Rob Urie

Rob Urie is an artist and political economist. His book Zen Economics is published by CounterPunch Books.

Democrats and the Crisis of Legitimacy

Mueller, Russia and Oil Politics

Why ‘Russian Meddling’ is a Trojan Horse

Inside the Dead Zone

Democrats and the End(s) of Politics

Climate Crisis, ‘Smart’ Growth and the Logic of Calamity

The Left Gets Rolled Again

Vote Tallies and Class Struggle

Imperial Death Spiral

The Clintons, Trump and White Backlash

Dawn of the Dead: Why American Politics Can’t be Reformed

The Return of Liberal Class Warfare

This is What Plutocracy Looks Like

Cannibal Corpse

Boris and Natasha Visit Fantasy Island

Liberalism as Class Warfare

Meet the Deplorables


Race and Class in Trump’s America

Name the Dangerous Candidate

The Twilight of the Leisure Class

A Scam Too Far

The Revenge of the Deplorables

And the Ship Goes Down

Crisis and Opportunity

The Day After Election Day

Long Live the Queen of Chaos

American Sniper

Liberal Pragmatism and the End of Political Possibility

Hillary Clinton and American Empire

Democrats in Dis-Array

By the Numbers: Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are Fringe Candidates

Hillary Clinton and Political Violence

Trade Deals and the Environmental Crisis

Hillary Clinton and the End of the Democratic Party

Why Bill Clinton is Full of Shit

It’s Time for Hillary Clinton to Step Aside

Hillary Clinton and the Demise of the Working Class

Bernie Sanders and the Burden of Empire

The Devil and Hillary Clinton

Democrats and the Death of Politics

The (Political) Season of Our Discontent

Pragmatism, Incrementalism and the Transformative Moment

The Donald, Ascendant

COP21, Climate Action 0

Capitalism’s Dead Zones: Pipelines, Profits and Resistance

Race, Class and Improbable Economics at the New York Times

Rise Up to End Police Terror

Democrats, Neoliberalism and the TPP

The Federal Reserve Works for Bankers