Monthly Archives: October 2014

The vandals took the handles

Reading the bizarre effort by Paul Krugman to portray Obama as a great president, it occurred to me that it all could have been different. Newly elected with a huge mandate for reform, Obama had a chance to break the stranglehold … Continue reading

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Godzilla vs Mothra

With  the dearth of investigative journalism and embrace of entertainment as news by our corporate press, sometimes the only way we learn about the important events shaping our world is when there is a dust up among our elite. Right … Continue reading

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Why we can’t have nice stuff

We’ve been talking a lot about foreign policy lately, but why does US foreign policy matter to the American public? It matters because our elite are committed to empire. Empire is their political economy.  Empire benefits them. Us, not so … Continue reading

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