Monthly Archives: March 2016

What You Pay For

I guess it could be expected of the self-proclaimed “indispensable nation” to present to the rest of the world this awful spectacle of a presidential campaign.  Hillary “cackling Albright clone” Clinton, literally bloated with Wall Street money, Bernie “I’ll cede … Continue reading

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Old Iron and the Technosphere

  This week’s post on Dmitry Orlov’s blog continues his fascinating series on the “technosphere”, this particular article proposing a “Harm/Benefit” analysis of the technology we have at hand and how we might go about weighing what is important for … Continue reading

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Trump. Fast, to the White House!?

// // // // // // // // Note:  This is a translation by this blog’s housekeeper of an article that can be found on europesolidaire, with the kind permission of the author, Jean-Paul Baquiast. Donald Trump. Qu’il accède rapidement … Continue reading

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McPolitics, Anyone?

Must read article  by Eric Zuesse on Washington’s Blog today concerning the Trans-Atlantic Trade Pact or whatever name it goes under these days and how it would undermine any remaining traces of democracy pretty much everywhere.  See this as well. … Continue reading

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An Encouraging Note?

” I awake each morning with a feeling of dread. And then remember that at this particular moment I and my family and friends are still alive.” The words above did not come from Palestine or Syria or Libya or Iraq … Continue reading

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Diana Johnstone Gets It

  In her star-struck biography of the First Lady, “Hillary’s Choice”, Gail Sheehy reported Hillary’s plea in favor of bombing Yugoslavia in 1999 as a major point in her favor. According to Sheehy’s book, Hillary convinced her reluctant husband to … Continue reading

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