Monthly Archives: October 2019

The Social State in the Age of Global Capitalism by Michael Kratke and Elmar Altvater http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2019/10/437867.shtml

Translator Marc on Oct 28 1.3 million in the Bay Area were in the dark for two days!  Time for nationalizing electricity, for a 3-day work week and time for “Be Kind to Californians Week” redefininig our priforities!   Back in … Continue reading

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Uncle Joe and the Violence of the Liberal Middle by Lukas Hermsmeier

To many, Joe Biden represents the feelings of normality and reconciliation. Many Americans seem to like this mix of nostalgia and reconciliation, a kind of tranquilizer-patriotism. Whoever listens to Biden will hear vague promises, conjurations and Obama anecdotes. But Biden … Continue reading

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The Left is Not Obsolete by Norman Birnbaum

“Propaganda is always the other. We are the principled,” said Norman Birnbaum. The left is rooted philosophically in the Enlightenment with its rejection of throne and altar. The left sought material redistribution for moral reasons-for the sake of transforming human … Continue reading

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Totalitarianism of Self-Optimization

Totalitarianism of Self-Optimization by Max Tholl “Feel-don’t think” is the mantra of the illuminated who accept the social dislocations. This is a withdrawal to private solutions in view of the mounting collective problems. Mindfulness therapy fits perfects into the contemporary … Continue reading

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Impeachment is not a coup

Impeachment is not a coup by John Stoehr, October 2, 2019 https://agenceglobal.com/2019/10/02/no-impeachment-is-not-a-coup/ Impeachment is a constitutional tool designed for times of extraordinary abnormality-say, for instance, when a president presides over an obscenely lawless administration. That’s what we are seeing Impeachment … Continue reading

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