My views on history & current events
"Capitalism on a Ventilator" compares the impact of COVID-19 in China and the U.S., discussing a global choice: cooperation vs. competition.
My Whirlwind Lives: Navigating Decades of Storms - A political memoir and Manifesto - Publication forthcoming in 2022.
There have been more than 3,800 reported anti-Asian hate incidents in the US since the start of the pandemic, according to Stop AAPI Hate.
The status quo has depended on economic stability -- ever more fragile -- but also on effective repression and people's passivity.
The constant charges of “voter fraud” – really a campaign of attempted suppression of Black voters – hearken back to the Jim Crow era.
The Detroit-Windsor Tunnel was my departure point in August of 1968. I hitched a ride with a friend after the convention meltdown in Chicago.
We are challenged not merely to avoid falling for official lies, but to actively organize our class to stop the war machine.
The rent reform legislation that passed the NY State Assembly and Senate was a major victory for millions of tenants across the state.
The world changed and I changed forever in 1968. It was really like a tidal wave. I was swept up in a torrent of change.