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Joseph Essertier: Daniel Hale Makes His Case Against U.S. Assassination Program
This accounting of Daniel Hale's turn toward ethical choices and against the government for whom he had once worked shows…
mike sheck: Joe Biden’s Relapse into Hallucinations About GOP Leaders
So you’re blaming Pres. Biden in advance for the anticipated Republican midterm victories. You don’t think it has anything to…
mike sheck: Donald Trump rallies the troops in Phoenix
And you still don’t get it.
Michael: Cubans Are Suffering. Biden Needs to End the Embargo
I am not going to say much, but having witnessed the US and especially its relationship with Cuba, Cold War,…
mike sheck: Cubans Are Suffering. Biden Needs to End the Embargo
Please explain what is preventing Cuba from trading with countries that do not have an embargo. Furthermore, why does Cuba…
Michael: First Indigenous Woman to Preside Over Chilean Constitutional Assembly Rocks Establishment
We can only send our best wishes to Elisa Loncón in Chile. Chile is a country with much potential and,…
mike sheck: The United States Underestimates China’s Economic Challenge at Its Own Peril
China holds its leaders and power brokers to a higher standard. The U.S.holds its leaders and power brokers to no…
mike sheck: The Drug Companies Are Killing People
Great article. Thanks.
mike sheck: Physicians Have Duty to Confront Exploitative Industry That Employs Them
Regarding the “intentional, politicized community engagement” you propose. Would this idea require that everyone share the same political views (yours?).…
mike sheck: Physicians Have Duty to Confront Exploitative Industry That Employs Them
Regarding the “intentional, politicized community engagement” you propose. Would this idea require that everyone share the same political views (yours?).…
James: Organizing in the midnight hour
Correction. Not Dolak, that was the other essay, meant Nunes.
James: Organizing in the midnight hour
More dribble. Seriously. No one cares about theories of power and theories of being or theories of organisation. Maybe some…academics…
James: We don’t need to wait for centuries to build a better world
“…most importantly conceivable ideas and concepts that lead to a better world. A better world will come about through the…
Michael: Time to Ban Automobile Advertising
Mr. Engler's comments make so much sense, why reject them? There's a kind of inertia to our uncaring that is,…
mike sheck: Shoplifting Is Big News; Stealing Millions From Workers Is Not
https://www.foxnews.com/us/los-angeles-shoplifters-tj-maxx-california The above link should be quite informative. This is “every day L.A.”. No worries, just a couple of guys…
mike sheck: If You Grew Up With the U.S. Blockade as a Cuban, You Might Understand Recent Protests Differently
I’m going to give you the benefit of the doubt and assume you don’t know the difference between a blockade…
Max: What they don’t say about Cuba
The two biggest terrorist countries on the planet or Zionist Israel and the United States. William Blum's 2004 book," Killing…
mike sheck: The Future of the Movement for Black Lives
You conveniently left out rioting, looting, burning, and general destruction. You also neglected to mention the harassment, threatening, and intimidation…
Michael: What they don’t say about Cuba
Any thoughtful and well-informed person knows who is the villain in all of this news. There really is no question.…
mike sheck: Who Authorized America’s Wars?
The answer is, and always will be, the people who make money from war. War profiteering is a way of…
mike sheck: The reason Republicans and their media are discouraging people from getting vaccinated
So bizarre conspiracy theories aren’t just for the right. What a ridiculous article.
mike sheck: Conflict or Cooperation in U.S.-China Relations?
China is an empire held together under compression by the CCP. It is an authoritarian, autocratic police state, period. No…
mike sheck: The Way Between
The history of mankind is filled with examples of peaceful and prosperous cultures that lived in sustainable harmony with their…
Michael: The show is over
I imagine the nearly final bell has sounded. Nature will take its course and much of humanity will continue to…
mike sheck: Noncitizens May Soon Be Eligible to Vote in New York City
I visited Sweden during their elections. I tried to vote but they said I couldn’t. I got mad and accused…
mike sheck: There Is No Debate Over Critical Race Theory
So CRT is misunderstood and mischaracterized by people who don’t understand it. Fair enough. People creating monsters where none exist.…
mike sheck: Why we need a Debt Jubilee for Renters
The U.S. real estate market has become the worlds investment bank. President Obama opened up REIT’s to foreign pension and…
mike sheck: Facing Threats Over Critical Race Theory, Educators Across US Are Quitting
The truth about the history of race based policies and agendas in the U.S. is hardly a mystery. What is…
mike sheck: Non-Competes, Banks and Farms
Finally some good news. Now for enforcement.
mike sheck: The Politics of Racial Cleansing and Erasing History
I do not believe that teaching the truth is dangerous. The problem is sorting out the serious scholarship of race…
Michael: The Assassination of Jovenel Moïse
I am no expert on Haiti, but I have tried to pay attention for some time. This article seems right…
Robert Graf: To Retain Power, Democrats Must Stop Abandoning the Working Class
The Senate was patterned after the British House of Lords so it makes sense to send it back to its…
David Dobereiner: Degrowth Policies Cannot Avert Climate Crisis. We Need a Green New Deal
Good point that it is necessary to talk about what KIND of growth and de growth we are talking about…
Michael: ‘Stop the Steal’ Campaign by Losing Candidate in Peru Must End
Mark's comments along with the article by Scott Ritter on the passing of former Sec. of Defense Rumsfeld illustrate how…
mike sheck: The Three Revolutions of the Chinese Communist Party
Your ignorance of U.S. political history is surprising. Please research which political party is responsible for what, why, when, and…
Alexandria Shaner: My Generation
Great article, Cooper. Nailed it here: "Over the last few years, we have seen a transition in the political sphere…
Michael: The G7 Vaccine Charade
Assuming that what James Galbraith says is true, and we have no reason to think it isn't, what he describes…
Michael: Liberal Media Propaganda Tells the World: America is First
Of course, Jeff is right. His perspective and proposals make perfect sense and would be the best way to enable…
Charlie Smithers: The Republican Party has Turned Fascist and is the Most Dangerous Threat in the World
Thanks for asking. Further explanations include (1) the institutionalization of authoritarianism as a legitimate form of organization and control and…
James: My Generation
Great essay Cooper. Agree with much of it...but was thinking... Maybe one could argue it is happening. The Left is…
mike sheck: Biden Going “Full Steam Ahead” on Trump’s Nuclear Plans
The state of Delaware has more corporations than legal residents. Biden ran that show for what, forty years? You won’t…
mike sheck: To End Poverty in the United States, End Militarism
Good to hear/read. Defense spending cuts have been MIA for decades. I am retired military and my son is active…
James: The Left Turn – Are We Entering a New Political Era?
America, America, America... The world watches on... You rule the roost, or many think you do, and perhaps they are…
Matt Grind: The Left Turn – Are We Entering a New Political Era?
I think Biden recognizes that the only way to get re-elected is to buy off the population, i.e. give them…
mike sheck: Seattle rally calls to cancel rents
Another “proud refugee” who left a dung hole country and now wishes to tell us what’s wrong with ours. Uh…
James: Saving Democracy in America
Just more examples of the Left’s failure over more than 220 years. DiEM25 fighting for democracy in Europe. Democracy in…
Michael: Saving Democracy in America
Democracy in the US has always been tenuous and largely limited to the elites with some exceptions. We, of course,…
Michael: Free Market Illusions: What is the US’ Endgame in China?
I am not a China scholar or expert, nonetheless, the rapid growth of China and its activities throughout the world…
Michael: ‘Rule-Based-International-Order’
So, what else is NOT new? Global dominance is still the name of the game.
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