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Historian, Agitator, Sicilian

Inside Oliver Stone’s Kennedy-Conspiracy-Complex

(I vanquished DiEugenio, so my challenge to Oliver Stone to debate is still on the table) “When Oliver Stone heard it, he immediately called me, as he was excited about the result.” And thus Kent Dorfman James DiEugenio, aka “Jimmy … Continue reading

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John F. Kennedy Goes Hollywood: Oliver Stone’s Fantastic History

©Robert Buzzanco Jim Garrison: I never realized Kennedy was so dangerous to the establishment. Is that why? X: Well that’s the real question, isn’t it? Why? The how and the who is just scenery for the public. Oswald, Ruby, Cuba, … Continue reading

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Pinstripe Capitalism

The Yankees Show How the Economy Works ©Robert Buzzanco It’s been refreshing, for the past decade or so, to see Capitalism become an increasing topic of discussion in the media, among activists, and even in the political classes.  Throughout the … Continue reading

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K thru 12

The Remarkable World of Kelsey Niccolò Sandino Buzzanco, 26 December 1988-11 March 2010 I went outside to ask him if he was hungry and he told me “no, I have the sun in my mouth.”  That was Kelsey when he … Continue reading

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Green & Red’s Best of 2021

Green & Red had a hell of a year in 2021! It wasn’t the best of times. It was mostly the worst of times. But we did some fantastic shows.Here’s a (too long) list of some of my favorites (not … Continue reading

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Democrats Won’t Save You . . . Virginia and Buffalo

Yesterday’s elections have provided a great example of the futility and fecklessness of the Democratic Party not even one year into the Biden Administration. In Virginia and Buffalo, the Democrats undermined their own agenda and sold out the people who … Continue reading

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Doing Miami’s Dirty Work (Wittingly or Not): Responding to “New Politics”

A few days ago, the self-described socialist magazine New Politics put out an editorial, penned by Lois Weiner and Daniel Fischer, titled “NP on Cuba: Consistent Oppostion to US Imperialism and Support of Democratic Rights.”  The image attached to the … Continue reading

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Noam Chomsky talks about the 1960s on Green and Red Podcast

We recently had a great, lengthy discussion with Noam Chomsky about the 1960s radicalism, the New Left, The Black Panthers, SDS, the Vietnam Antiwar Movement, Student protests, feminism, “woke” politics, and much more. We also provided some edited clips of … Continue reading

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Coda: Collin College Fires Another Professor

Matkin’s Offensive against the First Amendment gets worse! Just a few weeks ago, I wrote, and the Green and Red Podcast interviewed, two professors from Collin College who had just been fired–Suzanne Jones and Audra Heaslip. See, “Professors Fired for … Continue reading

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Texas Energy Corporations make billions, but weatherization was too expensive…..

Among the many utterly ridiculous claims made by the Texas GOP and “energy” industry, is that they couldn’t have foreseen a “Black Swan” event like the winter storms in Texas (because the 2011 Super Bowl Storm, https://www.nytimes.com/2011/02/05/us/05storm.html, was so long … Continue reading

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