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Brit: An Open Letter to the Green Party About 2020 Election Strategy
I voted for third parties in the USA in the past, but will do so no longer. Unless the US…
Michael Albert: Socialism: Ecology or Nothing
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Pali Guíñez: Socialism: Ecology or Nothing
Dear Michael, Is there any means by which I can contact you? I'm glad I saw that you wrote…
owlishdog: An Open Letter to the Green Party About 2020 Election Strategy
I've said it before and I'll say it again. If you keep voting Democrat you'll never get anywhere. Oh, if…
Anarcissie: An Open Letter to the Green Party About 2020 Election Strategy
First of all, this letter assumes the manifest fallacy that there are a fixed number of votes, which can be…
Michael: Iran has been changed forever by admitting its great mistake
We live in the US in a world and government of lies. Naive or not, generally, in my lifetime…
Caed Stephenson: Australian Wildfires Prove Denying Climate Change Won’t Save You From It
Two things: 1. A credible green economy transition programme which does not threaten workers (as previous economic…
Michael: #CNNisTrash
David Swanson, of course, is right on target! The thing is, in the context of TV and…
Michael: ‘Little Difference If You Die Here or There’
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Paul D: No, anti-imperialists, Soleimani is not your hero
Good perspective on the recent events. It is sad to see how the "anti imperialist" left has become incapable…
Anton Glaving: US Is a Rogue State and Suleimani’s Assassination Confirms It
Your claim that he "praised" Soleimani is a lie. In fact, al he did was point out the fact that…
Michael: US Is a Rogue State and Suleimani’s Assassination Confirms It
Excellent! No one is making a hero out of any military person who participates in unnecessary killing, least of…
Neddy Merrill: US Is a Rogue State and Suleimani’s Assassination Confirms It
Excellent! Add Soleimani to Pol Pot and Ta Mok on the list of men that Chomsky would award the…
Michael Albert: Dear Howie Hawkins: Green Sense and Nonsense
The argument offered doesn't depend on Sanders winning the nomination, but of course I hope for that. If it is…
Max: Making America Hated Again
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fgAVpPNusTs&fbclid=IwAR2KznkO0XEYDoyoKXI_DeszMRpSkOORSsHE2AvReZNPu8IKppMayVo_IEc George Carlin - We Like War
Paul D: Dear Howie Hawkins: Green Sense and Nonsense
I certainly would prefer Sanders or at worse, Warren running against Trump. But as Michael has pointed out the…
Paul D: Dear Howie Hawkins: Green Sense and Nonsense
I was once an active Green Party member and very active in the Green presidential campaigns. I spent as…
Kread: Dear Howie Hawkins: Green Sense and Nonsense
This argument presumes that Sanders will be the nominee and that Greens will take votes away from him. I agree…
Michael Lesher: Trump Is Doing the Bidding of Washington’s Most Vile Cabal
A very important story, one we need to press -- as media and politicians try to spin it this way…
Max: Sanders Remarks on Iran
1) https://williamblum.org/books/killing-hope/ 2)https://sputniknews.com/infographics/201703071051334928-us-interventions-in-world-politics/ 3)https://rense.com/general96/Americarapestates.html Bernie.....You didn't come out and say...." attack a sovereign state…
Michael: Fossil Fuel Industry Has Enough Political Power to Destroy the Planet
Excellent article, many fine points. But at the very end a $30,000 electric car is deemed "affordable."…
Caed Stephenson: Climate Crisis Rages in Australia
Australia has a highly resource dependent economy - becoming more so. In other words, we have a capitalist class a…
Michael: Evo Morales: An Indian out of place
This is a good article and I appreciate the articles of of Boaventura de Sousa Santos always. There…
Michael: India’s Democracy is Facing an Existential Threat
Fifth paragraph last line should read "does worse than nothing." Sorry for the error.
Michael: India’s Democracy is Facing an Existential Threat
I have studied many things in my life, but I have not focused on India. As one educated in…
george patterson: Trump vs. Democracy
We must resist,organize, overcome, and never give up at the grassroots.. Tyrants come and go, whereas Love and Truth…
David Dobereiner: The Confederation as the Commune of Communes
Debbie, I knew your father. My book, The End of the Street is the only published attempt to image the…
owlishdog: No Final Defeat
"Now is the time of monsters, as Gramsci once wrote." Frankly, you have to go back a long, long…
Joel Isaacs: A Winning Strategy for Power, Already Underway!
Thank you for your positive and succinct perspective.
Suki Venkat: Progress in linguistics after the Chomskian muddle
"Obviously, many psychologists are deeply uneasy with the concept of innate abstract knowledge, and the reception of this idea by…
Vince Taylor: The Real Lesson of Afghanistan Is That Regime Change Does Not Work
I thank both authors for the excellent analysis and heart-centered advice on lessening suffering around the world, including within the…
Michael: The Real Lesson of Afghanistan Is That Regime Change Does Not Work
I should add, I admire and respect Medea Benjamin. I think what she does is courageous and right.…
14justice: We Don’t Know Bernie
Emotionally profound piece...inspirational for a Bernie adherent.
Michael: The Real Lesson of Afghanistan Is That Regime Change Does Not Work
It would and will be an act of profound and unreasonable "faith" to believe Medea's comment possible: "Any responsible government…
Michael: Indian govt going to war against its own people
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Michael: Deficit hawks once again show their hypocrisy on military spending
Lord! I hope Bernie is speaking the truth of his own convictions (I believe he is) and that he…
Michael: Interview With Bolivia’s Evo Morales
Years ago when I was studying at the university and specializing in political science and Latin American studies, I did…
Michael: We Don’t Know Bernie
This is great writing and also shows why we do not know Sanders because this kind of writing and information…
Michael: Progressives Need a United Front for Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren
Yes! Norman is right. Sanders and Warren or Warren and Sanders should and need to work together.…
owlishdog: Brexit and the Collapse Of British Labour
The death of the Labour Party has been greatly exaggerated - unless it commits suicide by going back to Blairism.…
owlishdog: Brexit Won’t Deliver Sovereignty
These "nationalists" who have railed against the EU and immigration have always been suspiciously quiet when all the public utilities…
Anarcissie: Fossil Fuel Industry Trying to Buy Global Youth Climate Movement
Well, what do you expect them to do? We're talking about capitalism here.
Colin Stuart: Absurd And Pathetic Campaign Against President Maduro
Canada’s participation in the LIma Group is indeed absurd and pathetic. It also a clear indication of the extractivist…
Michael: Absurd And Pathetic Campaign Against President Maduro
This is a brief, intelligent, and reasonable article about the inhumane, murderous, and evil attack on a sovereign nation.…
owlishdog: Ideology or Popularity: How Will Britain Vote?
Just for the record, the journalist that debunked Bower's biography of Jeremy Corbyn was Peter Oborne, not Osborn.
Michael: Trump-Pelosi Trade Maneuvers: USMCA, China Tariffs, & Brazil-Argentina Steel
Of course we know that this latest trade "deal" is acceptable because it will give the shaft to other countries,…
Antonio Carty: U.S. Lobbyists Prepare for Brexit
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Michael: On Those Questionable Jobs Numbers….Again!
Good article. This is not, however, "news." Anyone who seeks employment knows this.…
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You are rightly seeing the deteriorating role of the United States in the Persian Gulf, but I wonder why you…
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