Alexander Cockburn (1941-2012)

Sad to hear of the death of Alexander Cockburn, one of our sharpest, most belligerent, most progressive left-wing polemicists. You can read his collaborator & friend Jeffrey St. Clair’s obit here in Counterpunch. I started reading him in England in the early eighties when I was writing occasional pieces for the New Statesman, & his work set an example that I was never able to emulate. In The Progressive, Matthew Rothschild expresses … Read more Alexander Cockburn (1941-2012)