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At The Financial Times: @BEAMander ‏ on ‘Argentina on a knife edge’ & ‘Argentina learns to live with its inflation dragon’ and other questions. Old Socialist comments

Mr. Mander’s short essay arrived in my e mail this morning.: July 14, 2018. It does not appear, as such,  in the pages of the Financial Time. Its melodramatic title is ‘Argentina on a knife edge’! Impending  ‘crises’ , manufactured … Continue reading

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David Frum on Trump: Episode DCCCIX. Old Socialist comments

David Frum,Wise Republican Elder & Midwife of Trump chatters while the American Empire is in its slow motion collapse!  NATO the tool of Empire, and the E.U., Monnet’s Neo-Liberalism before the fact, are the twin beneficiaries of this Neo-Con’s chatter. … Continue reading

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janan.ganesh@ft.com warns against the ‘dead end’ of a ‘Left Turn’ for the New Democrats. Old Socialist comments

Headline: A left turn could be a dead end for the Democrats Sub-headline: It is misleading to draw comparisons with the state of European centre-left parties Unsurprisingly Mr. Ganesh takes the Party Line of the Clinton coterie, on the ‘Left’ represented by … Continue reading

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Our Man from Opus Dei on the Kavanaugh nomination: not celebration but guarded optimism. Political Observer comments

Mr. Douthat expresses caution in regards to the Kavanaugh nomination, as the starting point of the overturning of Roe and Casey. In sum, Kavanaugh allied with Roberts will be cautious in its rulings. The Citizens United decision is exemplary of … Continue reading

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On Amy Coney Barrett: Political Observer comments

Amy Coney Barrett is an Ultramontane Catholic, she shares that with Scalia: an open rebellion against Vatican II.  Pope John Paul II made internal war against Pope John XXIII’s reforms by appointing conservative Cardinals, and made open war against Liberation … Continue reading

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American Jurisprudential Melodrama, episode LXXI: On Brett Kavanaugh. Political Cynic comments

Is the Trump, almost nominee, to replace the * utterly corrupt Kennedy, Neo-Confederate/Originalist Brett Kavanaugh, already on the ‘Conservative Shit List’ ? America’s premier political gossip sheet, Politico can’t resist speculation on this question. https://www.politico.com/story/2018/07/06/trump-supreme-court-pick-kavanaugh-immigrant-abortion-teen-700856 * http://www.businessinsider.com/anthony-kennedy-son-loaned-president-trump-over-a-billion-dollars-2018-6 Political Cynic https://www.politico.com/story/2018/07/06/trump-supreme-court-pick-kavanaugh-immigrant-abortion-teen-700856

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janan.ganesh@ft.com channels Bernie Sanders? Political Observer comments

Headline: Economic rights are being eroded under US liberals’ noses Sub-headline: Supreme Court rulings on deregulation tend to pass without much fuss or attention The most common dread is a liberal reversal in the otherwise one-sided culture war. If the court … Continue reading

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