Tuesday, January 24, 2017

With Trump You Get Military Parades

Donald Trump says: “Being a great president has to do with a lot of things, but one of them is being a great cheerleader for...

A Question for Progressives

Gary Leupp asks a good question: "How can the progressive anti-Trump movement move forward, if it either embraces this narrative of Russian 'interference in the...

TGIF: A Principle for All Seasons

Despite my utter disdain for Donald Trump, I am uneasy about many who oppose him. My specific concern is that they apparently believe that,...

He Bombed the Poorest People on Earth

John Pilger has some choice words for those who worship Barack Obama and now fear the end of civilization with the coming of Trump. Obama "bombed the...

How to Win the Political Game

The election of Donald Trump was not a failure of the American system. It was a triumph. If you're unhappy with the result, your...

Thank You, Mr. President

"With only days until Donald Trump takes office, the Obama administration on Thursday announced new rules that will let the NSA share vast amounts of...

Not Much of a President

Jeffrey St. Clair of CounterPunch on Barack Obama's failed presidency: "Obama is a master of gesture politics, but he tends to flinch in nearly every...

Do We Need a Superstate?

If the state is required to overcome the free-rider problem, what's required to overcome the free-rider problem inherent in the state?

Hypocrisy over Interference in Elections

Jonathan Marshall, a first-rate foreign-policy reporter and analyst, exposes the hypocrisy of American concern over alleged Russian manipulation of U.S. democracy in "Who's the Real...

TGIF: The Man Behind the Curtain

Although the Grateful Dead told us that "every silver lining's got a touch of grey" (lyric by Robert Hunter), it's my nature to look for...