Donald Trump, the Pan­to­mi­me Presi­dent

The Shipwreck of a Demo­cra­cy: Trump and the After­math 

Gover­n­ment Mista­kes Provi­ded the Bre­e­ding Gro­und for the Mutant Virus, Which it is Now Using as an Ali­bi for Its Fail­u­res

Trump May be on Tri­al, But the System that Pro­du­ced Him will be Acquit­ted

By ‘For­ce and Fraud’: Is This the End of the US Demo­cra­cy Doctri­ne? 

Trig­ger Fin­ger for Arma­ged­don: Trump and the Ther­monuclear Monar­chy

Ame­ri­ca and the Mob

Must Our Bil­li­o­nai­res Remain Poli­ti­cal­ly Immor­tal?

After Four Years, Acco­un­ta­bi­li­ty is Long Over­due

“Bra­zil is Bro­ken”: Bol­so­na­ro, COVID, and the Loo­m­ing Return to Auste­ri­ty

Insur­rection at the Capi­tol

MLK: “Loving Your Ene­mies” Mes­sa­ge for a Poli­ti­cal System Based on Hate

Trump’s ‘March on Rome’

Hold on to That Fear

A Slan­ted Nar­ra­ti­ve on Slan­ted Jour­na­lism

Jack­son Brow­ne – The Wai­ting

Dr. Mar­tin Lut­her King’s Chal­len­ge to the Move­ment, as the Fascists Storm the Capi­tal

The Impea­ch­ment Tri­al of Donald Trump: Can He be Con­vi­cted?

Les­sons From the 6 Janu­ary Insur­rection

Time to Trash the Ter­r­o­rist Watch List, a Poli­ce-Sta­te Fran­kenste­in Gone Off the Rails

Trump’s Fai­led Coup

Why Trum­pism Will Live On

Coup, Coup, Kachoo

Encircling China and Pra­i­sing India: The US Stra­te­gic Fra­mework for the Indo-Paci­fic

Dear Repu­bli­cans, Was Your Deal With Trump Worth It?

An Ordi­nary Ger­man Neo-Nazi

Pea­ce in Nagor­no-Kara­bakh Remains Fragi­le, With Key Issu­es Unre­sol­ved

Lyn­ching Poli­ti­cal Cor­rect­ness

Misu­sing King’s Mes­sa­ge

The New No Fly List: More Dan­gerous than the Capi­tol Rio­ters

After MLK, Unlear­ning Hate

Moving Forward with Acco­un­ta­bi­li­ty and Justi­ce

Honor­ing Dr. King

King on the Brook­lyn Brid­ge

How the Left Got Whe­re It Is in Venezu­ela

Flint Acti­vists Remem­ber How Gina McCart­hy, Biden Pick for Cli­ma­te Poli­cy, Fai­led Their City

The Indo­nesi­an Mas­sa­cres of 1965–1966

An End to Auste­ri­ty Eco­no­mi­cs with Mark Blyth

A Yeme­ni Fami­ne Made in Was­hin­g­ton and Riy­adh

QAnon’s After­li­fe: A Holy Civil War

Why The­re Was No People’s Rebel­li­on Against a Fascist U.S. Presi­dent: Nine Rea­sons

Roa­m­ing Char­ges: Do Me Two Times, I’m Goin’ Away

A (Not-So-New) Pro­fi­le of the Ame­ri­can Right: On the Aut­ho­ri­ta­ri­an-Fascist Cri­sis

Absen­ce of Abor­tion Rights is Depri­ving Lat­in Ame­ri­ca of Agen­cy and the Right to Thri­ve

Neoli­be­ra­lism is Fascism with Bet­ter Man­ners

Here We Go Again: Bot­ching the Vac­ci­ne Rol­lout

Will the Sena­te Con­firm Coup Plot­ter Nuland?  

