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  • 'Tis the Season to Be Frightened

    Ebola, Dengue fever, West Nile virus ... Republican ideology created some of these threats in the first place, or managed to make others worse. The climate crisis, which Republicans dismiss en masse, is a key ingredient in all of them.

  • The 0.01 Percent's "I Reap All" Accounts

    At least 9,000 wealthy Americans have amassed $5 million-plus sized IRAs. Multimillionaires and billionaires are shielding vast fortunes from taxation with monstrously huge IRAs.

William J Astore

William J Astore

Professor Astore, a retired Air Force lieutenant colonel, writes regularly for TomDispatch and edits The Contrary Perspective.  

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William J Astore

William J Astore

Professor Astore, a retired Air Force lieutenant colonel, writes regularly for TomDispatch and edits The Contrary Perspective.  

Other articles by this author

2014 0306-3 thumb

Hair-Trigger America

By William J Astore, Truthout | Op-Ed

Rulers' Ideas Rule

By William J Astore, Contrary Perspective | Op-Ed

2013 0624z cat

The Perils of Zombie Education

By William J Astore, Truthout | Op-Ed

030113-4 thumb

Why Johnny Can't Read or Win Wars

By William J Astore, Truthout | Op-Ed

112912-6 thumb

Sucking Up to the Military Brass

By William J Astore, TomDispatch | News Analysis

The Temptations of Drone Warfare

By William J Astore, SpeakOut | Opinion

The National Security State Wins (Again)

By William J Astore, TomDispatch | News Analysis

"Act of Valor"? Beware Exalting Our Starship Troopers

By William J Astore, Truthout | Op-Ed

The Wars of the One Percent

By William J Astore, TomDispatch | News Analysis

Giving Thanks to Our Public Servants

By William J Astore, | Op-Ed

Education: Our True Homeland Security

By William J Astore, Truthout | Op-Ed

The Dangerous Myth of American Military Omnipotence

By William J Astore, Truthout | News Analysis

Remembering the Quiet, Unsung Heroes of America

By William J Astore, Truthout | Op-Ed
Other archived articles by this author