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Danny Haiphong is an activist and journalist in the New York City area. He and Roberto Sirvent are co-authors of the book entitled American Exceptionalism and American Innocence: A People's History of Fake News- From the Revolutionary War to the War on Terror (Skyhorse Publishing). He can be reached at email@example.com and on Twitter at @SpiritofHo.
(3 comments) SHARE Wednesday, August 5, 2020 The Great American Firewall: On the Question of Censorship
It should not surprise anyone that China would take protective measures against the threat of U.S. imperialism in the realm of cyber technology. Censorship in the United States is rampant but the Great American Firewall is rarely discussed.
(3 comments) SHARE Tuesday, July 14, 2020 Political Implications of the Pandemic-Induced Capitalist Crisis
The outcome of the 2020 election may be uncertain, but it is crystal clear that the interests of the capitalist class will be preserved at all costs throughout the pandemic-induced Great Depression. No amount of economic pain or mass protest against policing can spur a revival in the stability of capitalism.
(2 comments) SHARE Thursday, May 21, 2020 Zionism and COVID-19: Two Viruses that Require the Same Remedy
On May 15th, Palestinians and their allies around the world marked another Nakba Day on the calendar. The 72nd anniversary of the founding of the Zionist state intersected with the continued spread of the COVID-19 pandemic around the world. COVID-19 has taken the lives of hundreds of thousands of people and plunged millions more into economic precarity. The devastation of the virus in many ways relates---
SHARE Sunday, May 3, 2020 Iran Under Siege From "Humanitarian Imperialism" Amid Pandemic
Nazanin Boniadi, a board of director at the Center for Human Rights in Iran, authored a piece in The Washington Post that exploits the pandemic to paint Iran as a human rights catastrophe. An examination of just one of Boniadi's claims exposes how far the U.S. and its imperialist allies will go to build the case for regime change in Iran.
(29 comments) SHARE Friday, April 10, 2020 Bernie Sanders' Exit from the Race Is Not Betrayal, It's a Reality-Check
If Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign teaches us anything, it is that our efforts must be redirected toward organizing working class people to unite on a grassroots basis and abandon the notion that the Democratic Party can be transformed into a vehicle for the working class if we just run the perfect campaign.
(1 comments) SHARE Thursday, December 26, 2019 Taking Down the Democratic Party Is the Most Important Task
It is difficult to have optimism for the future when you live in the United States. A large section of the population is completely alienated from the truth about the unjust system that dictates their lives. Corporate media lies protect a class society which is dedicated to the impoverishment of over half of the planet.
SHARE Thursday, November 21, 2019 Learning From the Soviet Collapse to Ignite a Socialist Revival
Author and socialist Carlos Martinez has written an invaluable book for the struggle for socialism in the 21st century. The End of the Beginning: Lessons of the Soviet Collapse acknowledges what too few in the socialist movement today are willing to confront...
(13 comments) SHARE Thursday, November 14, 2019 In Bolivia, the American Empire Struck Back
Evo Morales' fourth term was over before it began. After winning the latest presidential election by over 600,000 votes, a flurry of violence on the part of the U.S.-backed opposition in Bolivia pressured Evo to step down.