Author Archives: buzzanco

About buzzanco

Historian, Agitator, Sicilian

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Colonialism, Cuba, Fidel Castro, Foreign Policy, History, Imperialism, Military, Politics, Protests, Repression, Uncategorized | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Civil Rights, Colonialism, Constitutional Crisis, Education, Foreign Policy, Free Speech, History, Liberals, Middle East, Military, Politics, Protests, Repression, Vietnam, War | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Civil Rights, Education, Free Speech, Repression | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | 3 Comments

Impeachment: The Democrats Botch it Again

Five Dead. Lighting-fast trial. Dems rely on Republicans to “have spine.” No witnesses called. GOP on the ropes but given new life. Donald Trump incited a violent crowd to storm the capitol, with dozens of police injured and five people … Continue reading

Posted in Constitutional Crisis, Elections, Politics, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Worthy Victims? Two Professors Fired in Texas…..mostly crickets

Outrage over Nathan Robinson is fine….but others need help too To begin, I have no issues with Nathan Robinson, have never met him, and think that The Guardian’s cancellation of his column over a sarcastic comment about U.S. support of … Continue reading

Posted in Civil Rights, Education, Free Speech, Politics, Repression, Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Professors Fired for COVID Concerns

President Neil Matkin doesn’t care about health, safety, or free speech at Collin College ***** [Green and Red Podcast interviewed Professors Heaslip and Jones today about this issue, and it will be published shortly. You can find it at https://bit.ly/greenredpodcastContinue reading

Posted in Education, Free Speech, Politics, Repression, Uncategorized | 3 Comments

The Limits of Power: Donald J. Trump

Mitch McConnell and Democratic Weakness produced Trump’s successes……. Donald Trump, it seems, still reigns over the GOP and a good portion of the country.  Senators and representatives visit him to kiss his ring, the RNC is inviting him to speak … Continue reading

Posted in Constitutional Crisis, Elections, History, Liberals, Military, Protests, Trump, Uncategorized | 1 Comment

The Reality of the Tet Offensive: Military Failure and Economic Crisis

Tet was a pivot point of the Vietnam War, and it’s been misrepresented ever since…… At the end of January the media will commemorate one of the more important and decisive events of the Vietnam War, the Tet Offensive. On … Continue reading

Posted in Foreign Policy, History, Military, Uncategorized, Vietnam, War | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment