. ERIC ZUESSE—People who call Trump some kind of ‘revolutionary’ have it exactly wrong: he’s a counter-Revolutionary. He represents the feudalist tradition that America’s Founders, the people who wrote the U.S. Constitution, had waged the Revolution in order to end.
PATRICE GREANVILLE This is a repost First published on January 4, 2017 few days back I bumped into a column by Matt Taibbi that sounded promising: Something About This Russia Story Stinks Hmm, to have a well-known, hard-nosed reporter like Taibbi file a piece onREAD ON
CAITLIN JOHNSTONE—Trump lies because he’s a corrupt billionaire who knows he can get away with it, but that doesn’t make him a Russian agent. The media lies because they’re bolstering the stranglehold of America’s unelected power establishment, and that makes them traitors to our species.READ ON
CODA ERIC LONDON—The astronomical growth of inequality and the absence of any institutional mechanisms by which the population can address its social grievances presages an historic explosion of the class struggle. Strikes and protests involving tens of millions of workers and youth are inevitable, butREAD ON
must admit that I have only ever read just one article on transgender bathrooms – it seemed like such a minor issue that I didn’t see the need to follow it. There are only so many hours in the day, and I prefer to reportREAD ON