Author Archives: camelotkidd

No Illusions

  I’ve been getting a lot of pushback from liberal friends about my disdain for Democrats. “You’re helping Trump,” with your criticism of the blue team, they tell me. Let me be clear–I’ve come to despise the tribalism that passes … Continue reading

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Selfishness is not a Virtue

  How did we go from a nation that reformed capitalism with the New Deal, defeated Germany and Japan in WWII, rebuilt Europe, put a man on the moon, and created the Internet; to┬áriven by inequality, overcome by addiction and … Continue reading

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Not a bug but a feature

  The 2020 election is set to be a barnburner with over a dozen Democratic challengers lining up to take a shot at Trump. With that in mind this article by neoliberal economist Brad DeLong caught my eye. DeLong, who … Continue reading

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This is why we fight

  The Green New Deal (GND) promises to be one of the most contentious issues of our lifetime. Spend anytime thinking through the implications of a plan to radically cut carbon emissions to reduce the threat of global warming (which … Continue reading

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Socialism for thee but not for me

  Trump appears to have found the theme for his 2020 presidential campaign–Socialism is bad!!! “We are alarmed by the new calls to adopt socialism in our country,” said President Donald Trump in his State of the Union address. “Tonight, … Continue reading

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Not your fathers empire

  I believe that the bipartisan freak-out over a Congresswoman’s criticism of AIPAC provides a window into┬áthe true nature of the American empire. Minnesota Congresswoman Ilhan Omar has published an apology for making self-evident observations about the American Israel Public … Continue reading

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Empire Wreckers

  The Trump administration has segued from tragedy to comedy while unintentionally wrecking the US empire. Didn’t know we were an empire? You’re not alone. Most Americans believe the myth of American exceptionalism, where the USA is depicted as the … Continue reading

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