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Kim Scipes: Spare Me the American Tears for the Murder of Jamal Khashoggi
Robert Fisk cuts through the US bullshit once again!
Joseph Val: A Bold New Plan to Tackle Climate Change
fyi: taxes do not fund gov't spending neither do bond sales the federal gov't creates money by spending…
Barry Wood: Marc Lamont Hill must be reinstated
Hatem, why not start a petition to get Marc reinstated?
owlishdog: Are the Gilets Jaunes Today’s Sans-Culottes?
Public protests are often ignored by the mainstream media. When they cannot be ignored, as in this case, their coverage…
Michael: Hard Truths and the ‘Indispensable Nation’
Of course, Mr. Orphan is absolutely right. He is not exaggerating at all. The incredible thing is how…
Kread: A Killer Dies, a Teacher Lives
Paul, thank you for a great article, as I was beginning to think I was the only one in Seinfeld's…
Joel Isaacs: A Killer Dies, a Teacher Lives
Thank you, Paul. Happy Birthday, Noam. May the pursuit of truth by both of you continue to inspire…
Michael: George HW Bush thought the world belonged to his family
"...the unfortunate America we are doomed to share." Yes, Ariel has it right. But not only…
Michael: Immigrants
My god! Badri has it so right. I know this, and I am white. Closely…
John Goodrich: Ending Meat & Dairy Consumption
Meat is already being produced without herds of animals by cloning beef, chicken etc tissue . All that is…
Michael: The DNA Industry and the Disappearing Indian
Excellent, excellent article. Aviva Chomsky is one of the best writers around and she is an activist with great…
Philip: Saving the Environment: Is Degrowthing the Answer?
i think Manfred Max-Neef said it in a simpler way - "Growth is a quantitative accumulation. Development is the liberation…
owlishdog: It Is Possible Paul Manafort Visited Julian Assange
I know it sometimes publishes your pieces, Glenn, but I wouldn't describe The Guardian as " an otherwise solid and…
Michael: What White Supremacists Know
Let's face it, at the core of the U.S. culture, colonial culture, is a belief and conviction that "what I…
Philip: Bernie Sanders lays out bold 10-point plan for Democrats
no mention of the military budget??
Matt Grind: High Score, Low Pay
Great article.
John Webster: High Score, Low Pay
Just thanks for posting this. A fascinating case study in how the the big business top end can deflect tension…
Barry Wood: Costs of War
It is well documented that in Iraq alone, over 1 million Iraqi's were killed by the USA and its allies!
Michael: Trump’s Amoral Saudi Statement
The great Martin Luther King, Jr. said "The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.”…
Michael: IMF is Back in Business in Latin America
¡Ay de mí¡ (Woe is me!) Of course, this is not good news for Latin America…
owlishdog: Why Hasn’t Socialism Captivated Working Class?
And...for socialism to work it has to appeal to people's reason. People have to believe in it. Bringing in the…
owlishdog: Why Hasn’t Socialism Captivated Working Class?
While it's a tragedy that nationalism, religion and sports have an hypnotic hold on the popular classes, I don't think…
owlishdog: Slavemasters
But, George, you yourself haven't been averse to supporting US and UK military intervention and attacking Chomsky, Pilger, Hersh, et…
Michael: Hunger Games and Defending Food Rights in Venezuela
What a fantastic, wonderful article. Thank you so much for sharing it. I once visited Venezuela to see…
Anarcissie: Shattering Europe?
'And it never ends: the vitriolic tweets, the falsehoods, the fondness for far-right groups, the penchant for demeaning allies.'…
Michael: The Earth is in a death spiral
The other day a good man and medical doctor was giving a rationale for relatively conservative action and he was…
Michael: Thanksgiving? No, thanks
Of course what Robert says in right and true. Readers of zcomm.org will roundly agree. It was not…
Michael Albert: Hollywood On My Mind
Thank you maryellen...I didn't know that about Paul. I will write him.
Paul D: A Necessary Step for Reducing Fires in California
PG&E really cannot be blamed for these powerline-related fire incidents. They are unavoidable as long as they must provide electric…
maryellen: Hollywood On My Mind
Michael I’m so impressed by this effort. You’ve undoubtedly contacted Paul Jay who seemscto have connections to the industry and…
Paul D: A Different Take?
Michael, I live and frequently travel to and through regions with widespread Republican Party and Trump support,…
george patterson: Taking on Trumpism
it is imperative that we go on the offensive NOW, concerning Senator Bernie Sander's clarion xall for progressive change, leaving…
James: An Electrifying Idea
You might be right Bill. Just let things take their course. Whatever. Doesn’t matter much I guess if humans are…
Bill Petrou: An Electrifying Idea
I bet Dolphins are saying these stupid humans are destroying us. As dinosaurs were extinct millions of years ago…
James: An Electrifying Idea
Rick, you misinterpret. I never, nor the quotes, suggested we can turn it around in a couple of years. In…
Rick Gottesman: An Electrifying Idea
While I'm in loose agreement with some of the quote you offer, it still bespeaks an anthropocentric bias. To say…
Michael: Brazil’s Elections a Stark Contrast to Chaos in U.S.
The difficulties in voting in the U.S. are certainly intentional, and we would be foolish not to see and admit…
James: An Electrifying Idea
“Our power gives us greater responsibility than we have ever had to bear. Once humans separated from other creatures and…
Rick Gottesman: An Electrifying Idea
James, we are indeed a very powerful species, but we're no different than any other in that we all rely…
James: An Electrifying Idea
We are in fact NOT just another biological specIes. We are considerably more powerful than any other, and now…
Bill Petrou: An Electrifying Idea
Unfortunately I agree with you. Not only she has set for us to recycle but she has made…
Rick Gottesman: An Electrifying Idea
Seriously?! This piece so typifies the kind of short-sighted techno-hubris and deep denial that got us into this mess…
Rick Goodman: To Vote, or Not To Vote
I agree with Michael's point, as I understand it. While there are hugely important structural evils to address, much…
Brit: To Vote, or Not To Vote
I think that the real elephant in the room is the antiquated nature of US political system. We need a…
James: What Debate? Some Strategic Electoral Considerations
But I think this is why we need people like Chomsky, who also recognises the science that dates the Anthropocene…
James: What Debate? Some Strategic Electoral Considerations
It’s not so much mine as Clive Hamilton’s. A philosophical outlook he thinks will take a while to come to…
matt farkas: What Debate? Some Strategic Electoral Considerations
Interesting quote, but is your point, humans are the next inevitable evolutionary reset button (like a comet or burning Siberian…
matt farkas: What Debate? Some Strategic Electoral Considerations
All awesome, exciting moments. Each time I held out hope those actions would turn into a broad anti-capitalist movement (I'd…
matt farkas: What Debate? Some Strategic Electoral Considerations
Where I live they were on the street every week protesting until Obama. Perhaps this is an anomaly.
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