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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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A Message to the Left About Kamala Harris—And Us

If Joe Biden and Kamala Harris are elected, they'll still be influenced by the powerful forces that have shaped their careers. All the more reason progressives cannot sit this one out.

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Rehearsals for Apocalypse: From the A-Bomb to Covid-19

This pandemic is a test of our medical emergency response system. Like the nuclear arms race, it's a rehearsal for apocalypse. It turns out we're even worse at it than we could have imagined.

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The War on Logic: Contradictions and Absurdities in the House’s Military Spending Bill

There is simply no logic to it—other than the inexorable logic of war profiteering and global control.

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John Bolton and Liberals’ Irrational Hatred of Trump

It’s irrational to invest someone like John Bolton with credibility, when Bolton lied and deceived us into war.

Richard Eskow ·


Big Bank CEOs Want to ‘Listen’ to Black Communities. They Should Return Their Stolen Wealth Instead.

There's a whole lot of Wall Street listening going on, but not much doing.

Richard Eskow ·


The Killers Inside Us: White Fury and the Thin Blue Line

These tin soldiers are the violent, cowardly, bullying products of a dying empire, the death dreams of a sybaritic system breathing its last. They are America's Id.

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Let's Honor Fallen Workers on Memorial Day, Too

Covid-19 has shown us how many different kinds of workers are needed to keep us safe, housed, and fed. Many of them face danger every day, just as soldiers do.

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It's Not a "Chinese Virus." The Correct Name Is "The Capitalism Virus"

The novel coronavirus is new, but greed is an ancient disease.

Richard Eskow ·

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