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The Weathervane

  Thomas Friedman often serves as the weathervane for elite opinion. Friedman’s article, where he urges Hillary to double down on neoliberal dogma in order to thwart the evil Donald, reminds us that after all that’s happened in the 2016 … Continue reading

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The political/economy of empire

  While it’s useful to focus on what we can all do to make things better, going local will only go so far.¬†Entering a presidential election between two deeply unpopular candidates, we are faced with problems that require a national … Continue reading

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The Greater Evil

  Readers accuse me of being a Trump supporter. I’m not a supporter, I’m just making the case that Hillary Clinton is the greater evil. I know, hear me out. The conventional wisdom is that Hillary is a progressive, like … Continue reading

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The Shotgun Sings the Song

  It’s becoming clear just what Margaret Thatcher meant when she told everyone that there was no alternative to neoliberalism. In an absolutely stunning article,¬†economist Michael Hudson explains how the US is wielding the International Monetary Fund (IMF) as a … Continue reading

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Deep State Blues

I have the “deep state” blues. Reading the speech President Obama gave in Estonia it’s clear that the neoconservatives, who were such a feature of the the Bush Administration, are still calling the shots. It appears that it doesn’t matter … Continue reading

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