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John Goodr: Netanyahu’s electoral defeat won’t redeem Israel
Israeli claims to Palestine are based on (fictional) Biblical promises made by God. The Hassidim and other Jewish extremists will never …
Francis Yellow: Nine Years – to Avert Catastrophe with Revolution
Hau mitakuyepi, Greetings my Relatives! Wopila Paul for your writing on Life's behalf. The western perspective is abjectly defective. Capitalism, …
Antonio Carty: “If We Can Stop Monsanto, We Can Change The World”
Thank you that is beautiful & inspiring. I love the line Vanessa recalls from their confronting with the police: “No, …
John Goodr: Who’s Scarier: Scott Walker or ‘Jihadi John’?
The electorate lives their lives under an essentially totalitarian oligarchy, an egregiously totalitarian capitalism, unquestionable religious forms …
John Goodr: Bookchin: Living legacy of an American revolutionary
I best remember Murray Bookchin for his thinking that the serious anti-capitalist and pro-socialist demonstrations where red flags and open …
Francis Yellow: Capitalist Cotton Slavery and a Case (One Would Think) for Reparations
Hau mitakuyepi, Greetings my Relatives, Pilamaya for raising the argument. @mike scheck. Strength is supremacist speak for the savage ruthlessness …
James Wilson: Nine Years – to Avert Catastrophe with Revolution
Actually Fred I will go again. You can think all you like about me and my little comment. I was …
James Wilson: Nine Years – to Avert Catastrophe with Revolution
Where's the blase dismissal?
po kane: When New Atheism meets Islam
By Islamic, what do we mean? The Quran is very assertive in refusing compulsion in religion. The idea that apostasy …
po kane: When New Atheism meets Islam
Interesting. The fallacy that keeps giving is the world Islam. We throw it out, we point the finger at it, …
Richard Bluhm: Capitalist Cotton Slavery and a Case (One Would Think) for Reparations
Weakness is not complicated particularly when combined with ignorance. According to Steve Martinot of San Francisco State College as …
Fred Bourgault-Christie: Nine Years – to Avert Catastrophe with Revolution
Maybe all that is true, and yet you have outright said that a 1 in 10 chance instead of a …
Paul Street: What’s the Matter with Thomas Frank?
Georgia Brown...kudos to Real News Network. I did not know about them back in 2007-2008, Guess I should …
Ralph Barnette: Digging for History: Andrew Jackson’s Real Legacy in Florida
Very good article. AJ's use of the Angola campaign is just one of the incidents in American history used to …
mike sheck: Net Neutrality Is Here
Now let the games begin. First up: Redefining "neutrality" to accommodate political agendas. Need proof? How …
mike sheck: “We are fighting for our lives”
Genocide? What a joke. Drama. Hysteria. Drama. Hysteria. Drama. Hysteria. How's that strategy …
mike sheck: Capitalist Cotton Slavery and a Case (One Would Think) for Reparations
Follow the historical path of the strong and the weak from Africa to Europe, to The Americas. What you …
Chris Reed: What’s the Matter with Thomas Frank?
Paul: You have done yeoman's work on the Obama Brand, which is soon to be in eclipse. Glenn Greenwald has …
John Vincent: State Dept seeks budget to counter RT
I agree. Going into a voting booth every two years to pick a candidate chosen for you, who can …
Richard Bluhm: How ISIS Became the Face of Evil
The thing is to maintain a Chomskyesque composure as the deep, unelected government plays whack-a-mole for myriad purposes, some of …
Tom McNamara: State Dept seeks budget to counter RT
"If voting changed anything, they'd make it illegal." - Emma Goldman I have never been to Australia. I know nothing about Australian …
Sher Afzal Reka: A Citizen’s Apology to Afghanistan
Dear and respected Danny Schechter, …
georgia brown: What’s the Matter with Thomas Frank?
Paul why do you not mention The Real News? They were reporting on Obama from the primaries on with a …
Ted Morgan: What’s the Matter with Thomas Frank?
