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Richard Eskow

Richard Eskow

Richard (RJ) Eskow is a freelance writer. Much of his work can be found on eskow.substack.com. His weekly program, The Zero Hour, can be found on cable television, radio, Spotify, and podcast media. He is a senior advisor with Social Security Works. 


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Articles by this author

 

On Nuclear Annihilation and Other Topics: A Talk With Whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg

Ellsberg spoke about the ongoing threat of atomic weapons, the terrifying effort to build more world-threatening ICBMs, and the urgent need for a renewed anti-war movement.

Richard Eskow ·


The Ethics, Economics, and Imperative of Cancelling Student Debt

A conversation with economist Marshall Steinbaum.

Richard Eskow ·


Corporate Democratic So-Called "Centrists" Lost These Races, But They'll Never Admit It

Instead of representing a party that had scored some wins for working people, Democratic candidates ran as members of a party that had squabbled for ten months and accomplished little while controlling all three branches of the federal government.

Richard Eskow ·


Military vs Climate Spending: A Moral Catastrophe in Three Pictures

We're condemning millions with our choices.

Richard Eskow ·


The Pundits Who Want to Give James Bond a License to Kill... the Chinese

Some are pining for the good old days, when 007 played his essential part in stoking a Cold War.

Richard Eskow ·


Means Testing Is Inhumane, Divisive, and Very Bad Politics

People like David Shor are not "telling Democrats what they don't want to hear." The claims of so-called "centrists" are music to the ears of corporate Democrats who will lead the nation right back to Trump.

Richard Eskow ·


People Don't Become Homeless. This Cruel Society Makes Them Homeless.

It's clear we have lost our humanity when so many are cast aside.

Richard Eskow ·


The Vaccine Vampires Are Now Lurking in Broad Daylight

Our political leaders are in the thrall of pharmaceutical interests who have blocked efforts to share lifesaving vaccines with the world. They, and we, are draining wealth and life from the poorer countries of this planet in the relentless pursuit of profit.

Richard Eskow ·

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