Monthly Archives: August 2017

George de Menil on the project of French Neo-Liberalization: the German example can provide some guidance. Almost Marx scoffs

The editors of The Financial Times published  Anne-Sylvaine Chassany intervention on the side of Macron’s Jupertarian Politics today : https://www.ft.com/content/6dd2a7a0-8e23-11e7-a352-e46f43c5825d But what I missed was this essay by George de Menil , whose credentials are quite impressive, or am I … Continue reading

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On Anne-Sylvaine Chassany’s Premature Celebration of Macron’s ‘Jupertarian Politics’. Almost Marx ponders!

Welcome to the Neo-Liberalization of France. To paraphrase Margot Channing in ‘All About Eve’ hang on its going to be a bumpy ride ! Even E.U. hack  Henrik Uterwedde at Social Europe dared to say that Macron and his callabos … Continue reading

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At The Financial Times: The Uber Melodrama episode XLII, as the dog days of summer wane… Political Observer wonders

Never will this publication face the demonstrative fact that ‘Uber’ has as its reason d’etre as the avoidance, indeed, a bold and mendacious  attack on the State’s power to regulate taxi services in the public interest! ‘Uber’ is NOT a … Continue reading

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Macron’s Apologists, episode CCXXXI: Henrik Uterwedde’s propaganda intervention. Almost Marx comments

The reader can consider Mr. Uterwedde essay the chatter of one more Neo-Liberal hetaira, or should the reader call him another EU apologist? singing the praises of the Macron’s Jupertarian Politics! Think of Macron as a pretty De Gaulle? His politics … Continue reading

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On Chris Hedges political sermon of April 27, 2017: Almost Marx comments

Mr. Hedges preaches a great sermon, it is his métier. Its too long, but there is a lot of territory to cover. The mention of Liberal Zionist Peter Beinart makes one wonder at Mr. Hedges historical perspective, as more of the … Continue reading

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My reply to Lee Jones

 Headline: The Rise of the Violent Left Sub-headline : Antifa’s activists say they’re battling burgeoning authoritarianism on the American right. Are they fueling it instead? https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2017/09/the-rise-of-the-violent-left/534192/#comment-3465489044 Mr. Lee Jones, ‘Liberal Zionist’ Peter Beinart has reason to attack ‘The Left’,  as … Continue reading

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At The Financial Times: @gilliantett on understanding Steve Bannon. Old Socialist comments

The reader just has to wonder at Ms. Tett’s thinking that Americans aren’t completely familiar with ‘Breitbart News’ ! We did witness the scurrilous attack on the person and  career of Shirley Sherrod by Andrew Breitbart in July 2010. Breitbart … Continue reading

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