Monthly Archives: March 2018

Andy Divine’s screeching on race and Anti-Semitism. Old Socialist scoffs! (Updated April 1, 2018)

The readership of Andy Divine needn’t worry. He returns today ,in all his self-defensive verbosity: he wants to assure his readers that his beliefs about the natural inferiority of black people is scientifically based. He manages to sound the rhetoric … Continue reading

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tim.harford@ft.com bores his readers. Political Observer comments

Nothing can rescue Mr. Tim Harford’s jejune chatter,  as a pastiche of economic wisdom, but the Gallup’s annoyingly chirpy question goes a long way to explaining the utter trivialization of  the implied question in the headline : A monetary remedy … Continue reading

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chris.giles@ft.com : Neo-Liberal Apologist. Almost Marx comments

According to Mr. Giles the law of cause and effect has somehow been annulled, as an @FT propagandist, he follows the Party Line with a few enhancements. Or should the reader call his extemporizing on, by now, shopworn  themes of … Continue reading

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Arianna Huffington in trouble, again! Myra Breckenridge comments

Is it wrong to enjoy a few guilty moments of schadenfreude given this ‘news story’ by America’s New Hedda Hopper, Marlow Stern, at the Daily Beast journalistic shit -hole? The choice is limited as to models, Joyce Haber wasn’t obsessed with … Continue reading

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@BretStephensNYT on the trouble with the UN, as apologetic cover for his Hysterical Nationalist Fellow Traveler. American Writer comments

Mr. Stephens is an almost a canny propagandist! Its not that his comments on the UN’s unseemly waste, fraud and abuse couldn’t serve the purpose of an impetus for reform. But it isn’t that, but an effort to place his … Continue reading

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Macron and Austerity: episode CCLII. Old Socialist comments

Should the reader take this as the battle-cry for Macron’s Jupertarian Revolution? “This government seems to be intent on tackling all the French sacred cows,” said Isabelle Mateos y Lago, global macro investment strategist in the BlackRock Investment Institute. “It’s … Continue reading

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Andy Divine on America’s continuing political crisis. Old Socialist comments

As always Mr. Divine wreathes his latest essay in self-congratulation. He references an earlier comment that ‘sounded the alarm‘ about Trump in his self -description, using a Platonic lens. Just to make plain Plato’s own record of dubious political affiliation … Continue reading

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