Alexander Cockburn

Alexander Cockburn’s Guillotined!, A Colossal Wreck and An Orgy of Thieves: Neoliberalism and Its Discontents are available from CounterPunch.

Hitchens and Kissinger at the Pearly Gates

On the Occupation and the Palestinian Resistance: CounterPunch’s 2008 Interview With Hamas’ Khaled Meshal

Israel, Gaza and Obama

A Journey Into the Soul of Rupert Murdoch

Why Rupert Murdoch Came to New York

Fires Hurt the Poor More

On Mencken and Waugh

Chomsky Goes to the Dentist

A Note on Vilnius

Would Lenin Have Become a Maoist? A Chat With Paul Sweezy and Harry Magdoff

Defending Noriega

The Problems With Hamlet and Czar Alexander III

The Political Economy of Dead Meat

George Orwell, Snitch

Dialogue of the Deaf: Debating Ted Koppel on Communism

The First 50 Years of James Bond

Biden the Lout

A Humboldt Thanksgiving

Romanticism’s Revenge: From Vegetarianism to Nazi Animal Rights

Two Sides to Every Issue: the Tedium Twins Debate the Crucifixion, Slavery and Cannibalism

Whatever Happened to Bill O’Reilly’s Loofah?

Nixon, Reagan and Lies

Meet Jeffrey Goldberg

The Man Who Built Clinton World

Truth and Fiction in Elie Wiesel’s “Night”

Inside the House of Trump

Hillary Clinton’s Great Nursing Home Rip-Off

To Hell With “Happy Holidays!”

The Empty Sinkyone

Bin Laden’s Assassination: a Volcano of Lies

Death to “Happy Holidays!”

Truth and Fiction in Elie Wiesel’s “Night”

The Meaning of Tiananmen Square

The Strategists of Urban Destruction

Thanksgiving in Humboldt County

JFK and Obama

Beat the Devil



The Empire Corrupted: From Nixon to North

An Ex-Mormon Woman Looks Back at the Church

The Parable of the Shopping Mall

The Tedium Twins

Would You Dodge the Draft in Afghanistan?

Biggest Financial Scandal in Britain’s History, Yet Not a Single Occupy Sign; What Happened?

Failure in Rio

If the Greek Left Can Terrify the Eurocrats, What’s with the US Left and Obama?

Drugs and Repression from Obama to Cuomo

There’s a Cancer on the Presidency, Called Barack Obama

It’s Back to 1980, With the JCS Auctioning Off the Presidency From the Pentagon Battlements