For the last two decades a prominent and recurring theme in the US Left’s response to the US government’s phony war on terror has been to expose the role that the US CIA played creating the Taliban in Afghanistan. The US role in financing, arming, and training the warlords that…

Don’t get suckered into the latest US war moves against Russia. Our fight is here at home.

Many people of good will are rightly focused right now on the crisis of racist policing in the US. For Black and Brown people policing is a crisis because of the daily revelations…

When I was in law school, friends were surprised when I announced that I planned to use my first option for an elective course to study business law (technically, Business Organizations). I went to law school to learn to be a labor and employment lawyer, they said, why would I…

Thinking about the Capitol Building riots, it occurred to me that an event that had a big influence on my personal politics also reflects the problem that those of us on the Left must confront today.

In the Summer of 1980, I was a college student at University of Connecticut…

The best definition of the word “politics” that I have ever heard is that it is the struggle within a society over the distribution of resources. Certainly that definition holds if you look at recent fights over pandemic-related relief and economic stimulus packages: the super-wealthy and the big corporations used…

Defeating Trump Is Not Enough

In recent discussions I have discovered that even though the Democratic Party presidential primaries are already fading into a distant and albeit disturbing memory, they are still resurrected to “explain” why we ended up with Joe Biden as the only effective alternative to another four…

Like a lot of longer pieces that I write, this started as an attempt to assess the economic impact on working people of the last four or five months of the pandemic in the US: where we have been and where we stand now. But as I wrote, it became…

About "lawlessness" in Minneapolis

We don't usually think about it this way, but "law" is violence organized according to a set of rules. …

Watching the dumpster fire that is the Democrats’ presidential campaign, I find that I have to change somewhat my view of the way that the ruling class sees the Trump administration. My perspective had been that the ruling class loves what Trump does to demolish regulations and foster support for…

Since some time on Tuesday evening, I have been reading your shocked and angry and frightened posts on social media about the Trump victory. Some of you I want to comfort. But some of you I want to shake. …

Peter Goselin

Green Party of Connecticut Co-Chair; GPCT 2018 Candidate for Connecticut Attorney General (pronouns: he/him/his) *Opinions expressed are solely my own.

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