AMERICAN REQUIEM

However inequitable its bias, capitalist democracy at least offered the possibility of incremental and piecemeal reform. Now it is a corpse. Well, it’s over. Not the election. The capitalist democracy. However biased it was towards…

Chris Hedges: American Bloodlands

The enraged, polarized segments of the population are rapidly consolidating as the political center disintegrates. The tinder that could soon ignite widespread violent conflagrations throughout the United States lies ominously stacked around us. Millions of…

America’s Social Hell

This is Kabir’s America. It is our America. And our shame. NEWARK, N.J. — Robert “Kabir” Luma was 18 when he found himself in the wrong car with the wrong people. He would pay for…

America: The One-Choice Election

There is only one choice in this election. The consolidation of oligarchic power under Donald Trump or the consolidation of oligarchic power under Joe Biden. The oligarchs, with Trump or Biden, will win again. We…

The Zionist Colonization of Palestine

The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is not the product of ancient ethnic hatreds. It is the tragic clash between two peoples with claims to the same land. It is a manufactured conflict, the outcome of a 100-year-old…