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Pattern Recognition

  William Gibson writes dystopian science fiction, where he imagines the future by closely studying the present. In his post 9/11 novel Pattern Recognition, he discovers that the present is just as weird and dystopian as any future he might imagine. I’ve … Continue reading

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Lab Rats

  When I was growing up the Cold War against the Soviet Union was driven by conservatives, who were convinced that communism was an existential threat to capitalism and indeed the American way of life. These days the Cold War … Continue reading

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Outside Influence

  Who gets to decide US foreign policy, the president or the deep state? That seems to be the pertinent question that’s left unsaid in the whole Ukraine-gate impeachment drama. Also unsaid by the corporate media is the essential Ukraine backstory … Continue reading

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Ferocious establishment resistance

  Why has Trump’s foreign policy been such a shambolic disaster? Much of it is his own fault as he’s clearly allowed far to many neoconservative ideologues into his administration due to Israel-first campaign funders like Sheldon Adelson. As a … Continue reading

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Russian Asset

  It’s become apparent that questioning America’s disastrous empire-centric foreign policies will get you labeled a Russian asset. Shortly before last Tuesday’s Democratic candidate debate the New York Times ran an article suggesting that Democratic presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard was … Continue reading

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More Dangerous

  Matt Taibbi calls the forces arrayed against Trump more dangerous than the Pro-Wrestler-Hall-of-Fame-in-Chief. “My discomfort in the last few years, first with Russiagate and now with Ukrainegate and impeachment, stems from the belief that the people pushing hardest for Trump’s … Continue reading

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Over there

  My friends and loved ones grow weary of my focus on foreign policy. They’re much more concerned with the pressing domestic issues facing our country. But what happens over there affects us over here. And what happens over there … Continue reading

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