Michael J. Brenner

Michael Brenner is Professor Emeritus of International Affairs at the University of Pittsburgh. [Texas, United States]

US: Headless on China

The United States’ greatest failing is the inability to fashion a strategic conception that accommodates the rise of China as a superpower.

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Hearsay Global News

Forget “fake news.” Here are some appetizing suggestions for what is really happening in the world.

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The New York Times and the Looting of America

Amidst a reactionary revolution without precedent, the Democrats and the mainstream media only exhibit cluelessness, if not complicity.

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Deconstructing Globalization

The anthropological dimension of why we blame “globalization” for our own, very human lack of proper action and understanding.

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Russia in the American Mind

Russia has been stigmatized as ghoul no. 2 in the American chamber of horrors. That is an act of escapism that conveniently removes China from much-needed public attention.

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US Inequality: The Economics of Nastiness

Americans are systematically lulled into believing that inequality is an unalterable fact of life.

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Political Questions All Americans Should Ask

To get real, Americans must urgently rethink many modern mythologies they hold dear.

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Yemen: How Europe Kowtows to America

European leaders either follow obediently in America’s wake or hold their tongues.

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North Korea on the Table

Dissecting Donald Trump’s mental gymnastics on dealing with pesky dictator Kim Jong-un.

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Vietnam: Memories Are Made of This – Or Maybe Not

A review of Viet Thanh Nguyen’s fascinating new book.

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