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Michael: Thanksgiving: Celebrating the Genocide of Native Americans
This is so accurate and for me Thanksgiving Day has become a national day of mourning. This article rightly quotes…
Michael: Thanksgiving: Celebrating the Genocide of Native Americans
This is so accurate and for me Thanksgiving Day has become a national day of mourning. This article rightly…
Brad Wilson: Food Industry Where Trump Wants It
There's a lot of valuable analysis here, but, like almost all such progressive food-side writing, it seems to lack accurate…
Philip Log: Toxic Atmosphere
sadly george is not credible. he is off when it comes to alternative energy saving our unsustainable society and even…
Hatuey: Taking Stock: One Year After Trump
I couldn't understand most of it maybe that's the reason I don't know why he thinks what he wrote leads…
Thierry Blanc: Toxic Atmosphere
Ok, let's build nuclear power plants.
Michael: #RichPeopleNeedTaxCuts
Dean's article, like many others, is so sensible that it is almost ridiculous that he has to write it!…
Hatuey: 
First Steps
I don't agree with the Next American Revolution inference. America, is not a nation, is the artificial creation of…
Elizabeth Marxsen: Trump’s Cold War Towards Cuba
Any comment on the inconsistency of Trump showing favoratism toward Russia v. reinstituting cold war on Cuba? Is…
Joel Isaacs: With Ed Herman in mind, consider some articles about Venezuela’s “default” today
Thanks for a succinct and clear report. I'm sure Ed would have approved.
John Andrews: What will become of the EU?
Thank you, Mr Polychroniou. You have listed the reasons for me voting for the UK to leave…
Michael: Haiti: From trafficking to debt
How shameful all that France and the U.S. have done to Haiti throughout its history. It is naked racism…
Michael: Caracas Mayor’s Race
This sounds like a real democracy. ¡Viva Chavismo! May we in the U.S. learn from it and may…
Arby: Failing the people of Syria
Is everyone who gets picked up by ZNet an anti-Assad propagandist? Folks: Give Stephen Gowans's book "Washington's…
Joe Emersberger: Thank You, Ed Herman
Nice tribute. Exchanged some emails with him over the years. He was a very talented and decent man.
Joel Isaacs: Thank You, Ed Herman
Thank you, Ed Herman. Whenever I read something you wrote I have the sense inside me that I have…
Kelvin Yearwood: Edward S. Herman: Master of Dissent
These events are, of course, inevitable, but it is so sad to hear of the death of such a gentle,…
Mark Evans: Classism Questions
I see it more as socialisation than brainwashing but the consequences are the same. People are born into a system…
Michael: RIP Edward Herman
This piece by Matt is excellent, as usual. There are a multitude of journalists, commentators, scholars, and plain wise…
Hatuey: Failing the people of Syria
If he considers Granada, Panama, and Irak humanitarian interventions whatever he thinks he have to say is unreliable.
Michael Albert: 20 Draft Theses on Liberation
Not laid out like in this essay, no. But I think the interviewees in RPS/2044 indicate in their stories these…
Elizabeth Marxsen: Classism Questions
I'm worried that our culture brainwashes its citizens to revere classism and especially wealth. If the majority of people…
Elizabeth Marxsen: 20 Draft Theses on Liberation
Michael - are these directly laid out in RPS/2044? I didn't see them there. Or are they addressed…
Michael: Robert Mueller Is Moving Toward Donald Trump
Trump, like him, don't like him, it makes little difference when we begin to see the layer after layer of…
Michael: Not all it seems
There are certain people that make certain things real, palpable, part of daily life and Robert Fisk is one of…
jbrudolf: This is about democracy
This piece has numerous factual inaccuracies, based on two false assumptions: 1. The Catalan people are overwhelmingly…
David Jones: World’s biggest robbery
What? Rich people hide their money so it can't be taxed? Shocker. It isn't re-distribution we should…
Barry Wood: World’s biggest robbery
Special inspector general for TARP, Neil Barofsky, in his report, estimated that the total in the US government funds allocated…
Howard Dickler: America flunks freshman comp
Hey, if you invent (or re-invent) the "Education Gap"--as in "What Ivan Knows that Johnny Doesn't"--and turn it towards civic…
James: Neoliberal Injustice To Economic Democracy
"In his new book, “Out of the Wreckage: A New Politics for an Age of Crisis,” George Monbiot argues that a toxic…
Barry Wood: Paradise Papers
"Behind every great fortune lies a great crime". Balzac
george patterson: Hurting His Voters
It is imperative that we support and encourage Ralph Nader's passionate, eloquent point that the administration's corrosive policies should and…
David Dobereiner: Radical Municipalism
Should be 'autonomous' Rojava, not autonomous Kurdistan. The former is a libertarian confederacy. The latter is a State, like any…
Joseph Val: Radical Municipalism
"autonomous Kurdistan" ? https://journal-neo.org/2017/11/04/moscow-outmaneuvers-washington-s-kurdistan-project/ don't believe the hype
Michael: A Visit to Heaven and Hell
I have loved this man, deeply, to my soul. He has touched me, redeemed me, even changed me, but…
Arby: U.S. Planning to Attack North Korea?
"...in response to the sarin gas attack on Khan Sheikhoun by Syrian government forces." Huh?! Michael, Michael, Michael. I know…
Arby: U.S. Planning to Attack North Korea?
China is N Korea's sole ally?! That tells me something about Russia. I am disappointed (again) in Vladimir Putin if…
Arby: Balfour: Then and Now
"As much as the Palestinians, the Kurds throughout the region were fragmented and subjugated, and continue to this hour to…
Betsy Toll: “Blood and Soil”: Lierre Keith, Michael Pollan, and the Trouble with Locavore Politics
Thanks for this piece. The glib, sensuous sheen being put on the killing of animals in recent years is obscene.…
Michael: Chomsky & Indonesian Moderates
This is such a familiar pattern. The question is how is it being repeated now, in real…
Tom Johnson: What Killed the Democratic Party?
Correction: "...and 'reformers' like Solomon, Sanders, etc. continue to push the myth of 'reform.'"
Tom Johnson: What Killed the Democratic Party?
Yet another report that suggests that the capitalist-imperialist Democratic Party can be "reformed" into a social-democratic (still imperialist) party.…
Chris Miller: From Niger to Somalia
"America is the world's leading terrorist", (Chomsky N.)
Chris Miller: The American War Machine in Africa
I think it is worth noting that Niger, one of the world's poorest countries per capita, supplies most of the…
Philip Mayall: Subverting democracy
Everybody knows this. The question is: what can we do about it? Elections, local or general, make no difference. Peaceful…
maryellen: The Universal Dividend and Basic Income
Really? Machines will pass the Turing test!? In a protracted exchange? I don’t see how that would be possible.
Paul D: An Open Letter to the White Working Class
Dear Prof. Olson, You wrote: Hillary Clinton had written off voters like yourselves. Why?…
Paul D: An Open Letter to the White Working Class
Dear Prof. Olson, You wrote: Hillary Clinton had written off voters like yourselves.…
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