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Michael: Socialism is Healthy
Recently a good friend in South America sent a photo of a newspaper headline trumpeting the economic health of the…
Barry Wood: A Global People’s Bailout for the Coming Crash
Go to: www.thevenusproject.com for the World's salvation!
Michael: 10 More Reasons to Cut the U.S.-Saudi Alliance
Medea is absolutely right! But the U.S. government is firmly aligned with Saudi Arabia and the present…
Michael: Brazil in danger: three time bombs
Of course there is much that is different between Brazil and the U.S., nonetheless, in Boaventura de Sousa Santos' article,…
Michael: For Popular Sovereignty, Beyond Absurdity
There are two books that go along very well with this excellent essay by Paul Street. One…
Kenneth: Nicaragua at the Barricades
Talking about a "potential presidency for life" is ideological. Was FDR "president for life"? Lots of electoral democracies don't have…
Rick Goodman: Partisan Pollsters Fail Black Progressive Candidates
Thanks for the article. I also thought the Post was intentionally using the poll results to try to tamp…
Kamal Soleimani: Dreaming political concepts in Iran and the US: Huey Newton and Ali Shariati, through the movie Black Panther
This is absolutely beautiful. I enjoyed reading this piece tranmandusly. Hopefully , one day, the author will use…
Max: New UN report outlines ‘urgent, transformational’ change
The population of the earth are in trouble. Capitalism has no morals or ethics. There is a direct line…
James: A “Marshall Plan” for Climate Change
“Cheap oil is coming to an end even as climate change is on its way to killing one hundred million…
Paul D: It comes as no shock that the powerful hate ‘identity politics’
Thanks, Mr. Younge - excellent analysis!
Michael: Fascism’s Return to Italy
Like it or not, and I am a great skeptic of it, the influence of the U.S. is always there,…
Michael: NAFTA 2.0 Is a Win for Big Oil
Well, what would one expect? This presidency is faithful to U.S. trajectory and history and…
ewerhin ewerhin: Mexico’s Sugar Skull Artists
Impressive article, very nice piece of handmade. Wow! https://cosasdefaraones.com
Barry Wood: Gaza’s economy goes into freefall
Rothschild's rule is the main reason that Netanyahu and his followers are allowed to get away with their genocidal goal...……
Michael: It’s Time to Call #TimesUp on Standing Alone
Ms. Flanders has done it. Yes, deal with the sexual accusations of Kavanaugh, but let's also deal with his…
Michael: Is the U.S. in a Pre-Fascist Period?
Is the U.S. in a "pre-Fascist" period? No. It's gone beyond that.…
James: The Neoliberal Order is Dying
I mean I agree with what Cook is saying, but it’s not new, it’s just I am getting sick of…
Barry Wood: Facebook’s New Propaganda Partners
"All those who believe in free and open exchange of information should oppose Facebook becoming a tool of US foreign…
James: Why We Cannot See the System Destroying Us
No it is not. That’s why Corbyn recognising the Preston model in England as a way forward, perhaps on the…
James: What Do the Democratic Socialists of America Want?
Is the DSA aware of and working alongside or with the Next System Project or Commons Transition network, aware…
Clive Ray: Hold the front page. The reporters are missing
Forgive me for pointing this out, but Znet was not mentioned in what I believe is the original version of…
John Andrews: Hold the front page. The reporters are missing
I think that you will find that it is only one miss, Michael, ZNet zcomm.org, is mentioned in the sixth…
Michael: Hold the front page. The reporters are missing
Pilger is excellent without any question. Just two misses however. In the sixth paragraph he mentioned…
owlish dog: Parsing the UK’s Anti-Semitism Debate
Just a couple of clarifications regarding election semantics. 1. "The polls predicted the Conservatives would trounce Labour…
Michael Albert: Second reply to Richard Burke
Hi John. It would be great to offer some commentary to dsa, perhaps a talk, whatever.…
John Krumm: Second reply to Richard Burke
I have a number of Parecon books on the shelf, and compiled the Parecon FAQ for Znet many years ago,…
Michael: The Donald in Wonderland
Can't wait for Nomi Prins' new book: "Collusion: How Central Bankers Rigged the World." It should arrive any day…
Michael: Ten Years After the Crash, We’ve Learned Nothing
Matt Taibbi seems like one of the most knowledgeable and honest commentators around. I have watched him quite a…
Michael: Allende’s Last Speech
Thank you for sharing this with us. A great man who was opposed by small minded, mean, and treacherous…
Huzaifa Zoomkawala: Poet as anarch
Thanks so much Nessa for your generous feedback. (And as I just noted on the other post,…
Huzaifa Zoomkawala: the myth is not the fairytale
Thanks Nessa, I just came across your comments after all these months. Sorry for not replying earlier.…
Antonio Carty: In Praise of Serena Williams
Well and rightly said!
Michael: In Praise of Serena Williams
Finally. It took Richard Falk to say such insightful things about Serena. Serena is a truly great athlete…
Michael: Kurdish Revolutionary Seed Spreads in Latin America
¡Viva este movimiento! The rich, the powerful take what they want wherever they are. Thank goodness…
Michael: NY Times Doing More Harm Than Good in Venezuela
The sorry spectacle of the NYTimes editorializing against military intervention in Venezuela is a sorry hypocrisy. There are countless…
Barry Wood: Demonization of Russia in a New Cold War Era
The alternative is: www.thevenusproject.com
Barry Wood: The Staggering Cost of the War on Terror
£1 trillion: if £1million was deposited into a bank daily, for the balance to reach £1trillion would take 2,740yrs!…
Michael: After Trump
What an article! He throws it all back at us, and doubtless he is right. We are what…
Michael: Venezuela Poses No ‘Threat to the World’
There is absolutely no reason for the U.S. to interfere in any way with Venezuela. But, of course, this…
Michael: Today’s College Students Are Paying More for Less
I was an adjunct and finally left to teach in public schools to understand why students arrived in my college…
John Andrews: The Israel lobby’s non-stop attacks on Corbyn will backfire
The article was entitled 'Rising anti-semitism cannot be tackled without addressing Israel’s crimes’ by John Elder
owlish dog: The Israel lobby’s non-stop attacks on Corbyn will backfire
Two or three months ago, the UK socialist daily, the Morning Star, published an article whose author (I forget…
mike sheck: Unions in the 21st Century
In the U.S. we have created a distinct government/military class of people. Their wages and benefits far exceed those…
mike sheck: Climate of Class Rule: Common(s)er Revolt or Common Ruin
You get paid by the word I assume.
Michael: Climate of Class Rule: Common(s)er Revolt or Common Ruin
Yes, it is the rich that have created this horrible dilemma, but it is up to the 99% to respond,…
Michael: Activists Highlight the School to Prison Pipeline
Excellent and too brief. While the system and description is a bit different from the U.S., the same challenges…
Michael: Small Farmers in Argentina’s Crisis
I am very familiar with Argentina and Vijay's article is excellent. Argentina is generally considered a "middle class" country…
Max: Amazon Workers Denounce “Slavery” Conditions
Mr. Sheck....When you look at today's concentration of corporate ownership and it's obvious bias, Democracy Now is doing a…
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