Stories by Mark Karlin

Mark Karlin is the editor of BuzzFlash at Truthout.  He served as editor and publisher of BuzzFlash for 10 years before joining Truthout in 2010.  BuzzFlash has won four Project Censored Awards. Karlin writes a commentary five days a week for BuzzFlash, as well as articles for Truthout. He also interviews authors and filmmakers whose works are featured in Truthout's Progressive Picks of the Week. subscribe to Mark Karlin's feed

Posted on: Dec 17, 2014, Source: Truthout

How US drug policy in the Americas is a pretext for extending militarization and global capitalism south of the border.

Posted on: Dec 10, 2014, Source: Buzzflash at TruthOut

Coeditor: That groups of oppressed and dispossessed people make history is a "dangerous idea to those in power."

Posted on: Nov 25, 2013, Source: Truthout

The era of assumed male entitlement to all the positions of power and wealth is coming to an end, says an author of a controversial new book.

Posted on: Dec 10, 2012, Source: Buzzflash at TruthOut

New documentary 'Heist' explains how the American Dream was stolen in broad daylight.

Posted on: Nov 13, 2012, Source: Buzzflash at TruthOut

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor has some explaining to do.

Posted on: Sep 28, 2012, Source: Truthout

Race and ethnic stereotypes in this country make it harder to see the many tensions and recent ethnic changes in the population.

Posted on: Jun 26, 2012, Source: TruthOut.org

Corruption in the drug war extends far beyond the hands of drug cartels - our own banks, businesses, and government profit from illegalization of drugs.

Posted on: Apr 16, 2009, Source: BuzzFlash

Inequality expert Chuck Collins argues we're in America's second Gilded Age.

Posted on: Mar 4, 2009, Source: BuzzFlash

"I say the greatest thing about America is Americans. The people themselves, at a grassroots level, are doing the most extraordinary things."

Posted on: Aug 11, 2008, Source: BuzzFlash

You'd have to be a terribly cautious and willfully blind person not to think that the Bush Admin was capable of orchestrating the anthrax attacks.

Posted on: Oct 11, 2007, Source: BuzzFlash

Paul Krugman talks about his new book, <i>Conscience of a Liberal</i>, and the almost lethal refusal among some conservatives to consider the problems of suffering of others.

Posted on: Jan 1, 2006, Source: BuzzFlash

Former senator Gary Hart discusses his new book, in which he issues a challenge to the unholy alliance of faith and government.