Tag: rule of law
Clarke Threatens War on America
If the Democrats’ approach under Clinton is doubling down on Obama’s technocratic neoliberal caesarism, with the constant, quiet upward ratcheting of automated drone warfare and electronic surveillance, the alternative from Trump’s GOP is out-and-out fascism. And when I say “fascism,” I mean the kind with smashed windows, lynchings and brownshirt thuggery in the streets. Nowhere…
“Rule of Law,” “Bad Apples” and Other Myths
There are a lot of tropes in our political culture for obscuring the real nature of what happens in cases like Baton Rouge, and before it in a long string of cases going back to Ferguson, the Rodney King beating, and on into the mists of the past. What they all obscure is the structural…
The Weekly Libertarian Leftist and Chess Review 40
Musa al-Gharbi discusses Obama’s foreign policy. Alice Slater discusses how drone assassinations violate the rule of law. Bert Sacks discusses sectarian violence in Iraq. Patrick Cockburn discusses the appeal of ISIS. Shamus Cooke discusses regional war in the Middle East. Kevin Carson reviews a new book by Rich Lowry. William Rivers Pitt discusses the long…
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