Tag: Hilary Clinton
The Weekly Libertarian Leftist Review 145
Derek Royden discusses the U.S. backed Saudi war in Yemen. David Swanson discusses slavery. Jacob G. Hornberger discusses the empire and the Philipines. Uri Avnery discusses the cultural minister of Israel. George H. Smith discusses the virtue of reasonableness. Jason Kuznicki discusses the label libertarian. Sheldon Richman discusses how Hilary and Trump both oppose liberty….
The Weekly Libertarian Leftist Review 141
Franklin Lamb discusses the plight of people from Palestine in Lebanon. Daniel Larison discusses how being obssessed with American leadership produces faulty foreign policy analysis. Daniel Larison discusses laudable opposition to the Saudi led war in Yemen. Charles Davis discusses U.S. airstikes in Syria and civilian dead. Daniel Larison discusses how Hilary Clinton will be…
Why Are the “Adults in the Room” So Awful?
It’s common among centrists to describe themselves — in contrast to the “far Left” and “far Right” — as the “rational adults” who can compromise and get things done. The “rational adult” trope usually appears in conjunction with “Horseshoe Theory,” according to which wisdom and reasonableness inhere in the political center and deviation from the…
The Weekly Libertarian Leftist Review 138
Lawrence Davidson discusses moral idiocy among the powerful. Branko Marcetic discusses COINTELPRO. Ramzy Baroud discusses Israeli efforts to divide people living in Palestine. John Cavanagh discusses the man who put advoacy for Laotians on the map. Jacob G. Hornberger discusses whether U.S. soldiers fight for our freedom or not. Jacob G. Hornberger discusses statist school…
The Weekly Libertarian Leftist Review 137
Daniel Larison discusses Hilary Clinton’s recent speech on American exceptionalism. Franklin Lamb discusses Syrian refugee children and their plight. Jacob G. Hornberger discusses Obama’s own version of Operation Condor. Jacob G. Hornberger discusses whether individual states in the U.S. should control their borders. Laurence M. Vance discusses what conservatives don’t get about the War on…
The Weekly Libertarian Leftist Review 134
Dr. Alon Ben-Meir discusses how to end the Afghan war. Paul Pillar discusses whether Donald Trump can be trusted to be a peacenik or not. Glenn Greenwald discusses the Democratic Party tactic of accusing people of having sympathies for Russia or Putin. Anthony Walker discusses what the drone playbook really says about U.S. counter-terrorism policy….
The Weekly Libertarian Leftist Review 132
Michael Swanson discusses a book on Allen Dulles ~ I don’t agree with the JFK conspiracy stuff in it. Andrew J. Bacevich discusses the kill em all solution to terrorism. Jonathan Marshall discusses Afghanistan as President Obama’s Vietnam. Tom Engelhardt discusses the future. Rhania Khalek discusses neocons for Hilary. Thaddeus Russell discuses the dangerous and…
The Weekly Libertarian Leftist Review 128
Ramzy Baroud discusses the U.K. leaving the EU and the impact on Israel. Aniqa Raihan discusses Senator Jack Reed and cluster bomb related legislation. Doug Bandow discusses why the U.S. should stay out of Syria’s conflict. Reed Peeples discusses a book on Obama and drones. Phyllis Bennis discusses why war is failing to deal with…
The Weekly Libertarian Leftist Review 127
Glenn Greenwald discusses the hawkishness of Hilary Clinton. Peter Van Buren discusses the destruction of Iraqi cities in order to “save” them. Ramzy Baroud discusses water being used as a weapon by Israel against the inhabitants of Palestine. Ben Ehrenreich discusses the Israeli occupation of Palestine. Jonathan Cook discusses Jewish Israeli Arabs and Israeli politics….
