Tag Archives: neoconservatives

Friends like these

  There’s an effort underway to force the US to attack Iran. The pressure is coming from the putative allies of the US in the Middle-East: Saudi Arabia and Israel. Of course this crazy idea is also supported by the … Continue reading

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Race and Class

  How, in a nation based on slavery and genocide, did a black man like Obama get elected president? That’s the question I’m left with after reading Ta-Nehisi-Coates masterful essay on race entitled–The First White President. Coates central assertion is … Continue reading

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Domesticated

  Trump ran for office vowing to change US foreign policy and put America first. That didn’t last long. Trump’s cruise missile attack on Syria in response to the Syrian military’s so-called chemical weapon attack, marks the culmination of a … Continue reading

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War Pigs: or How Liberals Learned to Stop Worrying and to Love the Drone

  When did the liberals turn into war pigs? If there was going to be anything positive from the election of Trump, it was the lowering of tensions between the US and Russia. With liberals excitedly pointing to the CIA’s … Continue reading

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Member Berries

  To retake our country from the deep state we will have to end the American empire. To end the American empire we have to challenge the narrative of American exceptionalism, that has been promulgated with the help of a … Continue reading

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Human Capital

  Neoliberalism reduces us all to market participants. To neoliberals we’re not citizens, just human capital. There’s a great article¬†at Salon, by Anis¬†Shivani, that provides a glimpse into this poorly understood ruling ideology. “Neoliberalism believes that markets are self-sufficient unto … Continue reading

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Queen of the Neocons

  Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton has a neocon problem. Clinton has just been endorsed for president by neoconservative intellectual, Robert Kagan, a longtime Republican who recognizes that Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, the presumptive favorite, would be hostile to neoconservative … Continue reading

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