Tom Palaima

By Tom Palaima:


Death of a Robber Baron

by | Mon, Jun 27, 2011 at 6:55 pm CST

Hard Labor

In Catching Out: The Secret World of Day Laborers, Dick J. Reavis describes what life is like in a world most of us never see or think about. The secret world in the title is that of our fellow Americans … Read More


Bomb’s Away

In a Ben Sargent editorial cartoon published in the Austin American-Statesman after the Nov. 26-29, 2008, Mumbai terrorist attacks, a heavyset man looks back over his shoulder at the reader. The man looks surly and uneducated. He is unshaven, prognathic … Read More


A Simple Mind Run Amok

The title of Glenn Greenwald’s informative book is misleading in three ways. First, the historically naïve and religiously motivated Manichean worldview behind the foreign policy of George W. Bush has serious consequences for citizens of our country and human beings … Read More