Fred Branfman, author, blogger and early contributor to the current California economic miracle under Governor Jerry Brown, has written a very long apologetic about Noam Chomsky, or more accurately a standard screed against US imperialism and capitalism using Chomsky as a prop. Presumably he thought that invoking the grand old man’s name would somehow spur [...]
Former U.S. Army Master Sergeant John Hatley is now serving a forty year sentence for allegedly killing terrorists in Iraq.
The perspective that informs the nearly seven hundred pages of A Peopleâ€™s History is a plodding Marxism supplemented by the preposterous idea that nation-states are merely a fiction, and only economic classes are â€œrealâ€ social actors:
Class interest has always been obscured behind an all-encompassing veil called â€œthe national interest.â€ My own war experience [in [...]