Tag Archives: Democratic Party

Woulda, Coulda, Shoulda…

  If we had a real opposition party, you know–one with real alternative policy proposals–said party would have won the midterms in a landslide. Recent history has demonstrated that American voters are willing to support any candidate that offers an … Continue reading

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Told You So

  As Russia-gate staggers to the finish it’s becoming increasingly clear that what I warned about two years ago has come to pass. The narrative that our president is controlled by Putin has brought about a new and more dangerous … Continue reading

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The limits of identity politics

  I’m pretty sure this will not be a popular post, but I have to ask some uncomfortable questions. Is US society better now that we have woman torturer as head of the CIA who also happens to be a … Continue reading

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Making the connection

  Gina Haspel has been confirmed as America’s new CIA director. Now that we have a torturer in charge of our premier intelligence agency it’s appropriate to make the connection between the economic and foreign policies of the US empire. Neoliberalism … Continue reading

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Won’t end well

  Lately, I’ve detected a certain sense of malaise among my fellow citizens. In my opinion, it’s long been apparent that this won’t end well. Take the stock market, the indicator that our elite reliably depict as proof of the … Continue reading

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Crackpot Centrism

  I’m smitten. Caitlin Johnstone is my new favorite blogger. She’s smart, funny and absolutely fearless. She also writes about the things I’m most interested in–political/economy, foreign policy, and media manipulation. Perhaps because she’s Australian, Johnstone deftly deconstructs US propaganda, following … Continue reading

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Leftless in America

  In The Reactionary Mind: Conservatism from Edmund Burke to Donald Trump, political scientist, Corey Robin says that conservatism draws its power and purpose from opposition to the left. “From the French Revolution through civil rights and women’s lib, struggles … Continue reading

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