Stories by Clancy Sigal

Clancy Sigal is a novelist and screenwriter in Los Angeles. His latest book, "Hemingway Lives!" will be published this spring by OR Books. He can be reached at clancy@jsasoc.com. subscribe to Clancy Sigal's feed

Posted on: Mar 19, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Savio's was the face of protest before Jane Fonda, Joan Baez and Bob Dylan.

Posted on: Mar 1, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The Academy was founded as a union-busting front for a company union — and it remained shady and bloody for years.

Posted on: Nov 25, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The Internet and a lot of focus have enabled Elliot Higgins to be a leading journalist.

Posted on: Apr 10, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Our money is being stolen not at the corporate sports stadium but at the corporate White House.

Posted on: Mar 15, 2013, Source: AlterNet

LA politics are notoriously confusing, but the recent election was stratospherically off the boredom chart.

Posted on: May 18, 2012, Source: CounterPunch

With the Republicans outspending progressives 20-to-one, Obama’s Democratic National Committee stubbornly refuses to invest a penny in the battle to unseat Walker.

Posted on: Mar 13, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The troops are protesting "by any other means" their entrapment in a no-win landscape where Washington politicians keep a war going beyond the limit of sanity.

Posted on: Mar 1, 2012, Source: AlterNet

We need soldiers that fight for the values that make America truly great.

Posted on: Sep 18, 2011, Source: Comment Is Free

Not everybody with conservative politics is untalkable to.

Posted on: Aug 7, 2011, Source: Comment Is Free

In many ways, Obama's contribution to the left has been to weaken it. Should progressives go elsewhere?

Posted on: Jun 6, 2011, Source: Comment Is Free

Posted on: Jun 6, 2011, Source: Comment Is Free

Before the 'greatest generation' ever landed on the Normandy beaches, they had long been casualties of the great Depression.

Posted on: May 29, 2011, Source: AlterNet

As one who served in the military, I used to despise conscientious objectors. Now, I see it takes a special sort of courage to say no to war.

Posted on: Apr 5, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Once again, many liberals have bought into American power as a force for good. But it's just another ugly, expensive war we now own

Posted on: Mar 7, 2011, Source: AlterNet

We Americans do love our bad showbiz boys running amok.

Posted on: Jul 15, 2010, Source: The Guardian

With record foreclosures and child poverty at a shameful level, can we really afford to stay in Afghanistan and Iraq for 10 years?

Posted on: May 31, 2010, Source: CounterPunch

Can you make an anti-war statement, and pay tribute to the courage of soldiers in the Second World War at the same time?

Posted on: Apr 16, 2010, Source: The Guardian

The 50th anniversary celebration of SNCC's "Freedom Movement" is a reminder that power yields nothing without demand and the guts to back it up.

Posted on: Apr 7, 2010, Source: The Guardian

The GIs are doing the best they can, in a "job" the politicians command them out of imperial hubris and historical ignorance.

Posted on: Mar 19, 2010, Source: Comment Is Free

My honeymoon with the Democrats has long since passed. Our relationship has turned sour, and I'm in no mood to marry again.

Posted on: Mar 3, 2010, Source: The Guardian

While Tea Partiers protest loudly at the mess we're in progressives seem to be stewing in their own sterile politeness.

Posted on: Dec 23, 2009, Source: Comment Is Free

Obama's cruel and pointless refusal to ban child-killing landmines was my personal breaking point against the candidate I worked hard to elect.