Fighting for Life Against the Death Cult of Capitalism

In a week this total fraud of an election will be over, and among the great number of things they have in common, one of the two disaster candidates elected will be in full support of the Dakota Access Pipeline. We could have had Bernie Sanders. We could have had Jill Stein. But nope. The… Continue reading Fighting for Life Against the Death Cult of Capitalism

The Betrayal of Bernie Sanders

Bernie and Hillary may be at opposite ends of the political spectrum, but they do have one thing in common: they both want you to take Donald Trump very seriously. As do a lot of voters claiming they’re terrified of Mr. Solid Gold Dumpster Fire. Hillary’s only chance requires distracting us from her record by reinforcing just… Continue reading The Betrayal of Bernie Sanders

The Radical Urban Agenda of Bernie Sanders

Urbanists are always complaining presidents and other federal officials don’t focus enough on urban issues. They’re right to. National politics is framed around the Heartland of America, not dense urban centers where most of us actually live. That could soon change. Bernie Sanders is currently waging an insurgent campaign for president inside the other corporate… Continue reading The Radical Urban Agenda of Bernie Sanders

Gov. Snyder Delivers State of the State Surrounded by Thousands Demanding His Arrest

When urban geographer David Harvey published Rebel Cities in 2012 he proposed, “The right to the city is far more than the individual liberty to access urban resources: it is a right to change ourselves by changing the city, [to] exercise collective power to reshape the processes of urbanization.” Today, groups like the Right to the City Coalition focus mainly on housing justice… Continue reading Gov. Snyder Delivers State of the State Surrounded by Thousands Demanding His Arrest

Which City Will Hillary Clinton Bomb First?

Barring some personal or political tragedy, Hillary Clinton will be the next president of the United States. [edit: published prior to Bernie Sanders’ campaign launch] She would be the first female commander in chief of the world’s most violent and active military. Like every other male president in my lifetime with the exception of Jimmy Carter, Hillary will almost certainly… Continue reading Which City Will Hillary Clinton Bomb First?

Climate Unchanged

This article was originally published on Mismanaging Perception. Obama May Not Act On Global Warming, But We Sure Can. Climate hawks were shouting victory across the broad expanse of the Blog O’Shpere this week after president Barack Obama used his second inauguration speech to address our growing global climate crisis, “Some may still deny the… Continue reading Climate Unchanged