Pax Americana Utopia: Liberal World Order

The World America Made: Trump Wants to Unmake It The U.S.-led global order created peace and prosperity for millions. So why are the president’s critics teaming up with him to tear it apart? By Robert Kagan Politico September 28, 2018 Editor's note: Robert Kagan is one of the architects of the Project for a New American Century. In … Continue reading Pax Americana Utopia: Liberal World Order

How Mainstream Economics Became a Cult

Steve Keen of Kingston University, London gives an important high-level talk on the considerable shortcomings of mainstream economics. Keen argues a major objective of the discipline is to justify the virtues of markets, which in turn leads disciples to adopt a strongly ideological posture along with highly simplified models and narrow mathematical approaches to reach … Continue reading How Mainstream Economics Became a Cult

Kavanaugh and the Unitary Executive Theory

Ever wonder why Trump promotes Brett Kavanaugh? Ever wonder why the identity politics of He Said v. She Said is played up so dramatically in this case? Make no mistake, rape is a serious issue. Yet what's going on with Kavanaugh's confirmation is more circus than serious... Why? What is the 91020 high school soap … Continue reading Kavanaugh and the Unitary Executive Theory

Want to Know Why Conservatives Will Side with Kavanaugh over the Women? Conservative Moral Hierarchy (10)

The Explanative Power of the Conservative Moral Hierarchy by O Society Sept 28, 2018 It answers the question, “Are boys really better than girls?" It tells ahead of time (testimony and questioning basically are irrelevant to the outcome) why Conservatives will side with Kavanaugh over the women. Kavanaugh is Supreme. It doesn't make much difference how … Continue reading Want to Know Why Conservatives Will Side with Kavanaugh over the Women? Conservative Moral Hierarchy (10)

The Real Origins of the Religious Right: Conservative Moral Hierarchy (9)

They’ll tell you it was abortion. Sorry, the historical record is clear: It was segregation. By Randall Balmer Politico One of the most durable myths in recent history is that the religious right, the coalition of conservative evangelicals and fundamentalists, emerged as a political movement in response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s 1973 Roe v. … Continue reading The Real Origins of the Religious Right: Conservative Moral Hierarchy (9)

Where do the terms “Right-” and “Left-wing” come from?: Conservative Moral Hierarchy (8)

The Origin of the Political Terms Left and Right Wing Thomas DeMichele The modern usage of the political terms left and right comes from the French Revolution of 1789 when anti-revolutionary, royalist supporters of the king stood to the president’s right, and anti-royalist revolutionaries to his left. This split between liberty and authority and split between individualism and … Continue reading Where do the terms “Right-” and “Left-wing” come from?: Conservative Moral Hierarchy (8)