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James: The Left Underestimates the Danger of Trump
Disillusion, not dillusion or delusion, WTF!
James: The Left Underestimates the Danger of Trump
Here's my apathy, dillusion and cyncism Dave. The last sentence in Street's Truthdig artticle, "Let us…
Michael: Is Human Rights Watch Too Closely Aligned With U.S. Foreign Policy?
Weisbrot's article here and others that he has written are exceptional and pretty rare in the U.S. media. It…
avni goksel: Carmageddon Beckons
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Glenn Fritz: The Left Underestimates the Danger of Trump
There is no left-right pendulum that swings passively back and forth; that is a myth. The back and forth is…
Ken Howe: Carmageddon Beckons
I don't know why you, John Goodrich, think that George is asleep. But in any case self-driving cars would only…
John Goodrich: The Left Underestimates the Danger of Trump
It's time we go from sociopathic to outright psychopathic in our leaders . "What the hell do…
Ed Lytwak: The Left Underestimates the Danger of Trump
Keep Calm and Vote Green: Fascism Is Not Coming By Paul Street http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/keep_calm_and_vote_green_fascism_is_not_coming_20160923/
David Jones: The Left Underestimates the Danger of Trump
I say bring it. Actually, I think all the Armageddon rhetoric is totally over the top but even on a…
Michael: How Middle-Class Chileans Contributed to the Overthrow of Salvador Allende
What Dr. Bello observes of the reactionary potential of the middle class is present, probably, in most if not all…
Glenn Fritz: The lousy reason I didn’t vote in 1968 — and why Sanders supporters shouldn’t fall for it
Never in my lifetime has an election been less important. The Hillary Democrats are the illness…
matt farkas: Beyond Marxism
Thanks to Z School and the anarchism class there offered, I was introduced to Graeber and through him, Murray Bookchin.…
quaid hutchinson: The lousy reason I didn’t vote in 1968 — and why Sanders supporters shouldn’t fall for it
My point is simple. To believe Hillary will tamper down any Kissingeresque hawks in her admin in a way…
Calum MacKenzie: The lousy reason I didn’t vote in 1968 — and why Sanders supporters shouldn’t fall for it
The nonsense that is the American 4 year presidential campaign, will continue as nonsense until a candidate has the gonads…
Thom Burlington: The lousy reason I didn’t vote in 1968 — and why Sanders supporters shouldn’t fall for it
Well, this is what you are going to get and more: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/sep/23/hillary-clinton-national-security-plan-isis-baghdadi
John Goodrich: Testing for the Mental Disabilities of U.S. Presidential Candidates
Trump's gross ignorance of facts trumps his apparent mental issues which should be judged by professionals and not be thrown…
John Goodrich: The lousy reason I didn’t vote in 1968 — and why Sanders supporters shouldn’t fall for it
We survived the Idiot Bush, didn't we ? Imperialism and neo-liberal capitalism went on just as under…
John Goodrich: The American War in Vietnam: Crime or Commemoration
Thanks for a very good article . It alone describes a U.S. intervention that is unknown to a majority of…
John Goodrich: Carmageddon Beckons
Wake up. Self-driving vehicles are the solution . They are being test-driven in a great many places around…
Tyler Healey: The Riots Will Continue
I've been calling for an occupation of Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., for over a year now. I doubt…
Paul D: The lousy reason I didn’t vote in 1968 — and why Sanders supporters shouldn’t fall for it
Kissinger would have likely had nothing to do with any Democratic administration elected in 1968. What is…
James: If There’s a World War II-Style Climate Mobilization, It has to Go All the Way—and Then Some
Well, seems fairly logical and necessary to me. Don't see any other way really. If some transitional steategy is not…
quaid hutchinson: The lousy reason I didn’t vote in 1968 — and why Sanders supporters shouldn’t fall for it
If Hillary had been elected in 1968, Cambodia would of been spared all those bombs. Kissinger would've been reigned in…
Thom Burlington: If There’s a World War II-Style Climate Mobilization, It has to Go All the Way—and Then Some
Taking a little hint from Englehart today: "You Must Be Kidding" https://zcomm.org/znetarticle/you-must-be-kidding/
Chris Reed: Testing for the Mental Disabilities of U.S. Presidential Candidates
Robert Whitaker's works as well as the Mad In America website are good places to start for a critical assessment…
Brent Irving: Beyond Marxism
Great article. Since I first heard of it I have found it strange that someone would refer…
Michael Albert: Beyond Marxism
Actually I am talking about a very much broader swath of the left than you indicate, Tony. Consider the Sanders…
Michael Albert: Beyond Marxism
James, we agree on this. Except remember this was solicited by a Turkish Magazine. There are many places in the…
Michael Albert: Beyond Marxism
Succinct, but certainly not dumb. Rejecting class division, and thus that there is a coordinator class…
Paul D: Beyond Marxism
Michael, Brief, maybe dumb, question. How can anti-coordintoralism be distinguished from anti-intellectualism?
