a Change

Election Con 2020: Exposing Trump’s Deception on the Opioid Epidemic

‘The Donald Trump I know’: Abbas’ UN Speech and the Breakdown of Palestinian Politics

Dresden 75

More Real-Time Reflections from Your Friendly South Loop Marxist

Bloomberg is a Climate Change Con Man

Encountering Malcolm X

The Young Lords: Luchadores Para La Gente

Extensive Chemical Safety Fraud Uncovered at German Testing Laboratory

Trump’s Wall is Destroying the Environment We Worked to Protect

We Can Fireproof Homes But Not Forests

Grace and Gullibility

The Soviet Century

Bernie Should Own the Socialist Label

Loss Leaders

Roma: How Romans Differ From Europeans