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Entries by Mark Engler from 12/2010

"Blowback" and "Baseworld": Remembering Chalmers Johnson

| Posted 12.03.2010 | Politics

On November 20, Chalmers Johnson, scholar of East Asian development and critic of American empire, died at age seventy-nine.

Obama's Tax Cut Debacle: When Compromise Is the Enemy of the Good

| Posted 12.09.2010 | Politics

I'm glad that Obama feels it necessary to scold the Left. I think the White House is feeling a backlash to its new compromise that is far harsher than anything it expected.

John Lennon, Bono, and Belafonte: Lessons in Celebrity Activism

| Posted 12.22.2010 | Impact

Effective celebrity activists use their fame to bring attention and credibility to legitimate representatives of social movements. That, in a nutshell, is my standard of celebrity activism done right.