Michael Barker

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

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