Monthly Archives: April 2016

Strobe Talbott, the last of The Wasp Elite, and Old and New Cold Warrior, Opines on the Brexit

The Panic of The Elites is in answer to The Rebellion Against The Elites. That Rebellion has been a political mainstay of the Financial Times for some months, to explain the rise of a subversive Populism of both Left and … Continue reading

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Philip Stephens on the Brexiteers, a comment by Political Reporter

Never fear you are at The Financial Times. The proof is Mr. Stephens opening paragraph larded with a list of the current political cliches, of the failed utopianism, of a codified Neo-Liberalism, while pointing the finger of accusation at all … Continue reading

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Almost Marx on Janan Ganesh & Brexit debate

It is something that may animate the citizens of great powers or nations with raw memories of humiliation, but our benign history and retirement from the top table make us different. To keep tracking our place in the food chain … Continue reading

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Janan Ganesh on McEwan, a comment by American Writer

Headline:Why Ian McEwan speaks for England Sub-headline: We await his judgment on Labour under Corbyn, the malaise of Europe and technology’s dark potential  One reads these two claims/assertions with a kind of amused wonder at the Ganesh perception of McEwan, … Continue reading

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Leonid Bershidsky washes his hands: a comment by Almost Marx

Mr. Bershidsky assures us as an ‘insider’ with many contacts in the Ukrainian Coup government, in its many iterations, that it is all those corrupt self-seeking Ukrainians, who are at fault for the 40% inflation rate of 2015? It’s not … Continue reading

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Political Reporter on Bob Cesca vs. David Brooks

What eludes Mr. Cesca’s grasp is an  understanding that Brooks is a propagandist. And the Pop Sociology of Marc J. Dunkelman, of The Watson Institute, is used as part of the central Conservative Party Line of the decay and degeneration … Continue reading

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American Jingo John McCain on ‘Our China Problem’, a comment by Political Reporter

Is there anything laced with obscene comedy than Sen. McCain’s attempt at Foreign Policy seriousness on the question of China’s ‘bulling’ of its neighbors? The Financial Times quite adroitly closed the comments section of this essay by the Senator, who … Continue reading

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