Monthly Archives: October 2015

Salvaging the Narrative

Even our elected representatives are starting to figure out that the war on terror narrative is bull-shit. Here Tyler Durden, at Zero Hedge laying out the grisly details. “One point we’ve been particularly keen on driving home since the beginning … Continue reading

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Class-Warfare

The free-market economic policy our leaders have chosen for us–neoliberalism–requires coercion to make people participate. Enforcing market obedience is something I’ve written about at CK before. It’s also one of the salient points made about early capitalism in Karl Polanyi’s masterpiece, The … Continue reading

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My Pet Goat

That Trump fellow sure is making things interesting with his recent statements. “Say what you want, the World Trade Center came down during his time.” Trump’s attack forced Jeb Bush to defensively claim that his brother, President George Bush, “kept us safe.” … Continue reading

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The Next Phase

It’s back. Like the monster in a B-grade Hollywood movie that refuses to stay in the grave, the TPP (Trans-Pacific Partnership), the so-called trade treaty that many of us had assumed dead, was ratified in Atlanta this weekend. Trade ministers from … Continue reading

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Chickens Come Home to Roost

This is awkward. By bombing Islamic terrorists in Syria, Russia has exposed the US’s war on terror for what it really is–a war of terror. The dirty little secret of the Syrian conflict is that the US and their allies … Continue reading

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