Tag Archives: Russia-gate

Duck and Cover

  A year on it’s become clear that the McResistance to Trump’s misrule is largely about Democrats and liberals avoiding self-examination, while continuing the ruinous neoliberal and neoconservative policies that brought us to this point. For example, Trump came into office promising … Continue reading

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Permanent emergency in the liberal imagination

  Over the weekend, Russia-gate took an even more surreal turn when former Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein was accused of being a Russian-stooge because she shared a table with Vladimir Putin and former General Michael Flynn in 2015 … 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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Propagandized

  I’m so sick of reading letters-to-the-editor in our local paper blaming Russia for besmirching our precious democracy and electing Donald Trump. Why, you’d almost think that there was a propaganda effort afoot to get gullible Americans to believe such … Continue reading

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Crackpot Centrism

  I’m smitten. Caitlin Johnstone is my new favorite blogger. She’s smart, funny and absolutely fearless. She also writes about the things I’m most interested in–political/economy, foreign policy, and media manipulation. Perhaps because she’s Australian, Johnstone deftly deconstructs US propaganda, following … Continue reading

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The Axis of Stupid

  Between Trump’s UN speech and the new Committee to Investigate Russia, I don’t know who’s dumber–Trump, or the disparate faction that seems determined to take him down. The Committee to Investigate Russia is sponsored by Hollywood director Rob Reiner, who … Continue reading

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