The Weekly Libertarian Leftist and Chess Review 5

Review number five is upon us! Let’s begin.

Ashley Smith discusses the imperial roots of sectarian violence in Iraq.

Horace G. Campbell discusses counter-terrorism and imperial hypocrisy.

Daniel White offers us some notes on the American Empire.

Sheldon Richman discusses the urgency of stopping war with Iran.

Dave Lindorff discusses the question of whether security or freedom is more important.

Prashanth Kamalakanthan discusses Ann Jones new book titled They Were Soldiers: How the Wounded Return from America’s Wars — Untold Wars.

Lynn Stuart Parrmore discusses the anarchist labeling of her mother.

Jason Lee Byas has four questions for Amia Srinivasan.

Thoughts on torture by Ximena Ortiz.

Ed Pilkington discusses how more than 3,000 non-violent offenders are imprisoned for life.

Joseph R. Stromberg reviews the book, Coolidge.

Deepa Kumar and Arun Kundnani discuss the TV show Homeland and its provision of support for the national security state.

Justin Doolittle requests that people stop thanking the troops for him.

Sheldon Richman discusses the universalist philosophy of libertarianism.

Ryan Calhoun discusses the relaunch of the Silk Road.

Jenny Brown discusses a rank and file labor victory at Boeing.

Brian Cloughley discusses the deaths from drones in Pakistan.

Jodie Gummow discusses the complicity of Pepsi Co. and Coca-Cola in land clearances.

Medea Benjamin discusses how drone victims are showing up in D.C. to tell their stories.

Kevin Carson discusses the fraud of so called “free trade” agreements.

Kevin Carson talks about an op-ed defending Obama.

James North discusses the fighting unions of Bangladesh.

Majorie Cohn reports on the drone summit.

Bill Quigley writes about representing New Orleans immigrant workers.

Bill Berkowtiz discusses the doctors that engaged in torture.

Kenan Malik discusses the issue of veil.

Kenan Malik discusses an incident involving immigrants.

Justin Raimondo discusses the new “withdrawal” plan for Afghanistan.

We end with the third and fourth games of the now ended World Chess Championship:

Magnus Carlsen vs Viswanathan Anand.

Viswanathan Anand vs Magnus Carlsen.

Anarchy and Democracy
Fighting Fascism
Markets Not Capitalism
The Anatomy of Escape
Organization Theory