Monthly Archives: January 2015

Anne Applebaum: Russophobe and low rent Eric Ambler

Here, in sum, is the central conceit of Ms. Applebaum’s hysteria mongering essay, the patient reader is rewarded with this indictment of Russia under Putin, the Party Line of the Neo-Con/R2P menage, as refracted through the Litvinenko murder, all is revealed … Continue reading

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Mr. Rachman & Mr. Wolf: a conversation? a comment by Almost Marx

We are asked today, as readers of the august Financial Times, to choose between the Neo-Liberalism of Mr. Rachman or Mr. Wolf. How predictable that the utter failure of Free Market Capitalism, which found it’s first iterations in the rise … Continue reading

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At The Financial Times: Rachman vs. Wolf, two petty-bourgeois hacks debate Greek debt reduction/forgiveness. Almost Marx on the possibility of an Enlightened Neo-Liberalism?

Mr. Rachman’s hysterically charged first few paragraphs : Syriza have won the Greek election. But, perhaps just as startling, the “far left” party is making considerable headway in the struggle to win over elite opinion in the west. Many mainstream … Continue reading

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M.S., of the Economist, opines on The State of the Union Address of 2015, some thoughts by Political Oserver

M.S. is located in Amsterdam and perhaps her/his distance led to the development of a severe case of strategic myopia: the Republicans have made a bad bet on their 2014 victory at the polls, with 36.6% of eligible voters taking … Continue reading

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Mr. Luce on The State of the Union 2015, a comment by Political Skeptic

Mr. Luce does his best to appeal to the Republican readers of The Financial Times by producing as boring and cliche ridden a commentary on the State of the Union address, as the speech by the president. See this rhetorical … Continue reading

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Queer Atheist on Islamophobia

What worries me as an atheist is what Islamophobia has become in the wake of the Paris murders, not that it hasn’t reached such a pitch that one’s conscience was daily pricked by events and the propaganda that was/is it’s … Continue reading

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Manuel Valls and Jeffrey Goldberg declare Islamophobia null and void, a comment by Queer Atheist

Neo-Conservative Mr. Goldberg begins his long essay, French Prime Minister : ‘I Refuse to use This Term Islamophobia’ with these paragraphs: The prime minister of France, Manuel Valls, has emerged over the past tumultuous week as one of the West’s … Continue reading

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