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Michael: The American March to Inequality
This inequality is an obscenity, no doubt. But perhaps as a nation, as a world, we have…
Robert Graf: Imperial President or Emperor With No Clothes?
Note to America's "allies". After Trump leaves office (assuming he does), the diplomatic language will improve and these ridiculous trade…
Chris Miller: It’s all about the Midterms
Getting towards the point. Which is that our lives, the lives of the dispossessed, the lives of anyone who…
Chris Miller: Marches Across the U.S. Protest Separation of Migrant Families
It is heartening to see Americans turn out at last over the child separation issue. The brutality of this…
Arby: Seattle Buckles Under Corporate Pressure
Linda McQuaig, who I used to read a lot of (and learned much from) clued me in to the zombie…
owlish dog: Butchery of the Planet
Advocating imperialist wars doesn't help either, George.
george patterson: The Power of Nonviolent Palestinian Resistance
We must end this illegal, inhuman, immoral blockade of Gaza by Israel as soon as possible. Thus,…
Paul D: The US & Nicaragua: Historical Amnesia & Blindness
Sorry, but Ortega is a corrupt oligharch whose thugs have gunned down of 130 unarmed protestors. This should absolutely…
John Webster: Who Benefits from the “Booming Economy”?
Wittner mentions the bootstrap philosophy for the self-justifying super rich. Unfortunately, large segments of the general population also use this…
Chris Miller: The Foundation For International Justice Is Anti-Imperialism
Nothing to disagree with here, a simple focus which can unite a range of views and provide a solid foundation…
Kelvin Yearwood: Why are poor people in America so patriotic?
Interesting article, but at the risk of being considered patronising it is false consciousness even in American Revolutionary terms, to…
Anarcissie: Why are poor people in America so patriotic?
A valuable article if one is trying to actually understand our political and social situation in the US.
Clive Ray: The Coming Storm
While Italians are still in doubt as to the "values professed" by the European Union, they are in no…
Paul D: Lebanon’s mountains are being destroyed
Fisk (who for all the years he's lived in Lebanon, reportedly speaks very little Arabic) described some of the details…
Clive Ray: Students Push to Oust Nicaraguan President
The article linked to below from TelesurTV is more in line with Joe Emersberger's article posted on Zmagazine yesterday than…
Michael: Lebanon’s mountains are being destroyed
This article is important. There is so much devastation in the world, it is as if those who see…
Clive Ray: Students Push to Oust Nicaraguan President
US facilitated democracy now! Libya, Syria - par for the course. But promoting colour revolutions in central…
Chris Miller: Infinite War
Body counts: The Washington Institute at Brown University is quoted as the source of numbers of civilian deaths, but they…
george patterson: Donald Trump and the “Me First” Doctrine
We must do every thing we can to thwart Trump's reckless efforts " in creating a diminished America, hiding in…
Michael: Are Americans a Broken People?
Yes, yes, yes! Great article.
Kelvin Yearwood: Rumors of War With the U.S. Run Rampant in Venezuela
Hi Michael, I think the piece is trying to be objective about Moduro's limitations, at the same time as contextualising…
Michael: Rumors of War With the U.S. Run Rampant in Venezuela
I am a longtime reader and supporter of ZCOMM, but this is the most disappointing item I have ever read…
Michael: Mind Control
This woman seems reasonable, intelligent, and wise. I like her.
Michael: Recovering Native Languages in Mexico
Lose the language; lose the culture; lose the memory. I only speak English and Spanish, but I…
John Andrews: The flames that killed Fathi Harb
This excellent article appears twice – once by Ramzy Baroud and once by Jonathan Cook. Both excellent writers, but only…
John Andrews: Fathi Harb burnt himself to death in Gaza. Will the world notice?
This excellent article appears twice - once by Ramzy Baroud and once by Jonathan Cook. Both excellent writers, but only…
Michael: Bolivarian Revolution wins the battle, but is it losing the war?
Federico Fuentes' comment: "it is clear that Venezuela’s enemies have no interest in democracy." The word democracy is…
Michael: Donald Trump and the “Me First” Doctrine
"Creating a diminished America" is a phrase that Noam Chomsky uses for what Trump is doing. The truly angry…
Joseph Val: Trump, the NYPD and the People We Call “Animals”
99.6% of americans don't read this stuff they watch 'Blue Bloods" ie nypd propaganda tv is nothing more…
Arby: Palmyra
The world needs Jehovah's culture, where death isn't glamorized and where education is true. Alternative media has…
Matt Grind: “The World’s Largest Concentration Camp”
Fascinating interview. Good to hear from such an informed historian about the state of the middle east. It…
Chris Burton: Civil Disobedience Against War Led Me to Leak Pentagon Papers
There is no better example of what CIA officer Cord Meyer calls the Compatible Left than Amy Goodman and Daniel…
Chris Miller: MST Letter to the Brazilian People
The single aim of the AmeriKan left must be to stop intervention, at any and every level, at the local…
Chris Miller: The U.S. Hand in Undermining Democracy in Venezuela
The outstanding task, the only task NOW is to end sanctions, there is no excuse.
Chris Miller: How long will we pretend that the Palestinians are non-people?
How many snipers will Israel need then? I spent six months in Israel in 1972, mainly at kibbutz machanayim where…
Chris Miller: Palestinians Are Forcing the World to See Their Humanity
The thing that comes to my mind is , finally, the AmeriKan left is forces to confront it's culpability in…
Chris Miller: The U.S. Hand in Undermining Democracy in Venezuela
A minimum demand must be end ALL sanctions, everywhere. What right does the USA have to impose sanction? Only…
Charles Calley: Palestinians Are Forcing the World to See Their Humanity
Three things come to mind after reading your article. Israel is not defending its border.…
Chris Carlson: Venezuela’s highly unusual presidential election
With all due respect, this piece could have been written by Maduro himself. There is literally not a single…
Michael: Venezuela’s highly unusual presidential election
I doubt the U.S. will ever quite attacking countries like Venezuela. The U.S. and its presidents have this deep…
Matt Grind: Nuclear Disaster at Chernobyl: Reality and Unreality
At least 20,000 people die every day from pollution. 9 million a year. see https://phys.org/news/2017-10-countries-highest-pollution-deaths-mortality.html Alot of this…
Michael: Nuclear Disaster at Chernobyl: Reality and Unreality
I remember this event well. While I was living in Florida, that day, my birthday, I set out in…
Phillip Tw: Trump hastening resegregation of Southern schools
Thank you for this article. I understand the importance of focusing on the particular case of the Southern states, but…
Chris Miller: Gearing Up for the Third Gulf War
What is perceived in Washington, London and Tel Aviv as, "virulent strains of terrorism", may be seen elsewhere as variations…
Michael: Two Interrogations, Gina Haspel and Adolf Eichmann
The defense "I didn't know any better" is awful. In many ways, this is what our government has become.…
Kim Scipes: Support for Governments Under Imperialist Siege
I find this a serious and important argument.
george patterson: Trump’s Reckless Decision
Trump’s reckless decision to withdraw the U.S. from its commitment to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) is absolutely…
george patterson: Trump’s Reckless Decision
Trump's reckless decision to withdraw from the U.S. from its commitment to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) is…
Chris Miller: The End of Democracy?
Democracy, what democracy? might be a starting point regarding international relations. Perhaps a first small step might be for…
Michael: Five Questions Concerning the Presidential Elections in Cuba
Good article! Obviously, the longtime cant in the U.S. is that it is the epitome of democracy…
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