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I'm a political scientist (Ph.D, Columbia) recently retired from a non-academic career. My book, Chomsky's Challenge to American Power, was published by Vanderbilt U. Press in January:

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Diaries published: 46 (72 days since last diary on Thu Mar 12, 2015 at 10:10 AM PDT)

Comments posted: 135 (24 days since last comment on Tue Apr 28, 2015 at 11:41 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 386

Total Comment Ratings: 0

Most Recommended Diary: Democrats and the Myth of Success Through Centrism, 125 comments, 136 recommends

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Tony Greco's Most Recent Diaries:

Regular readers of my blog ( know that I am not a great fan of Hillary Clinton’s, and certainly am not one to leap mechanically to her defense over e-mailgate. But really, ...
by Tony Greco
Comment Count 16 comments on Thu Mar 12, 2015 at 10:10 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
We've all know for a long time what a sick, dangerous character our long-term director of the FBI was, but this is incredible. The FBI building by act of Congress bears his name. That name should ...
by Tony Greco
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Nov 13, 2014 at 11:48 AM PST with 2 Recommends
No one can seriously question that President Obama’s popularity, measured in his opinion poll approval ratings, has plummeted, and has become an important factor in this year's elections. ...
by Tony Greco
Comment Count 51 comments on Sun Oct 26, 2014 at 09:47 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
In my last diary (7/24) I explained how just war theory (JWT) distinguishes the question of whether a decision to go to war is justified (jus ad bellum) from the question of whether a war is being ...
by Tony Greco
Comment Count 38 comments on Tue Jul 29, 2014 at 08:19 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Are Israel’s current actions in Gaza justified? A good way to think about this question is to consider the centuries-old body of thought that has come to be called “just war theory.” JWT ...
by Tony Greco
Comment Count 37 comments on Thu Jul 24, 2014 at 09:10 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
Chris Matthews provided fodder for right-wing propaganda in his MSNBC commentary last night on the downing of the Malaysian airliner over the Ukraine. Matthews recalled another shooting of a ...
by Tony Greco
Comment Count 11 comments on Fri Jul 18, 2014 at 10:46 AM PDT with 9 Recommends

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