“There is hope, an infinite amount of hope, but not for us.” – Franz Kafka If artists are the antennae of the race, and writers and thinkers are also artists, then a vibration some are receiving and beginning to transmit to the culture more broadly now is new in the history of our species: the […]
Ray McGovern probes the step-up in U.S. belligerence towards a country posing the same non-existent strategic threat as Iraq. By Ray McGovern Special to Consortium News An Iraq-War redux is now in full play, with leading roles played by some of the same protagonists — President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, John Bolton, for example, […]
Over the past two decades, more than 1,000 ethics complaints have been lodged against South Carolina judges who handle the state’s major cases in circuit court. Beyond mere courtroom disputes, the complaints contain serious concerns about abuse of office, including allegations of influence peddling or judges mishandling conflicts of interest. The number of judges punished […]
Even if we don’t know what ‘’Brexit means Brexit’ actually means, we need to talk about England. Brexit was made here. England outside London voted heavily Leave and English identifiers everywhere (including London) were the most likely to vote Leave. Many liberal and non-English commentators blame ‘English nationalism’ for Brexit, but few of them bother […]
Painter Kimia Ferdowsi Kline discusses how her work as a curator both informs and enriches her work as a painter, and why following your intuition is often more helpful than what an arts education gives you. In both your work and your life, there’s a strong sense of community. How do you cultivate it, both […]
Writer Esmé Weijun Wang on the social and artistic benefits of a writer’s group, building a strong reading foundation, and re-envisioning what it means to leave a legacy. Something that you speak a lot about is being an ambitious person living with limitations. What kind of routines or practices are you engaging with lately to […]
Ibrahim Musa lived a quiet life in Duluth, a small Georgia town about 27 miles northeast of Atlanta. The Somali immigrant worked as a technician at a local Nissan dealership, and he spent most of his free time with his wife and their four children. He watched his daughter Iqran, now 20, grow into a […]
Los Angeles teachers and supporters speak out at mass rally “We don’t want the wars, we don’t want the prisons, we want that money to go to students who need it” By our reporters 18 December 2018 Reporters with the World Socialist Web Site were warmly received by dozens of teachers and their supporters at […]
Steven Clifford the author of “The CEO Pay Machine,” speaks at the forum, “Destroying the Myths of Market Fundamentalism,” held in Washington DC, on October 19, 2018 The post The Lack of a Free Market for Executive Compensation appeared first on The Real News Network.
William Lazonick, Professor Emeritus, U Mass Lowell, speaks at the forum, “Destroying the Myths of Market Fundamentalism,” held in Washington DC, on October 19, 2018 The post Stock Buybacks: Free-Market Ideology’s License to Loot appeared first on The Real News Network.
Prof. Joel Rogers, of University of Wisconsin Law School, speaks at the forum, “Destroying the Myths of Market Fundamentalism,” held in Washington DC, on October 19, 2018 The post Public Goods: When Markets Fail appeared first on The Real News Network.
Russell Mokhiber, the editor of the Corporate Crime Reporter, speaks at the forum, “Destroying the Myths of Market Fundamentalism,” held in Washington DC, on October 19, 2018 The post Systemic Corporate Crime: Business as Usual, Making Markets Irrelevant appeared first on The Real News Network.
To find Honorata Defender’s home on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation, mention her name to whoever you can find walking down the main street of her tiny town. They’ll tell you to turn when you get to the powwow grounds and to take the paved road, rather than the gravel one. Drive until you see […]
This story was co-published with the Philadelphia Inquirer. A small, impish grin spread across Jeff Sessions’ face. It was a sun-drenched June afternoon in Scranton, a northeastern Pennsylvania town a few generations removed from its coal-mining heyday, and the U.S. attorney general was ensconced in a window-lined university hall, preaching to cops, prosecutors and police […]