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C.J. Polychroniou

C.J. Polychroniou

C.J. Polychroniou is a political economist/political scientist who has taught and worked in numerous universities and research centers in Europe and the United States. His latest books are Optimism Over Despair: Noam Chomsky On Capitalism, Empire, and Social Change" and "Climate Crisis and the Global Green New Deal: The Political Economy of Saving the Planet" (with Noam Chomsky and Robert Pollin as primary authors).

Articles by this author

 

So-Called Democratic "Moderates" Are Actually Right-Wingers Who Have Always Thrown Up Roadblocks to Social Progress

The U.S. is the only liberal-democratic country in the world with a political system set up for two mainstream parties, a long and continuous history of union suppression, and without a major socialist party at the national level.

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With Earth on Edge, Climate Crisis Must Be Treated Like Outbreak of a World War

Humanity and the environment are under massive assault by global warming caused by human activities.

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Is Humanity's Return to Barbarism Unavoidable?

Unless we can tame our irrational economic system and, above all else, do away with capitalism's addiction to fossil fuels, the collapse of civilized social order is a near certainty.

C.J. Polychroniou ·


Capitol Attack Inquiry Reveals the Extraordinary Influence of White Supremacist Ideology

Without racism running deep in their DNA, Trump's supporters would not have listened to a raving maniac president encouraging violence in order to remain in power.

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Radical Political Action Is Our Only Hope to Stop Criminal Negligence of Climate Emergency

It can be done. It must be done. For there is no tomorrow if we fail to decarbonize and thus rescue the planet from a climate catastrophe.

C.J. Polychroniou ·


The Differences Between Fascism and Trump(ism)

Trump’s policies were brutally neoliberal, racist, nativist, authoritarian, narcissistic -- but fascist?

C.J. Polychroniou ·


Humanity Needs to Declare Independence From Fossil Fuels

We have the technical know-how as well as the available economic resources to make the transition to a clean energy future. Now it must be done.

C.J. Polychroniou ·


American Democracy Will Remain a Mirage Without a Dramatic Overhaul of the Political and Economic System

The progressive forces fighting for a democratic future have a truly herculean task ahead of them.

C.J. Polychroniou ·

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