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American Nihilism

  Why are Americans so desperately unhappy? What’s up with the opioid addiction, the mass murders, the deaths of despair, and the deep cynicism, that I’ve come to call American nihilism? Maybe this is all because we’ve embraced economic policies that condemned millions … Continue reading

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Yay Resistance!

  Members of the Trump Resistance are turning handsprings over the guilty plea of President Trump’s former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn for lying to the FBI about pre-inauguration conversations with the Russian ambassador. But, this case and its ramifications should trouble … Continue reading

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Leftless in America

  In The Reactionary Mind: Conservatism from Edmund Burke to Donald Trump, political scientist, Corey Robin says that conservatism draws its power and purpose from opposition to the left. “From the French Revolution through civil rights and women’s lib, struggles … Continue reading

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Because Markets

  Once again, there was a mass-shooting in America. This time in Las Vegas, where a 64 year old man sprayed bullets down onto concert-goers, killing 58 people and wounding 489. The statistics paint a horrible picture of gun violence in … Continue reading

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5 feet high and rising

  Much of the Sturm und Drang over President Trump has got to do with the ongoing crisis in the legitimacy of the neoliberal dispensation. Let’s face it, our elite have made a hash of things and they can’t seem to cope … Continue reading

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Evil is Easy (Part 1)

  Why is it that doing good is so hard while evil is easy? In my definition, doing good is cooperating with fellow citizens in a democratic manner to solve America’s numerous problems, while doing evil is playing on human … Continue reading

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The Pawl

  The recent election and its aftermath have been instructive. Americans who supported Bernie Sanders, were castigated as naive, political utopians who failed to understand that the only option was to support Hillary, lest the evil Orange-One prevail. And now … Continue reading

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