Charles Davis, CounterPunch

Charles Davis

CounterPunch

Los Angeles, CA, United States

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Past:
  • CounterPunch
  • The Daily Beast
  • Columbia Journalism Review
  • LobeLog
  • In These Times
  • Truthout
  • ATTN:
  • teleSUR TV
  • TakePart
  • VICE

Past articles by Charles:

What Would Democratic Candidates Do About Syria?

Something peculiar happened along the way to stopping a war: in order to prevent U.S. soldiers from marching on Damascus—a real possibility according to people who don’t seem to follow such things—some decided that the cause of what they call “peace” required turning a blind eye to several wars that already e → Read More

Syrian Government Forces, Backed By Russia, Hit Civilians, Kids in Strikes: Report

Amnesty International says it’s documented at least six attacks on hospitals, blood banks, and schools. → Read More

Tucker Carlson Defended Statutory Rape in 2015 With Proud Boys Founder Gavin McInnes

The Fox News star dismissed his past defense of statutory rape as being ‘more than a decade ago.’ But more video shows he’s done it more recently. → Read More

No Trump, No Maduro, No War: Socialists Should Take a Stand on Venezuela

Trump's policy is not just to recognize an “interim” president, but to threaten military action against Maduro and impose sanctions that will leave the U.S. owning the starvation. → Read More

Tulsi Gabbard, Bashar Assad’s Favorite Democrat, Is Running for President

The 37-year-old rising star’s politics don’t track neatly with those of either party. → Read More

Nicaragua isn’t normal: journalists in a ‘totalitarian state’

Nicaragua is at war with itself. On April 18, protestors—sparked by a pension reform widely seen as unjust and emblematic of corruption under President Daniel Ortega and his wife, Vice President Rosario Murillo—took to the streets of every major city and town. Since then, hundreds of protesters, deemed “terrorists” by their government, have been arrested […] → Read More

Trump’s War with the Intelligence Community Is Not About Peace –

by Charles Davis When the most powerful and belligerent man in the world began casually exploring the idea of invading Venezuela—this, after Caracas’s state-owned oil company gave $500,000 to the U… → Read More

Jill Stein’s Recount Cash Pays for Her Russia Legal Defense

Former Green Party nominee Jill Stein promised her donors they would have a say where the leftover money they gave to fund the 2016 recount was spent. They didn’t. → Read More

Jill Stein Finally Reveals How She’s Been Spending Recount Money

The 2016 vote may be final. But the Green Party candidate continues to dole out thousands to staff and lawyers. → Read More

What Happened to Jill Stein’s Recount Millions?

The Green Party candidate last filed a form with the FEC since September 2017. And it looks likely that there won’t be a vote on how to use the unspent recount funds. → Read More

MTV Suspends ‘Catfish’ in Light of Sexual-Misconduct Claims

The sexual-misconduct allegations involve the show’s host and executive producer, Nev Schulman. → Read More

The Girl Who Celebrated Her 15th Birthday in an ICE Jail

Astrid was woken up by ICE agents in the middle of the night and taken to a detention center. A month later, instead of a quinceañera, she spent her big day just wanting to forget. → Read More

‘Grassroots’ Media Startup Redfish Is Supported by the Kremlin

The documentary outlet styles itself as independent and community-based, but its work airs on a state-supported TV network and most of its employees are from state-backed media. → Read More

Meet the Grassroots Organizers Who Stood Up Against ICE’s 7-Eleven Raids

In These Times features award-winning investigative reporting about corporate malfeasance and government wrongdoing, insightful analysis of national and international affairs, and sharp cultural criticism about events and ideas that matter. → Read More

Meet the Grassroots Organizers Who Stood Up Against ICE’s 7-Eleven Raids

In These Times features award-winning investigative reporting about corporate malfeasance and government wrongdoing, insightful analysis of national and international affairs, and sharp cultural criticism about events and ideas that matter. → Read More

‘Anti-Establishment’: America’s New Syphilitic Politics of the Far Left and Alt-Right

The ‘anti-establishment’ politics of 2017 dabble in confused and dangerous reductions. → Read More

How We All Learned to Accept Bush’s Lies About Libya

by Charles Davis According to non-partisan, pan-ideological lore in 2017, Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi gave up his quest for nukes in 2003—spooked by the Iraq war or strong-armed by imperialism … → Read More

Orange County High-School Students Rebel Against Confederate Mascot

During the Civil Rights era, an Orange County high school chose a Confederate soldier as its mascot. Now its students want it gone. → Read More

Preventing Preemptive War with North Korea

by Charles Davis What’s wrong with a little hysteria when Donald J. Trump is the most powerful man on earth? In October 2017, when the worst possible human being one could imagine calling “presiden… → Read More

How One Program Gives Federal Property to Groups Helping Homeless People

With so many cut to programs that help the poor, it's be a good thing the federal government is unaware of this program. → Read More