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Obama: NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly “Well-Qualified” to lead Homeland Security

President Obama has said he’s eying New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly to replace Janet Napolitano as the head of Homeland Security. “Ray Kelly’s obviously done an extraordinary job in New York,” Obama told reporters. “I think Ray Kelly … Continue reading

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Audio from Socialism 2013 presentation: Be the Change You Want to See?

The audio from my talk at the 2013 Socialism Conference is up. You can check it out in the widget below, or at We Are Many.

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Petroleum coke on the Detroit River: An eco-catastrophe waiting to happen

My latest for Socialist Worker, an article on the storage of petroleum coke (tar sands waste) on the Detroit River, went up yesterday.  I’ve posted a brief excerpt below.  If you want to find out more about petroleum coke, what’s … Continue reading

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This is a shameless plug for this month’s issue of the International Socialist Review which includes a new version of a past post I wrote on Grace Lee Boggs and visionary organizing.  Pick your copy up from your local branch … Continue reading

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May I rant about how fucking racist Barack and Michelle Obama’s commencement speeches were?

UPDATE: Comments for this post have been closed. Over the past several days President Barack and Michelle Obama delivered commencement speeches at two historically black universities.  At both they gave the same condescending lecture to Black students about dismissing racism … Continue reading

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Whenever somebody says Marxism is “reductionist.”

I’m like…

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Capitalist equality

I love the show Radiolab. For those that aren’t familiar, it’s a brilliant radio program from WNYC hosted by Jad Abumrad and Robert Krulwich on science done in a very creative and entertaining format. Their recent episode exploring the concept … Continue reading

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