Tag Archives: American exceptionalism

Deeper Malady

  Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated 50 years ago. We would do well to reflect on a speech he gave exactly a year before his death. At the Riverside Church, Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence, King portrayed the war … Continue reading

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The Rehabilitation of George W. Bush

  Nothing says United States of Amnesia quite like the rehabilitation of George W. Bush. Articles in the New York Times, the Washington Post, and even the Guardian eagerly reported Bush’s recent speech with its implicit criticisms of Trump as a hopeful … Continue reading

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Member Berries

  To retake our country from the deep state we will have to end the American empire. To end the American empire we have to challenge the narrative of American exceptionalism, that has been promulgated with the help of a … Continue reading

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Multipolar Future

  The US has been the sole-superpower for the last 25 years. Those days are coming to an end with the US facing a multipolar future. The problem with this development is that the neocons in charge of US foreign … Continue reading

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Political-economy of despair

  Ideology is powerful. Neoliberal economist’s have internalized Margaret Thatcher’s maxim that there’s no alternative.  The market knows best. All the government can do is get out of the way and let the market do its thing. American’s must never … Continue reading

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Priorities

  The US is the greatest country the world has ever seen, proclaim our leaders. It’s getting hard to take these kinds of statements seriously. In Flint, Michigan we’ve decided that we really don’t give a fuck if the residents … Continue reading

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Sowing the Wind

Recently a friend asked me about the refugee crisis in Europe. “What’s it all about? Why are these people fleeing their countries with their children? I explained that the existential refugee crisis in Europe is directly caused by US wars … Continue reading

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