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America at the Crossroads of History

The choice now facing the citizens of the United States is the same binary choice facing the citizens of every other polity on our planet: either revanchist self-destruction or progressive self-renewal, either the plutofascism of the 2,067 billionaires or the democracy of the 8 billion, either the planetary extinction of the human species or the […]

When Dreams Explode

George Floyd’s murder is about much more than just toxic racism and out-of-control police. His strangulation symbolized the more than 100,000 Americans condemned to virally-induced asphyxiation by the US plutocracy’s criminal mishandling of the COVID19 pandemic, writes Dennis Redmond.   Back in 1951, Langston Hughes wrote a famous poem about how the American dream deferred […]