Monthly Archives: August 2016

At The Financial Times: The New Cold War is alive and well! a comment by Victor Serge IV (Revised 08/19/16)

After the treatment of Jeremy Corbyn, as part of the rise of The Populists in Western political life as indicative of The Rebellion against The Elites, as characterized by the writers at The Financial Times, The Brexit Vote and the … Continue reading

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At The Financial Times: John Lloyd on ‘the left-behinders’, a comment by Almost Marx

Reading through Mr. Lloyd’s essay, laden with self-apologetics for an utterly failed Neo-Liberal Utopianism, eight years and counting since the 2008 Economic Collapse, or just call it by it’s actual name a Depression: Mr. Lloyd’s calls for a political understanding … Continue reading

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At The Financial Times: Edward Luce on Mrs. Clinton’s Exceptionalism, a comment by Political Reporter

As per usual it won’t take long before this comments section is closed to any further replies, Mrs. Clinton has far too many enemies: when the going gets tough the Financial Times folds, to paraphrase that American Philosopher Vince Lombardi. … Continue reading

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President Obama on the TPP, a comment by Almost Marx

After the Economic Collapse of 2008, the bourgeois press refuses to call it a Depression, which it was and still is, no matter the lack of candor of a Press fully owned by Capital. The Self-Correcting Market one of the … Continue reading

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On Philip Roth’s ‘Plot’& Sameer Rahim, a comment by American Writer

The Plot Against America: the usual shopworn obsessions with Roth! Narcissism takes the lead in this utterly tepid anti-fascist tract, that features the very appealing narrator/hero: Mr. Roth as a child. Lindbergh is a featured player, but strategically always just … Continue reading

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At The Financial Times: on being Ganeshed, a comment by Almost Marx

To be Ganeshed is to be subject to the attacks of a polemicist, of a professional Neo-Liberal Apologist, he ‘reads’ the ‘history’ of the past tailored to ideological need, in the political present. He is Dr. Pangloss berefed of his … Continue reading

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Michael Eric Dyson: windbag, rhetorical bully & political prophet, a comment by Almost Marx

Mr. Dyson is eloquent, in the most self-congratulatory way, while agreeing with Mr. Glaude’s argument about the pernicious character of Neo-Liberalism, but then equivocates at warp speed, as a rationalization for what is most politically pragmatic i.e. Mrs. Clinton, as … Continue reading

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‘Free Trade’ hysterics from Project Syndicate & The Economist: or ‘Trade Liberalization’ as defense of the Corporatist TPP & TTIP, a comment by Almost Marx

Never fear that the advocates and apologists for Neo-Liberal Utopianism, in it’s 8th year of near free fall, have found a new utopianism to replace the old. Called ‘Free Trade’ or ‘Globalism’ by the zealous advocates, or just the usual … Continue reading

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