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Michael: Fauci champions Israeli medical apartheid
Fauci could have simply said, "Yes." No politics, no big statement, just "yes."
Michael: Cuomo and Newsom Symbolize the Rot of Corporate Democrats — and the Dire Need for Progressive Populism
Much of the strength and ruinous power of the Republican Party lies in the presence and power of corporate Democrats.…
Colin Stuart: Ecuador’s pro-mining politics dealt a blow by Indigenous, green movement
Such contrasting perspectives from Ben Norton and Miriam Lang: https://thegrayzone.com/2021/02/06/yaku-perez-pachakutik-ecuador-us-coup/
Dennis: The Clash Between the UK and EU Over Northern Ireland
A point on bias. Instead of describing "the culpable purpose of this being to stop vaccines capable of saving the…
Michael: Maduro’s Brown New Deal for Venezuela
Normally, I would think this a bad idea and a real backward step. But there is nothing normal about US…
Mark Evans: Why Artists Ought to Endorse Parecon
It is great to see someone writing seriously on this topic - thanks Jerry!
Mark Evans: Skillful Goal-Oriented Activism: a middle way between reactive activism and debilitating myths?
Thanks Elizabeth! Your question is off topic but it does relate to the article in one way. The way I…
Elizabeth Marxsen: Skillful Goal-Oriented Activism: a middle way between reactive activism and debilitating myths?
Lots of good thoughts and sorry to go off on a tangent, but do we have anything to learn from…
mike sheck: Bessemer, Alabama, community rallies for Amazon workers’ union
So I just checked and the Bessemer facility starts at 15.00 per hour. That’s double the minimum wage. Seems like…
Michael: Why Artists Ought to Endorse Parecon
Excellent commentary, joining art and what we might think is not art but in fact all life lived in such…
Max: Alabama workers fight to form first U.S. Amazon union
Why Unions Matter: 10th Anniversary Update Professor Michael D. Yates https://monthlyreview.org/product/why_unions_matter/ In a Capitalist system....you must fight for the right…
Max: Bernie Sanders Is Right, and Joe Biden Is Wrong. We Still Need Medicare for All
We agree with " Mittens". Blair & Donna Phillips Canada Retired
Max: Google Workers Across Announce International Union Alliance
Great read and important read. In a Capitalist System...you must fight (and organize) for the right to live. Why Unions…
Matt Grind: Strategy: Some Key Strategic Issues
It would be helpful to be part of an organization that had a chance of "winning". However, the "radical left"…
Michael: USA’s Game Plan in Venezuela: Strangulation through Sanctions
I should not be responding to so many fine articles in one day, forgive me. But this one strikes deeply,…
Michael: Greed in the Suites, from Walgreens to Walmart
I should add, those who look to these workers for their rental payments, utility bill payments, supermarket purchases and payments,…
Michael: Greed in the Suites, from Walgreens to Walmart
Thank you, Sam. Yes, indeed "we need to change the rules." Yesterday in going about needed errands I met two…
Michael: The US Is Back in the Paris Agreement, But More Is Needed to Stave Off Disaster
While it is somewhat a natural feeling or reaction to want to "get back to normal" after the last four…
owlishdog: Clueless
The wringing of hands these days from The Guardian is deafening. They, as much as anybody, helped to get Johnson…
Paulo Rodriguez: Overcoming Our Suicidal Tendencies
Dear Collective 20, and specially Mark Evans, This piece might be one of the most important steps towards a path…
Michael: Two Principles of Racial Equity that Outrage Liberals
So difficult for people who are privileged to comprehend the experience and anguish of those who are not. I was…
Michael: The Country Where Liberty Is a Statue
If one takes a good look at US history and how it responds to the world, especially when in political…
David Dobereiner: President Biden’s China Conundrum
Could any US president institute a policy of making America LESS great again? Because that would seem to be necessary…
John reynolds: McConnell Cynically used the Trump-Monster to get Tax Cuts and SCOTUS, Now Dropping him like a Squeezed Orange
"Dropping him like a squeezed orange " ha ha . How about another tabloid headline: Trump was played by special…
Kread: Denouncing Republican Evils While Demanding Progressive Policies
"a triumph for progressive forces"??? you've got to be kidding.
Michael: America Has Entered the Weimar Era
In the first paragraph, the final phrase "but it is clear that the underlying, again, “rapacious” nature of the governing…
Michael: America Has Entered the Weimar Era
It is clear that the rapacious character of the governing elite throughout US history is quite the opposite of the…
Paulo Rodriguez: How to Keep On Keeping On
Thank you so much for this article, Ellen.
Charlie Smithers: A Brief Query
Consistent with the psychology of right-wing authoritaianism/social dominance orientation and fascism in general, the events at the Capital can be…
danica: A Brief Query
First time tragedy, second time farce. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n9k5v6bjwGA What's a beer putsch? First you buy everyone in the saloon beer. Then…
Elizabeth Marxsen: A Brief Query
Answers to those questions may shed light on Trump as to why he ordered police to stand down. And maybe…
Michael: “I intend to reconcile the Venezuelans”
Actually being in and living in Latin America is far different from the general image one finds in US media.…
Michael: Greta Thunberg dismisses ’empty words’ in new climate crisis appeal – video
¡Viva Greta! There is a Bible verse that says in part "and a little child shall lead them." I would…
Anil Eklavya: American Exceptionalism?
I had the previous comment when the title of the article was “How do you Like them Apples.”
Anil Eklavya: The Semblance of a Bolivarian Bureaucrat
Be careful what you wish for. After lifetimes of railing agains corruption of exactly this kind, in our country, we…
Michael: Christmas Letter to those I Know and Don’t Know
Thank goodness. Thank you. So honest, so beautiful.
Paulo Rodriguez: Power Requires Structure, Structure Requires Discipline
That was HOT as fire. Thanks Vince! I'll keep your words in mind.
Paulo Rodriguez: Christmas Letter to those I Know and Don’t Know
Dear Mike, I don't have your eloquence nor Lydia's. I'm also uncertain these words will have the effect I intend…
jlc: Christmas Letter to those I Know and Don’t Know
There's room in lots of minds for Michael and Lydia. Every day. World-changers. Life-changers.
Joel Isaacs: Christmas Letter to those I Know and Don’t Know
Blessings to you, Michael. You and Lydia have given so much to me, and to so many others. And that's…
Michael: The D.C. Political Monopoly Just Does Not Get It
I suppose we can't blame all evil events simply on "capitalism," it has to do, of course, with basic human…
David Dobereiner: The D.C. Political Monopoly Just Does Not Get It
What about Bernie Sanders?
maryellen: Jimmy Dore Is Right About the Urgency of Medicare for All. But AOC Isn’t the Problem.
This feud isn’t just an utterly ridiculous waste of time, it’s toxic to movement building. People with an inflated sense…
Dennis: Internationalism or Extinction
The profusion of newsy imagery, ranging from the iconic to the banal, detracts from the intelligence of this lecture. The…
Michael: Cuban Health Care: The Ongoing Revolution
I got a copy of this book as soon as it was available a while back. It is remarkable and…
maryellen: The War at Home – Rebellion
Excellent documentary. Am sharing widely.
Michael: Economic Consequences of a 2nd Economic ‘Mitigation’ Bill
Isn't it obvious that there is a considerable number of people in government (most it appears under the control of…
Christina McClarren: How to Cure America’s Vaccine Paranoia
I don't think you are a shill for 'big pharma,' but you haven't addressed 'big pharma's' motives in this article.…
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