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Michael: Dear World, The U.S. Is Just Not That Into You
David Swanson is one of the most important commentators around. His insight and fierce honesty about the U.S. and…
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Jessica's plea touches my heart. I have been a teacher in Latin America and the U.S.…
Gabriel Ca: Students as Teachers
Dear Belle Chester, I was moved by the transformation you went through as a teacher when you saw your students…
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Clive Ray: UK Journalist Given Access to Douma to Deny Chemical Attacks
Chris Miller is quite right. This article completely misrepresents Fisk's report. If anyone doubts this, just read Fisk's original Independent…
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Aronoff describes well the “new-denialism” policy of the neoliberal Trudeau government.
Chris Miller: UK Journalist Given Access to Douma to Deny Chemical Attacks
This piece - by a pro-interventionist - gives the impression that Robert Fisk states that the alleged gas attack was…
Matic Primc: Syria and the Politics of International Law
"and when they stand to lose a city or district, as they recently did in Douma, they panic and resort…
Joe Emersberger: Corbyn allies buckle under pressure from the UK’s pro-war establishment
Corbyn had the best statements by far, but even his best one only called for a "review" of UK arms…
Clive Ray: Iraq on Syria Strikes
The payload of this article is the meme that Assad used chemical weapons and that we shouldn't let past US…
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Michael: Iraq on Syria Strikes
Any thoughtful, reasonable person would be filled with immense skepticism and doubt about anything that Trump and the U.S. government…
James: Facebook and Us
I’m not certain about Carr’s argument nor his motivation really. I’m not convinced. There may be aspects of truth and…
Anton Glaving: Corbyn allies buckle under pressure from the UK’s pro-war establishment
Thornberry couches the massacre in euphemistic language, deplorably so. On the other hand, she did call for…
Michael: Illegal and Deadly
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Chris Miller: Trump’s Rush to Judgment on Syria Chemical Attack
Well, there's disinformation and then there's conspiracy theory so how about this one: Right To Return protest begins in Gaza…
Kread: Illegal and Deadly
It makes no strategic sense for Assad to use chemical weapons on civilians in Douma, which his army supported by…
Clive Ray: Why Trump can’t reverse Syrian regime dirty win in Ghouta
In answer to Paul D, at issue here is whether or not the Syrian army launched a chemical attack in…
Paul D: Why Trump can’t reverse Syrian regime dirty win in Ghouta
Don't you think it is time for the left to stop its descent into conspiratorial nonsense and support of fascists?…
Clive Ray: Why Trump can’t reverse Syrian regime dirty win in Ghouta
Great hypothesis from Juan Cole: "So he [Assad] decided to send down a barrel bomb of mixed chlorine and sarin…
Nessa: the myth is not the fairytale
Thank You for this...and for the information at the bottom. The more I know...the more I discover.…
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Joseph Essertier: Facebook and Us
This sounds like a job for crowdfunding.
Matic Primc: A Loyalist Victory in Syria’s Eastern Ghouta? More Violence
I wonder which part of the article you find supports Assad. I think you have not read it.
Paul D: A Loyalist Victory in Syria’s Eastern Ghouta? More Violence
What is this savage right-wing article supporting the bloodthirsty monster Assad doing here? Does this Mr. Glass -…
Colin Stuart: Indigenous Nations Unite Against Nuclear Colonialism
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Joseph Essertier: Facebook and Us
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Edward Imbier: We Are the Corporate Sugar Daddies
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Barry Wood: Brazil: Former President Lula’s Historic Speech In Full
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Michael Albert: Facebook and Us
Joseph, I Agree on all of what you say ... and a favorite slogan is you lose you lose you…
Michael: Gunboat Diplomacy and the Ghost of Captain Mahan
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Chris Miller: Three Countries show how Near a 100% Green Grid is
I would be wary of including Scotland unless nuclear power is to be considered green (not by me). Scotland…
Reg Tydell: The NFL’s plan to protect America from witches
Great article! (I think you meant Tywin Lannister...)
Joseph Essertier: Facebook and Us
Yes, prescient. So maybe it is time to take another shot at creating non-commercial social media that would meet the…
Michael: Why the Google Protest of War Work Is Wonderful
Swanson's perspective is an interesting and valuable one. There are not many, it seems to me, who spend their…
Michael: Three Countries show how Near a 100% Green Grid is
If these three countries can do this, behemoths like the U.S. could, too. Obvious that greed, monopoly, and selfishness…
Michael: The Shameful Exploitation of Martin Luther King Jr.
This is an excellent article. The behavior and attitudes of many like Trump, Pence, et al is…
Michael: Could the Cold War Return With a Vengeance?
This is an excellent article, of course. The number cited for the military budget is correct, but…
Michael: Teacher Strikes Are About More Than Salaries
Absolutely right! And this isn't the half of it, and not just in poorer states and districts.
Elizabeth Marxsen: Facebook and Us
Haha! My previous comment just made your point. I hadn't read the whole article when I posted my…
Elizabeth Marxsen: Facebook and Us
I'm posting this on facebook. That's what I use my facebook accounts for - posting political articles. Otherwise…
Gabriel Ca: The Isolation Of Julian Assange Must Stop
Let us walk while it is daylight
Gabriel Ca: Facebook and Us
You were indeed prescient. Thanks a lot, all the more so because your call becomes now even more urgentl. Gabriel…
Chris Miller: Who Calls Anyone Civilized?
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Chris Miller: Bolton Acted Against US Interests to Push Israel’s Agenda
Class trumps national boundaries.
Chris Miller: A Few Thoughts on the March for Our Lives
Yes. Ask for more!
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