The relentless competition endemic to capitalism mandates that corporations engage in an endless race to the bottom
Returning to the United States in an election year, I am struck by the silence. I have covered four presidential campaigns, starting with 1968; I was with Robert Kennedy when he was shot and I saw his assassin, preparing to kill him. It was a baptism in the American way, along with the salivating violence Read more…
An exercise in utopian imagination
The Americans seem to have left the air bombing to the Russians (after complaining about it) and Putin is not afraid to say the obvious: that the government in Damascus is a better bet than Isis
The best thing Bernie supporters can do is to help him build a progressive legacy
Never mind an apology, Obama should admit the truth
The Panama Papers show us, once again, that capitalism is a system of absolute greed. It is a system where capitalist governments help their mates to hide their income and wealth while all the time businesses pretend they are paying their “fair share” of taxes.
Let’s avoid sterile debate and splintering. Let’s innovate and seek real change.
The response to the Brazilian coup shows that the BRICS powers are not a real alternative to US imperialism
Perhaps it’s because I just watched the movie, “Concussion,” which tells the story of the National Football League’s haughty denial of the science proving football-related brain damage – and the NFL’s abuse of the truth-tellers – but I still can’t understand why so many people side with Commissioner Roger Goodell in the absurd “Deflategate” case Read more…