The American system rests on a platform of carefully constructed mythologies. Here’s Lee deconstructing them, one by one.READ ON
Moving and heartrending. Don’t miss it.READ ON
KEVIN MITCHELL—”Much later in life, I found out about these backgrounds and views. As a child, I didn’t know that this one was a Communist and this other one was an anarchist, this one was a syndicalist, this other one a Catalan nationalist. So, yes, in a way, the film is shallow. It doesn’t go into some of the reasons why the Spanish Republic lost the war, but, on the other hand, it gives some of the background. As you said in your review, it doesn’t go deeply into the history or give an analysis of the political situation…”READ ON
ANDREAS SCHLUTER—If the concerned EU members will in the end fall on their knees, all good and fine! If not and out of the resistance an “Old-World“ front may be forming with possible economic consequences also for the US, possibly also strengthening the efforts to break_the_Dollar-hegemony, then the moment might have come to finally get rid of Trump in favor of Pence waiting to become the next Neocon puppet!READ ON
JIM HIGHTOWER—This adds a totally hokey “expense” of up to $5 billion a year to the USPS corporate ledger, creating the fake “loss” Trump is now so bombastically citing as the rational for his destructive inquisition. The humble U.S. postal system has 30,000 outlets serving every part of America, employs 630,000 people in good middle-class jobs and delivers letters and packages clear across the country for a pittance. It is a jewel of public service excellence.
Therefore, it must be destroyed.
PETER KORZUN—US Navy deployments in support of ballistic missile defense are viewed as provocative moves to downgrade Russia’s strategic nuclear capability. With Russia’s continuous presence in the region, Aegis ships as well as aircraft carriers become sitting ducks for state-of-the art anti-ship missiles.READ ON
DANNY HAIPHONG—”Media landscape in the West is evolving in one direction only: it is being increasingly, now almost exclusively, controlled by the corporate interests. Corporate interests, in turn, are controlling the state, in both Europe and North America. There is no democracy in the West: governments are being selected, not elected. Most of the media is upholding, glorifying this process. It is definitely not challenging it, philosophically and ideologically…”READ ON