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Existential Threat

  Every economy is planned. The essential political question is who gets to do the planning. Likewise, every economy is a mix between state and private actors. After 40 plus years of neoliberal “reforms”, the dominant actors in the US are … Continue reading

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IBDYBD

  The looming threat of global weirding has made it apparent that both our political parties are death cults and, despite all the rhetoric to the contrary, money is their only true value. I’d be remiss if I failed to mention … 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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The man from Delaware

  For the corporate and elite Democratic supporters who are desperate to stop a Sanders campaign, Joe Biden’s official entrance has been a godsend. Early polls put Biden ahead of Sanders by as many as 20 points and the same pundits who called … Continue reading

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Dark Horse

  Of all the Democratic presidential hopefuls, I’m most exited about Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard, Democrat of Hawaii, because she has the potential to blow open the debate on US foreign policy and empire. “There’s one main issue that is central … Continue reading

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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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