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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
Here is the proof that honet Corbyn is correct in his warnings, here is the Trojan Horse revealed by the…
Michael: On Those Questionable Jobs Numbers….Again!
Good article. This is not, however, "news." Anyone who seeks employment knows this.…
adamavandi: Iran’s Gulf Peace Proposal: HOPE
You are rightly seeing the deteriorating role of the United States in the Persian Gulf, but I wonder why you…
adamavandi: The Silenced Screams Fighting Impoverishment in Iran
That's right. No "anti-imperialism" slogans can ever justify killing people on the streets just because they are tired of, and…
owlishdog: The end of neoliberalism in sight?
Unfortunately, this is wildly optimistic. Even if Labour won a majority - very unlikely - and began a socialist programme,…
Michael: What’s Wrong With the Republicans?
Rebecca Gordon has said so much in a few words. The US empire was twisted, selfish, violent, non-democratic, and…
Suki Venkat: Progress in linguistics after the Chomskian muddle
Other recent publications related to this work:. Pedro Tiago Martins , Cedric Boeckx, Language evolution and complexity considerations:…
James Anderson: Prelude to a Socioeconomic Class Analysis of/in Academia (as a Precursor to Classlessness)
Apologies for the late reply. Kelvin, I disagree with your take on how to engage --…
Michael: What Would It Cost to Buy the 2020 Election?
A number of years ago I was working with a non-profit organization and had to have observe/have contact with the…
James: RevolutionZ: Life After Capitalism Podcast
In a Parecon there will be places to exhibit visual art. Those will be run and organised according to Pareconish…
Michael: American Exceptionalism Is Killing the Planet
The "empathy gap" that William Astore speaks of is the most obvious cultural aspect of the US. I was…
Michael: Now the Interim of US Self-Deception Over Bolivia
Not only is US intervention and interests brutal and undemocratic, it is also based on inhumane and actually quite ignorant…
Joel Isaacs: Eyewitnesses to the Rojava revolution: hevaltî and dignity
Thank you all for your work in bringing this amazing revolution to our awareness, The struggle and work of…
Michael: Why aren’t Americans rising up like the people of Chile and Lebanon?
Yes, indeed, why do not more Americans rise up? Some do, no small number, but perhaps we have to…
Michael: What Bolivia Needs From Bernie
I hope Mr. Cooke is right. The change of government (and that's a gentle way of describing…
Michael: Pompeo Scorns the Law Because He’s Never Had to Follow It
"Scorn for the law" Of course, this scorn has always occupied much ground throughout US history and…
David Green: Fighting Words
OMG Warren is awful, and apparently Grim is too, even though I liked the recent interview he did with Doug…
Z3k3@ndZ@mi: RevolutionZ: Life After Capitalism Podcast
Hi Matthew - it doesn't work quite as you describe. Rather the public decides how much art it wants, how…
Michael: The Darkness That Threatens India
Arundhati Roy is one of the most important voices of our times, not only about India with which she speaks…
Michael: “They’re Killing Us Like Dogs”
Everyone needs to be informed about what has happened in Bolivia, a long-time target of the US and is government-corporate…
Michael: “I Was Fired for Helping Julian Assange, and I Have No Regrets”
If one is familiar with the novels of John LeCarre none of this is surprising. The twists, turns, distortions,…
Michael: The Changing of the Overlords
This history or scenario is one that has been repeated time and time again. The US goes into a…
Robert Graf: Why aren’t Americans rising up like the people of Chile and Lebanon?
The US ranks only 22nd on the Transparency International corruption index because of the way they measure it. They…
David Dobereiner: The Situation Room, October 2039
All true. But only if 'business as usual' continues. But if President Bernie Sanders can institute a Green New…
David Dobereiner: Why aren’t Americans rising up like the people of Chile and Lebanon?
Excellent. Surprised you didn't mention Hong Kong.
Max: Chicago teachers divided over strike settlement
Within a Capitalist System....workers must fight for the right to live...and for Teachers to educate the children. Mr. Blair…
Antonio Carty: “This Is a Military Coup”
I hope our Dail in Ireland will in some way speak to denounce the illegitimate military coup against democracy in…
Michael: Evo Steps Down, New Government Orders Arrest, Mexico Offers Asylum
And "the beat goes on." Once again US hegemony and "la clase liderazgo" (leadership class) in Bolivia…
Martin Elvemo: Examining Trump World’s Fantastic Claims About Ukraine
I think this article is replete with errors. For a much better account see https://www.moonofalabama.org/2019/10/bidens-intervention-in-ukraine-and-ukraines-2016-election-meddling-are-matters-of-fact.html
Michael: Media Conceal Chile’s State Criminality, Delegitimize Bolivian Democracy
The kind of corporate media ignorance and bias is typical. I have lived for many years in Latin America,…
Bill Petrou: Watching My Students Turn Into Soldiers of Empire
I read most of your articles and I agree 99% with you. After the 2nd world war The US…
owlishdog: Nationalization Is as American as Apple Pie
Of course, apple pie isn't an American invention...:)
Michael: Brazilian Senator Calls for Return to Dictatorship
I am so sorry to follow and watch the turn of events in Brazilian politics. I first became aware…
Kelvin Yearwood: South America, Again, Leads Fight Against Neoliberalism
I have to question the writer's attribution of 'left populist' hope to Zizek. By Zizek's definition, populism is right-wing, in…
Kelvin Yearwood: Prelude to a Socioeconomic Class Analysis of/in Academia (as a Precursor to Classlessness)
I declare myself as sceptical as to the value of, for example, the Simpsons. Recognising MR Burns as rapacious capitalism…
Joel Isaacs: Eyewitnesses to the Rojava revolution: women empowerment
Thank you so much for your work and for this article. To have this participatory society happen in this…
Michael: Who’s Running DHS? Right Now, Nobody
There are so many reasons to impeach Trump, it is almost ludicrous that the focus is nearly solely on his…
mike sheck: How Sanders plans to bring economic democracy to the US
Corporations are not social institutions. What an absurd assertion. As Andrew Carnegie said, "I'm not in the business…
mike sheck: Lebanon uprising unites people across faiths
You failed to mention what they are actually accomplishing.
mike sheck: The Political Economy of Homelessness
I recommend looking into the changes Obama made to foreign investments in REIT's. He opened the floodgates for foreign…
Michael: South America, Again, Leads Fight Against Neoliberalism
I think Mr. Escobar has something in his analysis and I sincerely hope he is right on the mark.…
owlishdog: Labour can win Britain’s first climate election
I'm pessimistic. Brexit will dominate the election which means hard Brexiteers will vote Tory (or Brexit Party, imagine Faragists…
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