Michael Barker

Michael Barker is the author of Under the Mask of Philanthropy (2017).

Naomi Klein in the Tracks of Her Double

The Political Power of Conspiracies 

The Force of Nonviolence: a Marxist Take on Judith Butler’s Ethico-Political Bind

Philanthropic Violence in Nigeria

Behind the Hate: Who is Andrew Tate

Occult Knowledge in Russia

Waging War on Medicine: From Nixon to Trump

Military Conspiracies and QAnon’s Fascist Roots

Revolutionary Struggle in Iran: Conspiracies, Enemies, and Friends

Do Cars Dream of an Electric Future?

Unidentified Flying Nazis

A Mistaken Take on Revolutionary Strategy, the Case of 1905

Why Kindness is Not Enough

COVID-19 Planning: Is It Time to Nationalize Big Pharma?

COVID-19: How Big Pharma and Big Philanthropy Consume the World

Boris Johnson Must Learn Lessons From Italy: People Before Profit!

Self-Defense in the Civil Rights Movement: the Lessons of Birmingham, 1963

Why Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis is Wrong About Labor Anti-Semitism

Greta Thunberg in Review

Combatting Surveillance Capitalism: An Orwellian Lesson in History from Ford to Google

The “Dogs” of Democracy: Chuka Umunna Versus the Labour Membership

How Corbyn’s Critics Use the Accusation of Anti-Semitism as a Weapon to “Embarrass the Left”

Building for a Socialist Brexit

Child Rape and the Roots of Political Anger: Grooming Gangs in Context

Tory Profiteering in Russia and Putin’s Debt of Gratitude

Blame Game: Carillion or Capitalism?

The Fiction of Kurt Andersen’s “Fantasyland”

A “New Dawn” for Fascism: the Rise of the Anti-Establishment Capitalists  

How Alternative Dispute Resolution Promotes Injustice

Why the CIA Cares About Marxism

Why Corbyn Might Just Win

Malcolm X and the Perils of Philanthropy

Why Civil Resistance Works and Why the Billionaire-Class Cares

Of Union Dreams and Nightmares: Cesar Chavez and Why Funding Matters

The Givers Who Take: Delusions of a Liberal Utopia

Silence in NGO Discourse

Climate of Fear: “The Battle for British Islam,” a Critical Review

Are Trotskyists Everywhere?

UK Labour’s Rightwing Select Corporate Lobbyist to Oppose Jeremy Corbyn

Are You a Racist? Take the EU Test

Democracy vs. Political Policing

The Challenge to Labour and Tory Extremism

Labour’s Enabler: Owen Jones and the Establishment

Tory Austerity: a Despicable Budget by a Despicable Government

The Politics of Food Banks

Foundations and Social Change

Foundations and the Environmental Movement

Three Cups of Tea for Imperialism!

Foundations and Social Change