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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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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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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

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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

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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

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This Is Not a Coup

The Treachery of (Words and) Images Wednesday’s events were horrible, dangerous, infuriating, and predictable.  People with weapons easily breached the Capitol, gallows were hung (perhaps performative, maybe not), and people were attacked and five are now dead.  The country was … Continue reading

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