Matt Taibbi is one of those skeptical of the Ukraine whistleblowers.
Real whistleblowers were immediately charged under the espionage act and faced life in prison.
Is this a deep state coup?
Yes there has been a coup, but not sure yet…[Read more]
For those of us troubled with Obama
Corey Robin reviews 4 books by the fan club.
I sent an email to him and he actually replied and thanked me for the information.
I sent him Lambert’s rhetorical review of Obama’s speech at the kickoff of The Hamilton Project, the neo liberal…[Read more]
Barr none. Barr hanging on to God. Barr something
Also note: this guy's boss happens to be an entertainer in the entertainment industry that, he says, has wrought organized destruction. https://t.co/pWPaypODI6
— emptywheel (@emptywheel) October 12, 2019
1 minute of how people like us are destroying decency and the country
I posted a review of the movie by Michael Moore who saw it as a critique of neo liberalism and our system. Because of his review I went to the movie.
I was not able to square my experience with what he wrote. Leipar saw it and was not so impressed and he commented that the level of violence was about the same as main stream TV.
a new word Solastalgia
Is this the force behind Extinction Revolution?
this is the entire contents of the link which is posted on a .gov web site
Solastalgia is a new concept developed to give greater meaning and clarity to environmentally induced distress. As…
great interview on CNN
Great article in Guardian that Brexit is an elite of global capitalists
A tweet led me to this article.
If you despair of understanding Brexit, David Edgerton’s piece is most remarkable…
holding onto power at any cost, hence try to sidestep
union leadership is uneven
Attended a debate last night: Capitalism vs Socialism
The two advocates played it straight for their various positions and the audience was more aligned with Democratic Socialism.
The speaker for DSA, Bob Fitrakis, is a local poly sci prof and an attorney and a journalist and a political activist. I didn’t realize that he was a co-founder of…[Read more]
Riots in Ecuador. The government has gone neo-liberal and imposed austerity measures along with their IMF loan. A long segment on this on democracynow this morning. You can get it from their web site.
It sounds like the main protesters are workers and indigenous people. My wife and I were there on a vacation, a couple of years ago, put on by…[Read more]
I grew up in the modern age of progress. Graduated HS in 1960
We knew that TRIBES were a thing of the past that no longer were relevant
My understanding that President Jefferson in establishing the reservation system kept the Native Americans from being almost completely eliminated
The stimulus of this comment is an article today on Juan Cole’s…[Read more]
Michael Moore posted a review of Joker on his Facebook page.
On Wednesday night I attended the New York Film Festival and witnessed a cinematic masterpiece, the film that last month won the top prize as the Best Film of the Venice International Film Festival. It’s called “Joker” — and all we Americans have heard about this movie is that we shou…
Thanks for the link. I seldom see Matt but his many tweets. He makes a clear case about the danger of monopolies in this interview.
I read Matt’s article on his blog BIG and sent it to Clive Hamilton who is an Australian public intellectual wrote a book about Chinese takeover of Australia. The book was published last year.
OK. A revolution has started. And if or when Bernie wins, the revolution has to be enacted. This will require organizational skill.
This is another one of my thought pieces that may strike a few chords and may be useful in some way in the future.
I spent 20 years in a sub field called “organisational design” and going…[Read more]
I think it summarizes why people here are so much behind Bernie
well, I looked up the author Nathan J. Robinson and found lots of stuff
he is about 30 years old and has published in all kinds of different places
he wrote book about Clinton’s assault on blacks “Superpredator” in 2016
the title of the journal Current Affairs…[Read more]
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