An irresistible decline
This territory, colonized by Europeans, has become the headquarters of an empire that attacks all of humanity in the name of Goodness. But within this colossus with feet of clay, resistance is already organizing itself.
Living in cars, working for Amazon: meet America's new nomads
Millions of Americans are wrestling with the impossibility of a traditional middle-class existence. In homes across the country, kitchen tables are strewn with unpaid bills. Lights burn late into the night. The same calculations get performed again and ...
Jared, Jerusalem, and Possible Jail Time
Jared Kushner, 38-year-old “senior adviser” to his father-in-law Donald Trump, is also the president’s chief negotiator for Middle East peace. Trump has absolute confidence in Kushner, who like the president himself, is ...
Resisting Trump and building an alternative
Interview with John Catalinotto
A year has passed since Donald Trump took office as president of the United States. We talked to author and socialist activist John Catalinotto* to get an idea of where the Trump administration is going and how a progressive alternative can be built. ...
The Public Bank Option
- Ellen Brown
Phil Murphy, a former banker with a double-digit lead in New Jersey’s race for governor, has made ...
The Simulacra Democracy
- John Steppling
… a nation in which 87 percent of eighteen- to twenty-four year olds (according to a 2002 ...
Hollywood’s other ‘open secret’ besides Harvey Weinstein: preying on young boys
- Ira Madison III
This is a place where adults have more direct and inappropriate connection with children than probably ...
The End of Empire
- Chris Hedges
The American empire is coming to an end. The U.S. economy is being drained by wars in the Middle East ...
Letter on Korea: ‘Don’t kill for Trump and the Pentagon!’
- Kermit Leibensperger
To the Editor:
Why does north Korea want nukes? It’s pretty simple, and totally unreported ...
Starve Them to Death: Wall Street Journal’s Solution to North Korea
- Mike Whitney
The editors at the Wall Street Journal have settled on a plan for ending the crisis in North Korea. ...
Hurricanes, floods and capitalism
- Tony Murphy
In “Capital,” Karl Marx described capitalism as a system that is designed entirely around ...