Tag Archives: Ian Welsh

The Pawl

  The recent election and its aftermath have been instructive. Americans who supported Bernie Sanders, were castigated as naive, political utopians who failed to understand that the only option was to support Hillary, lest the evil Orange-One prevail. And now … Continue reading

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Ideology

  “So when they come with that opinion poll Yeah, they better not use words like: Ideology… Or try to tell me ’bout the issues, Ideology…Whose side are you on…” Our world is ruled by dangerous ideologies. Most American’s identify Islamic terrorism … Continue reading

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It’s the empire, stupid!

Why does the US pursue such boneheaded foreign policies? Can you say empire? Over at Colonel Pat Lang’s shop–Sic Semper Tyrannis , they write of the dilemma the US faces as an empire that’s dependent on allies to provide bases … Continue reading

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What Are They Good For?

What’s the point of having two political parties that both represent corporations and the wealthy?  My first post at Camelotkidd was entitled TINA,—“There is no Alternative,” proclaimed by Margaret Thatcher about the superiority of neoliberal capitalism. This phrase, uttered with … Continue reading

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Apple Pie

No thoughtful observer of American history can be surprised at the Senate report detailing the torture carried out by the CIA in the aftermath of 9/11. The revelation of torture should be seen as the logical outcome of economic and … Continue reading

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Red Queen’s Race

Here at CK, I’m always thinking about our present dilemma. How did we come to an arrangement between neo-conservatives and neo-liberals to enact neo-feudalism? Lewis Carroll well described our present milieu years ago in his unequaled–Through The Looking Glass. “Well, … Continue reading

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