Reporter Glenn Greenwald took time yesterday to reflect on the whirlwind of events and news that have transpired since he first reported NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden’s revelations for The Guardian newspaper. Speaking via Skype last night to a Chicago audience attending the Socialism 2013 conference, Greenwald recalled that writer David Halberstam once said his proudest moment
Here are photos taken in the last few hours by our friend Carl Finamore, a writer from San Francisco who is now at Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt. On the second anniversary of the overthrow of the Mubarak dictatorship, Egyptians have returned to the streets to mark the mass uprising that toppled the old regime.
This essay was originally published in Dissent magazine (Winter 2006). Since it’s no longer easily available online, I’m reposting it here. It’s safe to say the issues raised in this investigative report about what it means to be a socially responsible business (or not) remain as timely as ever. You can also read below a follow-up debate on
It didn’t take a Secret Service visit this past spring to know (off-his) rocker Ted Nugent wasn’t really threatening President Obama when he declared he’d “either be dead or in jail by this time next year” if the President was re-elected. Actually, it’s more likely next year Nugent will just be playing another gig at
The socialist movement in the United States has long been only a minority on the political scene. The influence of the movement and its ideas, however, is very much a part of American working class history. Those who have claimed Marx and Engels as their political mentors have played a significant role in the history