December 2021

Stopping the War Machine for One Day

Roaming Charges: Police Crime Blotter, 2021

The Origins of Germany’s Anti-Vaxxers

PEN America and the Betrayal of Julian Assange

The Selling of Degrowth

Words Matter: The Bucharest NATO Summit and Its Contentious Promise

How Worried Do We Need to Be?

James Webb Space Telescope: an Astronomer on the Team Explains How to Send a Giant Telescope to Space and Why

Kick Back Until 2022

Ode to the Wolf

Democracy is as Fragile Now as it was During My Father’s Time in Weimar Germany

Ruralist Lament: A Cold Reality 

Capitalists are Dispensable, Laborers Are Not

A National Network of Election Deniers will Oversee the 2024 Election

The LAPD Murder of a 14-Year-Old Girl

A Socialist Defense of Vaccine Mandates

Archbishop Desmond Tutu: Father of South Africa’s ‘Rainbow Nation’

Russian Green Deal: Light at the End of the Tunnel?

Honoring the Reverend Desmond Tutu

The Real Antidote to Inflation

“Our Deadline is Victory”: Rev. William Barber’s Vow

Desmond Tutu Opposed Capitalism, Israeli Apartheid and US/UK Imperialism, Too

Government Action, Not Consumer Action, Will Stop Climate Change

Cinema Without Cinemas: Watching Movies in 2021

America’s Climate Emergency

The Big Lie

The Combating Islamophobia Act: On Hate Crimes and ‘Irrational Fears’

Warnings from the Far North

My Year and Welcome to It

When Dark Reality Is Unbearable, What Star Is There To Follow?

Three Reasons for Hope as a Hard Year Comes to an End

Ethical Dilemmas and Painful Decisions: Triage in the Time of a COVID Surge

How Exploited Job Insecure Part-Time Faculty Get Screwed at Progressive City College of San Francisco

Don’t Look Up: See It

Can we Fix Capitalism? Yanis Varoufakis vs Gillian Tett

How the U.S. Government Was Sold to a Hedge Fund

Envisioning a World With No Bosses

Are U.S. Charities Backing Hindu Nationalism?

The Dead and the Living: Britain’s Dirty War in Northern Ireland

What is a Wilderness Without Its Wolves?

Blues Resurrected: the Second Coming of T-99 Nelson

Trump’s True North: President for Life

Few Surprises for the Serious as January 6 “Commemoration” Nears

“I Think of Myself as Attached to California:” Interviewing Joan Didion

30 Years Ago, the Soviet Union Collapsed, But Socialism Was Worth Saving

Trump Thinks He’s Still President: What Is the Evidence?

The Great Palestinian Escape of 2021: Reflections from the U.S. Abolitionist Landscape

My Favorites of 2021

US and NATO Nuclear Lunacy Still Raving

Leftist Presidential Candidate’s Landslide Promises Clean Sweep of Pinochet’s Fascist Legacy