Tag Archives: neoliberals

It’s the economy, stupid

  In retrospect it seems obvious, but political scientist Corey Robin argues that Bernie Sanders did so well in the 2016 presidential election because he’s the first Democrat in forever to offer a trenchant political analysis of the US economy. … Continue reading

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The art of the possible

  Politics is the art of the possible. It’s not enough for Democrats to simply oppose the policies of Donald Trump, they need to offer alternatives. And, while the marches and protests organized by the DNC and supporting NGO’s are … Continue reading

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Planned economy

  The election of Donald Trump has caused an outpouring of grief and many commentators are convinced that the end of the world is nigh. However, Trump didn’t get us to this place, he was just a savvy opportunist who … Continue reading

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Stage–2

  US neoliberal and neoconservative elite are going through the stages of grief in the wake of the election of Donald Trump. Judging by the recent McCarthy-style smear campaign in the Washington Post, they’re still stuck at anger. On Thursday, the … Continue reading

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The Next Phase

It’s back. Like the monster in a B-grade Hollywood movie that refuses to stay in the grave, the TPP (Trans-Pacific Partnership), the so-called trade treaty that many of us had assumed dead, was ratified in Atlanta this weekend. Trade ministers from … Continue reading

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