December 2021

In the Great Tradition of Populist Leaders, Boris Johnson Can No Longer Tell Truth From Falsehood

Confirmation Bias

Before Roe v. Wade: How to Get a “Therapeutic Abortion”

Tornadoes Can Kill. So Can Amazon’s Business Model

Build Back Better Now DOA: Next Phase in US Economic and Political Crisis Begins

Chileans Elect Gabriel Boric as New President, Reject Ultra-Conservative Candidate

Forbidden Parties: Boris Johnson’s Law on Illegal Covid Gatherings

Plans to Save the Local Newspaper

Rare Unionizing Opportunity in Big Box and Retail Chain

Busking in the Metaverse

A Christmas Confession: I’m Taking an Eco-Holiday From It All

bell hooks Will Never Leave Us, She Lives on Through the Truth of Her Words

Another Yellowstone Bison Slaughter

The Mainstream Media Seems to Want More War for the United States

Health Care and Our Heroes: Kaiser Permanente in COVID Time

Mexican Gray Wolves Belong in the Wild, Wherever They Roam

Culture Wars: the Assault on Education

The Nazi Language of German Anti-Vaxxers

Lessons from the Great Resignation: Can Quitters be Winners?

Inflation Comes From Printing Money For The Rich

Covid Testing Rackets and Flying Again

Using Assange to Send a Three-Part Message

Why Spending $2 Trillion on Child Care, Health Care and Fighting Climate Change Won’t Make Inflation Any Worse Than it Already is

Lessons from the Presidency in the Philippines

There Must be a Vote on Build Back Better

Back to the Future: The Long Roots of Venezuela’s Communal Tradition

Religion, Science, Politics

The Young Lords Ride Again

Vanishing Lines

Jacqueline Keeler

A Critique of Obscene Wealth

America’s “Culture of Death”: COVID-19, Gun Insanity, White Supremacy, Ecological Destruction, and Public Indifference

Booth’s Party: the Plot to Kill Lincoln

Roaming Charges: Recycling History: First as Tragedy, Next as Farce…Then What?

The Pink Tide Rumbles In, South of the Border

Our Favorite Groups and Causes, 2021 Edition

How Many Divisions Does Don Calloway Have?

Enjoying Ted Lasso? You Are a Socialist, You May Just Not Know It Yet

Freudian Questions About Israel’s Killing

What if the Doomsday Glacier Collapses?

The Musical Mission of Barry Harris

Trump’s Next Coup Has Already Begun: January 6 Was Practice

Racism and Social Reform

What’s Behind the Recent Attacks on Herbert Marcuse?

The Psychology Produced by Surveillance

The Big Pharma Holdup vs. the World’s Need For Covid Vaccines: An International Travesty

bell hooks (1952- 2021): The Struggle for Social jJustice as an aAct of Love and Transgression

Macedonian Railway Ramble: the Underground Refugee Railway to Drama

The American Psychological Association’s “Psychology PAC” Must Do Better

Ethiopia: Historic Battle for the Mother of Africa