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Clive Ray: Divide and Rule: Class, Hate, and the 2016 Election
Sock it to us Paul - the truth hurts. I read your book on Barak Obama in 2009, it prepared…
John Vincent: Along with pardoning Manning, Obama should have repealed 1917 Espionage Act
Juan Cole never fails to disappoint. "In a daring and bold move that showed his profound humanitarian side,...".…
Clive Ray: Trump feuds with Merkel, EU, BMW, NATO, China, CIA but not with Putin
This is yet another strange article from Juan Cole. Nearly every paragraph could be picked to pieces by even a…
Chris Reed: Trump feuds with Merkel, EU, BMW, NATO, China, CIA but not with Putin
While we need to be ready to oppose the in coming Trump Administration on multiple fronts, I think we have…
Obama’s Bombing Legacy | Yerepouni Daily News: Investing in Weapons, War, and Obama
[…] 2012, I researched and wrote about how General Dynamics CEO Lester Crown and his Chicago family backed and bankrolled the political career of…
Lee Roberts: Davos Man Is a Neanderthal Protectionist
Superbly simple, direct, and correct. I have known The Centre for Economic and Policy Research for over 20 years. Dean…
Rafael: Next Time Trump Bashes Mexico, Remember This
Maybe in the distant future if the US is no longer an empire history would be recapitulated and it…
James: Along with pardoning Manning, Obama should have repealed 1917 Espionage Act
"In a daring and bold move that showed his profound humanitarian side, ..." Is that sarcasm? Daring…
Roger Stoll: Davos Man Is a Neanderthal Protectionist
Thanks, Dean. Terse and righteous.
Philip Mayall: Davos Man Is a Neanderthal Protectionist
The state is the means by which public money is transferred into private hands. Once you know that, everything that…
Tom Johnson: Chelsea Manning Decision Gives Supporters Reason to Cheer
This is typical Obama: by putting the commutation off until May, he gives the Trumpies and the the military/police state…
Rafael: How would legendary foreign correspondent Clare Hollingworth have reported on the world of Twitter and Trump?
What sticked to my mind was the unadmissible perspective to Hitler's Holocaust. It should make one ponder that for the…
Clive Ray: The issue is not Trump. It is us.
Pilger never fails to identify the right target. Here, In the penultimate paragraph, he strikes with precision, its last sentence…
Kread: The issue is not Trump. It is us.
Absolutely terrific article. The Bohne quotation says it all.
Chris Reed: Next Time Trump Bashes Mexico, Remember This
This harkens back to the time when the Republican Party at least had some principles. In WVA, the Democrat Party…
Rafael: Earth2Trump
It's really conveying that he makes clear the preassure for change has to come from the historically oppressed-Latin Americans, Africans,…
Clive Ray: Russia and the Left
I endorse Wei-Ting Chen's comments on WSWS. It can be a bit over the top at times politically speaking in…
F Lengyel: Mirror, Mirror, On The Wall…
An instructive example. https://www.insidehighered.com/blogs/just-visiting/do-nots-and-dos-when-defending-tenure
Juan Corso: Obama’s Farewell Address
I suppose that when Jack Rasmus finished to write this article, he just dropped the mic and left.
Paul D: The Identity Politics Red Herring
At about 9 percent, the black proportion of McDowell county residents still well below the US average (12.6%).…
Philip Log: Russia and the Left
thanks for the info - i haven't read anything from wsws but i will now. paul d seems off on…
Wei-Ting Chen: Russia and the Left
WSWS love Putin? As far as I can tell, the contributors of WSWS do not love Putin.…
David Dobereiner: Earth2Trump
Accurate analysis of the problem and a heartwarming call to arms in response.
Philip Log: Russia and the Left
right on clive, i still want to know who these "leftists" are that are siding with putin and russia. stephen…
David Jones: Social Self-Defense: Protecting People and Planet against Trump and Trumpism
Ah yes, deja vu all over again. The Left in righteous opposition. A place of comfort, with no harsh demands…
Feeling a “Berning” dose of honesty – The Leftist Critic: The Texas-Vermont-Maine Nuclear Dump
[…] responsible for sending nuclear waste to Sierra Blanca. Of course I was. I also knew the opposition in that…
Clive Ray: Russia and the Left
Touché Philip Log. This is my concern too: just as the MSM is ramping up its Russia-bashing rhetoric to heights…
Daniel Demalach: We’ve been hacking elections for more than a century
An interteresting article that sounds convincing. Nevertheless as an Israeli I am not covinced by what is written about…
Philip Log: Russia and the Left
didn't mean to insult you but you did not answer my simple questions. who are these leftists srs is railing…
Chris Reed: Trump does Poor imitation of Tin-Pot Dictator at “Press Conference”
The incoming Trump Administration, or at least a segment of it, is trying to woe the Russians away from China,…
Chris Reed: The Identity Politics Red Herring
Wva. is 95% white and consistently scores at the bottom of states by socioeconomic measures. At the same time,…
Clive Ray: We’ve been hacking elections for more than a century
A nice article and very much the sort of comment one would hope to find on an alternative news site…
Paul D: Russia and the Left
Philip, I provided the principled reasons for our opposition to the regimes of Putin and Assad in…
Paul D: Russia and the Left
Stephen, Agreed. The problem seems to come from an extreme amount of confusion of what constitutes…
Tom Johnson: “This European Union is a Project by and for Powerful Multinationals”
While neoliberalism is formally 25 years old in Europe, in the U.S. it is nearly twice that old. Yet here…
Philip Log: Russia and the Left
i agree completely. also would like to point out that this is not needed at a time when the entire…
Z3k3@ndZ@mi: Russia and the Left
Hi, just saw this - no, things seem to be progressing without rancor...
Stephen Siegel: Russia and the Left
The article does a fine job outlining Russian crimes, but gives almost 0 evidence for "enthusiasm in certain quarters of…
Philip Log: Russia and the Left
hey paul, i responded to you incorrectly so you will have to scroll up to see it. after thinking a…
Clive Ray: Russia and the Left
Dear Michael I was just wondering if my two comments, in which I provide links in order…
Philip Log: Russia and the Left
Paul D, thanks for the response but I find it unsatisfying. 1. I agree about the mainstream…
Paul D: Russia and the Left
As a final comment, allow me to direct you to this letter to Jill Stein from the Russian Green Party.…
Rafael: Obama Belatedly Says No to Israel
All the same resolutions should be applied to the occupy Mexican territory since 1848 by the US. It is important…
Paul D: The Identity Politics Red Herring
Thank-you Mr. Fletcher. "Identity politics" as I understand the term mostly refers to a postmodernism-influenced philosophy discussed…
Paul D: Russia and the Left
1: There are no "left" viewpoints in the US mainstream media. I would define the "left" to be the…
Paul D: The End of Indian Point and the Myths of Nuclear Power in America
Practically every point in this article is either wrong or not at all an argument for banning nuclear power, but…
Clive Ray: Russia and the Left
In reply to Paul D In 2012, the European Parliament were pretty concerned about certain political tendencies in the…
Philip Log: Russia and the Left
So I have a few questions for paul d and srs, 1. Who are these leftists we are talking…
Clive Ray: Russia and the Left
Many thanks to Joe Emersberger for his wise contribution to this discussion.
Paul D: Russia and the Left
It should also be emphasized that this characterization of the maidan uprising and change of government as "neo-nazi" is a…
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