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  • The Left Matters - Now, More Than Ever

    Some leading Democrats seem to have a love-hate relationship with the left. Clearly, the left matters. Why, then, is it so difficult for progressives to get a seat at the table?

  • One Morning in Homan Square

    How does having a secretive, controversial police facility in the neighborhood affect the residents of Homan Square in Chicago? This comic shares insights from residents of the community.

William J. Astore

William J. Astore

William J. Astore, a retired Air Force lieutenant colonel, writes regularly for TomDispatch and edits The Contrary Perspective.  

Other articles by this author

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Hair-Trigger America

By William J. Astore, Truthout | Op-Ed

Rulers' Ideas Rule

By William J. Astore, Contrary Perspective | Op-Ed

All the Insecurity Money Can Buy

By William J. Astore, The Contrary Perspective | News Analysis

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The Perils of Zombie Education

By William J. Astore, Truthout | Op-Ed

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Why Johnny Can't Read or Win Wars

By William J. Astore, Truthout | Op-Ed

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Sucking Up to the Military Brass

By William J. Astore, TomDispatch | News Analysis

The Temptations of Drone Warfare

By William J. Astore, SpeakOut | Opinion

The National Security State Wins (Again)

By William J. Astore, TomDispatch | News Analysis

"Act of Valor"? Beware Exalting Our Starship Troopers

By William J. Astore, Truthout | Op-Ed

The Wars of the One Percent

By William J. Astore, TomDispatch | News Analysis

Giving Thanks to Our Public Servants

By William J. Astore, | Op-Ed

Education: Our True Homeland Security

By William J. Astore, Truthout | Op-Ed

The Dangerous Myth of American Military Omnipotence

By William J. Astore, Truthout | News Analysis

Remembering the Quiet, Unsung Heroes of America

By William J. Astore, Truthout | Op-Ed

The Crash and Burn of Old Regimes

By William J. Astore, TomDispatch | Op-Ed
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William J. Astore

William J. Astore

William J. Astore, a retired Air Force lieutenant colonel, writes regularly for TomDispatch and edits The Contrary Perspective.  

Other articles by this author

2014 0306-3 thumb

Hair-Trigger America

By William J. Astore, Truthout | Op-Ed

Rulers' Ideas Rule

By William J. Astore, Contrary Perspective | Op-Ed

All the Insecurity Money Can Buy

By William J. Astore, The Contrary Perspective | News Analysis

2013 0624z cat

The Perils of Zombie Education

By William J. Astore, Truthout | Op-Ed

030113-4 thumb

Why Johnny Can't Read or Win Wars

By William J. Astore, Truthout | Op-Ed

112912-6 thumb

Sucking Up to the Military Brass

By William J. Astore, TomDispatch | News Analysis

The Temptations of Drone Warfare

By William J. Astore, SpeakOut | Opinion

The National Security State Wins (Again)

By William J. Astore, TomDispatch | News Analysis

"Act of Valor"? Beware Exalting Our Starship Troopers

By William J. Astore, Truthout | Op-Ed

The Wars of the One Percent

By William J. Astore, TomDispatch | News Analysis

Giving Thanks to Our Public Servants

By William J. Astore, | Op-Ed

Education: Our True Homeland Security

By William J. Astore, Truthout | Op-Ed

The Dangerous Myth of American Military Omnipotence

By William J. Astore, Truthout | News Analysis

Remembering the Quiet, Unsung Heroes of America

By William J. Astore, Truthout | Op-Ed

The Crash and Burn of Old Regimes

By William J. Astore, TomDispatch | Op-Ed