— Marcy Wheeler at Emptywheel. Taking Kaplan’s Defense of Empire on Its Face
— Andrew Bacevich in Washington Post. Are Manning and Snowden patriots? That depends on what we do next.
— Christopher Yates in The Guardian. The whistleblower’s mad moral courage
This is why we pathologise those like Bradley Manning: I saw the ugliness of war, but the ‘sane’ thing was to keep my head down
— John Michael Greer at The Archdruid Report. Reinventing America
— Greg Palast at Vice. HUGO CHAVEZ AND THE GLOBAL POVERTY CONSPIRACY
— Pepe Escobar at Asia Times. The illusory state of the Empire
— Andrew J. Bacevich in The American Conservative. How We Became Israel
Peace means dominion for Netanyahu—and now for us.
— Chris Taylor at C.L.R. James. Electoral Maps, Antebellum Maps: Or, How Liberal Self-Satisfaction Dissolves History into a Racist Mess
Tim Rayner at Philosophy for Change. Five books that shaped my thinking
Morris Berman at Counterpunch. Time to Abolish the American Dream: The Waning of the Modern Ages