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Volume 22 no 5

CounterPunch Magazine, June 2015

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In this Issue: 

  • War By Other Means: David Macaray writes a short history of economic sanctions
  • Purple Heart Nation: historian Jerry Lembcke on the fetishization of war wounds
  • Argentine journalist Daniel Edwards assays the political influence of the late Eduardo Galeano on the imagination of the American Left
  • in Free-Range Capitalism, journalist Stan Cox reports on the economic and environmental damage inflicted by corporate outsourcing
  • Lee Ballinger reports on political street art.
  • Mike Whitney on the dangerous confrontation between China and the US in the South China Sea
  •  Jeffrey St. Clair on the forgotten political legacy of blues legend BB King
  •  Kristin Kolb on the role of illness in the art of Frida Kahlo
  • JoAnn Wypijewski on the senseless killing of  killing of Charlie Keunang
  • Kim Nicolini surveys the films of Sofia Coppola
  • Nathaniel St. Clair says farewell to “Mad Men.”