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Volume 21 no 5

CounterPunch Magazine, May 2014

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In this Issue: 

  • Greetings from the New Cold War: Patrick Smith places the Ukrainian crisis in historical and political context
  • Yvette Carnell profiles the strange career of Obama’s Pitbull, Rev. Al Sharpton
  • David Macaray explores the job-killing history of US trade pacts
  • Ron Jacobs assays the political resumé of that Prophet of False Hope Bernie Sanders
  • Kim Nicolini surveys the rock documentaries of DA Pennebaker
  • JoAnn Wypijewski investigates fatal encounters between police and motorists
  • Mike Whitney details how Obama made a bad economy worse
  • Kristin Kolb offers a meditation on water, the Northwest and cancer
  • Chris Floyd on why some girls are more precious than others
  • Jeffrey St. Clair on the Death Penalty and the American Mind