Politics

Misguided approaches to the Cold War and the authoritarian regimes supported by both Washington and Moscow abound. My hope that this volume would do a better job were disappointed. Human […]

In the wake of the recent Hobby Lobby decision by the US Supreme Court readers may be interested in my earlier take on the corporate personhood debate published on line […]

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 had the privilege of co-authoring with the late Hal Draper. […]

I posted this originally last August only when the MSM showed no interest in it as an op-ed. I wonder if they share my regrets about the accuracy of my prediction? […]

This post is co-authored by Stephen Diamond and Jennifer Kuan. Jennifer is an economist based at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research. The post is based in part on an event […]

National elections for the American Association of University Professors are now underway. An incumbent slate called Organizing for Change is being challenged by the Unity slate which is led by […]

It was clear enough during the 2008 campaign but many ignored it. It became more clear as Obama took office and attempted to “engage” with authoritarian regimes all around the […]

Law and Labor in the Fields: Social Justice Workshop - Spring 2014 Semester

My spring seminar, Law and Labor in the Fields, is underway. Our first guest speaker will be here this coming week, Thursday, January 30. He is Frank Bardacke, the author […]

Hundreds Die as Egyptian Forces Attack Islamist Protesters – NYTimes.com.  

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 eastern countries into the abyss of authoritarian and fundamentalist Islamist […]