View all posts filed under June, 201106.25.2011 :: United States
The near extinction of private sector unionism and the moribund millionaire leadership provides an opportunity to start anew with a horizontal leadership, accountable to the membership and integrated with community based co-op, ecologist, immigrant, consumer based organizations.
06.13.2011 :: Latin America
Introduction: The radical Bolivarian Socialist government of Hugo Chavez has arrested a number of Colombian guerrilla leaders and a radical journalist with Swedish citizenship and handed them over to the right-wing regime of President Juan Manuel Santos, earning the Colombian governments praise and gratitude.
James Petras, Henry Veltmeyer :: 06.09.2011 :: Latin America
In this paper we criticize contemporary theorizing about imperialism for its economic reductionism and a lack of class analysis and institutional specificity regarding the imperial state
06.08.2011 :: Analysis
Introduction: The recent rash of civilian killings by NATO forces in occupied Afghanistan raises several basic questions: Why do US NATO air and ground forces kill so many civilians, so persistently, over such long stretches of time, in regions throughout the country?
06.04.2011 :: United States
Introduction: On May 29, 2011, President Obama visited Joplin, Missouri, the site of a devastating tornado that killed 140 and pronounced it a terrible tragedy. But were the deaths the inevitable result of natural events beyond the human intervention?