Robert Jensen

Robert Jensen

Robert Jensen, an emeritus professor in the School of Journalism at the University of Texas at Austin, collaborates with Ecosphere Studies at The Land Institute. He is the author of several books, including The End of Patriarchy: Radical Feminism for Men and  Plain Radical: Living, Loving, and Learning to Leave the Planet Gracefully. He can be reached at rjensen@austin.utexas.edu or through his website.

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Monday, April 30, 2007
Anti-Capitalism in Five Minutes or Less
We know that capitalism is not just the most sensible way to organize an economy but is now the only possible way to organize an economy. We know that dissenters to this conventional wisdom can, and should, be ignored. There's no longer even any need to persecute such heretics; they are obviously irrelevant.
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Monday, October 08, 2001
A War of Lies
A war that is supposed to help feed the desperate people of Afghanistan will in fact help starve them. A war supposedly brought on by Taliban intransigence was actually provoked by our own government. A war that the majority of the American people believe is about their grief, anger and desire for revenge is really about the cold-blooded calculations of a small elite seeking to extend its power. And a war that is supposed to make us safer has put us in far greater danger by increasing the likelihood of further terrorist attacks.
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Monday, October 08, 2001
Afghanistan: A War of Lies
A war that is supposed to help feed the desperate people of Afghanistan will in fact help starve them. A war supposedly brought on by Taliban intransigence was actually provoked by our own government. A war that the majority of the American people believe is about their grief, anger and desire for revenge is really about the cold-blooded calculations of a small elite seeking to extend its power. And a war that is supposed to make us safer has put us in far greater danger by increasing the likelihood of further terrorist attacks.
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