Monthly Archives: April 2019

@BretStephensNYT on Bernie Sanders sudden wealth, with help from George McGovern! Old Socialist

Headline: Millionaires and Billionaires and Bernie Sub-headline: The Vermont socialist is suddenly rich. Is he any wiser? On the top of  Bret Stephens’ political agenda are War with Iran and Russia, to be most effective for his destructive nihilism, those … Continue reading

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Nick Cohen & Edward Luce on defining ‘Leftists’. Old Socialist comments

What a happy combination,  Cohen & Luce, on defining ‘leftist’ from an utterly corrupted, but self-congratulatory, ‘Liberal’ perspective. Assange and WikiLeaks just didn’t redefine Journalism, they simply practiced Journalism in an age of Corporately owned News sources. And their hirelings, … Continue reading

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New York Times Neo-Con Bret Stephens praises Donald Trump. The ghost of I. F. Stone comments

In the pursuit of one of his hopes , War with Iran, Mr. Stephens praises Donald Trump! The Ghost of I.F. Stone

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Quelle suprise! Edouard Philippe ‘warns of high hopes’ over national debate . Old Socialist yawns

Headline: French PM hails 2-month national debate but warns of high hopes Sub-headline: Edouard Philippe says 500,000 took part in exercise held in response to ‘gilets jaunes’ protests Its easy to see that Macron is a complete political amateur, a … Continue reading

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@FT can’t stop kissing the ass of their Neo-Liberal Golden Boy Macron: who in reality is a Fascist! Old Socialist

Headline: Emmanuel Macron ponders his de Gaulle moment with Brexit Sub-headline: Fears grow that French president will say ‘Non’ and bundle UK out of the EU door https://www.ft.com/content/23d71a04-5916-11e9-9dde-7aedca0a081a This screen capture of a tweet puts the Financial Times propaganda in … Continue reading

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The London Sunday Times & Jeremy Corbyn, Episode DCCVII: Corbyn and his Anti-Semitic Army. Old Socialist comments

The ultra-respectable London Sunday Times is Conservative politically, or should it be called by its actual name reactionary? continues to engage in the construction of conspiracy theory, this one  about the preposterous notion of Corbyn’s Anti-Semitic Army. Following each link … Continue reading

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The Posh Boys of The Financial Times’ Editorial Board are NATO Enthusiasts. Political Observer comments

The Posh Boys on the Editorial Board of the prestigious Financial Times waste no time in their lengthy praise/advocacy for NATO. A selection of quotations from this essay and some commentary follow: Collective defence of the Atlantic community’s democracies sat … Continue reading

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@zeithistoriker : ‘Against the neoliberalism taboo’

Just reached your ‘Against the neoliberalism taboo’ and your criticism of Daniel Rogers Dissent essay. I read Prof. Rogers ‘Age of Fracture’, relying on the praise offered in the TLS. I was impressed until I reached the Epilogue, where he … Continue reading

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