"Ian Rankin once explained to an interviewer (the head of the Indian Communist Party!) that crime fiction is a way of talking about social inequality. Ron Jacobs applies that same maxim to the Sixties... in his wonderfully noir trilogy of those exhilarating and troubled times. And what Rankin does for Edinburgh, Jacobs amply illuminates for the Movement. Much much more than ripping yarns (though they are that too), from a master who's been there, done that, and lived to tell a tale or two."

--Ramsey Kanaan, Publisher PM Press/noir enthusiast

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Trumpism: Winter in America

A collection of my writing on Trumpism from 2016 up unitl but not including the impeachment inquiries.  (Please forgive any typos)


Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Betrayal in the Levant

Furthermore, those who demand that the troops remain, demand a no-fly zone or some other type of military intervention are not only supporting US imperial policy, they are ultimately denying the Kurds their own agency and, by portraying them as victims who need US support, they are diminishing their struggle.  To be blunt, it reeks of arrogance and paternalism.


Wednesday, August 14, 2019

What's Left After Liberalism

From the vlogger The Plebis Project---check it out.....not just this interview but some of the other stuff on the channel, too...