Monthly Archives: June 2019

Perpetual Motion Machine

  Most American assume that the US is involved in multiple Middle-East wars because of oil but it’s actually about the dollar as the worlds reserve currency. Allow me to explain. In 1971 President Nixon took the US off the … Continue reading

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Unlikely Savior

  Trump came into office critical of the bi-partisan foreign policy establishment while promising to end America’s endless wars. Since then he’s been under relentless pressure, like Obama before him, to follow the “Washington Playbook.” Whether, North Korea or Syria … Continue reading

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The Blob

  Perhaps–The Blob–is a better description of America’s permanent national security bureaucracy than–Deep State. Former President Obama certainly thought so. The moniker comes from Obama’s Deputy National Security Advisor Ben Rhodes who nicknamed the US foreign policy establishment as “The Blob” … Continue reading

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Better policies, please

  Why is right-wing populism surging while left-wing populism lies moribund? Historically, we know how right-wing populism advances. Economic malaise coupled with liberal paralysis. When the economy sucks, workers are ripe for appeals against scapegoats. Immigrants, minorities, woman and queers … Continue reading

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