Monthly Archives: May 2015

Jochen Hellbeck on Poroshenko, Law and Historical Memory

What is needed here is an exercise in honesty! Is or was Mr. Hellbeck a supporter of the Coup Government like BHL, Timothy Snyder and the his propaganda in the New York Review of Books, Anne Applebaum, Black Widow Victoria … Continue reading

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Philip Stephens of The Financial Times on the politics that will seal the fate of Greece, a comment by Almost Marx

Mr. Stephens in his essay at The Financial Times titled ‘How politics will seal the fate of Greece’ seeks to explore the ‘political’ dimension of the Greek conundrum. The question might be posed as to how successful Mr. Stephens is  … Continue reading

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The Economist on ‘America’s Division on Foreign Trade’ and other fictions: a comment by Political Observer

A ‘Trade Deal’ that is a complete secret, it is a classified document and the only things we know about it are from leaks. But we do know that it’s known provisions surrender our ability to call ourselves a democracy,a … Continue reading

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The Economist on Syriza’s first hundred days, or the war on the Coffee House Marxists, a comment by Democratic Socialist

Peter Shrank’s cartoon sets the tone for the whole of this scalding polemical essay titled ‘The sorry saga of Syriza’ on the first hundred days of Syriza, by my almost favorite Oxbridgers. But,Tony Blair, Capitalist Dynamo, wins hands down! Mr. Shrank pictures … Continue reading

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Edward Luce reviews two books on Foreign Policy, at the Financial Times, and evaluates President Obama’s ‘retrenchment overseas’ and ‘domestic renewal’

In his essay, titled The pivot to America,  in the form of a review of two books: The Obama Doctrine: America’s Grand Strategy Today by Colin Dueck and Super Power: Three Choices for  America’s Role in the World by Ian … Continue reading

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Alan Beattie on TPP, a comment by Political Observer

Mr. Alan Beattie does his best to animate his near hysterical tone, in his defense of TPP, with anti-populist rhetoric: populism equals democracy. This is surly a reach, as we in America say!  Aimed at a readership that thinks that … Continue reading

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Mr. Jeremy Shapiro of Brookings supports the TPP, a comment by Political Observer

Mr. Shapiro does his very best to articulate his support, and the support of his fellows, at Brookings,  and most importantly, to curry the favor of President Obama, with his essay on the TPP Treaty. At Brookings, we like to … Continue reading

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