January 2021

Peace in Nagorno-Karabakh Remains Fragile, With Key Issues Unresolved

The New No Fly List: More Dangerous than the Capitol Rioters

Why Trumpism Will Live On

The Impeachment Trial of Donald Trump: Can He be Convicted?

Time to Trash the Terrorist Watch List, a Police-State Frankenstein Gone Off the Rails

Lessons From the 6 January Insurrection

Trump’s Failed Coup

Misusing King’s Message

Honoring Dr. King

Moving Forward with Accountability and Justice

Dr. Martin Luther King’s Challenge to the Movement, as the Fascists Storm the Capital

Jackson Browne – The Waiting

After MLK, Unlearning Hate

King on the Brooklyn Bridge

Revisiting the Indonesian Massacres of 1965-1966

A (Not-So-New) Profile of the American Right: On the Authoritarian-Fascist Crisis

The Irony of Calling America a “Banana Republic”

America Condemns One Violent Mob While Celebrating Another

Why Are People Going Hungry in India Despite a Massive Grain Surplus?

Resistance is not Futile: A Brief History of Lebanon’s Hezbollah

Mismanagement and the Domestication of Yellowstone Bison

Is Trump Worse Than Nixon?

Steve Talbot’s Cinematic Anti-War Hymns: Leave it to Beaver Actor Goes Behind the Camera

A Tale of Two Mobs

Obama Didn’t Close the Racial Wealth Divide, Will Biden?

CEOs Should Pay for Their Own Three Martini Lunches

Address the Stagnation That Paved the Way for Trump

Neoliberalism is Fascism with Better Manners

The Shortage of Black Physicians is a Legacy of Racism and Class-Based Discrimination

Rape of the Capitol

A Reminder: Black Lives Matter and Woodrow Wilson in Geneva

QAnon’s Afterlife: A Holy Civil War

Biden’s China Conundrum

Ten Theses on Trump

A (Not-So-New) Profile of the American Right: On the Authoritarian-Fascist Crisis

The Public Lands Restoration Apocalypse

Enabling a Fascist Putsch and Empowering a Big Lie

Modern Street Conservatism

The Strange Case of Andrew Roberts and the Liberal Anglosphere

Don’t Trivialize J6

TV Daze

The Breakdown: January 6, 2021

A Yemeni Famine Made in Washington and Riyadh

Will the Senate Confirm Coup Plotter Nuland?  

Last Trump Sale of Public Lands for Fracking Prompts Outrage and Hope

Why There Was No People’s Rebellion Against a Fascist U.S. President: Nine Reasons

Conan and the Vandals

Learn From Georgia


The 6th of January (The Battle of New Old Beans)