February 2023

Why Would Anyone Think Republicans are Interested in Lower Budget Deficits

Spying vs. Spying

Can Antonio Guterres Become Solon?

Stop Slaughtering Our National Animal

While We’re Laughing About a Balloon; Biden Paves a Path to War

US Anti-Socialism Resolution Demeans US Allies

Letter to Tim Cook, Other Ultra-rich CEOs and Hedge Fund Titans

The CIA’s Changing Take on the Climate Emergency

Emancipation, Hollywood’s Best Civil War Film Ever

The Insecure Superpower

American Zionists Accuse Israel of De-Judaizing the Jewish State

Roaming Charges: Train in Vain

An Accident of Business as Usual: Mangled Train Cars, Fires and Chemical Contamination

The Santos Soap Opera Pauses for a Commercial Break (Kinda)

Big Heat Hits Antarctica

Moderna’s $130 Vaccine and the Path to Cheap Drugs

Why Not Riot? Interview with Author Ben Case

Sometimes a Gas Stove is Not Just a Gas Stove

Active ‘Neutrality’: Why Is Israel Struggling to Maintain a Coherent Position in Russia, Ukraine?

Super Drought Super Bowl: The Goddess Sings

Russia, Ukraine, and International Law

Anti-Imperialism is for Everyone

Pentagon-Funded Plymouth University Cancels Anti-War Academic: Reflections on How the US Empire Conquered Higher Education

Our Freedoms Shrink as Our Military Expands

Australia’s B-52 Nuclear Weapons Problem

Mexico’s President Would Build an Alliance to Counter Cuba Blockade

Cultural Relativism, Identity Politics and Contemporary Visual Art

Politics and Borders Matter, Even in a Humanitarian Catastrophe

Physicists Form a Coalition to Rein in the Nuclear Threat

Keep Politics Out of Grizzly Review

Don’t Trust Wall Street With Nursing Homes

Credit Card Holders Get Protection From Fraud. Shouldn’t EBT Users, Too?

There’s No Such Thing as “Humane Slaughter” of Livestock…Federal Records Prove It

How the World Can Help After the Middle East Quake

Normal or Crazy?

The Specter of “Woke Communism”

Traveling to the Motherland

How Drug Ads Gaslight Us

High Country News Engages in Climate Change Denialism and Greenwashing

Confessions of a Keyboard Forest Defender

Breaking the Spell, Or Resistance Is Remembering How To Be Human

Armenians, Kurds, Turks and Tolstoy

Isn’t It Time to Shut Down the Fake Credentials Industry?

Trouble in town? Send in the Maroon People!

Imagination is Just a Remembering, From the Other Side, of Course*: 5 X 5

Forgotten: an African American Soldier Turned Rebel Leader in the Philippines  

NASA Gets High on Its Nuclear Supply

Merger Mania in the Military-Industrial Complex

Aging Populations and Great Power Politics: the Problem is for the Elites, Not the Masses

Building Teamster Power?