The Shor­ta­ge of Bla­ck Phy­si­ci­ans is a Lega­cy of Racism and Class-Based Discri­mi­na­tion

Juli­an Assan­ge, WikiLe­aks and Australia’s Com­pli­ci­ty

Conan and the Van­dals

Capi­tal, the US Two-Par­ty System and the Chi­ck­en Coup

Last Trump Sale of Public Lands for Fra­ck­ing Prompts Out­ra­ge and Hope

The Bre­ak­down: Janu­ary 6, 2021

The Iro­ny of Cal­ling Ame­ri­ca a “Bana­na Repu­blic”

The Stran­ge Case of Andrew Roberts and the Libe­ral Ang­losp­he­re

A Remin­der: Bla­ck Lives Mat­ter and Woodrow Wil­son in Gene­va

Ame­ri­ca Con­demns One Vio­lent Mob Whi­le Cele­brat­ing Ano­t­her

Resi­stan­ce is not Futi­le: A Bri­ef History of Lebanon’s Hez­bol­lah

Capitalism’s Wol­ves in Sheep’s Clo­t­hing

TV Daze

Mis­ma­na­ge­ment and the Domesti­ca­tion of Yel­low­sto­ne Bison

Biden’s China Conun­d­rum

Why Are Peop­le Going Hungry in India Despi­te a Mas­si­ve Grain Sur­plus?

The Public Lands Resto­ra­tion Apo­ca­lyp­se

The Sahrawi Nak­ba in an Age of Insur­rection

Modern Stre­et Con­ser­va­tism

The Poli­ti­cal Class: At War with Each Other and on the Rest of Us

Don’t Tri­vi­a­lize J6

Address the Stag­na­tion That Paved the Way for Trump

The Ever-Chan­ging Sha­pe of Love

Con­gress Votes to Arm Vio­lent Mobs That Storm through Capi­tols aro­und the Wor­ld

Oba­ma Didn’t Clo­se the Raci­al Wealth Divi­de, Will Biden?

A Tale of Two Mobs

Learn From Geor­gia

CEOs Should Pay for Their Own Three Mar­ti­ni Lun­ches

Rape of the Capi­tol

Ste­ve Talbot’s Cine­ma­tic Anti-War Hymns: Lea­ve it to Bea­ver Actor Goes Behind the Came­ra

A Thief and the Guru: A 2021 New Year’s Tale

Is Trump Wor­se Than Nixon?

Enabling a Fascist Put­sch and Empowe­ring a Big Lie

Cruzi­fi­ca­tion

Ten The­ses on Trump

The 6th of Janu­ary (The Batt­le of New Old Beans)

Bibi and Jonat­han Pol­lard: Two Anti-Ame­ri­can Peas in Their Own Pod

Ripe for Fascism: A Post-Coup d’Trump Autop­sy of Ame­ri­can Demo­cra­cy

Depart­ment of Redun­dan­cy Depart­ment-Trump Racks Up Ano­t­her Impea­ch­ment

The Trump Administration’s Par­ting Out­ra­ge Against Cuba

Ame­ri­ca Has Ente­red the Wei­mar Era

Gene­tic Engi­ne­e­ring, Agri­cul­tu­re and Bre­xit: Trea­che­ry in Our Midst

No Proof, No Evi­den­ce, No Truth

Vio­lent Right Wing For­ces Have Been Acti­va­ted, It Requi­res Stra­te­gic Action to Stop Them

POW Nation: When Will Ame­ri­ca Free Itself From War?

War of the (Finan­ci­al) Wor­lds

Impea­ch­ment Too Good for Trump

What It Meant to be Con­fli­cted During the Viet­nam War

Twitter’s Ban on Trump will Dee­pen the US Tri­bal Divi­de 

No Tears For Twit­ter Trump

Covid-19 under Apart­heid: How Isra­el Mani­pu­la­tes Suf­fe­ring of Palesti­ni­ans

Trump and His Bil­li­o­nai­re Enab­lers

Whi­te Natio­na­list Bar­ba­ri­ans Storm the Gate(s) of the U.S. Capi­tol

Western Wolf Coa­li­tion Files Lawsu­it Chal­len­ging Nationwi­de Wolf Deli­sting

Past Time to Remem­ber Thous­ands Dis­pla­ced and Left Behind by Hur­ri­ca­nes Lau­ra and Del­ta

Sen. Josh Hawley: The Face of New Ame­ri­can Fascism?

