March 31, 2020

Robert Jensen

  • Beyond Grief And Rage
    Beyond Grief And Rage

    When Israeli bombs are dropping on Gaza, as the U.S. government continues to provide military, diplomatic and...

  • The Coming Train Wreck
    The Coming Train Wreck

    On Election Day 2006, the U.S. public didn't switch trains but simply ratified a different group of...

  • Give Thanks No More
    Give Thanks No More

    One indication of moral progress in the United States would be the replacement of Thanksgiving Day and its...

  • Shooting The Messenger
    Shooting The Messenger

    The focus on the Newsweek story is part of the tried-and-true strategy of demonize, disguise, and divert but...

  • Iraq's Non-Election
    Iraq's Non-Election

    There will be no "election" on Jan. 30 in Iraq, if that term is meant to suggest an even remotely democratic...

  • The Irony Of Arafat
    The Irony Of Arafat

    Yasser Arafat died as the leader of a country that does not yet exist, and therein lies the tragic nature of...

  • A Stupid White Movie
    A Stupid White Movie

    It's a conservative movie that ends with an endorsement of one of the central lies of the United States,...

  • Bush's Nuclear Hypocrisy
    Bush's Nuclear Hypocrisy

    Bush would do well to listen to his own words, such as this comment on "Meet the Press" last weekend: "See,...

  • Intelligence Failure
    Intelligence Failure

    Not quite in the sense Bushies would have you believe, though. The Democrats could contest the Bush...

  • Hard Truths Remain
    Hard Truths Remain

    Saddam Hussein's capture and the hope he will be held accountable for crimes against the people of Iraq and...

  • Just The (Documented) Facts, Ma'am
    Just The (Documented) Facts, Ma'am

    Newsroom bosses love 'Documented Facts' because they provide a reflexive defense to charges of incompetence,...

  • Evasion, Invention, Obfuscation
    Evasion, Invention, Obfuscation

    Bush's shifting focus and recent emphasis on terrorist threat in Iraq begs an obvious question: If Iraq is...

  • Iraqi Liberation, Bush Style
    Iraqi Liberation, Bush Style

    If WMD and terrorist links fail as rationalizations for war, don't worry; let us now praise the liberation of...

  • Groping For A Cause
    Groping For A Cause

    How blatantly can an administration lie to promote a war and get away with it? We'll find out in the coming...

  • The Wrong Sequence
    The Wrong Sequence

    President Bush has told the Iraqi people: 'We will help you build a peaceful and representative government...

  • Images We Choose (To Ignore)
    Images We Choose (To Ignore)

    It was the picture of the day -- the toppling of a Saddam Hussein statue in Baghdad -- and may end up being...

  • Myths And Facts
    Myths And Facts

    This war is not the result of a failure of diplomacy. This war is not a pre-emptive war. This war is not...

  • Confronting Our Fears
    Confronting Our Fears

    I am finally ready to admit what for months I have kept hidden. I am terrified. I am more scared than I have...

  • Contempt For Democracy
    Contempt For Democracy

    George Bush says he wants to use war to help create democracy in Iraq? As a step toward bolstering his...

  • Smoking Guns And Big Guns
    Smoking Guns And Big Guns

    There was no need for a smoking gun because the nation with the biggest guns in the world had made it clear...

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