Wednesday, 23 August 2017 / TRUTH-OUT.ORG
  • In Phoenix, Trump Says "Love" but Spews Racism

    Trump takes advantage of a popular misconception about racism -- that it is something held in the heart. In reality it is a system of oppression that promotes power and privilege.

  • Why Robert E. Lee's Character Is Irrelevant

    Regardless of the nuances of Robert E. Lee's behavior and historical context, his statues represent white supremacy, and that's why they must be taken down. Ultimately, Lee's legacy is the defense of enslavement.

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Mark Engler

Mark Engler

Mark Engler, a writer based in Philadelphia, is an editorial board member at Dissent, a contributing editor at Yes! Magazine and author of How to Rule the World: The Coming Battle Over the Global Economy (Nation Books).

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Iowa: Republican for a Day

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Mark Engler

Mark Engler

Mark Engler, a writer based in Philadelphia, is an editorial board member at Dissent, a contributing editor at Yes! Magazine and author of How to Rule the World: The Coming Battle Over the Global Economy (Nation Books).

Other articles by this author

Iowa: Republican for a Day

By Mark Engler, Dissent Magazine | News Analysis

Iowa: The People's Caucus

By Mark Engler, Dissent | News Analysis

The Verizon Strike as the Next Wisconsin

By Mark Engler, Dissent | News Analysis