Bri­an Cook was an edi­tor at In These Times from 2003 to 2009. He now works on the edi­to­r­i­al staff of Play­boy magazine.
Brian started at the magazine as an intern in December 2001, and became editorial assistant in July 2003, and assistant editor in November 2003. In addition to contributing columns on current events, he reviews literature and has written on language in politics for the magazine.Brian received his B.A. in English Literature from the University of Richmond, Va., in 1999. He has previously worked as a waiter, a personal care assistant at an Alzheimers’ facility, a Chicago Public School substitute teacher and a freelance question writer for Trivial Pursuit.
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Mr. Robot Is the Anti-Capitalist TV Show We’ve Been Waiting For
By placing class warfare front and center, Mr. Robot makes socialism a vibrant force again in popular culture, its aims urgent and compelling.
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Watching The Watchers
Mass Observation returns for the Obama inauguration.
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Won’t Get Fooled Again
(Well … maybe just one more time.)
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Compare and Contrast
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Tom Geoghegan Seeks the Fifth
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Ron Carey: 1936-2008
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The Dope on Duncan
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Stupidity Without End
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Er…Maybe a Mixed Week for Labor?
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A Good Week For Labor
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Ban the Cluster Bomb
More than 100 countries have agreed to stop using them. Guess which one hasn't
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On the Healthcare Front
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Possibly the Greatest Thing I’ve Ever Seen
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Studs Terkel Will Not Be Undone
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Totally Despicable
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Greider on Nader
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Executive of Fox News: “Senator McCain’s quest for the presidency is over”
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Wednesday Morning Links
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A Modest Proposal
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Monday Afternoon Link Dump
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Pigs Fly, Hell Freezing Over, Trib Endorses Obama
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What’s Old (and Vile) Is New
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Be Afraid…
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Bailing Out of the Bailout
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Sleepwalking Through Seattle
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You Will Not Read Anything Funnier Today…
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Help Bitch Out
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“In What Respect, Charlie?”
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God Bless The Poor Man Institute
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Ready To Secede From Day One
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A Record Shorter Than A Funk ‘45
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Look Back In Anger
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Unholy Allies
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End The Prison Industrial Complex. End It Now.
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Late Day Links
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MId Day Links
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Five Years on the Hotel Picket Line
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Get Better Soon, Brian!
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Q: Why Is Chris Hayes Like The Wu Tang Clan?
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Truly Unadulterated Good News
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The Progressive Book Club
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Imperialism’s Face
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It’s All Wrong; It’s Alright
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(Black) Flags of Our Fathers
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Ballin’ We Can (Maybe) Believe In
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Carbuncles on the Face of Humanity
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