Tag Archives: neoconservatism

The Power of Narrative

  The reason that I always doubted Russia-gate is because I read. A lot. I started out with tons of fiction but then moved to non-fiction, with a heavy emphasis on the history of empires. Oswald Spengler’s, Decline of the … Continue reading

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A crisis of ideologies

  I find it darkly amusing that neoliberalism and neoconservatism are losing legitimacy by the day, while political leaders and the corporate media warn of the disintegration of the “western-liberal-order.” That these two ruling ideologies are imploding says a lot … Continue reading

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Two Camps

  There are two camps in America that hold completely different viewpoints. One camp, let’s call them the establishment, still believes that we live in a meritocracy, where if you get an education and work hard you can succeed in … Continue reading

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Ruling Ideologies

  Since the end of the Cold War in 1989, the United States has been operating under the auspices of two mutually reinforcing ideologies–neoliberalism and neoconservatism. By criticizing trade treaties like the TPP and NAFTA, while promising to mend relations … Continue reading

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Ideology

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

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The Market is the Master

There is a vague sense of a new order growing up around us. Sometimes there’s a brief glimpse of it. Sometimes late at night there’s a whisper of it on the wind. I’m referring to┬áneofeudalism–a confluence of neoliberalism and neoconservatism … 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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