Articles and Essays by Mark Engler

U.S. Politics / Elections rss

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The War Dividend

Will the Pentagon lock the Obama administration into ever-escalating military budgets?
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Obama’s Top Three Foreign Policy Priorities

A Foreign Policy In Focus roundtable.
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The Day After: Amid Celebrations, A New Fight Begins

Reflections on the election of Barack Obama
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Obama Should Stay Tough on Trade

The general elections are not time for an embrace of the "corporate globalization" agenda for the Americas
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Globalizers, Neocons, or… ?

The World After Bush
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Free Trade and the Battle for the Soul of the Democratic Party

An excerpt from How to Rule the World: The Coming Battle Over the Global Economy
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Progressive Good Tidings of 2007

Along with political challenges, the past year offered some hopeful advances-- many of which came just in last few weeks.
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2006: A Global Justice Year in Review

The past 12 months brought some promising developments on the globalization front.
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Slowing the ‘Free Trade’ Bulldozer

Positive signs that a new Democratic Congress is breaking with the corporate globalization agenda.
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Mel Gibson’s True Passion

Gibson's vulgar, anti-Semitic rant upon his arrest for drunk driving should prompt reexamination of The Passion of the Christ.