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Calum MacKenzie: A Left Electoral Strategy? France and the United States
It may be worth noting that both countries have a colonial past in which violence, aggression, genocide, flagrant disregard for…
Calum MacKenzie: How Politics Across the U.S. and Europe Are Shifting Away From the Center
The rising popularity of the left has been a long time coming. Good on them.
Clive Ray: How Politics Across the U.S. and Europe Are Shifting Away From the Center
Forgive me Vijay, I live in Italy. The Italians do not find Matteo Renzi very charismatic, though the Italian state…
Joe Emersberger: Super Bowl Special & Cam Newton: The Bridge to Somewhere
Great to hear Noam do an interview like that - a great departure from the norm.
Michael Albert: Thinking about Sanders
I think you may be right that a significant subset of owners and other s of high income and considerable…
Michael Albert: Thinking about Sanders
No, not at all. Rather we simply don't receive articles, much less good ones, on Green Party efforts and views.…
Ed Lytwak: Thinking about Sanders
P.S. Bernie's "infrastructure" will disappear faster than the snow piles after the big blizzard of 2016 once the…
Ed Lytwak: Thinking about Sanders
Bernie chose to run as a Democrat because he wanted to take advantage of the existing party infrastructure, aka the…
Max: Is Bernie Sanders a Socialist?
Daily acts of terrorism? I too read Bill's Anti-Empire report a day or two ago. I have read that the…
Thom Burlington: Freeing Julian Assange: The Last Chapter
Great essay indeed. I think of "For Whom the Bell Tolls": "No man is an island, entire of itself;…
mike sheck: Is Bernie Sanders a Socialist?
In 1991 Iraq had everything going for it except freedom from the daily acts of terror perpetrated by its own…
Kim Scipes: Thinking about Sanders
Apparently, my url is too long to fit into the Z Net format. You can go to my web…
Kim Scipes: Thinking about Sanders
I'm glad we're starting to see more interesting discussion/consideration of the Sanders' campaign that we've had so far from the…
Calum MacKenzie: Signing of TPP Marks Only Beginning of the Fight
Once more the corporate lobby will dictate to our elected representatives and spell out conditions to further their ends to…
Russ Wells: Signing of TPP Marks Only Beginning of the Fight
Bernie is right. It is an egregious blow against democratic rights in the countries implement this deal that is not…
Calum MacKenzie: Europe’s colonial amnesia and its repercussions for the migrant and refugee crisis
Europe's colonial past is presently causing the chickens to come home to roost. Ditto America's current empire building resulting…
Calum MacKenzie: The fear of ‘not enough to go round’
These troubles are only going to become worse as global warming ratchets up and greater desertification is seen. The resulting…
Michael Lesher: Thinking about Sanders
Maybe the most important point in this well-reasoned piece is the stress that Sanders himself places on the importance of…
george patterson: Signs of a Gathering Storm: Iowa Caucus Report
Paul, thanks for exposing the further betrayals by Hilary Clinton, concerning universal health care, public education and…
george patterson: Hillary Goes Hopey-Changey in Iowa
Paul, very eloquently. well written, passionate, even poetic, article/essay. President has betrayed us, including having lied to us with…
David Jones: Thinking about Sanders
I think a reasonable case could be made that elite opinion (far from a monolithic whole) could favor Sanders as…
Ed Lytwak: Thinking about Sanders
The short answer to most of your many questions: the Green Party and Jill Stein, or whomever they nominate.…
Charles Ho: Freeing Julian Assange: The Last Chapter
Magnificent essay, as usual! A call for action on the part of M Turnbull.
Kelvin Yearwood: Europe’s colonial amnesia and its repercussions for the migrant and refugee crisis
I don't know your heritage, Philip, but if you come from the US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Wales, Ireland or…
Michael: All the News That’s Fit to Print
Great article! Multiply this countless times. We have no idea how much we depend on immigrants.…
Philip Mayall: Europe’s colonial amnesia and its repercussions for the migrant and refugee crisis
The British empire was a good thing - from the point of view of British power. It gave them the…
Peter Warner: Obama Condems hatred of Muslim-Americans, Affirms their Importance to Nation
Mr. Cole: Are you really this gullible, or is this entire account very cleverly cloaked satire? If you really…
mike sheck: Black Lives Shattered: How the Clintons Built Their Legacy on White Supremacy
Too bad Very few blacks will read this fine article.
mike sheck: Heather White and the Human Costs of Electronics
Thank you for this information. Thank you also for pointing out that China is a totalitarian dictatorship and not…
mike sheck: The $10 Trillion US Tax Giveaway – $10 Trillion More Proposed
This entire article is predicated on the idea that the government has some divine right to take as much as…
Michael Lesher: The Logic of Hunger Striking Palestinians: When Starvation Is a Weapon
This is really staggering. And moving.
Calum MacKenzie: Rigging the Market
So what else is new? England has always been married to the soul-less, greedy, unethical political types. The rest of…
Calum MacKenzie: Rigging the Market
So what else is new. England has always been married to the soul-less, greedy, unethical political types. The rest of…
Paul D: A Letter to the Left Concerning Bernie Sanders and Organizing
Vincent, When I first read you request that your friends on the left "rethink their position of…
fledrmaus: Europe’s refugee story has hardly begun
"And they deployed an army to ensure Greece stayed pro-western and democratic." Army deployed made sure fascist…
Tyler Healey: No Surprise, No Disappointment
Paul, Thanks so much for your reply. I will check out the books you recommended.…
Michael: Right Wing Majority in Venezuela’s National Assembly: The Constitutional and Political Stakes
One of the many important things that Hugo Chavez did was to emphasize and to adhere to the constitutional law…
Calum MacKenzie: Want Endless War? Love the U.S. Empire? Well, Clinton’s Your Choice
The major media outlets never give voice or credence to any of the charges in this great article. But none…
John Goodr: America’s New Vietnam in the Middle East
In the past U.S. imperialism had only met resistance from non-religious groups and in Christian countries from the Roman…
Paul Street: No Surprise, No Disappointment
Tyler Healey: what Hillary Clinton will do basically is continue the U.S. imperial project of destroying the world.…
Rick Langtree: Western Aggression: The Highest Form of Terrorism
Nothing to add. Hard not to be gobsmacked at the methodical falsehood of mainstream commentary - including…
Michael: Brazil in Peril: The World Cup, the Olympics, and the Zika Virus
Dave's book, "Brazil's Dance with the Devil: The World Cup, the Olympics, and the Fight for Democracy," is required reading…
Rick Langtree: Democracy of the Billionaires
It's true in all its foul and sleaze, and the promise of more to come. One thing Ms. Prins…
Ed Lytwak: The Pied Piper of Zion
For at least several years the Saker (Vineyard of the Saker blog) has used the term Anglo-Zionist to describe the…
Ed Lytwak: Why The B-52 Failed
Can you say Henry Kissinger, recidivist war criminal and Killary's mentor.
Richard Bluhm: Exile as a Space of Disruption in the Academy
Perhaps we have already arrived where we are going. After all, why we would recognize Orwellian dystopia after having…
Michael: Want Endless War? Love the U.S. Empire? Well, Clinton’s Your Choice
At the end of the invasion of Viet Nam I thought this meant a change in the U.S. and its…
Peter Warner: The radical left has Bernie Sanders all wrong
JOSH: BS! Some of us won't support Sanders because he's a fake progressive, a fake "socialist," and worst…
Thom Burlington: The war against ISIL
This interviewer is one of the worst I have heard in a long time - incoherent, intrusive and ADD. Chomsky…
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