Monthly Archives: September 2018

At The Economist : a comment on ‘A manifesto for renewing liberalism’ by Almost Marx

In celebration of its 175th anniversary The Economist, its Oxbridger editors, write about a  defense of the Liberal tradition that no longer exists, but remains the touchstone of Free Marketeers, who supplanted that tradition with the nihilism of the Neo-Liberal … Continue reading

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Andy Divine presents himself as the voice of Political Centrism & Political Rationalism awash in Self-Congratulation. American Writer comments

Andy wastes no time presenting himself as the voice of reason and political rationalism in the first paragraph of his essay of dated September 14,2018. This essay is awash in  self-congratulation , not to speak of outbreaks of rhetorical purple. … Continue reading

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Political Gossip Sheet ‘Politico’ publishes ( @WonkVJ ) Van Jackson’s self-advertisement. Old Socialist comments

How utterly surprising that Van Jackson couches his attack on the ‘Left’ and its seeming lack of a Foreign Policy, via the route of an active, not just defense of Neo-Liberalism, but celebration of this failed and failing politic/economic/ethical ideology! … Continue reading

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My reply to NN @FT

@NN, Thank you for your comment, is the italicized (by me) what you are referring to in your comment? Mr. Luce’s status as former speech writer for Larry Summers places him firmly in the Neo-Liberal apologist category, not to speak … Continue reading

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@EdwardGLuce ‏on the Chronicler’s of Trump: Wolff, Omarosa, Woodward: Almost Marx comments

In the current crop of Palace Gossip about the Know-Nothing Trump Mr. Luce places his bet on the respectable bourgeois Saint Simon, Bob Woodward.  Luce places his ‘faith’ in the Woodward ‘brand’ : the vocabulary of Neo-Liberalism is the toxic … Continue reading

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Matt.Lewis@thedailybeast.com on Corey Booker & Kamala Harris. Old Socialist comments

‘Free Minds, Free Markets‘ ideologue Matt Lewis latest @DailyBeast essay starts out with a well deserved attack on former California AG Kamala Harris and Ambulance Chaser Corey Booker. First, here are two characterizations of Trump, by Lewis that need to … Continue reading

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My reply to @EllipticCurve @DS_Analyst.

@EllipticCurve @DS_Analyst This from the BBC: Headline: Labour adopts full anti-Semitism definition Sub-headline : The UK Labour Party’s ruling body has agreed to adopt in full an international definition of anti-Semitism, after months of rows. ‘It will incorporate all the … Continue reading

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