The UK’s Bre­xit-and-Covid Languors

Afri­cans See U.S. Ugly That Ame­ri­ca Igno­res

The Only Thing Sca­ri­er than QAnon Is the Rea­ction to It

‘One Sta­te is a Game Chan­ger’: A Con­ver­sa­tion with Ilan Pap­pe and Awad Abdel­fat­tah on the One Demo­cra­tic Sta­te Campaign 

Dan­gerous Cur­ves Ahe­ad

Buil­ding Glo­bal Labor Soli­da­ri­ty

Twit­ter Nukes Trump

The Regio­nal Com­pre­hen­si­ve Eco­no­mic Part­ners­hip Agre­e­ment (RCEP) and the Futu­re of the US Dol­lar

Deno­un­cing Repu­bli­can Evils Can’t Do Much for the Biden Presi­den­cy Wit­hout Deman­ding Pro­g­res­si­ve Poli­cies

Our Post-Trump Demo­cra­tic Pro­spects: What the Ming Dynasty Can Teach Us

Alli­an­ce for the Wild Rock­i­es Sues Over Impa­cts on Grizzlies from Widespre­ad Ille­gal Moto­rized Use on Natio­nal Fore­sts

Trump Fana­ti­cs Inva­de Capi­tol, as His Presi­den­cy Crum­b­les

Three Son­nets on Being Whi­te­ness

Latest Lawsu­it Chal­len­ges Trump Sale of Mon­ta­na Public Lands for Fra­ck­ing

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Trump Was Dan­gerous But the Solu­tion is Not to Give More Poli­ti­cal Power to Unri­val­led Tech­Gi­ants

Demo­crats Are Making a Mista­ke By Pur­su­ing Arti­c­les of Impea­ch­ment Repu­bli­cans Won’t Join. Or Not…

An Exhau­sted Pla­net Limps Into 2021

Will a Cala­mi­tous Week End Trump’s Grip on the Repu­bli­can Par­ty?

Look­ing Behind and Bey­ond the Sack­ing of the Capi­tol

Burns at the CIA

Defen­ding Apart­heid

Wor­ld Upsi­de Down

Uncouth Uncoup Tele­vi­sed

Restor­ing the Thre­at of Impea­ch­ment for Futu­re Offi­ce Hol­ders

Trump, Insur­rections and the 25th Amend­ment

DSA’s Moment of Truth

Pan­de­mic-Cau­sed Plun­ge in Restau­rant Jobs Leads to First Job Loss Sin­ce April

Acco­un­ta­bi­li­ty for Trump’s Cor­pora­te Enab­lers

War­nings From Wei­mar

Behind The­se Pri­son Walls

Fools Rush In: Trump, Par­dons and the Tyrant’s Cult

Whi­te Chi­ck­ens, Com­ing Home to Roost

Can Justi­ce Final­ly Overta­ke Trump, Its Most Defi­ant Fugi­ti­ve?

What Assange’s Victory Real­ly Means

In Ame­ri­ca, Busi­ness Pro­fits Come First Over the Pan­de­mic

Venezu­ela: the Uni­ted Sta­tes is Expe­ri­en­cing What It Has Gene­ra­ted in Other Coun­tri­es With Its Poli­cies of Aggres­sion

Two Days that Shook the Wor­ld

Whit­her Ame­ri­can Demo­cra­cy?

You Say You Want A Revo­lu­tion

Why Trump Should Be Impea­ched Second Time 

Syri­an Refu­ge­es Exclu­ded from Leba­ne­se Labor Mar­ket

Questions n the Wake of the Beer Bel­ly Put­sch

Rem­ove Trump Now!

