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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How to organize against Trump

In the last 24 hours I have been approached by three very different kinds of people and asked, “ok, what…

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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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Faculty free speech victory at Chicago State – my guest post on Eric Goldman’s blog

My guest post on an important court victory for faculty free speech can be found here.  

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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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The revolutionary dynamic that explains the rise of ISIS

I posted this originally last August only when the MSM showed no interest in it as an op-ed. I wonder…

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