Stories by Robert Jensen

Robert Jensen is a journalism professor at the University of Texas at Austin and the author, most recently, of Plain Radical: Living, Loving and Learning to Leave the Planet Gracefully (Counterpoint/Soft Skull, 2015). Information about his books, article archives and contact information can be found on his website. subscribe to Robert Jensen's feed

Posted on: Mar 25, 2016, Source: AlterNet

A new film exposes the sophisticated propaganda campaign that keeps both policymakers and the U.S. public on Israel's side.

Posted on: Nov 4, 2015, Source: Counterpoint Press

Hope is often a form of denial, a way people keep themselves from looking at the dire state of the world.

Posted on: Nov 27, 2013, Source: AlterNet

My rejection of Thanksgiving is more intellectual than emotional, a political decision to reject that distortion of history. But my feelings go beyond that, too.

Posted on: Nov 27, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Instead, we should atone for the genocide that was incited -- and condoned -- by the very men we idolize as our 'heroic' founding fathers.

Posted on: Jul 5, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The majority of intellectual work in the U.S. is actually helping to prop up our unjust distribution of wealth and power.

Posted on: May 8, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The best journalists in our tradition have seen themselves as responsible for telling stories about the struggle for social justice.