Monthly Archives: May 2012

On the defeat of Richard Lugar by Publius

http://www.courierpress.com/news/2012/may/08/text-sen-richard-lugars-two-primary-election-state/ Even if Sen. Richard Lugar represents the Eisenhower Republican in it's most compromised form, he still represented the political as the art of compromise,in the realm of civic actors who placed the preservation and well being of the Republic … Continue reading

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“No child of the republic will be abandoned.” Francois Hollande

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/may/06/francois-hollande-becomes-french-…  

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Alan Johnson and The Perennial American Hysteria? Or on Zizek The Magnificent

Professor Johnson may be British but he is adept at a faithful ventriloquism of the Cold War American specialty of hysterical anti-communism. And the thoughtful reader only viewed Rep. Alan West as just another No-Nothing political opportunist in the mode … Continue reading

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Ross Douthat constructs a myth of decadence,with Japan at it’s center by Political Observer

The Ultramontane Catholic opinionator and Republican Conservative Ross Douthat , in his latest essay in the New York Times titled Incredible Shrinking Country, directs his attention to that once great engine of forward thinking and innovative Capital,Japan. An introduction is … Continue reading

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An amuse-gueule from Howard Davies by Political Cynic

Howard Davies, a Professor at the Institute of Political Studies(Sciences PO), is the author of an essay in the TLS of April 27,2012 titled Triple A Trouble. A review of two books: Finance and The Good Society by Robert Shiller … Continue reading

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The Return of the Subject: LSE Public Lecture, Podcast

http://www2.lse.ac.uk/newsAndMedia/videoAndAudio/channels/publicLecturesAndEv…  

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Democracies can stop predatory financiers – Argentina and Bolivia are showing how by Richard Drayton

Thank you to leninology for link: http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2012/may/02/democracies-stop-predator…  

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