Monthly Archives: February 2018

@FinancialTimes celebrates Uber victory, in Macron’s France. Almost Marx confronts the Corporatist propaganda

Headline: Uber wins French employment case Sub-headline: Labour tribunal decides Uber was not an employer, in contrast with UK ruling Here is the critical paragraph in this Financial Times ‘news story’ about Uber in France, and Florian Menard’s case before … Continue reading

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edward.luce@ft.com on Trump, or Edward Luce as Thomas Piketty? Almost Marx comments

Poor Mr. Luce almost tells the historical truth: In place of America’s Episcopalian elites came the meritocratic establishment. On that  topic of the eclipse of that  ‘Episcopalian elite’ see: The Color of Truth: McGeorge Bundy and William Bundy, Brothers in … Continue reading

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Trump and the ‘Russia Scandal’ episode MDLVII: the Looming Constitutional Crisis! Political Observer comments

‘a presidential historian at Princeton University’  Julian Zelizer repeats the respectable bourgeois, not to speak of the mendaciously myopic, Party Line on the FBI: “This is clearly a systemic effort to discredit [Robert Mueller’s investigation] and to sow doubts in … Continue reading

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Andy Divine attacks the ‘Social Justice Left’: a retrograde defense of his self-congratulatory ‘Political Centrism’ . Queer Atheist comments

I read a portion of Andy Divine’s essay of January 26, 2018: the usual shopworn narrative of his being the epitome of ‘Centrism’: that iteration of  ‘Centrism’ being  about the political rapprochement between the Neo-Liberals and the Neo-Conservatives. That marks … Continue reading

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