Politico Report Says Russiagaters Should Prepare To Kiss My Ass

Mueller report PSA: Prepare for disappointment And be forewarned the special counsel’s findings may never be made public. by Caitlin Johnstone Oct 19, 2018 https://youtu.be/kgBxfHdb4OU In a new article titled “Mueller report PSA: Prepare for disappointment“, Politico cites information provided by defense attorneys and “more than 15 former government officials with investigation experience spanning Watergate to the … Continue reading Politico Report Says Russiagaters Should Prepare To Kiss My Ass

Donald Trump, Brett Kavanaugh and the path to Neoliberal Fascism

Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation is not an isolated event, and in the current historical moment has dark meaning by HENRY A. GIROUX Salon Oct 10, 2018 In in the darkest of times, we have the right to some illumination. ~ Hannah Arendt The threads of a general political and ideological crisis run deep in American history, and with … Continue reading Donald Trump, Brett Kavanaugh and the path to Neoliberal Fascism

Bill Clinton’s Five Major Achievements Were Longstanding GOP Objectives

by Mark Karlin and Thomas Frank Truthout https://youtu.be/38JNg210L24 What is the core philosophy of today’s Democratic Party and does it serve anyone’s interests other than a wealthy elite? Thomas Frank lays bare Democrats’ abandonment of their purported values, and the role this played in entrenching economic inequality. He discusses the Hillary Doctrine’s basis in neoliberalism, how the Democratic … Continue reading Bill Clinton’s Five Major Achievements Were Longstanding GOP Objectives

Sharing is Key to a New Economic and Democratic Order

by Graham Peebles Dissident Voice October 13th, 2018 In order to meet the colossal challenges of the time, fundamental change to the socio-economic order is needed. The environmental catastrophe is the major issue, together with armed conflict, potentially nuclear. Both threaten the survival of humanity and the planet, and both are widely ignored by the … Continue reading Sharing is Key to a New Economic and Democratic Order

There’s No Plan B

America: The Farewell Tour by Chris Hedges and Charles Foran Literary Review Canada https://youtu.be/GeE5WnTUsF8   Long before Donald Trump was dreaming of a White House with gold walls, back when the world’s hugest Twitter account was in its infancy, promoting a blustery businessman’s appearances on late-night television, the American journalist and author Chris Hedges was already … Continue reading There’s No Plan B

The Intellectual Yet Idiot

Skin in the Game by Nassim Nicholas Taleb What we have been seeing worldwide, from India to the UK to the US, is the rebellion against the inner circle of no-skin-in-the-game policymaking “clerks” and journalists-insiders, that class of paternalistic semi-intellectual experts with some Ivy league, Oxford-Cambridge, or similar label-driven education who are telling the rest … Continue reading The Intellectual Yet Idiot

Identity Politics: The End of Liberalism

The End of Identity Liberalism by Mark Lilla New York Times It is a truism that America has become a more diverse country. It is also a beautiful thing to watch. Visitors from other countries, particularly those having trouble incorporating different ethnic groups and faiths, are amazed that we manage to pull it off. Not … Continue reading Identity Politics: The End of Liberalism