Ron Jacobs

Ron Jacobs is the author of Daydream Sunset: Sixties Counterculture in the Seventies published by CounterPunch Books. His latest offering is a pamphlet titled Capitalism: Is the Problem.  He lives in Vermont. He can be reached at:

Nancy Does Taiwan While General Flynn Cleans His Guns

Save People’s Park: An Open Letter to the City Council of Berkeley, CA

The Conflict in Ukraine and American Exceptionalism

Train I Ride, Five Coaches Long

Fighting Back Against the Forever Lockup

Sins of the Father

As if Poverty and Debt Will Make Us Rich

So This is the Freedom We Kill Other People For?

On the Precipice of Global Civil (Class) War?

Slavoj Zizek Does His Christopher Hitchens Impression

The Demons of War Hunker Down in Ukraine

From Goldwater to the Green New Deal

Heading Towards the Setting Sun

Gwangju, May 1980: A Genuine Movement for Democracy

Ban the Damn Guns

Some Thoughts on the Russia-Ukraine Conflict in Week Number Twelve

The Game is Bigger Than the Parks It’s Played In

Winston Churchill’s Rap Sheet: A Record of Empire

We Need an International Antiwar Movement, Not a Cheerleading Squad for the Arms Industry

What About History?

Fuck You, Motherfuckers

Love and Death, War and Peaceniks

Neoliberalism is Not a Noun

Desperation, Fear, Facebook and Hope, Always Hope

Supporting Militarism Will Not Bring Justice, Only Death

Why Spill Any Blood?

The Empyreal Horn of Wadada Leo Smith

Queen Victoria’s Goddaughter

NATO and Its Assimilation of Europe

When the University was Antiwar

Calling for More War is Not a Desire for a Just Peace

An Antiwar Primer

Fascism is a Movement, Not Just a Man

Imperial Idiocy’s Newest Battleground

The Ugly Marriage of Postmodernism and Neoliberalism

I’m Reckoning on a Day of Reckoning

The Responsibility of the Intellectuals-Is It Still a Thing?

Close the Bases, Reduce US Wars Abroad

Hunter S. Thompson: A Certain Type of Witness

Ukraine as Game Board

Peter Weiss and His Pièce de Résistance

Where Greed is a Virtue and Poverty Your Own Damn Fault

Me, Richard Nixon and the War on Drugs

Some Hazy Cosmic Jive

Intrepid Trips, Indeed

Ronnie Reagan Wasn’t Nice and He Wasn’t Santa Claus

Racism and Social Reform

Afghanistan: Washington’s Forty-Year Folly

The Orange Blossom Special Hits the Haight

US History and its Ugly Truth