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John Buell

John Buell

John Buell has a PhD in political science, taught for 10 years at College of the Atlantic, and was an Associate Editor of The Progressive for ten years. He lives in Southwest Harbor, Maine and writes on labor and environmental issues. His most recent book, published by Palgrave in August 2011, is "Politics, Religion, and Culture in an Anxious Age." 

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Will the Establishment's Neoliberal Model of Drug Profiteering Finally Kill Us All?

Why is there even a debate on whether any Coronavirus Vaccine Should be Free?

John Buell ·


Why the Nevada Culinary Workers Revolted Against Their Union Bosses to Support Sanders and Medicare for All

Sanders defenders have done a good job explaining that freedom of choice of one’s physicians and cost savings are better secured by Medicare For All than by any private plan.

John Buell ·


With Bernie Sanders Now a Frontrunner, Corporate Media Smears Him as Trump-ish

Demonizing attacks will likely evolve, especially because the elite in both parties hates and fears Sanders so much that they would prefer Trump to Sanders.

John Buell ·


Australia's National State of Emergency: The Fire This Time

Long term solutions requires a fundamental debate about the role of uncontrolled growth and hubristic attitudes towards nature.

John Buell ·


The Lies Corporate Media Tell When Bernie Sanders Is "Extreme" and Trump's GOP Is "Mainstream"

The modern Republican Party is as extreme as any major party in our history.

John Buell ·


Trump Is Deregulating the Nation Toward Disaster

What is unusual if not literally unique about the Trump presidency is the scope of the deregulatory initiatives, the willingness to expand federal power in behalf of its deregulatory agenda, and the explicit, emphasis on profits as the goal of deregulation

John Buell ·


From Guatemala to Moscow to Washington, Neoliberalism and Privatization Driving Our Crises

Neoliberal privatization and austerity, backed by the hard fist of militarization, have an ugly track record of which we must remind citizens early and often

John Buell ·


“Free” Markets and the Attack on Democracy

The signs of neoliberalism are all around us

John Buell ·

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