Mel Gurtov


“Gangsterism” or “Progress”? Examining North Korea’s Latest Statement on Denuclearization

“Most US news reports are suggesting that the North Koreans may be backtracking on their commitment to denuclearization, calling the US position “gangster-like”…”

Mel Gurtov
Published in: Bainbridge Island Review, Antiwar, Mel Gurtov Blog, LA Progressive, Art Voice, Counterpunch, The Sunburg News, The Tomahawk, Gilmer Free Press
Date: July 9,10,11,14,18,2018
467 Words

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At Home and Abroad, Trump Abandons Human Rights

“In January 1941, with the prospect looming of US involvement in another European war, President Franklin Roosevelt spoke of America’s purpose in the world:…”

Mel Gurtov
Published in: Common Dreams, Bainbridge Island Review, The Boca Raton Tribune, The Sunburg News, The Smirking Chimp, Rinf Alternative News, Radio Free, Sentinel News, Counterpunch, Brewimate, The Asia Pacific Journal, West Side Gazette, Gilmer Free Press
Date: July 7,8,11,14,15,2018
1378 Words

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What Happened? Assessing the Singapore Summit

““Peace and prosperity,” “lasting and stable peace,” “peace regime,” “denuclearization,” “new US-DPRK relations”—these fine words and phrases dominate the joint statement of Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un…”

Mel Gurtov
Published in: Sierra County Prospect, Mel Gurtov Blog, Counterpunch, The Russophile, Sentinel News
Date: June 13,15,21,2018
689 Words

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Trump’s War on the Poor: An Impeachable Offense

“Were it not for the source, it would hardly be news to learn that the United States can’t take care of its most needy—that it may be the richest country…”

Mel Gurtov
Published in: Mel Gurtov Blog, The Berlin Sun, Pagosa Daily Post, Sierra County Prospect, LA Progressive, The Russophile, Counterpunch, The Smirking Chimp, Sentinel News
Date: June 6,8,2018
956 Words

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