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Robert Jensen

Politics

Torture is trivial

The focus on torture in "Zero Dark Thirty" ignores more significant US policies of dubious legality.

US & Canada

Why we won and how we are losing

We may not be driving ourselves into extinction, but we are creating conditions that make our future frightening.

US & Canada

'There are Marxists in India?'

Economist Prabhat Patnaik says moving back to an economic 'golden age' is impossible, so we must invent new solutions.

US & Canada

Prophetic politics: Charting a healthy role for religion in public life

Instead of bracketing religion out of politics, we should discuss how it can play a key role in a healthy politics.

Politics

Conservative fantasies on the miracles of market

Although technological advancement often comes from the private sector, its core technologies are government-funded.

Politics

Occupy Congress

Norman Solomon, who is campaigning for Congress, believes that it's possible to be an activist and a politician.

Latin America

The call for a planetary patriotism

Environmental historian Angus Wright calls for planetary patriotism and collective action in the face of climate change.

US & Canada

Occupy demands: Let's radicalise our analysis

The crisis we face is caused by failed systems - replacing leaders while keeping the old system intact will not help.

US & Canada

Combating ignorance, avoiding arrogance

The American public often hides in 'willed ignorance' about the world around them.

Politics

The imperial delusions of the United States

Almost ten years after the 9/11 attacks, US foreign policy remains aggressive and unrealistic.

US & Canada

Nature bats last: Radical political theology

Politics without theology is dangerous, and we must construct a new worldview not reducible to just evidence and logic.

Archive

The failure of US journalism

Almost a year after the US invasion of Iraq, the failure of US journalism is complete.