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Posts published by “Alexander Cockburn”

National Notes

Many people go through life rehearsing a role they feel that the fates have in store for them, and I've long thought that Christopher Hitchens has been asking himself for years how it would feel to plant the Judas kiss

Guinea Pigs

The New York Post has, quite rightly, been raising a fuss over the disclosure that patients in the state health system are being dosed with…

Hoist Up the Old John D.

Years ago I persuaded Andrew Kopkind to help me drive a 1962 Imperial LeBaron from Coral Gables to Vermont. We had not been many hours…

Letter to Michael Moore

Dear Michael, You probably thought to yourself, with that blend of self-righteous self-pity you have made your own, that when Mugger had sharp things to…

Broken Backs and Bottom Lines

A week into the Teamster strike against UPS we visit the picket line put up by Local 70 outside the big UPS hub on Pardee,…

Part-Time America & The UPS Strike

Just past the stroke of midnight in the Monday pre-morn of August 3, Ron Carey, Teamster president, called a strike against UPS. What we have…

Reggae on the River

I told the mighty editor last Tuesday morning that I’d been to Reggae on the River, and he gave me an incredulous guffaw as if…

National Notes

BILL'S MOTHER'S MILK: The Bill Clinton Presidential Museum, richly endowed by AFOBs (Asian Friends of Bill), should be quite a place when they get around…

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