June 2023

America has Just Destroyed a Great Empire

Destroying Eastern Ukraine to Save It

The Struggle Against Assange’s Extradition Continues

Affirmative Action: What the Corporate Pundits Missed

Roaming Charges: Strange Coup

The Supreme Court’s Color Oblivious Constitution and the Road not Taken

Our Epic Moral Panic

The Orgy as Truth: the Marquis de Sade and the Crisis of Freedom Now

The Ocean Red Zone

Are Putin and Trump Playing Russian Roulette?

U.S. Depleted Uranium to Make Ukraine War Dirtier

Behind Daniel Ellsberg’s Whistleblowing was a Sense of Justice

Our Amazon: the Coastal Temperate Rain Forest

Fighting for Land and Independence in Jujuy, Argentina

The Patriotism of Killing and Being Killed

Field Notes from the Frontlines of the Government’s War on the Left

Time for Plan B on Student Debt

A Tale of Two Tragedies at Sea

Give Me Revenue or Give Me Death: the Neoliberal Rubric that Fostered the Titan Sub Disaster

Nauru’s Refugee Stain

Cruelty-Free Fashion: Growing Leather Without Animals

Clear the Air by Slashing Military Spending

Can’t Forget the Motor City

Defending Noriega

Fukushima, the Hidden Side of the Story

LA Hospitality Workers Take the Cause of Economic Justice to the Streets

Basic Debating Skill Helps Develop Critical-Thinking Skills

Two Ways That the Ukraine War Could Have Been Prevented (and Might Be Ended)

The Architecture of Cities: Paris

University Student Protesters Come Face to Face with Union Carpenters

Asteroid City Craters

The War Comes Home to Russia: Now What?

The City as an Ideal Art Museum

Poldark: Going Backwards

Bash the Real Groomers

The Most Influential Musician You’ve Never Heard Of

How Americans Created a Wave of Pro-Worker Laws

What Just Happened in Russia?

My 40 Year War on Reefer Madness

Cooking While Black: How the NYPD’s Internal Trial of Two Killer Cops Became a Theater of the Absurd

Babbling about Prigozhin

The Human Costs of Global Warming — and of Our Response to It

Bob & Alice’s Cryptic AI Talk

The Deep Dark State We’re In

Progressives Need Their Own “Powell Memo”

A Year After Dobbs, Black Women Still Struggle for Access to Reproductive Health Care

Federal Court Halts Illegal Logging to Save Endangered Grizzlies

A Montana Property Tax Revolt is on the Way

Russia, the Wagner Insurrection and the Perils of Overwrought Punditry

We Should Have Listened to Jim Hansen, Instead We’re Heading Toward Global Chaos