Skip to main content

TomDispatch's Profile

Diaries published: 687 (1 day since last diary on Tue Jun 02, 2015 at 08:01 AM PDT)

Comments posted: 686 (1 day since last comment on Tue Jun 02, 2015 at 08:01 AM PDT)

Diary frequency: frequent

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 6192

Total Comment Ratings: 549

Most Recommended Diary: Bill McKibben: Time Is Not on Our Side, 73 comments, 274 recommends

People Following TomDispatch: 98

TomDispatch's Most Recent Diaries:

[ Note to TomDispatch Readers:   I’ve long had a weakness for commencement addresses, or at least for what they might be rather than what they usually are, which is why, I suppose, I’ve written them ...
by TomDispatch
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Jun 02, 2015 at 08:01 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
Rambo ! In my Reagan-era youth, the name was synonymous with the Vietnam War -- at least the Vietnam War reimagined, the celluloid fantasy version of it in which a tanned, glistening, muscle-bound ...
by TomDispatch
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Jun 01, 2015 at 08:19 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
Think of this as a little imperial folly update -- and here's the backstory.  In the years after invading Iraq and disbanding Saddam Hussein’s military, the U.S. sunk about  $25 billion  into “...
by TomDispatch
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu May 28, 2015 at 07:13 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
Today,  TomDispatch  regular John Feffer, the director of  Foreign Policy In Focus , offers a cunning bow to the convergence theorists of the Cold War era, a crew of thinkers who imagined that ...
by TomDispatch
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue May 26, 2015 at 07:51 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
It isn’t the best of times for the American Arctic and let me explain why. The world is in the midst of an  oil glut .  In the last year, oil prices bottomed out before  rising modestly .  A NASA ...
by TomDispatch
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu May 21, 2015 at 07:24 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
[ Note for TomDispatch Readers: At the moment, as I’ve been regularly reminding all of you, in return for a $100 contribution to this site you can get a signed, personalized copy of Nick Turse’s ...
by TomDispatch
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue May 19, 2015 at 08:29 AM PDT with 3 Recommends

Subscribe or Donate to support Daily Kos.

Click here for the mobile view of the site