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Rafael: The recidivism rate for graduates of the Bard Prison Initiative is 2 percent—compared to a national rate of return to prison of over 50 percent.
Many people in prison are there for petty crimes or even some law technicality, others are simply innocent, denied of…
Clive Ray: Trump’s One-State Option
A reality-based reaction to a surprisingly honest and pragmatic announcement made by a much reviled president. Hopefully Trump's statement marks…
Rafael: Toxic Policies of ‘President Agent Orange’
All the US's administrations had done terrible crimes but it's until now that they think something is really wrong. Why…
Clive Ray: Alternative “Facts”
Where was the media during Obama's administration? It was his lap dog - and no watchdog at all.…
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Rafael: Loving America and Resisting Trump
It's a grim omen that people who suppossedly is against everything Trump represents could claim love for America-America is a…
David Jones: Standing Rock: Come help, come prepared
"There'll be a presence there, though I'm not sure what kind. The vets maybe." This pretty well summarizes the…
gary olson: Anti-Trump: Two Movements, Many Tendencies
Mike, This is an ambitious agenda but the situation requires nothing lesss
Roger Stoll: Time Is Already Running Out on Our Democracy
Correction: the Snyder book is called Bloodlands, not Bloodlines. Sorry.
Roger Stoll: Time Is Already Running Out on Our Democracy
Timothy Snyder's book Bloodlines leans toward the so-called nationalists of Ukraine and Poland who sometimes aligned with the Nazis in…
David Green: Time Is Already Running Out on Our Democracy
Timothy Snyder is a reactionary, so I'm not sure that his views should be given much credence on this allegedly…
Rick Bishop: A Socialist Strategy to Defeat Trump
Kshama Sawant's tactics and strategy in regards to accomplishing the seemingly impossible is has been proven. It is about…
matt farkas: How Labor and Climate United Can Trump Trump
probably should have done the above plan 50 years ago... Unfortunately, the WWII economic transformation shows…
David Jones: How Labor and Climate United Can Trump Trump
This would have been a good plan had we started twenty years ago. But the economic contraction which will result…
Rafael: Is President Trump Headed for a War with China?
It's sad RM can't be as honest about the US as he is about China. China is a real…
Marko Beljac: How Labor and Climate United Can Trump Trump
A fantastic article. The labour movement is indeed a threatened species facing an extinction event, and if it does indeed…
Alice Wheeler: Eight people own as much as half the world
Neoliberalism can only be fought with the tool that created it: Money. I believe a lasting U.S. Consumer Strike is…
Tom Johnson: A Socialist Strategy to Defeat Trump
Alice Wheeler: Thanks for posting the interesting link. It certainly describes austerity and neoliberalism well, and in…
Alice Wheeler: Exposing the Myths of Neoliberal Capitalism
Neoliberalism can only be fought with the tool that created it: Money. I believe a lasting U.S. Consumer Strike is…
Alice Wheeler: A Socialist Strategy to Defeat Trump
What's wrong with America goes much deeper than Trump. He's just a symptom of the corporate takeover of American government.…
Paul Street: Revolution Beyond Blue Bubbles
Some of what the multiarcial and (here mainly white) working class is up against in Iowa: http://labornotes.org/2017/02/iowas-new-union-busting-bill-worse-wisconsin…
george patterson: When the Fire Comes
I am one of these people who has the courage to stand up against authoritarianism, American style, that President…
Thom Burlington: Tyrannic Man’s Dominion: Trump Era Physical Sciences Approaching Social Sciences’ Marginal Status
David, I appreciate the depth of your concern, but one article at a time and clarity about your major points…
Tom Johnson: Is It Time for the AFL and the CIO to Part Ways Again?