Ruben Nogal: Latin America’s left is in retreat, but it’s not finished yet
Estoy parcialmente de acuerdo, con tu analisis , el caso de venezuela es mas notorio, los comienzos de la revolucion…
James: Beyond Marxism
There may or may not be as many Marxists out there nowadays, as there used to be, touting all…
Tom Johnson: Heart-Breaking Stories from Academia
I agree. I have been an adjunct off-and-on for more than a quarter century. I would also…
maryellen: Beyond Marxism
Wow, Michael, this is really helpful. Just last month i was having a discussion with a local 60-something labor organizer…
Michael Albert: Beyond Marxism
Okay these are among the best - most flexible and insightful marxists around, I agree - but which one of…
Michael Albert: Beyond Marxism
I am not talking about marx worshippers, for the most part, so to speak - I am talking about using…
John Goodrich: Beyond Marxism
Changes in the means of production since the time of Marx necessitate changes in Marxist thought and, as you…
Tony DiMaggio: Beyond Marxism
Michael, you're talking about a very small community of people who frequent sites like Z, Counterpunch, etc. who are dogmatic…
Michael: Heart-Breaking Stories from Academia
Very accurate! I have been an adjunct.
Kelvin Yearwood: Beyond Marxism
I recommend Terry Eagleton, Samir Amin and David Harvey, Michael. There are plenty of Marxist commentators who…
S.peter Shapiro: Latin America’s left is in retreat, but it’s not finished yet
also, the left forced to lose the initiative they had after wwll,,greece, italy, gladio, the marshall plan and…
S.peter Shapiro: Latin America’s left is in retreat, but it’s not finished yet
in martial art, and in large conflict strategy, to lose the initiative is to lose. period…a macro example is…
John Goodrich: Election 2016 A Trump Presidency Would Likley Be Even Worse Than You Think: 11 Ways He Would Destroy the America We Know
Trump and Clinton are both sociopaths Trump adds that little extra touch of something that usually requires…
Thom Burlington: Election 2016 A Trump Presidency Would Likley Be Even Worse Than You Think: 11 Ways He Would Destroy the America We Know
Go write poetry. You are living in dreamland - both are bad news in different ways.
Tom Johnson: How to Flip a Trump Voter Without Pushing Too Hard
Attempting to flip voters is largely a waste of time and energy in an election campaign. In fact, trying to…
quaid hutchinson: Vote Stein!?
"...it’s naive to think a fascist will respect the rule of law when he’s spit on it more than any…
quaid hutchinson: Vote Stein!?
The Boogeyman is scary. But we mustn't let fear cloud our judgement. Glen Ford hasn't allowed it to affect…
John Goodrich: YOLO Economics
I find it interesting that the coming near complete automating of the workplace/workforce sometime very soon after the arrival of…
Tony DiMaggio: Vote Stein!?
That's naive, to put it politely. Do you honestly believe someone like trump will go thru congress when they say…
Tony DiMaggio: Vote Stein!?
If there was a party I found the least objectionable in American politics it would be the greens. But at…
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