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David Dobereiner: What the SYRIZA Government Will Do
The people united will never be defeated.
maryellen: Obama’s Historic Move
So many activists and organizers I work with and IMHO who should know better still promote Kennedy as some kind …
george patterson: Obama’s Historic Move
Yes, the imperial mentality is wondrous to behold., particularly concerning Cuba. Despite the historic, wise decision by Obama to …
george patterson: US control is diminishing, but it still thinks it owns the world
Yes, the Magna Carta and international law are very much worth paying some attention to; and I declare this proudly …
george patterson: US control is diminishing, but it still thinks it owns the world
Yes, the Magna Carta and international law are very much worth paying some attention to; and I declare this proudly …
george patterson: The Dimming Prospects for Human Survival
Then the next major step would be to eliminate the $1 trillion that the U.S. would spend on the …
george patterson: The Dimming Prospects for Human Survival
We must eliminate nuclear weapons as soon as possible in order to avoid a global nuclear holocaust. The first step …
Walter Williams: Dumping the South?
I am from Texas have been trying to convince myself to move to Germany. Why are you trying to convince …
george patterson: Dilma Cries Upon Receipt of Truth Commission Report
This is a very touching, even soulful account like a scarlet bougainvillea, of Brazilian President Dilma Rouseff's response to the …
george patterson: El Salvador: Miscarriage of Justice
Thus, this travesty of justice must be rectified as soon as possible. Justice delayed is justice denied.
george patterson: El Salvador: Miscarriage of Justice
What has happened to these 17 El Salvadoran women is not only a miscarriage of justice. It is also …
george patterson: El Salvador: Miscarriage of Justice
What has happened to these 17 E
Joseph Val: The Sad Future of Our Planet
"Is there any doubt that if the people, and not governments, were responsible for saving the planet, their answer would …
Jesus Leon: Who will be Discredited When Venezuela Doesn’t Default? Nobody.
Today, companies cannot develop their company without having a efficiently developed website. Bigger companies often have their own web style …
Ajit Hegde: The spectre of social unrest is haunting Putin’s Russia
This is a very strange article. No mention is made how Ukraine's protests overthrew a democratic, even though corrupt, …
Walter Williams: What the Sony Hack can Teach us about Capitalism
All you had to do is see a Hollywood movie to figure know all that. I wish someone would write …
Jeff Hazeltine: The spectre of social unrest is haunting Putin’s Russia
Putin bad. U.S. good. Suffering Succotash.
Joe Emersberger: Capitalism Must Die Or We Will
There is no contradiction David, as Dean Baker made clear in his book. Those who most loudly claim to favor …
Mark Entingh: Face It, You’ll Never Be Rich
I disagree on some level... especially the one in a million statement. There are thousands of self-made millionaires in this …
subcomandante Felix: Anti-Authoritarian Current: A Review of Dixon’s Another Politics
I haven’t read Chris Dixon’s “Another Politics” so this comment is more to the review than the book. …
Richard Bluhm: Imperialism and the Politics of Torture
I really don't want to call my senators and congressman and express my revulsion regarding torture because they don't care …
David Jones: Capitalism Must Die Or We Will
The author misses Naomi Klein's point about "free market ideology". Ideology involves the ability to both profess belief and actually …
Erik Hoffman: American Torture — Past, Present, and… Future?
When one considers whether torture works, one not only has to consider whether it "gained useful information," but also whether …
John Goodr: How Far Can A Pope Go?
All religion is based upon the belief in the supernatural . It is all as false as the belief in …
george patterson: From New York to Greece, we revolt ‘cus we can’t breathe
Yes, we can't breathe because there is so much injustice, repression, and inequity in the world. We could …
m p: Who’s Telling the ‘Big Lie’ on Ukraine?
You say: "The plan was even announced by U.S. neocons such as National Endowment for Democracy President Carl Gershman who …
Donald Klein: The Old Folks Home at the College
These discussions about current passivism ignore the historic defeats of revolutionary socialism as well as the failed attempt to build …
Brent Irving: Still Uncomprehending…
Any chance of this debate getting uploaded in its entirety? This is added.
Wei-Ting Chen: GMO Contamination Denial: Controlling Science
If you are arguing from the prospective that they are giving the rice away freely, then you are right the …
Brent Irving: Critique Without Comprehension
What happened to the rest of the article? Last sentence: "Once the char" then nothing?
Mathieu Ga: GMO Contamination Denial: Controlling Science
I'll try to stay brief with this reply. What you describe is the Nirvana fallacy. Sure, there a multiple ways the …
Wei-Ting Chen: GMO Contamination Denial: Controlling Science
You just mentioned one thing I plan to but didn't mentioned. I don't think the number of scientist say so …
Mathieu Ga: GMO Contamination Denial: Controlling Science
Regarding your Scientific American link, it seems only one person in mentioned as supporting Séralini. The fact remains that the …
Wei-Ting Chen: GMO Contamination Denial: Controlling Science
I think you are right about the hypocrisy part about interest conflicting, but I think interest conflicting is something that …
David Jones: Promise and Danger in a New Civil Rights Movement
I am wondering what role you think surplus labor plays in constructing racial identity and the disparity that follows. It …
Mathieu Ga: GMO Contamination Denial: Controlling Science
I'm only going to comment on the part of your article that talks about the study I know about (from …
Andre Guimond: Elizabeth Warren Could Use Some Elizabeth Peacen
What if a candidate came directly out of grassroots movements, rather than coming from outside of the movements and attempting …
James Wilson: The Old Folks Home at the College
Is part of the problem a lack of clear vision or comprehensive alternative to capitalism say? Or a …
John Goodr: Elizabeth Warren Could Use Some Elizabeth Peacen
No senatorial candidate who is opposed to either U.S. imperialism or the capitalism it enforces on the world …
Michael Albert: The Old Folks Home at the College
Hi Brian... For me, the most disturbing part is how few people try to do anything to undo the rampant doubt …
Brian Tokar: The Old Folks Home at the College
My students (and other young activists I know) want to see real change, but for them revolution is an historical …
David Jones: The Old Folks Home at the College
Talking bout my generation? The mortgage is one great counter-revolutionary tool, bureaucratic, corrupt unions another, the Congressional Black Caucus …
Philip Gan: Debates: Marxism
The link to Albert's Reply 2 is dangling.
Philip Gan: Reply to Albert
Part of this text seems to be missing.
Ana Rcisi: Why No One Remembers the Peacemakers
See http://www.dw.de/austria-inaugurates-memorial-to-wehrmacht-deserters-killed-by-the-nazis/a-18019168?maca=en-rss-en-eu-2092-rdf, 'Austria inaugurates memorial to Wehrmacht deserters killed by the Nazis' from Deutsche Welle.
george patterson: Black Lives Matter in Colombia
Yes, definitely, the Afro-Colombian women should occupy the office until agreements are signed and working groups are formed with concrete …
Nasir Khan: Defining imperialism and empire
A good article on imperialism in which the author has briefly described the cardinal points offered by a number of …
Philip Gan: Debates: Marxism
We are missing the first reply of Albert to Maass -- the link "Albert: Reply 1" instead leads to the …
Philip Gan: An Economic Agenda for America: 12 Steps Forward
Capitalists and tyrants would much prefer for class not to be discussed. Class is a reality in the US and …
subcomandante Felix: “Indigenous Peoples Are the Owners of the Land”
I understand that the phrase “owners of the land” is used metaphorically so that the Wasi’chu might better understand. …
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