The Doomsday Clock

The Doomsday Clock

[This essay is excerpted from Noam Chomsky’s new book, Who Rules the World? (Metropolitan Books).]  In January 2015, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists advanced its famous Doomsday Clock to three minutes before midnight, a threat level that had not been reached for 30 years. The Bulletin’s statement explaining this advance toward catastrophe invoked the…

Kucinich Memoir Is a Moving Account of a Battle Against Corporate Power

Kucinich Memoir Is a Moving Account of a Battle Against Corporate Power

“The Division of Light and Power,” by Dennis Kucinich, like Robert Caro’s “The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York,” is a gripping, moving and lucidly written account of the hidden mechanisms of corporate power in the United States and what happens when these corporate interests are challenged. It is essential reading, especially…

The End of Pax Americana

The End of Pax Americana

Ordo Pluriversalis: The End of Pax Americana & the Rise of Multipolarity, by Leonid Savin, Translated by Jafe Arnold, Black House Publishing, London, 2020. This book is significant not only because of its detailed examination of globalisation, unipolarity, multipolarity, and associated themes such as foreign policies, superpower rivalries, geopolitics and diverse branches such as the…

Book Review: I Shall Fear No Evil. Why We Need a Truly Independent Candidate for U.S. President

Book Review: I Shall Fear No Evil. Why We Need a Truly Independent Candidate for U.S. President

A presidential candidate speaks the truth and demands long-term strategies for the real dangers we face. In the midst of the 2020 presidential campaign, muddied by hype and poisoned by corruption, a single candidate stepped forward to limn with unwavering scientific accuracy the decay that has crept over our society. Emanuel Pastreich declared that only…