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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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Should Bernie Drop Out or Stay In? Wait, There’s Another Choice.

The most selfless thing Bernie can do now is not to leave the race, but stay in it.

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Jerry Brown: Zen and the Art of Pandemic Response

When "small is beautiful" becomes a deadly mantra.

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How Many Nedas? Iran Sanctions Are Biological Warfare Against Civilians

This is not an economic policy. It is the collective punishment of civilians. It is an act of biological warfare against children, the elderly, and people of all ages.

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No, I Will Not Die for This Damned Economy

But if I do die, it's likely to happen because we didn't plan for the longstanding possibility of a pandemic like this one. Why not? Because in this economy, the one that now asks the ultimate sacrifice of us, human life was less important than quarterly profits. That sounds like hollow rhetoric, but it is also objective reality.

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Of Course Bloomberg's an Oligarch—and He's Coming For Your Social Security

I'm not a dictionary, but I know what words mean. And I'm not a clock, but I know what time it is.

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Iowa Wasn't a Technology Failure. It Was a Failure of Democratic Values.

This kind of behavior undercuts the Democratic Party politically. To put it in today's corporatized vocabulary, "democracy" is the party’'s brand—and lately they've been trashing it.

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Dr. King's Radical Revolution Of Values

Dr. King’s spirit lives on in the new Poor People’s Campaign, and in every place radicals gather to change the world.

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Can Bloomberg Buy the Election for $12 Billion? If So, He Can Write the Check Today

"Michael Bloomberg is providing a public service in one way. He has become a living illustration of our broken economic and political system."

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