February 2023

On the Greed of the Pharmaceutical Industry

Ballooning Rhetoric: Aliens, Escalation and Airborne Surveillance

In Yemen, a Debt That Can Never Be Repaid

How Spin and Lies Fuel a Bloody War of Attrition in Ukraine

Aloft in Search of Monsters to Destroy

Displacement in Delhi: “In the Capital, This is How Farmers are Treated”

New Yorkers Care About Care (and the State Budget Should, Too)

An Open Letter to President Biden on Optimism of the State of Union 2023

ChatGPT: Boon for the Lazy Learner

Blood, Money and Imperial War

A Viper’s Nest of Conflicts and Intrigue

How “Gaslighting” and “Oligarchs” Came to Rank as Top Words of the Year

More on the China Balloon Episode: Much Ado About Very Little

Force Design 2030 and Stifling Opposing Views

Hersh, the US and the Sabotage of the Nordstream Pipelines

Oregon’s Blue Mountains: Opportunities for Carbon Storage and Wildlands Preservation

Conservative Contradictions Stacking Up

Cuba is Not a State-Sponsor of Terrorism

Tanks for Nothing: Is Civilization Really at Stake in Ukraine?

China Through German Eyes

Be. Very. Careful. Who. You. Invite. In.

A Month’s Notice: Why Burkina Faso Ordered French Troops out of the Country

Homage to Russian War Resisters

Letter from London: Hey Ho, Let’s Go!

Rescue Our Democratic Society: Constitutionally Render Corporations Unequal to Humans

From National Secrecy to World Security: Friendship Sets Us Free

Battling a Mining Goliath on Two Continents

Letter to an Old Poet

Lift Sanctions Against Syria to Lessen Sufferings of the People Caused By The Earthquake

Police Accountability is a “Non-Starter” Without Discarding the Qualified Immunity Doctrine

Embrace the Mess…in the Name of Gender Justice

Will the States Finally Tax the Rich?

Credentialism and the Fate of Academia

Corrupt and Fraudulent: Laying Bare the Adani Group

How Trump’s Legacy Could Make a Bird Flu Pandemic More Deadly Than Covid

Syria Held Hostage by the U.S.A. and Its Allies

Demon Copperhead: the American Protest Novel Revisited

Remembering Vladimir Putin’s speech of 10 February 2007 at the Munich Security Conference

Will California Save the Iconic Joshua Tree?

Call it Whitewashing or Greenwashing, World Bank Subterfuge Doesn’t Fool Us

White Supremacy 2.0: DeSantis’s Big Brother Assault on Higher Education

The Leopard’s Tale: U.S. Weapons Makers on a Marketing Spree

Joe Biden’s State of the Union Address: A Marxist Response

Roaming Charges: Killing in the Name Of…

Ukraine’s Nuclear Reactors Remain at Risk as One-Year Anniversary of War Looms

“We’ve Never Been Closer to Nuclear Catastrophe:” an Interview With Helen Caldicott

The Lithium Frenzy is an Ecological Catastrophe for Oregon’s High Desert

The Arctic’s Iceless Upheaval

Kings and Queens, Knights and Ladies — and Grammys

Can Political Ecology Save Us?