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Richard Eskow

Richard Eskow

Richard (RJ) Eskowis 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. He can be reached at richard@thisisthezerohour.com.Follow him on Twitter: @rjeskow 

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Note to Democrats: $1400 + $600 Does NOT Equal $2000

On Covid-19 survival checks and our national deficit of the soul.

Richard Eskow ·


After One Hundred 9/11's, Here Are 9 Life-Saving Actions Progressives Must Demand Now

Why aren't more of us demanding action to save lives now?

Richard Eskow ·


How a Rahm Emanuel Appointment Would Hurt Biden and the Democrats

An appointment for the notoriously abrasive former mayor of Chicago should be of even more concern to the new administration and the Democratic Party than it is to the left.

Richard Eskow ·


In a Fearful Moment, We Are Honored by History

This moment connects us in an unbreakable thread to so many of the generations that came before us and came after us—generations who fought invaders, resisted slavery, challenged colonialism, and fought fascism.

Richard Eskow ·


Freedom Dreamers: The Faces of Student Debt

Millions of people don’t even know they’re being harmed by student debt, but should be dreaming of a world without it. The facts are staggering.

Mary Green Swig ·


The Sunset Gun: One Nation, Under the Influence of Hate

Repairing the breach left by centrism and fueled by rage will require radical love, the kind of love that condemns a broken system and not its broken people.

Richard Eskow ·


Trump Is the Grotesque Id of the Ruling Elites. His Disease Is Theirs – and Ours

This national soul-sickness may have begun with the wealthy and powerful, but it’s up to us to cure it—in ourselves, and in each other.

Richard Eskow ·


David Graeber, 1961-2020: History is a Living Weapon

David looked to the distant past, and to the future, to imagine truly radical changes in the human community.

Richard Eskow ·

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