Linda-Tirado-main_3063517bUnder the Wheel of Capitalism

The 1 percenters who demonize the poor have always followed Hitler’s strategy of the big lie

By William T. Vollmann

I have an answer to this poor person’s question. The rest of the country will manage just fine, because it never cared about you and never will.

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They See Themselves in Michael Brown

maxresdefaultThe decision not to indict Darren Wilson ensures many weeks of protest in Ferguson

What happened in Ferguson in the wake of the police killing of Michael Brown was the result of thousands of accumulated indignities that occurred over years as the city’s predominately white police force used threats and muscle to, as the cops saw it, “keep young black men, and kids, in line.”

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42Breaking Coal’s Death Grip

Activists tackle their woes from the bottom up

By Clara Bingham Read

-3The Party That Betrayed Lincoln

The GOP of Lincoln’s age was audacious and intellectually vigorous. Now it turns to gerrymandering and political disenfranchisement to cling to power

By Scott Horton Read

-1To Save Syria, Save Assad

Our efforts will most likely prolong the war, get more people killed and have no positive result

By Peter W. Galbraith Read

fergusonLetter from Paris

Ferguson is about the vivid yet deadly hallucinations that have led us into full-blown war with ourselves

By Patricia J. Williams Read

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