Tag Archives: neoconservative foreign policies

Making the connection

  Gina Haspel has been confirmed as America’s new CIA director. Now that we have a torturer in charge of our premier intelligence agency it’s appropriate to make the connection between the economic and foreign policies of the US empire. Neoliberalism … Continue reading

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Special kind of stupid

  Our leaders seem to believe that the American people are a special kind of stupid. The latest propaganda campaign against Iran demonstrates that at this point they’re just going through the motions. As any half-wit could have foreseen, Trump … Continue reading

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Morality of Empire

  The missile strikes in Syria were a joke. Western officials claimed the 105-missile attack, including on a scientific research and development center in the capital of Damascus’ Barzeh district and two facilities nearly the city of Homs, had crippled … Continue reading

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It must be a coincidence

  It must be a coincidence that every time Trump or someone in his administration talks about leaving Syria there’s a chemical weapons attack. On Saturday, April 7, video and stories claiming a chemical weapons attack in Douma were broadcast. … Continue reading

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Deeper Malady

  Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated 50 years ago. We would do well to reflect on a speech he gave exactly a year before his death. At the Riverside Church, Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence, King portrayed the war … Continue reading

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Heck of a job Brownie

  If you wonder why America is in terminal decline, look no further than the lack of accountability. Not for us, silly. Under the regime of neoliberal-flavored-austerity there’s extreme accountability. Fuck-up and you’ll be living in a van down-by-the-river. No, … Continue reading

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Game Changer

  The corporate media barely covered it but Russian President Putin’s recent speech was a wakeup call to our neocon-foreign-policy elite. To understand the geo-political ramifications of this speech, I would recommend the excellent article entitled “The Implications of Russia’s New … Continue reading

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