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Anarcissie: Here’s the Evidence of WaPo Bias Against Sanders
Well, actually, they do tell reporters what to write; at least, that's what reporters have told me. The general…
Michael Albert: The Twenty Percent Problem
Hi Elizabeth, I think it is everywhere, like pointing to air...in a way. It happens in families,…
Elizabeth Marxsen: The Twenty Percent Problem
Can you please point me to some discussions of exactly how the society/institutions brainwash people to be powerless, non-coordinators?…
Michael: What Happens in El Norte
"This TOO is an immense task..." (I don't like grammatical errors in typing, relatively unimportant of course.) But…
Michael: What Happens in El Norte
Such a simple rule, you broke it, you fix it. Yes, the US has an immense responsibility…
Michael: Argentina & the Next Global Financial Crisis
What influence do I have? None, but I will say it anyway, everyone should read this article. Dr. Jack…
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A massively (perhaps a decent use of the word) important article. But can we, or any of us, actually…
Nadim Mahjoub: Climate Crisis Means the Ruling Class has Failed
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Michael: Nancy Pelosi’s Bad Attitude Toward Progressives
I'm stepping into a minefield, but here goes. I have always thought, and this is purely instinctual not essentially…
Max: Fight for a Green New Deal Can Start with Your Union Contract
Workers wages have fallen or at best remained stagnant since the early 80's. You're suggesting bargaining for a reduction in…
Michael Albert: RevolutionZ: Life After Capitalism Podcast
Raghav, People pursuing the concerns you indicate for Syria, say, would be very useful, but I am…
Michael: 15,549 Gun Homicides in US in 2017; 32 (160) in UK
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David Dobereiner: Context Matters Except for the Palestinians
Exactly!
Michael: The Global Currency War Has Begun
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Michael: Free Puerto Rico From Colonialism!
There are so many things that Ted Glick has said that are right and essential, especially when he says we…
Raghav Kaushik: RevolutionZ: Life After Capitalism Podcast
Michael: I've read several of your books on vision and believe the podcast furthers the above line of work.…
Michael: Where does Elizabeth Warren Stand on War and Peace?
Elizabeth Warren still leaves much to be accomplished in her foreign policy statements of the past. She has a…
Michael Albert: RevolutionZ: Life After Capitalism Podcast
Okay, I will do an episode, in a bit, on art after fundmental change! But for now, perhaps think about…
Michael Albert: RevolutionZ: Life After Capitalism Podcast
No problem, I more than understand...but you can perhaps talk it up a bit. That helps a lot!
Matthew Allen: RevolutionZ: Life After Capitalism Podcast
I just listened to Episode 15 - while jogging; thanks so much for the greater length! And this is kind…
Anton Glaving: Yelling Past Each Other Part 1
True, NB do not explicitly assert that receiving NED money automatically discredits a group, but (in my reading at least)…
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Rowan Wolf: The strongest people on the planet
In an age when people can reach virtually anywhere on the surface of the planet in roughly 51 hours, the…
Max: Life Expectancy in the US Is Declining for a Reason
Important interview. Thanks Mr Barsamian . , Professor Chomsky. and ZNET. Mr. Phillips…
Anarcissie: The Overlooked Difference Between Sanders and Warren
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Anarcissie: Mueller Should Have Subpoenaed Trump
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I suppose that things are similar all over the world and it will be difficult to find an electoral process…
Michael: The Overlooked Difference Between Sanders and Warren
Good article. I remain very skeptical about party politics as they now stand in the US. I have…
Michael: The strongest people on the planet
Mr. Koehler is absolutely right. I have often thought the same. Koehler writes, "They are the strongest people…
Michael: What now, Brazil?
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Michael: As Puerto Rico Erupts in Protests, “La Junta” Eyes More Power
Ms. Aronoff has written one of the best analysis that I have seen on developments in Puerto Rico. The…
Michael: To Make the US a Democracy, the Constitution Itself Must Change
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Max: The UAW Has No Reason Not to Push for Everything
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Marty Hahn: RevolutionZ: Life After Capitalism Podcast
T wish I could financially contribute but my finances prevent it at the present time.
Michael: We Are Here Because You Were There
Of course Dr. Hynes is right and anyone who has read, studied, and paid attention to this region knows that.…
fernando_santamaria: About the sale by cops (or traffickers) of fake Identity Cards under European Union Community Regime to inmigrants in Galician Autonomous Community
The bottom line of the (discreet) petition I’ve just submitted at the “Petitions Portal” of the European Parliament:…
Michael: Putting the American in Somali-American
Rep. Omar is exactly the kind of representative this country needs--honest, brave, articulate, and able to see the US and…
Michael: Ruminations on a Puerto Rican Revolution
I made one error in what I wrote just now (see below). In one sentence I typed "...recently I…
Michael: Ruminations on a Puerto Rican Revolution
Yes, Miguel rambles. Yes, he uses obscenities. I don't think these things will bother ZNet readers, it doesn't…
Raghav Kaushik: In Defense of Socialist Internationalism
Paul D: your side of the debate hasn't helped much either. To take the concrete example of Syria, your analysis…
Paul D: In Defense of Socialist Internationalism
The US was never threatening Syria - in fact, Assad has been an ally of US interests. An "opening up…
Matic Primc: In Defense of Socialist Internationalism
I must say that I know nothing about the conference itself. However despite that I would comment that I often…
Philip: In Defense of Socialist Internationalism
yea Saddam was a very bad man also but Iraq would be better off today if we hadn't destroyed the…
Philip: Free Speech Just isn’t That Complicated
so who decides? you - the true left - the pope??
Paul D: In Defense of Socialist Internationalism
Thank-you! The conspiracy-theory laden, neo-tankieist anti imperialists for Putin, Assad and Ortega (and now Maduro)" which included…
Paul D: Free Speech Just isn’t That Complicated
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Rowan Wolf: Too Horrible to Understand, Too Horrible to Ignore
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