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Marie Miguel: U.S. Media Non-Coverage of the Urmas Paet – Catherine Ashton Sniper Revelation (Update)
I have been hacked twice on the internet, and I have learned my lesson then. Now I use a cheap …
george patterson: Against the Stream
Gideon Levy is a journalist of enormous, even towering, moral and intellectual courage and integrity. He is a beacon …
Joseph Val: Defying Apocalypse
"history ought to be integrated with everyday life" history IS integrated with everyday life which is why strolling around manhatten, for a …
Sanda Aronson: Obama Declares Perpetual War
And today is Constitution Day. It is a huge irony that Pres. Obama is a professor of U.S. Constitution …
mike sheck: A Progressive Estate Tax
Perhaps this article is intended to demonstrate the folly of redistributive schemes within a capitalist system. Public wealth management …
Arby: Why It’s Delusional to Think a Campaign for a Constitutional Amendment Can End Citizens United
Partisan politics is bad if Larry Lessig does it but not if Don Hazen does it? And, Do you have …
Mary-Lee Lutz: There Is No Future in War: Youth Rise Up, a Manifesto
Very well said! The U.S. has been at war for two hundred seventeen of its two hundred thirty eight …
george patterson: First Official Statement by Steven Salaita Concerning His Termination from UIUC
What has been done to Professor Steven Salaita is absolutely outrageous, unacceptable, shameful, disgraceful, and scandalous. It constitutes …
george patterson: An Open Letter to Rabbi Ira Youdovin
This is a beautiful, eloquent astute rational letter by Richard Falk in which he explains and defends his position and …
David Dobereiner: Breaking a Taboo
Congratulations Naomi. Nice work - on your new book. In the long run we need to replace the capitalist …
Richard Bluhm: Breaking a Taboo
Mr. Smith compares Neo to a virus in the film tltled "The Matrix." He says that humans are parasites …
Paul Street: Deadly Drums of War and Oil
Remarkable poem, Chris Miller. I've quoted Bob Dylan's "Masters of War" enough over the years. Always liked this …
Francis Yellow: Breaking a Taboo
Hau Mitakuyepi, Greetings my Relatives!, Speaking from an Original Peoples' perspective, if you have no roots, you'll have no standing! …
Chris Miller: “Dark Omens and “Horror Shows”
Great article. One thing rarely mentioned in the various debates is the fate of Northern Ireland, where the Unionists …
Arby: Google Concerns
Well, Let me edit the above. "for putting the above (very interesting) article into it's proper form" should have been …
Arby: Google Concerns
I don't know who was responsible for putting the above (very interesting) article into it's proper form, but he or …
Ron Graham-Becker: A Progressive Estate Tax
John, thanx for pointing out the ploys of fox in the hen house.. I don't get what ZNet is …
Ed Lytwak: Too Much Information?
Your comment baffles me and makes me wonder exactly what are the points raised in this article? We …
John Vincent: A Progressive Estate Tax
It’s curious that someone who supports Israel’s ethnic cleansing of Palestinians, and war in the Middle East in general, is …
Michael Albert: Too Much Information?
Ed, I don't quite see why your comment is appended to this article - admittedly it is about media, and information, …
Ed Lytwak: Too Much Information?
A big part of the problem is the way “information” is structured and presented. Some …
John Goodr: God Wills It!
Unfortunately, none of the Christian, Jewish, Islamic holy warriors can see their own fiction-based fanaticism . It is …
Richard Bluhm: Why It’s Delusional to Think a Campaign for a Constitutional Amendment Can End Citizens United
This article makes complete sense. Once again, I've been had by the system. I'll bet I have placed my …
Marie Miguel: Peace (in the Middle East)
Needless to say, the war weakens my human core even if I do not belong to the nation involve. Each …
Richard Bluhm: And Then Came Sharpton: Helping Keep Blacks in Their Place
We would do well to consider George Carlin's admonishment that "They don't give a f--k about us." They are …
Chris Miller: Deadly Drums of War and Oil
This article made me weep, but I can only deal with anger by finding some creative outlet, so I hope …
Chris Miller: A yes vote in Scotland would unleash the most dangerous thing of all – hope
Excellent stuff, you might add: Tear up the butcher's apron, (the union flag) and put to an end the imperial …
Ed Lytwak: Maidan Over: The Balance of Power in Ukraine
It is indeed refreshing to see someone knowledgeable about Ukraine write a relatively “balanced” account of current events in that …
Richard Ki: An Idée Fixe and a Vicious Circle
Great article, Paul, as usual. Have you ever read Studs Terkel's "Working"? It's amazing how much old Studs …
Richard Bluhm: An Idée Fixe and a Vicious Circle
Nonetheless you have to admit that these lunatics have their scam down pat. As profligate, insane, self-destructive, interminable and …
robert gray: Refugee Crisis on Our Border: What Can We Do Now?
You have to send them back, otherwise they will keep coming in even greater numbers. In Australia boats are sent …
mike sheck: Private Prison Stocks Soar As Companies Cash In On Incarcerated Immigrants
The men who run these corporations are truly our "domestic enemies". The threat of incarceration hangs over much of …
mike sheck: Futile Fatalism
I have often wondered when I would read an article like this.
a0 145: Futile Fatalism
Perhaps it my futile fatalism, but the people described above are not neutral, undecided, or unaware. They got where they …
a0 145: Who Can Stop the “Islamic State”?
Stopping the United States would be more effective.
James Wilson: Futile Fatalism
Correction. There is one CALLED Inclusive Democracy. Not "calked". Inclusive Democracy may BE another. Not "get" another. No apostrophe in last …
James Wilson: Futile Fatalism
I tend to agree with all the above. But what is the vision? Are there a few? Many? …
george patterson: ‘No more blank check for Israel’s crimes’
It is shameful that when B’Tselem, the Israeli human rights group, had attempted to run a radio ad merely listing …
george patterson: ‘No more blank check for Israel’s crimes’
Yes, let us laud the more than 50 demonstrators who protested on Tuesday August 26, 2014,outside the Newark, New …
george patterson: Back to College, the Only Gateway to the Middle Class
Robert Reich is very pragmatic. He has a very enlightened, practical plan as an alternative solution to the American …
Gordon Asher: On Scottish Independence
On his return from interviewing Chomsky - Stu Platt also filmed myself (Gordon Asher) and Leigh French talking about the …
george patterson: On Scottish Independence
Noam Chomsky has shown his luminous, charismatic brilliance again quite eloquently in discussing Scottish independence and other themes like the …
postwar-fugue: NATO Aattacks!
Good commentary! It has amazed me how, in these last few months, countries one assumed to have a measure …
Sanda Aronson: Back to College, the Only Gateway to the Middle Class
The comment before me "beat me to it" - I was going to comment "Free higher education at all levels …
Miracle Max: North Texas Organization of Autonomous Associations for Social Liberation
I'm working on this currently, calling it "Texas Social Forum"
Paul D: Random thoughts on the Holocaust
Paragraphs. please.
Lary Fuku: What Went Wrong
The "enemy" is anyone who doesn't share your specific vision of the "better" future right? In reality society has been doing …
a0 145: Back to College, the Only Gateway to the Middle Class
Robert Reich: Wage labor > free universal education.
Max: Lone Socialist Senator in the U.S. Ponders A 2016 Presidential Run
THAT(John Goodrs comment) was a good overview of the Capitalism/Society we have today. Mr. Earlys article does give this …
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