Tag Archives: Salon

Feds make awful friends

My latest piece for Salon is on the US government’s practice of encouraging vulnerable people to be terrible. Check it out.

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The week in me

Over at Salon, I argue that torture is as American as slavery and genocide. At Take Part, I report on a Drone Expo held in Los Angeles over the weekend where protesters were called racial slurs for interrupting a war … Continue reading

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On the 2014 mid-terms and Obama’s inner Marxist

I wrote something for Salon about the 2014 mid-term electionzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz. Make it the only thing you read on the topic.

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Hooked on finance

My latest piece for Salon is on the recent trend of big banks opening branches literally inside high schools, ostensibly to teach students how to deal with money but also, conveniently — and as they openly admit — to promote … Continue reading

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Interview with Jose Antonio Vargas

Jose Antonio Vargas has a new documentary in theatres regarding his decision to come out as an undocumented immigrant. I spoke to him about the film and Barack Obama’s deportation of 2 million people like him, the results of which … Continue reading

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Stuff I forgot to post here

I wrote three articles since I last updated this blog, so now I am going to link to them with the expectation that you will read them. And you will read them. I have your IP address. — I wrote … Continue reading

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The week in me

— VICE published my latest piece on unpaid labor, concerning the use of armed volunteers by police departments across the United States. — Salon published my interview with The Nation’s Eric Alterman regarding his opposition to diversity in the debate over Israel-Palestine. … Continue reading

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