Slavery, Capitalism, and Emancipation

In an amazing show of ignorance, Republican Congresswoman and Tea Party Express' spokesperson Michele Bachmann stated that the founding fathers of the United States abolished slavery in her response to President Obama's State of the Union address.


Features of Non-corrupt, Democratic Governance

One of the salutary consequences of a great financial crisis is the scale and scope of frauds and corruption that gets exposed, once the books have been opened for inspection.


Capitalism and Late Imperial Struggles

Recently dramatic peoples uprisings in North Africa and the Middle East have revealed the foreign policy contradictions of the advanced democratic capitalist countries that support and trade with these nations oppressive regimes.


U.S. Foreign Policy at a Dead End

The Second World War ended 65 years ago with the triumph of the Grand Alliance (principally the United States, the USSR, Britain, China, and France) over the forces of fascism and militarism.


Book Review: War for Wealth

Capitalists are waging a global war for dominance and the white ones are losing, worries Gabor Steingart, business writer for Der Spiegel and various U.S. based publications.