Capitalist Diplomacy, the US and Israel

In the natural world, different animals – especially those who live in packs, such as wolves – have developed a complex set of signals in order to avoid outright physical confrontation. At some point, however, tensions either within the pack or between different packs can become so great that a fight, sometimes even to the […]

Iran is not the Former Soviet Union

Gerald Seib is the Washington bureau chief for the Wall St. Journal. As such, he is one of the foremost political analysts for American finance capital. In the Feb. 12 edition of the paper, he has an article entitled “Iran Revolution’s End Will be Heard Around the World.”  In it, he explains that although the […]

2009 – The Year in Review

In the early morning hours of Jan. 1, 2009, a white transit cop in Oakland, California, shot and killed Oscar Grant, a young black man. Grant was lying face down on a train platform with his hands handcuffed behind his back at the time of the shooting. The cop claimed he thought Grant was going […]