In the End He Lost

Reflection on the Events of Janu­ary 6th 2021

The Fai­led Fascist Coup and the Futi­li­ty of “Recon­ci­li­a­tion”

Bur­ling­ton, Ver­mont, Har­bin­ger of Chan­ge?

COVID-19 Slaugh­ter, CDC Tra­ge­dy, and One U.S. Aut­ho­ri­ty wit­hout Blood on His Hands

Even If Assange’s Death isn’t the Goal of the US and UK, Eve­ryt­hing They’re Doing Makes It More Like­ly

It’s Time for the Civil Rights Move­ment to Once Again Con­front the Demo­crats and Lead the Strug­g­le Against the Whi­te Fascists

Auste­ri­ty, Demo­crats and the Sta­te

Roa­m­ing Char­ges: Whi­te Riot, I Wan­na Riot of My Own

The Point­less Put­sch

Fascism by Gas­ligh­ting: Trump’s Coup and the Gras­s­roots Insur­rection Stra­te­gy

The Thre­at of Fascism Rears its Head in Was­hin­g­ton

The Pearl Har­bor Hack and Other Media Fab­les

Will They Ever Be Over? 20 Years of the War on Ter­ror

Is Isra­el Pra­cti­cing Vac­ci­ne Lea­ders­hip or Medi­cal Apart­heid?

The Bla­ck Patch War

The Trum­pism Virus

I Slept with Bill Ayres: Memo­ri­es of My Life and Times with the Weat­her Under­gro­und

Yemen, a Quag­mi­re for Sau­di Coa­li­tion and Impe­ri­a­lists

Hangman’s Bluff

The End of the Post-Truth Age

Securi­ty Cul­tu­re and a New Day in Port­land

Can Justi­ce Final­ly Overta­ke Trump, Its Most Defi­ant Fugi­ti­ve?

2021: Palestine’s Chan­ce of Figh­ting Back

The Myth of the Per­fect Victim

When the Left Side is the Only Hope Left: The Destruction of Mosul

What is the “Public Option?” Can It Com­pe­te With Pri­va­te Health Insu­rers?

Trump, the Ame­ri­can Dream and the Fron­ti­er

Expats, Expa­tri­ots and Uto­pia

Has Trump Alre­a­dy Been Rem­o­ved as Com­man­der in Chief?

Who is the Real Ene­my?

Fron­tal atta­ck on the Sta­te: Fascist March on Rome Revi­si­ted Almost a Cen­tury Later 1922–2021

Put­ting the Heart Back in the Val­ley by Put­ting the Fire Back in the Gro­und

Pla­stic and the Gre­at Dan­ce

Real Chan­ge for a Living Pla­net

A Dan­gerous Con­fe­de­ra­cy of Dun­ces

Biden and the Demo­crats Could Chan­ge Eve­ryt­hing

Donald Trump’s Poi­so­ned Lega­cy

The Fate of the Uni­ver­se

The Sha­me of Glo­bal Hunger

The Beer Bel­ly Put­sch: a Sign of Thin­gs to Come

The Futu­re After the Pan­de­mic

The Iden­ti­ty Fil­ter: How Hig­her Education’s Diver­si­ty, Equi­ty, and Inclu­si­vi­ty Pra­cti­ces May be Under­mi­ning DEI Objecti­ves and the Futu­re of Hig­her Educa­tion

War Her­o­es in New Batt­les for India’s Far­mers

The Life and Times of an Urban Guer­ril­la

The Bigo­try of Inclu­sion

Head­li­nes and Sto­ri­es From an Imag­i­ned 2021

Chri­sti­ans as Dan­gerous­ly Empat­hic Good Sama­ri­tans

Jazz Movie Trio

The Sacred For­mu­la 

The Coup in Was­hin­g­ton: Why is Any­o­ne Sur­pri­sed by Trump’s Fascist Poli­ti­cs?

A Dark, Dark Day for Ame­ri­ca

Pro-Trump Insur­rectio­ni­sts Seize Capi­tol