PATRICE GREANVILLE—HBO comic John Oliver files a scathing broadside against American fundie televangelists, and we applaud. But we serve warning that one good deed does not make him a figure to be unconditionally trusted.
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DEB DELLA PLANA—Good Morning, Ungovernables! Please. Do NOT give me some of that old time spirituality. I don’t give a shit who it is, I trust nobody who is suggesting we have a new political awakening under the leadership of a self-help author. I’m wondering how we’ll bring about this “transformation.” Judging by her book sales, we should have a nation of empaths. We don’t. Not even close. Before you know it, Dr. Phil will be Surgeon General, Dr. Oz will be the Director of Health and Human Services, and Oprah Winfry will be the fucking VP. No thanks.
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PETER KOENIG—The economist your article quotes is none other than the former chief economist of the IMF, Harvard professor, Kenneth Rogoff, one of the most neoliberal, bordering on neofascist, economists you could have chosen. But that figures. Impressing with name calling. No matter how biased they are; no matter that they too defend the US hardline – invade Venezuela to save the people.Whom do you think you impress with such names? The ignorant, of course, and – yes – there are plenty of them in the great and unique US of A; and your key objective and that of most MSM is to keep them ignorant, so the exceptional nation can continue sowing misery around the globe for the benefit of a few – killing millions and millions of innocent people, for power, the theft of resources and world hegemony.
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GLEN FORD—The U.S. 5G eclipse by China is permanent, rooted in the systemic mayhem of the imperial economic (dis)order. Although the U.S. virtually invented the Internet as a byproduct of military technology, the early U.S. global hi-tech lead was squandered in the chaotic and criminally wasteful corporate capitalist game of all-or-nothing. As recounted by the South China Morning Post (“How US went from telecoms leader to 5G also-ran without challenger to China’s Huawei”) the U.S. refused to set national standards for mobile carriers, allowing tech companies to choose between wireless networks like TDMA, CDMA and GSM.