Articles worth reading

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A brilliant and inspiring speech by Harry Ballafonte. We must unleash radical thought.

The finest bourgeois journalist going around, Chris Hedges.
They Can’t Outlaw the Revolution
The Post-Constitutional Era
The Rhetoric of Violence
The Myth of Human Progress and the Collapse of Complex Societies
Thomas Paine, Our Contemporary
The Power of Imagination
The Last Gasp of American Democracy
The Menace of the Military Mind
Our Sinister Dual State
Welcome to Satan’s Ball
Israel’s War on American Universities

Matt Taibbi from the Rolling Stone magazine wonders why no bankers have gone to gaol.
Gangster Bankers: Too Big to Jail
Matt Taibbi: The SuperRich in America Have Become ‘Untouchables’ Who Don’t Go to Prison

Ellen Brown from Web of Debt believes in public banking: Public Banking in Costa Rica: A Remarkable Little-known Model

How Restaurant Lobby Blocks Living Wage for Fast Food Workers by Michele Simon

Sudan: Colonialism’s Dead hand by Conn Hallinan

Thailand in Crisis – Background and Analysis by Walden Bello and Layne Hartsell

Bill Deller’s Letter to the Editor

Is George Soros betting against China? by William Pesek

The Trans-Pacific Partnership Treaty is the Complete Opposite of ‘Free Trade’ by Mark Weisbrot

China’s housing market is looking ugly, which is scary for its financial system by Gwynn Guilford

All Feasts Must Come to an End by Satyajit Das

Legalizing Oppression by Chris Hedges

How generous are Australian work conditions? by Harrison Polites

Western Financial Support for Ukraine: What Can Be Learned from the Bailout of Greece by Elliott Morss

Ukraine and Yugoslavia by Diana Johnstone

Obama Wrong to Isolate Venezuela by Oliver Stone and Mark Weisbrot

The Scorecard of NAFTA: Losses for All Three Countries by Pete Dolack

Remembering and Learning from Fukushima by H. Patricia Hynes

What the Hell Is Barack Obama’s Presidency For? by Gary Younge

Eviction from the middle class: how tenuous jobs penalise women. I’d recommend the whole “Class in Australia” series.

Stop U.S. Intervention in Venezuela by Committees of Correspondence for Democracy and Socialism

Venezuela: A Call for Peace by Nicolás Maduro

Carbon Delirium by Michael Klare

Portside:  Seymour Hersh Gasses Turkey

Charlie Chaplin’s Legacy Looms Large by Ed Rampell

The Impossibility of Growth Demands a New Economic System by George Monbiot

University Presidents Are Laughing All the Way to the Bank While the People Who Work for Them Are on Food Stamps by Lawrence S. Wittner