Mark Ames

Mark Ames is the founding editor of the eXile and author of Going Postal: Rage, Murder and Rebellion: From Reagan’s Workplaces to Clinton’s Columbine. He is an editor at The eXiled Online and a regular guest on MSNBC’s The Dylan Ratigan Show. 

Lobbying for Autocrats Lobbying for Autocrats

A senator and congressman argue that free trade is the best way to improve US relations with Russia and Georgia. What's in it for us?

May 11, 2009 / Feature / Mark Ames

Das Boot: The Unsinkable Warmonger Das Boot: The Unsinkable Warmonger

After the way they goaded us into an epic military disaster, why do media warmongers still have jobs?

Jan 14, 2009 / Feature / Mark Ames

Editorial Malpractice Editorial Malpractice

Deconstructing Russia coverage on the Washington Post editorial page.

Dec 11, 2008 / Editorial / Mark Ames

The Summers Conundrum The Summers Conundrum

In light of all of the corruption and cronyism that have marked the career of Lawrence Summers, why is Obama considering him for treasury secretary?

Nov 11, 2008 / Feature / Mark Ames

The Cold War That Wasn’t The Cold War That Wasn’t

Deconstructing the New York Times fairy tale about how nasty Russia invaded innocent Georgia.

Oct 22, 2008 / Feature / Mark Ames

The Palin Fix The Palin Fix

There's only one explanation for the pundits who declared Sarah Palin finessed Thursday's debate: A nation of losers sorely needed a redemption narrative.

Oct 3, 2008 / Editorial / Mark Ames

Putin Deripaska

McCain’s Kremlin Ties McCain’s Kremlin Ties

He may talk tough about Russia, but John McCain’s political advisers have advanced Putin’s imperial ambitions.

Oct 1, 2008 / Feature / Mark Ames and Ari Berman

Bankrupt AIG Underwrote McCain’s ‘Reform Institute’ Bankrupt AIG Underwrote McCain’s ‘Reform Institute’

John McCain is making a big show of criticizing the government "bailout" of insurance giant AIG. But it turns out that AIG is one of the largest donors to his pet think-tank.

Sep 19, 2008 / Feature / Mark Ames

Apocalypse Palin Apocalypse Palin

McCain's running mate says she's ready to launch World War III, but on whose behalf?

Sep 15, 2008 / Feature / Mark Ames

The McCain-Follieri Love Boat The McCain-Follieri Love Boat

What are we to make of a straight-talking maverick who spends his 70th birthday on the yacht of an A-list con man?

Sep 11, 2008 / Feature / Ari Berman and Mark Ames