GODFREE ROBERTS—The Global Times Chinese Edition commented plaintively: “China needs a multiplicity of voices and for this reason diverse opinions should not be suppressed. Ai Weiwei, however, has gone too far in mimicking American ways and his behavior is naive and childish”.
DAVID P HAMILTON—The spectrum of opinion allowed in the U.S. is limited to the point that Hillary Clinton is considered “the left” and the anti-capitalist left might as well not exist. The range of permissible opinion typically stretches from pro-capitalist social liberals to pro-capitalist social conservatives.READ ON
JAN OBERG—Since the military is the only US power dimension where it is still ‘second to none’ it believes it doesn’t have to listen or think. But those days are long gone in the modern global society. This work is licensed under a Creative CommonsREAD ON
DAVID WALSH—The sanctimonious comments of Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, the Times editorialists et al, expressing their outrage and amazement over Weinstein’s activities reek of hypocrisy. These are people responsible for, or who lost no sleep over, drone strikes, illegal bombings and assassinations and the murderous activitiesREAD ON
KEITH JONES—The European imperialists are no less predatory than Washington. They were key partners in the economic war against Iran. But the renewed US drive against Tehran threatens their plans to invest billions to economically exploit Iran, which has the world’s fourth largest oil reservesREAD ON
ANDRE DAMON—The last elections, Friedman asserts, show that Facebook and Twitter have “connected more people than they can manage and they’ve been naïve about how many bad guys were abusing their platforms.” These companies’ lack of “morals” was expressed in the insufficient enthusiasm with which theyREAD ON
SCOTT HUMOR—Facebook also can claim with plausible deniability that they are ignorant of the fact that people behind the Internet Research Agency troll hoax were proved by Russian courts to be affiliated with the CIA, while people who have been acting as the “witnesses” toREAD ON