Presidential power or “police state”: Trump relies on discredited 1950 case to defend Executive Order

At the heart of the legal battle over the President’s Executive Order banning refugees from Syria and individuals from seven…

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The common link between Steve Bannon and the alt-right – the “socialism of fools”

There is growing concern about the attention being given to far right organizations in the wake of the election of…

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Chinese state cracks down on Berkeley labor education effort

A major blow to the idea that there can be engagement with the Chinese state unions as described in the…

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A Fall 2016 seminar on “global tectonics” – call for papers

The theme will be the application of law to the problems created by what I call “global tectonics.” I intend…

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My review of Human Rights and Transnational Solidarity in Cold War Latin America ed. by Jessica Stites Mor

Misguided approaches to the Cold War and the authoritarian regimes supported by both Washington and Moscow abound. My hope that…

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Are corporations people, too? A post-Hobby Lobby look back at the history and law

In the wake of the recent Hobby Lobby decision by the US Supreme Court readers may be interested in my…

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The hidden history of the Equal Rights Amendment – my newest book, better late than never

The Center for Socialist History has just published my book The Hidden History of the Equal Rights Amendment which I…

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Workers play a big role in these global ‘middle-class’ revolutions

Workers play a big role in these global ‘middle-class’ revolutions | Richard Seymour The Guardian.  

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Wall Street Journal panics in face of Egyptian revolution

As the ordinary Egyptian population stood up and said it was no longer willing to follow Iran and other middle…

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Celebrate new year with “Rights and Revolution”

  From the back cover: The victory of the Sandinista Revolution in Nicaragua in 1979 opened up a major new…

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