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Michael Albert: Practical Utopia
Hi Jon. I am not up on economincs within MIT nowadays, sorry...but my guess would be that…
Tom Johnson: Higher Education Fallacies
The right has always been a threat to and in higher education. For recent history we can look past the…
Tom Johnson: Staten Island
It is truly refreshing to see a straight-ahead piece on successful organizing. Little about Trump, the Dems or the usual…
David Dobereiner: Planting the seeds of the future
What a perfect statement is here presented! Where many, knowing the relevant facts, would be tearing their hair out, entering…
Michael: The Abandonment
Paul's ability to give voice (define) what often defies description is much appreciated. So often when I am reading…
Daniel: On “Zombies and Apocalypse”
Watch this short movie from this year, it's on the same topic https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=VjQ2t_yNHQs
Marc Kagan: Forgotten Labor History That Still Matters
The idea of a "path not taken" is alluring. Of course, we can't rewind the videotape and start again and…
Jon Servello: Practical Utopia
Great, alright. Remember Tomorrow raised some criticisms of economics as a discipline, as well as the culture of MIT and…
Kim Scipes: Confronting white supremacy to build shared bargaining power
For endnotes to this article, go to the link at top of page, and go to original article in "Class,…
Tom Johnson: How Much Is a Boss Worth?
Bosses, what are they good for...absolutely nuthin'...
Tom Johnson: The Epic Failure of Labor Leadership
Everything Kim Scipes writes here is spot on. However, I would say the situation is not an "epic failure" but…
Kim Scipes: A Lifetime with Labor
There are endnotes for this article–go to the original issue of “Class, Race and Corporate Power,” which is linked at…
Kim Scipes: Forgotten Labor History That Still Matters
There are endnotes for this article–go to the original issue of “Class, Race and Corporate Power,” which is linked at…
Kim Scipes: The Epic Failure of Labor Leadership
There are endnotes for this article--go to the original issue of "Class, Race and Corporate Power," which is linked at…
Rick Langtree: Forgotten Labor History That Still Matters
AFL/CIO as NED affiliate.
Rick Langtree: Why Can’t US Left Get Venezuela Right?
It ain't the Left it's the liberals, with their attachment to the bourgeoisie.
Clive Ray: The Demolition of U.S. Global Power
So is there anybody at Znet who doesn't yet agree that Trump is doing a superb job? US imperialism is…
Kameron Cole: The cost of not having single payer
I appreciate your work in this article, and I agree, in essence, with everything you say. But then, what's…
Michael: Jimmy Carter Explains Trump
Straightforward, brilliant, sensible. Both parts.
Michael: Time to Take a Stand on Venezuela
It is nearly impossible to find news in the mainstream media that ever mentions anything progressive or positive about Venezuela…
Adam Berner: Now they hate Universities
what has changed is that the elitists acknowledged the fact that being educated has a direct correlation with progressive thought.…
Joe Emersberger: Why Can’t US Left Get Venezuela Right?
I thought Cook's "slam " was quite fair. Sanders stands shoulder to shoulder with Marco Rubio by just signing…
Kim Scipes: Why Can’t US Left Get Venezuela Right?
While I haven't been as closely observing as perhaps I should be, I have followed the developments in Venezuela closely…
Tom Johnson: Labor’s Legitimacy Crisis
This is a joke right? "Labor" lost its social and institutional relevance and integrity in 1955 when the AFL and…
Tom Johnson: ‘No Compromise on Health Care’
After the fall of Trump (or maybe even before), the Dems will cooperate with the Rethugs to "fix" Obamacare because…
Michael Albert: Practical Utopia
The mail system is just us bulk mailing outward - my email receives fine...You can put your question here, though,…
paul varre: Israel’s ever-more sadistic reprisals
All lies from a typical leftwing Israel hater. As a non Jew who has lived and worked in Israel many…
Kelvin Yearwood: Now they hate Universities
There's a circle of repression, of propaganda modelling working here, surely, which goes beyond Trump. There is…
John Vincent: Single Payer, Now, Is for Real
Saurabh, your comment is what Pollin lamentes in his last paragraph. What purpose does it serve and where is the…
Kelvin Yearwood: Israel’s ever-more sadistic reprisals
Got a lot of time for Jonathan Cook, but this isn't reprisal or revenge. This is opportunistic…
Saurabh Asthana: Single Payer, Now, Is for Real
That is not a response to Dayen's criticism (echoed by Waldman), that's saying, "Oh, we'll magic it out later." I…
Jon Servello: Practical Utopia
Hi Michael, about the mail system: I was hoping to reach you with a question unrelated to Practical Utopia, but…
Kelvin Yearwood: Why Palestine Is Still the Issue
John Pilger keeping to his investigative journalist principles in the face of so much careerist and distorted journalism, and so…
Michael: Military-industrial complex hero
I could not agree more. I saw this film and did not find it entertaining…
Dennis: End of the social contract
I've not read James Buchanan and apparently Prof. Prashad hasn't either, but crucially his source on Buchanan, Prof. MacLean,…
Lelsie Kelley: U.S. Media Non-Coverage of the Urmas Paet – Catherine Ashton Sniper Revelation (Update)
Hi same things is happen to me my credit card detail is hacked by hacker and they use 200$ from…
Adam Berner: Silicon Oligarchs
I'm just going to leave this little note and i hope someone might have an intelligent and real answer for…
David Dobereiner: Silicon Oligarchs
Good one David!
Adam Berner: Democrats Should Support Vital Proposals
democrats have been serving their constituency perfectly, the problem is that an overwhelming majority of liberals and progressives think they…
Paul D: The Useful Idiots
"!t has made the left all but powerless to advance any kind of critique of western imperialism and its current…
Dennis: Propaganda War on Syria
The US and UK mainstream press can't correct itself now because it has invested its credibility in the interpretation: Syrian…
James: The Right Way To Be “Left”
The sentence, "the author is kind of right..." Should be at the start of the next paragraph. How it got…
James: The Right Way To Be “Left”
Yeah, it is a good essay, but why? Because it points to flaws in Left movements. The constant call for…
Hatuey: ‘RussiaGate’ and Progressives
It's anoying that Americans can indignate for mere speculations of what they have done so blatantly, if it was so…
Paul D: The Right Way To Be “Left”
Excellent piece!
Michael: US Health Care Compared
I lived in two Latin American countries for many years. They were quite different, one smaller and less developed…
John Gesang: ‘RussiaGate’ and Progressives
The dichotomy is real. "Russiagate" so far has proven to be unsubstantiated fiction at best, contrary to the assertion made…
Michael: America at War Since 9/11
Rebecca's article is powerful. I lived in Nicaragua long after the open conflict she described experiencing.…
Mark Griffin: Will the Guardian Correct an Atrocious Article by Julian Borger?
Julian Borger perpetuating lies about Syrian use of chemical weapons. Still up to his old tricks. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/jun/27/us-syria-warning-assad-regime-chemical-attack
Hatuey: Election Interference Hypocrisy
This is a chance to oppose US's interference with its same arguments, but it shouldn't be needed. The decades-long…
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