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Michael Albert: What Now?

A misogynistic, racist, narcissistic, profit maximizing capitalist slug—but not a moron—is now President of the United States. The world’s biggest bully now possesses the world’s biggest bully pulpit.

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Michael Albert: Thinking About the Elections

There are countless possible answers as to what one might usefully do in these times. Try to preserve and enlarge the momentum that has developed largely from the Sanders campaign, while also trying to ensure that Trump loses.

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Michael Albert: Socialism?!

With Bernie Sanders calling himself a socialist, not to mention calling for a “revolution,” and Bill Gates saying socialism may be the only salvation against climate change, something is certainly happening— but what?

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Michael Albert: An Interview with John Pilger

It doesn’t matter who has been in the White House—Barack Obama or Teddy Roosevelt—the U.S. will not tolerate countries with governments and cultures that put the needs of their own people first and refuse to promote or succumb to U.S. demands and pressures.

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Michael Albert: Do Not Drone Me

Drones are on the verge of being able to stay in the air for weeks and maybe months on end. They can not only have weapons for shredding people like a giant disposal might, but also super cameras

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Michael Albert: We Don’t Have Borders

ALBERT: If I am not mistaken you are originally from Australia. What brought you to Venezuela Analysis and to living and working inside Venezuela? PEARSON: After seven years in Sydney, Australia, as an active member of the DSP, resistance, and the Socialist Alliance, I came to Venezuela in 2007 to learn more about what was going Read more…

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Michael Albert: Why Participatory Economics?

Markets subjugate ecology, abominate personality, breed poverty, and require gross inequality. War, what is it good for? Not people. Capitalism? It makes accumulation the goal of life and caring a token of failure. But, another world is possible nearly everyone replies. Really, what is it? We want the world and we want it now. Yes, Read more…

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Michael Albert: My Generation

  [This essay is part of the ZNet Classics series. Three times a week we will re-post an article that we think is of timeless importance. This one was first published May 1, 1997.] How would a person in your school, workplace, or neighborhood saying "we need a revolution" or "I am a revolutionary" or Read more…

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Michael Albert: What Now?

There is now a consensus, and rightly so, that the election process and tally were historic for their impact on party alignments, public mood, race relations, and the hopes and aspirations of minorities. Another achievement is the construction of teams of organizers for Obama, who appear to number in the millions, all networked for rapid Read more…

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Michael Albert: A Left Electoral Campaign

   This is the final entry in our Twentieth Anniversary series featuring past articles from Z. Michael Albert’s 1992 column envisioning a left presidential campaign ends our 20th Anniversary series and begins our new series of articles and videos (both in print and online) paralleling the 2008 candidate debates with our own positions and with Read more…

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