Marc Cooper

Contributing Editor

Marc Cooper, a Nation contributing editor, is a retired professor of journalism at the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism.





Laboring for Edwards Laboring for Edwards

John Edwards is meticulously laying the groundwork to become the candidate of organized labor, insisting prosperity can expand only if unionization expands.

May 10, 2007 / Editorial / Marc Cooper

LAPD Gone Wild. Again. LAPD Gone Wild. Again.

All of a sudden it looked like the bad old days this week in Los Angeles. A peaceful pro-immigration rally in the downtown area Tuesday descended into chaotic violence as the LAPD ...

May 3, 2007 / The Notion / Marc Cooper

Betting on Healthcare Betting on Healthcare

At a union-sponsored forum in Las Vegas, John Edwards presented a real healthcare plan, but Hillary Clinton captured the crowd.

Apr 3, 2007 / Editorial / Marc Cooper

Lockdown in Greeley Lockdown in Greeley

A recent police raid on a small-city factory showcases the Bush Administration's frightening war on illegal immigration.

Feb 15, 2007 / Feature / Marc Cooper

The Press and the Watada Trial The Press and the Watada Trial

Also at stake in the trial of an Army officer who refuses to deploy to Iraq is the independence of the press.

Jan 23, 2007 / Feature / Marc Cooper

Lt. Ehren Watada: Resister Lt. Ehren Watada: Resister

Facing a showdown court-martial for refusing to serve in an illegal and unjust war, Lieut. Ehren Watada has become a flashpoint for the antiwar movement.

Dec 28, 2006 / Feature / Marc Cooper

About Face About Face

In the most significant movement of dissident soldiers since Vietnam, nearly 1,000 active-duty officers and enlisted personnel have petitioned the government to withdraw from Iraq.

Dec 20, 2006 / Feature / Marc Cooper

About Face: Soldiers Call for Iraq Withdrawal About Face: Soldiers Call for Iraq Withdrawal

For the first time since Vietnam, active-duty military personnel have organized to oppose a war that they are fighting.

Dec 16, 2006 / Feature / Marc Cooper

Pinochet’s Legacy Pinochet’s Legacy

The death of Chilean strongman Augusto Pinochet should not blunt the work of healing the damage he has done and shining light on the truth.

Dec 14, 2006 / Editorial / Marc Cooper

Bad Day in CA Bad Day in CA

While Democrats on the national level dream of a landslide, in California, the party is facing another electoral debacle.

Oct 26, 2006 / Feature / Marc Cooper