Bordering on Fascism: Reflecting on Dangerous Times

by Paul Street Counterpunch Jan 11, 2019 My fellow U.S.-Americans, we stand at a moment of no small peril. Contrary to much of what one hears from liberals, Donald Trump’s “insane” border-wall gambit may be something of a winning play for him. Yes, the whole stunt is built on a fetid pile of falsehoods. The … Continue reading Bordering on Fascism: Reflecting on Dangerous Times

When Someone Sees All of This Coming a Decade Ago…

APR 19, 2010 Crystal Ball by Chris Hedges Truthdig "It is very similar to late Weimar Germany,” Noam Chomsky told me when I called him at his office in Cambridge, Mass. “The parallels are striking. There was also tremendous disillusionment with the parliamentary system. The most striking fact about Weimar was not that the Nazis managed … Continue reading When Someone Sees All of This Coming a Decade Ago…

We’re Staring Down Global Neofascist Rule

  What follows is a transcript of a conversation between Cornel West and Sharmini Peries of the Real News Network  Jan 2, 2019 SHARMINI PERIES: Cornel West, I thank you so much for joining us today. CORNEL WEST: Thank you. I salute you and the wonderful work that you do. SHARMINI PERIES: Thank you. Now, Cornel, when I … Continue reading We’re Staring Down Global Neofascist Rule

The Language of Neoliberalism

Mitja Sardoc interviews Henry Giroux Dec 2018 This interview with Henry Giroux was conducted by Mitja Sardoč, of the Educational Research Institute, in the Faculty of the Social Sciences, at University of Ljubljana, Slovenia. In this interview, Prof. Henry Giroux engages with some of the most challenging issues associated with the neoliberal educational agenda. In the introductory … Continue reading The Language of Neoliberalism

Pamela Anderson on Europe’s Turmoil

Pamela Anderson spoke to Jacobin's David Broder and philosopher Srećko Horvat about the protests in France, the crisis in the European Union, and her own activism. Jacobin Dec 17, 2018 Recent weeks have seen a shock to France’s elites. President Emmanuel Macron’s fuel tax hike sparked widespread protests, with road blockades across the country and … Continue reading Pamela Anderson on Europe’s Turmoil

Why Trump Supporters Believe He Is Not Corrupt: Conservative Moral Hierarchy (13)

What the president’s supporters fear most isn’t the corruption of American law, but the corruption of America’s traditional identity. by Peter Beinart  Atlantic One Wednesday morning, the lead story on FoxNews.com was not Michael Cohen’s admission that Donald Trump had instructed him to violate campaign-finance laws by paying hush money to two of Trump’s mistresses. It … Continue reading Why Trump Supporters Believe He Is Not Corrupt: Conservative Moral Hierarchy (13)