The Weekly Libertarian Leftist Review 122
Peter Van Buren discusses U.S. foreign policy. Roderick T. Long discusses Ancient Greece and liberty. Stephen Kinzer discusses the Iran nuclear deal and the forces working to derail it. Shay Lafontaine discusses NATO and the humanitarian disemberment of Yugoslavia. Dan Sanchez discusses superhero movies and post-9/11 themes. Ivan Eland discusses U.S. foreign policy. Binoy Kampmark…
The Weekly Libertarian Leftist Review 121
Peter Van Buren discusses a new documentary on drones. Noam Chomsky discusses who rules the world. Dan Sanchez discusses schooling and war. Sarah Leah Whitson discusses the U.S. backed Saudi war on Yemen. Noam Chomsky discusses the state of the world. Roderick T. Long discusses Thucydides and the language of power. Ivan Eland discusses Trump…
When are Crimes Against Humanity “Arcane References”?
When are crimes against humanity “arcane references”? When the United States government commits them. According to Politico (Michael Crowley, “Sanders once urged abolishing CIA,” Feb. 22), in a debate with Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders “befuddled some viewers with an arcane reference to a 1953 U.S.-backed coup in Iran, which Sanders called an example of America’s…
Cycle 2016
I resisted writing about the election for a long time, but I couldn’t hold out any longer. Below are three sections, each covering a different candidate: Bernie Sanders, Donald Trump, and Hillary Clinton. Though the essays can be taken as separate pieces, they are related both in content and theme. I urge you to read…
The Weekly Libertarian Leftist Review 97
Uri Avnery discusses Bibi. Uri Avnery discusses Israel’s aborted strike on Iran. Lucy Steigerwald discusses the inevitability of a war president. Simon Jenkins discusses the drumbeat for sending troops back to Iraq. Laurence M. Vance discusses Reagan Republicans. Laurence M. Vance discusses Christianity, libertarianism, and the War on Drugs. Butler Shaffer discusses why you shouldn’t…
The Weekly Libertarian Leftist Review 95
Ira Stoll discusses how Trump and Sanders are similar. A. Barton Hinkle discusses libertarian approaches to dealing with income inequality. Tom Engelhardt discusses the U.S. antiwar movement. Richard Ebeling discusses the views of John Stuart Mill. Justin Raimondo discusses Hilary Clinton, Chelsea Manning, and double standards. Jacob G. Hornberger discusses Jeb Bush’s confused mindset on…
How Not to Promote Economic Equality
At the Washington Post, Max Ehrenfreund argues (“Hillary Clinton’s top goal as president could be effectively impossible to achieve,” July 20) that Hillary Clinton may be hampered in her stated goal of raising middle class incomes and reducing economic inequality by factors beyond her control. These factors include forces such as “technological automation and globalization,”…
The Weekly Libertarian Leftist Review 91
Patrap Chatterjeee discusses the lack of lone rangers in drone warfare. Phillip Magness discusses the Civil War from a classical liberal perspective. Cory Massimino discusses what libertarians are ahead of the curve on. Norman Solomon discusses perpetual war and Democratic Party enablers. Stephen Zunes discusses Hilary Clinton’s stance on BDS. Neera K. Badhwar discusses pathologies…
The Weekly Libertarian Leftist Review 80
Viet Thanh Nguyen discusses how his Vietnam War never ended. Steve Coll discusses Obama and the long drone war. Robert Parry discusses the U.S. embrace of the Saudi war on Yemen. Brett S. Morris discusses Nixon and the Cambodian genocide. Ronald Bailey discusses libertarian thinking styles and psychology. Sheldon Richman discusses why a freed society…
The Weekly Libertarian Leftist Review 78
Stephen Kinzer discusses how safe the U.S. is. Nick Turse discusses the battlefield of tomorrow. Laurence M. Vance discusses how the state needs servants to do its dirty work. Ivan Eland discusses how Obama’s nuclear agreement is a good one but issues remain. Justin Raimondo discusses why we can’t limit government without limiting foreign intervention….
The Weekly Libertarian Leftist Review 68
Justin Raimondo discusses Hilary’s war in Libya. William Astore discusses seven reasons why American war persists. David Swanson discusses the exporting of Sherman’s march. W. James Antle III discusses the last chance for peace with Iran. Jacob G. Hornberger discusses aggression and the American Sniper movie. B.K. Marcus discusses the history of African-American self-defense. Laurence…
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