In These Times
From In These Times:
Notes from the Moral Underground: How and why Americans are subverting their economy.
In Defense of the Public: We must not let the commons be privatized.
‘Old Times There Are Not Forgotten’: Urban prison farming and the difference between reform and revolution.
Tax Cuts-Jobless Pay Deal: Obama Punts on Third Down: President Obama’s Grand Compromise has triggered a furious response from labor and congressional progressives previously reluctant to publicly fight with the president.
The Charade of Israeli-Palestinian Talks: Noam Chomsky on the problem with peace in the Middle East: “It is hardly a secret that for 35 years the U.S. and Israel have stood virtually alone in opposition to a consensus on a political settlement that is close to universal.”
Our Follower in Chief?: Why President Obama’s strange detachment from Afghanistan policymaking is a big problem.
Why Tax Cuts Don’t – and Won’t – Create Jobs: As long as Washington’s debate over job creation focuses on tax cuts,the U.S. unemployment situation will continue to stagnate or worsen, writes Jack Rasmus.