The Intersection of Race and Class
- Zoltan Zigedy
Convinced, with the election of a Black president, that we had finally arrived at a post-racial society, US opinion-makers and political leaders retired the charge of racism from public discourse.
With the doors to most private clubs, plush neighborhoods, ...
One Does Not Hate When One Can Despise: On Donald Trump and How We Got Here
- Derrick Jensen
When I find myself in times of trouble, I’m less interested in Mother Mary’s wisdom than I am in Joe Hill’s: Don’t mourn; organize.
There’s a sense in which Trump’s election is a surprise, similar to how ...
Here's How the Trump Presidency Will Play Out
- Pepe Escobar Пепе Эскобар
The Trump era starts now – with geopolitics and geoeconomics set for a series of imminent, unpredictable cliffhangers.
I have argued that Trump's foreign policy guru Henry Kissinger's strategy to deal with the formidable Eurasia integration ...
Diary from Trumpland: Magician’s dust
- Vijay Prashad
Donald Trump takes office with an agenda so toxic that it could curdle milk. But the Democratic leadership seems to be in no mood for a fight, and much of the anti-Trump discourse is obsessed with the alleged Russian role in the presidential election. ...
I Have Come to the Conclusion the Country Does Not Need a CIA
- John Kiriakou
President-elect Donald Trump is accusing CIA Director John Brennan of being the source of “fake news” about him, essentially calling our new supreme leader a Russian stooge and accusing him of taking part in a sexual kink in full view ...
Intel agencies ask USAmericans to 'trust, don't verify' in new Cold War
- Mark Weisbrot
Just as the first casualty of war is said to be the truth, the first casualty of the new Cold War is irony. Our most prominent journalists seem to have missed the Orwellian irony of Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) asking Director of National ...
Call for global actions against Trump, the new face of U.S. imperialism
- # J20Resist
On Friday, January 20, a new U.S. administration will be sworn in.
On Friday, January 20, protest continuing U.S. wars for global domination.
The new Trump administration enters office promising to:
Boost U.S. military ...
The Real Purpose of the U.S. Government’s Report on Alleged Hacking by Russia
- Chris Hedges
Some thoughts on “Russia’s Influence Campaign Targeting the 2016 US Presidential Election,” the newly released declassified report from the Office of the Director of National Intelligence.
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1. The primary ...
When Public Goes Private, as Trump Wants: What Happens?
- Diane Ravitch
Education and the Commercial Mindset
by Samuel E. Abrams
Harvard University Press, 417 pp., $39.95
School Choice: The End of Public Education?
by Mercedes K. Schneider
Teachers College Press, 204 pp., $35.95 (paper)
The Legacy of The “Democrat”
- Manlio Dinucci Μάνλιο Ντινούτσι مانليو دينوتشي
In the lead up to the transfer of power at the White House, 2017 kicks off with a terrorist massacre in Turkey, two weeks after the assassination of the Russian ambassador at Ankara, which took place the day before a meeting [was held] between Russia, ...