Tag: Hillary Clinton
No, la “Politica Identitaria” non ha Eletto Trump
[Di Kevin Carson. Originale pubblicato su Center for a Stateless Society il 14 novembre 2016 con il titolo No, “Identity Politics” Didn’t Elect Trump. Traduzione di Enrico Sanna.] Tra stime dei danni e accuse post-elezioni, un argomento che ho sentito fin troppe volte è che la vittoria di Trump sarebbe una reazione al “politicamente corretto”….
Gli USA Premiano la Crudeltà di Israele
[Di Sheldon Richman. Originale pubblicato su Center for a Stateless Society il 23 settembre 2016 con il titolo US Rewards Israel’s Bad Behavior. Traduzione di Enrico Sanna.] Benjamin Netanyahu è stato forse il più anti-palestinese tra i primi ministri israeliani in una lunga serie di farabutti che si sono dedicati a cacciare i poveri palestinesi…
The Anarchist’s Dilemma
Last week, the New York Times published their endorsement for President. Unsurprisingly, the “Paper of Record” endorsed Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton over Republican nominee Donald Trump. It is almost impossible to imagine a world where the New York Times – a paper with liberal values and a history of endorsing liberals – would endorse Trump….
Liberate Chelsea Manning Oggi!
[Di Trevor Hultner. Originale pubblicato su Center for a Stateless Society il 21 settembre 2016 con il titolo Free Chelsea Manning Today! Traduzione di Enrico Sanna.] Fin dai primi giorni del primo mandato di Obama, gli Stati Uniti hanno messo in pratica un’accanimento legale nel punire gli informatori. Se qualcuno può essere identificato come fonte…
Free Chelsea Manning Today!
Since the early days of President Barack Obama’s first term, the United States has pursued a high-octane policy of punishing whistleblowers to the fullest extent of the law. If an individual can be identified as having been the source of a leak, and if that individual falls under the jurisdiction of the US or its…
Putin-Trump Outrage Reveals Shared Imperialist Mindset
If anything can be said to be entertaining about liberals’ reaction to Putin’s possible role in the DNC leaks, it’s what it inadvertently reveals about the unexamined foreign policy assumptions they share with conservatives. Coming as it does on top of a long Trump history of weird Putin adulations, the possibility that Russia hacked the…
Trade Is a Labor-Saving “Device”
Democratic politics makes savvy people stupid, at least when they act politically. This has long been demonstrated, and it applies both to voters and policymakers. Several things account for it: the impotence of one vote, the consequent futility and hence wastefulness of acquiring information, the dispersal of the costs of government, and the resulting theatrical…
Vote If You Must… Then Do What Really Matters
The heat of a presidential election campaign is a good time to reflect on the old Howard Zinn quote about voting: “Would I support one candidate against another? Yes, for two minutes—the amount of time it takes to pull the lever down in the voting booth.” But what really matters, for building a genuinely just…
No Matter Who’s Elected, Patriarchy Reigns
CONTENT WARNING: rape, sexual assault, physical abuse, violent misogyny, child abuse Hillary Clinton’s nomination as the Democratic Party’s presidential candidate at the DNC recently has been hailed by many as an historic moment in feminist history, as she is the first woman to be nominated by a major party. If she wins the race, she…
Mussolini or Nixon? Don’t Bother Voting. Prepare to Resist
The next President of the United States will be one of the worst. If September 11th was a gunshot that allowed the Bush Administration to take off sprinting, the Obama administration grabbed the baton and charged forward even faster. No one spends years pursuing political power only to walk into the Oval Office and suddenly…
How Do You “Get Over” Something That’s Still Going On?
You’ve probably had one of Those People say (usually after sidling up to you, looking around to see if anybody’s listening, and prefacing it with an “I’m not racist, but…” disclaimer) “Slavery was 150 years ago — they need to get over it!” Or maybe it’s ethnic cleansing episodes like Tulsa (“90 years ago”), or…
How Clinton Encouraged Obama’s Biggest Blunder
Barack Obama recently said that his biggest blunder was “failing to plan for the day after” his intervention in Libya. While he defended the intervention itself, the president cannot deny that his reckless war has had disastrous consequences, including a growing ISIS presence in Libya. Hillary Clinton eagerly pressured the president to overthrow Moammar Gaddafi….
America’s Divided Justice System
The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap by Matt Taibbi (2014). One does not often find it a pleasant surprise to receive unpleasant information, but this is a reaction many readers will get from Matt Taibbi’s 2014 book The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap. While the book…
Textron Plays Leading Role in Middle East Carnage
Last week, former NSA and CIA Director Michael Hayden told MSNBC’s Morning Joe panel that Americans “are not tolerant enough of collateral damage.” Hayden feels the American War Machine is too constrained by the conscience of ordinary Americans. His disgusting statement apparently does not apply to the Providence, Rhode Island-based Textron Corporation, who continue to…
Henry Kissinger on Trial
The Trial of Henry Kissinger by Christopher Hitchens (2001) Christopher Hitchens’s 2001 book, The Trial of Henry Kissinger, has become strangely relevant this month as Richard Nixon’s former Secretary of State finds himself in the news. Kissinger’s rediscovered relevancy began when Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton bragged that she “was very flattered when Henry Kissinger said…
Once Upon a Time in America
For centuries there’s been a myth at the heart of English political culture: Before the Norman Conquest and the imposition of feudalism, Anglo-Saxon England was an idyllic land governed by “the good laws of King Edward the Confessor,” where free juries protected the ancient rights of Englishmen, and everyone was as good as anyone else…
Bernie Sanders: The Candidate the Establishment Needs
New Hampshire was Feeling the Bern in the Democratic Primary last night. The Associated Press called a win for social democrat Bernie Sanders late Tuesday night, an expected victory, but one of few for the upcoming primary season, as Hillary is largely predicted to win the Democratic nomination. The contentious fight between Clinton and Sanders…
Flint’s Toxic Waters Reflect Government
Flint is among many cities in Michigan, like Detroit, that have lost their luster since the automotive industry slowed down. This caused people within the community to move and the economy to suffer as a result. One way in which Flint is different from other cities is its unclean water. Though the news headlines are only now…
Why Won’t Iran Act Like Our Enemy?
What a bad week for the war party. Darn you, Iran! The country that the armchair warriors most love to hate refuses to play the villain’s role assigned by the neoconservatives, “humanitarian” interventionists, Israel, Saudi Arabia, and the establishment media. First Iran quickly released 10 U.S. sailors whose armed boats had violated Iran’s territorial waters near…
Hillary Clinton: Least Fit of All
Even considering that no one is fit to be president — in that no one should be able to command a state, which rules by threatening and committing violence against innocents — Hillary Clinton is especially unfit. No one who has done what she has done as a government official should be rewarded with power….
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