Monthly Archives: January 2019

PayGo

  PayGo is bad economics and bad politics, but naturally¬†it was the first order of business for the newly elected Democratic Speaker of the House–Nancy Pelosi. Despite resistance from progressive Democrats, the House rules package for the 116th Congress will … Continue reading

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A crisis of ideologies

  I find it darkly amusing that neoliberalism and neoconservatism are losing legitimacy by the day, while political leaders and the corporate media warn of the disintegration of the “western-liberal-order.” That these two ruling ideologies are imploding says a lot … Continue reading

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Hard men with guns

  President Trump announced recently that US troops would be leaving Syria, setting off a firestorm of criticism across the political spectrum and echoed by the¬†corporate media. In the middle of this barrage of negative publicity it’s useful to examine … Continue reading

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