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Christian Parenti

Christian Parenti

Christian Parenti is Assistant Clinical Professor in New York University’s Global Liberal Studies Program. He has published four books: "Tropic of Chaos: Climate Change and the New Geography of Violence," "The Freedom: Shadows and Hallucinations in Occupied Iraq"; "The Soft Cage: Surveillance in America from Slavery to the War on Terror"; and "Lockdown America: Police and Prisons in the Age of Crisis". He has reported extensively from Afghanistan, Iraq, and various parts of Africa, Asia, and Latin America; his articles have appeared in The Nation, Fortune, The London Review of Books, The New York Times and Common Dreams.

Articles by this author

 

Our Economy Is a Sick Beast: The Corporate Debt Crisis Explained

This time, any industry bailouts must place corporate investment under public control.

Christian Parenti ·


Wall Street Is High on Government Supply

For more than a decade, the US government has been taking over ever larger portions of the financial system to prop up shaky markets. It hasn’t worked. We need a real socialization of finance — for the majority, not the banks.

Christian Parenti ·


Listening to Trump

What I learned by going down a weeks-long, late-night, YouTube rabbit hole

Christian Parenti ·



Why Climate Change Will Make You Love Big Government

A Secret History of Free Enterprise and the Government That Made It Possible

Christian Parenti ·




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