Monthly Archives: August 2018

Headline: The Political Melodrama of M. 37%, episode CCCLIII, titled Woe is He! by Committed Observer

M. 37% is an authoritarian, in the highfalutin guise of  his Jupertarian Politics! That’s the ‘why’ of Mr Benalla unsurprising attack, under the cover of a false authority, on a demonstrator. Not under discussion is the inconvenient  fact that 36.5% of … Continue reading

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My reply to @behcettin

@behcettin @StephenKMackSD Thank you for your comments. Are Bankers held in high regard in any political quarter, even here, at one of the major advocates for the Free Market Doctrine? The decline of the ‘Banker’ is an idea that seems to … Continue reading

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janan.ganesh@ft.com confects a History made to measure of American Populism, in an astounding 841 words. Political Cynic takes the measure of his intervention.

Mr. Ganesh provides a very particular history made to measure of the rise of American Populism.  And in just 841 words! Here are two paragraphs of the most suggestive parts of his narrative, his political panorama is almost rendered in … Continue reading

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NeuroLeadership Inst. manufactures & sells the ‘reality’ of Neuro-Determinism. Old Socialist comments

The next stage in Corporatist Apologetics is the newest ‘Think Tank’ NeuroLeadership Inst: Neuroleadership refers to the application of findings from neuroscience to the field of leadership.[1] The term neuroleadership was first coined by David Rock[2] in the US publication … Continue reading

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The American political Melodrama, episode DCCLIII: On Manafort & Cohen. janan.ganesh@ft.com recites and embroiders on the Party Line

Again Mr. Ganesh is completely out of his element! Not a surprise, but here is the very serious misjudgement, or worse yet, just a recitation of the catechism, that leaps from the page: The threat posed by Mr Manafort is … Continue reading

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At The Financial Times: Greece and the costs of ‘Market Discipline’. Almost Marx scoffs!

Jim Brunsden and Kerin Hope recite the Neo-Liberal Catechism as if it were Revealed Truth. The Greeks must meet the Austerity Standards set by its creditors, the recitation of Neo-Liberal Propaganda: Hit the targets, Stimulate the economy,Fix the banks, Create … Continue reading

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Hans Kundnani reviews Jan Zielonka’s ‘Counter-Revolution’ at The Times Literary Supplement. Political Observer comments

It is, without doubt, presumptuous to truncate Mr. Kundnani’s review of  Mr. Jan Zielonka’s book ‘Counter Revolution’, but these historical insights as reviewed, explicated, indeed,  illuminated by Kundnani, need to be shared with the largest possible readership! … Zielonka seeks not … Continue reading

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