May 2021

Anthropologist Laura Nader on the Lost Art of the Letter

Playing Russian Roulette with Grizzly Matron 399 and the Bears of Yellowstone

Biden’s Timid Gaza Intervention Won’t Count for Much But US Reaction Against Israel has Changed Significantly

A Biden Speech to Transform the Middle East

So What Exactly is Biden’s Israel Policy?

It’s Past Time to End U.S. Funding of Israeli Violence

Rivers are Key to Restoring the World’s Biodiversity

NPR Should Ask Where Nicaraguan Non-Profits’ Money Comes From

Coronavirus Travels and Cruising with Viking

To Sanction Foreign Terrorist Organizations, Add Them to the State Department’s List

Ruralist’s Lament: It’s Alive!

Killing the Messengers

Family Offices: Trillion Dollar Pools of Unregulated Capital You Haven’t Heard About

Dylan at 80: A Sonnet of Appreciation

“Both Sides Are to Blame”

Business As Usual On Biden’s Border

Monumentalizing Iniquity

Do We Need a New Deal for Artists Today?

Ramzy Baroud

A Letter to Biden on Gaza

Roaming Charges: Once Upon a Time in Palestine

Of Class Rings, Bone Fragments and Fish Ponds: the Interminable Search for US MIAs in Vietnam

Israel’s Horrid Occupation of Palestine

“Roof Knocking” in Gaza and the Myth of the Benevolent Drone

Chernobyl Alert and The Doomsday Clock

The Fight for Independent, Non-Corporate Radio Flares Up Again

Is Biden Ghosting Yemen?

From What to Why on the Trump Proletarian Narrative

When Israel’s Regime Buys US Weapons, it Buys Them with Your Money

Which Side Are You On? The Answer is Clear for Today’s Useful Idiots for the Right

Apartheid Does Not Have the Right to Defend Itself, or to Exist

Shemah Yisrael

China, the U.S., and the Idea of National Competition

National Strike in Colombia is Massive, Meets Violent Repression

They’re Crazy Down in Florida

Ignore Starmer’s Moral Posturing. He’s the One We Should Blame for Stoking Antisemitism

Five Fables (Inspired by Aesop and Antonio Gramsci)

Israel-Palestine and the Limits of Strategic Ambiguity

Why Israel Blows Up Media Offices and Targets Journalists

Larry Summers, the Man Who Won’t Shut Up, No Matter How Wrong He’s Been

COVID-19 Has Unleashed Death and Dehumanization in India’s Capital

Lithium, Cobalt, and Rare Earths: the Post-Petroleum Resource Race

How America Got Hooked on Opiods

Microsoft vs Indian Farmers: Agri-Stacking the System

The Crisis of the Natural World

Factory Farms are a Deadly Nuisance

A Victory for Democracy in Chile

Fat Ham: To Be Or Not To Be Tragic

Terror Plus Public Relations

The Bigger Picture in Israel/Palestine