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Mark Harris

Mark Harris

Mark Harris is a Portland, Oregon-based writer. His essays and other writing appear in Utne magazine, Common Dreams, Counterpunch, Truthout, The Oregonian, Z, and other publications and news sites. Harris is a featured contributor to “The Flexible Writer,” fourth edition, by Susanna Rich (Allyn & Bacon/Longman, 2003); and “Guide to College Reading,” sixth edition, by Kathleen McWhorter (Addison-Wesley, 2003).

Articles by this author

 

Threadbare US Social Safety Net: The War on Science, Medicine, and Equality for All

Across the nation, elected Republicans at every level of government display a callous disregard for the health and lives of the American people, sowing disinformation and resistance to public health efforts to contain and defeat the pandemic.

Mark Harris ·


The Brazilian Government Is Waging War on Indigenous Rights

The Bolsonaro government is using legislation and the courts to try to deprive indigenous people of their rights.

Mark Harris ·


A Trump Defeat Will Not End the Far-Right Threat

For decades now, the Democratic political establishment has overseen the betrayal of progressive and working-class hopes and interests.

Mark Harris ·


History in the Making: Police Violence vs. People’s Justice

This is a people’s movement for a more humane and fair society.

Mark Harris ·


Pandemic Capitalism’s Cruel Absurdity

The global pandemic has brought a new urgency to the need for political alternatives to status quo politics, a need for socialist politics, and organization and a vision of a future beyond capitalism.

Mark Harris ·


Mad as Hell Doctors Signal New Era of Healthcare Activism

Single-Payer, Yes, Public Option, No

Mark Harris ·



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