At the end of the 20th century, the triumph of capitalism and democracy seemed at one stage so complete that … Continue reading Post-Liberal (And Post-Conservative) Politics: Understanding The New Reactionary Movements
As I have friends both in the “never a Democrat” camp and in the “anyone but [insert Republican nominee]” camp, … Continue reading Four More Years? Anything New To Say This Time?
Most men — even most men who believe in principle that this “right” is unfounded — cling hard to their … Continue reading Feminist Vs. Socialist Politics: Beyond the Old (Or Young!) Boys Club
The struggle to transform the USA’s climate-destroying, poverty-perpetuating economy into one that contributes to emancipating our world will take decades, but … Continue reading Socialists, the Democrats, and Bernie Sanders
So, the only self-identified socialist to hold a federal elective office in the USA is now campaigning for the Democratic … Continue reading Bernie Sanders and the Future of Socialism in the USA
Iran’s Revolution: Religion and Revolution in a Post-Secular Register Looking back at the Iranian Revolution from the present, two events … Continue reading Revolution and Islamism: 2 Essays
My fellow Quaker, Mark Helpsmeet, creates internet radio programs relating to spirituality and activism. He recently interviewed me about my … Continue reading Jesus Made Me a Communist: The Interview!!