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Richard Eskow

Richard Eskow

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These University Presidents Aren’t Leaders—They’re Lackeys

11.05.2024 60

Common Dreams

Richard Eskow

Antisemitism: The Big Lie Smearing Campus Protesters

The people who make, report, and teach history should take note: it has never been kind to those who spread Big Lies. This time will be no different.

02.05.2024 10

Common Dreams

Richard Eskow

We Owe Student Protesters Our Gratitude

These students are on the front line in a conflict between global forces, a conflict that most of us have yet to fully grasp.

28.04.2024 10

Common Dreams

Richard Eskow

A Message to AIPAC: Only Gangs Kill Witnesses

If the Israeli government was really the victim of widespread lying, it wouldn’t be killing and arresting the brave journalists who are there to...

01.04.2024 10

Common Dreams

Richard Eskow

Baltimore Drive-By: The Bridge, the City, and Infrastructural Racism

As we remember those who lost their lives in the bridge disaster, let's not forget the people who are killed by structural violence every day in...

31.03.2024 7

Common Dreams

Richard Eskow

The Democrats’ ‘Aid Package’ Will Accelerate Gaza Genocide

Although Democrats coyly describe its Israeli aid as “security assistance,” its real purpose is to reload a massive killing machine

16.03.2024 6

Common Dreams

Richard Eskow

Theatre of Cruelty—And Its Double: From Aaron Bushnell to Biden's Gaza Airdrop

The real purpose of this spectacle was to deliver votes for the president, not meals for the starving.

04.03.2024 50

Common Dreams

Richard Eskow

What Ants Can Teach Us About Empathy

The lie of natural selection overlooks the truth of survival through cooperation.

26.02.2024 8

Common Dreams

Richard Eskow

'History Is Watching'? You Bet It Is, Mr. President.

10 reasons why House progressives must vote no on this anti-humanitarian bill that will cost countless lives and boundless harm in Gaza and beyond.

16.02.2024 10

Common Dreams

Richard Eskow

Social Security: Nikki Don’t Lose That Number

Fewer than 10% of anybody polled in the last four decades agreed with Nikki Haley that we spend too much on Social Security.

06.02.2024 9

Common Dreams

Richard Eskow

Why We Also Need a Ceasefire in Ukraine

It's 2024. It's time for less empty cheerleading and more compassionate realism. It's time to call for a ceasefire, end the bloodshed, and...

01.02.2024 20

Common Dreams

Richard Eskow

MLK’s Words Strike to the Heart of Crises Unfolding Now

On Dr. King’s birthday, it’s good to honor him, but it’s more important to hear him.

15.01.2024 5

Common Dreams

Richard Eskow

Ukraine Needs a Cease-Fire, Not Biden’s $50 Billion Escalation

There is a growing gap between the goals of Washington D.C.’s war lobby and the realities on the ground in Ukraine.

30.12.2023 30

Common Dreams

Richard Eskow

Jesus of Palestine. Jesus of the Gaza Strip

We know how the Christmas story ends. This child becomes a leader, a prophet, the epitome of marginalized humanity: despised, hunted, convicted, and...

24.12.2023 4

Common Dreams

Richard Eskow

Hannah Arendt and Heinrich Böll Would Despise What's Been Done to Masha Gessen

Gessen’s real sin was the recognition that the exterminating impulse is not unique to one set of villains and victims.

21.12.2023 10

Common Dreams

Richard Eskow

Free Imran Khan

Here are four reasons the United States should reverse itself, call for Mr. Khan’s release, and support his ability to run for office.

26.11.2023 9

Common Dreams

Richard Eskow

LBJ's Fate and Joe Biden's Many Vietnams

On whistling past the graveyards of foreign misadventures and the political peril of war-weary voters.

20.11.2023 20

Common Dreams

Richard Eskow

Dante in Gaza: The Craven Choir and Faithless Angels of a Dying World Order

The poet called it “the great refusal,” this decision not to take a side. And by sides, I don’t mean Israel or Hamas. I mean the side that...

03.11.2023 3

Common Dreams

Richard Eskow

For Israel, the Equivalent of 15 9/11s. For Gaza, It's Now Up to More Than 260 9/11s.

But how can you even begin to count or calculate such death and grief on the sides of this equation?

25.10.2023 3

Common Dreams

Richard Eskow

The US Must Stop Enabling Israel’s War Crimes in Gaza

There is only one humane and sensible course of action, and that is to implement an immediate ceasefire leading to a negotiated resolution of the...

17.10.2023 2

Common Dreams

Richard Eskow

In West Virginia, Can the Left Win Back “Trump Country”?

October 16, 2023

16.10.2023 4

The Nation

Richard Eskow

On the Humans, Animals, and Children of Gaza and Israel

Oh, God. I wish I didn’t have to know any of this—the sudden horror of the massacres, the slow horror of the occupation. But our innocence, our...

12.10.2023 20

Common Dreams

Richard Eskow

Could the Left Actually Win Back 'Trump Country' in West Virginia?

I spoke with Troy Miller, executive producer of the Zero Hour, in his capacity as a member of the Executive Committee of the West Virginia Democratic...

08.10.2023 5

Common Dreams

Richard Eskow

The US Is Quite Literally in a Neoliberal Death Spiral. We Need Medicare for All

The American left should take note, both for the greater good and for its own political future. You can’t save the marginalized by tinkering around...

04.10.2023 1

Common Dreams

Richard Eskow

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