Tag Archives: greedy/ideology

Contradictions

What do secret wars, regime change, spying on Americans, and bailouts for Wall Street have in common? They’re all policies of the deep state, according to Mike Lofgren, the Republican congressional staffer who wrote the groundbreaking essay Anatomy of a … Continue reading

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A Milo Minderbinder Moment

Neoconservatives have a lock on American foreign policy with an intellectual conformity among analysts, commentators and government policy makers that is breathtaking. This has happened, I believe, because neoconservatism represents the strong state necessary for neoliberal economic policies to be implemented … Continue reading

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It’s Their World

I think I’ve come up with a working definition/differentiation between neoliberalism and neoconservatism. Neoliberalism refers to the economic policies the United States pursues, specifically: free enterprise–state subsidized private power with no infringement on managerial prerogatives. Neoliberalism is not, contrary to what … Continue reading

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Greedy/Ideology

“We’re an empire now, and when we act, we create our own reality. And while you’re studying that reality—judiciously, as you will—we’ll act again, creating other new realities, which you can study too, and that’s how things will sort out. … Continue reading

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