Monthly Archives: September 2015

Ruthless Freud: on the suicide of Tausk , a comment by Philosophical Apprentice

From footnote 81 in Freud’s Paranoid Quest, a quotation from K.R. Eissler’s  ‘Talent and Genius: The Fictitious  Case of Tausk contra Freud: Here is a rationalization that could be applied to Heidegger as well as Freud.  Followed by this shameful … Continue reading

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At The Economist: Jeremy Corbyn, Political Nihilist? A comment by Almost Marx

Title this essay ‘The Political Otherness of Jeremy Corbyn’: the Old/New Party Line of the apologists for Neo-Liberalism/Austerity and it’s successor Corporatism: ‘ He is firmly against Europe’s planned Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership with the United States.’ The Oxbridgers … Continue reading

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At The Financial Times: John Lloyd, Europe’s leftwingers still swim in cold waters, a comment by Political Observer

Mr. John Lloyd provides an interesting, almost compelling political travelogue, yet it is lopsided in that the specter that haunts ‘The West’ is that the once ascendant dogmas of Neo-Liberalism have, in sum, been shown that it was a political/civic … Continue reading

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At The Economist: My reply to Humberto Capiro

Mr. Capiro, thank you for your comment. It is easy to agree with Mr. Oppenheimer, in his conclusion: ‘My opinion: If Maduro wants to prove to the world that this year’s legislative elections will not be a sham, he should … Continue reading

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At The Financial Times: ‘Labour’s disastrous choice’, a comment by Political Reporter

Pay attention to this sentence as demonstrative of The Financial Times argument, if that is what this collection of low grade insults and retrograde Neo-Liberal apologetics can be called: ‘Yet the longer he stays, the more he will tarnish the … Continue reading

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At The Economist: On the political rise and fall of Jeremy Corbyn, a comment by Political Reporter

Is the benighted Age of Neo-Liberalism reaching one of it’s many political denouements? Not according to ‘our columnist’ even with this disclaimer: ‘ Nonetheless, little store should be set by that rough forecast. British politics has seemed remarkably unpredictable, fragmentary … Continue reading

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At The Financial Times: Matthew Taylor on a more progressive manifesto for Labour, some thoughts by Political Reporter

Beware of the manifesto bearing Public Intellectual/Politician or should we call Mr. Taylor by his actual name? a former ‘ Chief Adviser on Political Strategy to the Prime Minister’? See Mr. Taylor’s impressive CV here: https://www.thersa.org/events/speakers/matthew-taylor/ The temptation is to … Continue reading

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