Day: November 8, 2012

Guest Editorial: TKO by the Technocrats

Who Will Stand Up to Obama Now? by JEFFREY ST. CLAIR, Editor in Chief, Counterpunch Barack Obama is a technocrat and he just won a technocratic victory. His reelection campaign, lacking any kind of arching philosophy or defense of his own disturbing tenure as president, became a bland exercise in political calculus, targeting individual precincts, swing counties and fractionated demographicContinue reading

Obama’s victory: the hypocrisy machine begins to pay off (for the rich)

After election, Obama moves to slash social spending By Andre Damon, wsws.org In the wake of Barack Obama’s victory in the 2012 US presidential election, Democratic-party officials have proclaimed their intent to collaborate with Republicans to slash billions of dollars in social spending. In his victory speech, Obama made clear his priorities in the aftermath of the election, saying thatContinue reading

Your Brain on Obama: Waiting for the Man

More relevant reminder than ever— Waiting for the Man Your Brain on Obama by RANDY SHIELDS, Counterpunch.org This is your brain on Obama: Smoking Obama increases apathy and reduces empathy, regardless of race, creed or color. Now blacks, as well as whites, don’t care in the least how many dark-skinned people America kills throughout the world. Before the Obama epidemic,Continue reading