A good piece, Paul. I, too, have not only enjoyed but have profited from Tom Frank's work; he has …
Chris Reed: What’s the Matter with Thomas Frank?
Paul: I started noticing your posts from the campaign trail leading up to the 2008 primaries . But if for …
Rick Langtree: State Dept seeks budget to counter RT
By no standard is the US the world's best dispenser of any kind of democratic guidance. About 1/3 of …
Paul Street: Nine Years – to Avert Catastrophe with Revolution
Thanks very much for that reflection, Peter Warren. And yes, we on the shadows of a US Left are …
Tom Johnson: Chuy García Could Actually Win His Runoff with Rahm Emanuel
1) Unlike many analyses of the election, Lydersen mentions the key fact that only 33% of voters (registered or eligible?) …
Peter Warner: Nine Years – to Avert Catastrophe with Revolution
While I might find some issue with many points noted above, my inclination now is to acknowledge some weariness of …
Bill Petrou: The Eurozone Debate
Great analysis, I am afraid the end result will be a Grexit. I wish this government to succeed but the Europeans …
Michael Albert: What, Actually, Would It Mean to Win?
No problem Ed. The sore spot for me is views, however will meant, that lead to proliferating terminology.
Joe Emersberger: Why Does Latin America Reject US Belligerence toward Venezuela?
Sure [email protected]
Chris Reed: “People are really getting angry”
Mr. Leonard: Thanks for including some background about your state. I always considered WI to be forward thanks to the …
Alan MacLeod: Why Does Latin America Reject US Belligerence toward Venezuela?
Excellent article Joe. I'm doing a PhD about the West's media coverage on Venezuela. I'm looking to speak to academics …
Ed Lytwak: Greece: Time for Plan B?
Finally, someone on the left realizes that the negotiations are at the beginning rather than the end. And, …
Ed Lytwak: What, Actually, Would It Mean to Win?
Michael, I'm sorry that my comments have so touched a nerve. I'm also frustrated by the direction …
James Wilson: Nine Years – to Avert Catastrophe with Revolution
No it's not giving up at all. What I wrote is the last verse of a song written several years …
Richard Kidd: Nine Years – to Avert Catastrophe with Revolution
Thanks, Philip. You are correct. It was A.E. Housman, from "A Shropshire Lad." My apologies.
Philip Mayall: Nine Years – to Avert Catastrophe with Revolution
That's A.E.Housman, not Hardy.
Michael Albert: What, Actually, Would It Mean to Win?
why would you say such a thing? In one sense it is a triumphs. But not in any useful sense …
James Wilson: Nine Years – to Avert Catastrophe with Revolution
Hey Joseph, stop dancing with the devil and get out do your bit dude.
James Wilson: Nine Years – to Avert Catastrophe with Revolution
Maybe you are right Paul, but considering the inability of the Left to get even remotely close to a revolution …
Tom Johnson: The Class War and Door-Knocking During Blizzards
Brilliant organizing and a great report. Alot of people talk trash about revolution. City Life/Vida Urbana are making it. Solidarity!
Fred Bourgault-Christie: Nine Years – to Avert Catastrophe with Revolution
What you just said isn't a sober assessment. It's giving up. It's as I often tell Christians who accept apocalyptic logic: …
Fred Bourgault-Christie: Nine Years – to Avert Catastrophe with Revolution
While I do agree that there is a utterly valid perspective that industrial capitalism is to blame for global warming, …
Ed Lytwak: What, Actually, Would It Mean to Win?
I guess there are two kinds of people, those that think life is a game and those that do not. …
Michael Albert: What, Actually, Would It Mean to Win?
I have written about competition in the past, and you may find it interesting. About its virtues and debits and …
Michael Albert: What, Actually, Would It Mean to Win?
Well, I think we just have to agree to disagree. I am sure the view you offer is well meaning, …
David Jones: What, Actually, Would It Mean to Win?
I know if I am engaged in struggle (as I am) I would prefer winning. Capitalism gives us the notion …
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