Ruth Needleman's excellent piece is cutting into a seminal issue that is seldom given the serious consideration it deserves…
george patterson: State-Sanctioned Torture in the Age of Trump
We must not allow the US government to return to state-sanctioned torture in the Age of Trump. It…
Tom Johnson: A Socialist Strategy to Defeat Trump
This is an extremely instructive and constructive piece on a number of levels - the most important point being that…
James: Revolution Beyond Blue Bubbles
All the knowledge is there. All the devastating critiques of capitalism AND markets are there. All the ideas for post…
James: Why White Folks Love Hidden Figures
Yep, don't complain. Stop whinging.. Get on and GET STUFF DONE, SILENTLY. Yep, institutional racism's on par with your…
Kread: Through the Looking Glass
The CIA and Bush's cronies knew full well that there were no WMDs in Iraq by the time the war…
David Jones: Revolution Beyond Blue Bubbles
In the short-term, election-cycle time frame it might be expedient to "appeal to the material interests" of the white working…
george patterson: Gorsuch Endangers Civil, Human and Environmental Rights
If Neil Gorsuch becomes confirmed as Associate Supreme Court Justice , this will be a disaster for fundamental justice such…
Chris Miller: One of the Nastiest Wars in Recent History Is Raging in Yemen — And the US Is Heavily Involved in It
Not much to argue with in this, but why tell us the name of the storm trooper and not those…
Mark Haley: Why White Folks Love Hidden Figures
...and we're supposed to be cheering for the military boondoggle NASA program as "we" beat the Russians??!!!
Chris Reed: Why White Folks Love Hidden Figures
This film did not leave me with the same discomfort as The Blind Side. On the upside, films like Hidden…
Barry Wood: Why White Folks Love Hidden Figures
"Evil triumphs when good men and women say or do nothing". Thank you Dr. Marsha Adebayo for…
Paul D: Trump’s advisers want a new civil war – we must not let them have it
I saw nothing incendiary about it. Mr. Mason used specific documented quotes and citations regarding well-known extremists in the…
Ken Howe: Thousands rally in Tel Aviv against ‘racist’ Israeli state and home demolitions
Doesn't the use of quotation marks here mark the participants and organizers' actual use the word *racist*? (Asterisks to replace…
Chris Miller: Trump’s Travel Ban: The View from One Permanently on U.S. Immigration’s Watch List
I have sympathy for individuals caught in this racist nonsense, yet, the whole thing looks somewhat like another sideshow- there…
Calisto Glen: Trump’s advisers want a new civil war – we must not let them have it
Haven't decided what I think about this article, but the "fire on your own citizens" litmus test appears to be…
mike sheck: Trump’s advisers want a new civil war – we must not let them have it
This may be the most irresponsible, incindiary piece of garbage I have ever read on this site. Obama…
george patterson: How can we make the left sexy?
Yes, let's make the left sexy like a scarlet rose!!!! The more the merrier!!!!
george patterson: Trump’s Unconstitutional Muslim Ban
We must do every thing we can to protect our US Constitution from Donald J Trump's attempt to destroy it,…
george patterson: Now everyone has seen Donald Trump’s true face – and the fightback can start
We must continue to resist this rogue tyrant, Donald J Trump, , his oppression, corruption, and blatant and brazen disregard…
Tom Johnson: Thousands rally in Tel Aviv against ‘racist’ Israeli state and home demolitions
Putting the word "racist" in quotes in the headline implies that it's an opinion, rather than an accurate descriptive adjective.…
jefresi jef: Trump’s World Policy: The Two Hotspots
Thank you for your point of view which shows that it is T which will oppose itself. The flight forward…
Clive Ray: Trump and Climate Catastrophe
So, to sum up, we should be grateful to Trump for drawing media attention to - by denying it -…
Joe Emersberger: Trump Stands atop a “Failing Pile of Garbage”: a Case for Media Reform
Thanks for the encouraging words Clive. However I disagree that anything positive comes from Trump except through resistance to Trump…
Arby: Will Washington’s new pro-Moscow, anti-Beijing gang drive a wedge through the BRICS in 2017?
"Russia’s 2014 invasion of the Ukrainian (former Soviet) province of Crimea" Bond totally loses credibility with this line. And so…
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