Alexander Cockburn

The Rise and Fall of a Radical Journalist
August 01, 2014

History handed Alexander Cockburn a great opportunity, but he blew it.

What's Your Excuse?
May 02, 2007

It's almost possible to forgive Alexander Cockburn's latest column in the Nation, denying the fact that humans are warming the planet. I mean, here's a writer who doesn't know much about science, frolicked around on a cruise ship with some old dude who once worked for the Navy, and was dazzled by his spiel about how "CO2 changes have always lagged behind global temperatures" (misleading) and how climate scientists don't account for water vapor in their models (um, false).