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I “Precedenti Negativi” Sono Davanti a Tutti
[Di Kevin Carson. Originale pubblicato su Center for a Stateless Society il 30 settembre 2016 con il titolo “Bad Precedents” Are in the Eye of the Beholder. Traduzione di Enrico Sanna.] Il 28 settembre, il senato americano ha votato l’annullamento del veto del presidente Obama imposto ad un disegno di legge che autorizza i cittadini…
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…
“Bad Precedents” Are in the Eye of the Beholder
On September 28 the U.S. Senate voted to override President Obama’s veto of a bill permitting American citizens to sue foreign governments for any role in terrorist attacks. Obama warned that the law would have unintended consequences, setting a “dangerous precedent” for other countries. The United States government, he warned, might face lawsuits by foreign…
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 136
Joseph Cozza discusses the conflict in Yemen and how to resolve it. Ramzy Baroud discusses the repression of civil society groups opposed to Israeli policy. Stephen Zunes discusses the bellicose rhetoric of both major party platforms on Iran. Medea Benjamin discusses the sale of weapons to Saudi Arabia and their use in Yemen. Glenn Greenwald…
The Weekly Libertarian Leftist Review 135
Kathy Gilsinan interviews Rosa Brooks. Gauri Reddy discusses Chelsea Manning and the politics of whistleblowing. Richard Hardigan discusses the brutality of the Israeli occupation. Brian Cloughley discusses the NATO-U.S. war in Afghanistan. Jacob G. Hornberger discusses the military base dole. Daniel Larison discusses the continued sale of U.S. arms to Saudi Arabia and its war…
The Weekly Libertarian Leftist Review 131
Trita Parsi discusses the results of the nuclear deal with Iran. Jacob G. Hornberger discusses supporters of the recent coup attempt in Turkey and compares them to backers of the 1973 Chilean coup. Murtaza Hussain discusses not giving ISIS what it wants after the recent terror attack in Nice, France. Alex Emmons discusses why the…
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 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…
Perché “Loro” Ci Odiano: il Finto Mistero
Cos’hanno in comune Barack Obama e Donald Trump? Fra l’altro, il fatto che non sanno, o fingono di sapere, perché i musulmani ci odiano. Trump dice (stavo per scrivere “crede”, ma non so se esiste qualcuno, compreso Trump, che sappia in cosa crede) che i musulmani dovrebbero essere tenuti alla larga dagli Stati Uniti finché…
The Phony Mystery of Why “They” Hate Us
What do Barack Obama and Donald Trump have in common? Among other things, they have — or pretend to have — no clue why some Muslims hate us. Trump says (I almost typed believes, but I’m not sure anyone, including Trump, knows what he believes) Muslims should be barred from the United States until “until…
The Weekly Libertarian Leftist Review 107
Sheldon Richman discusses whether Bernie Sanders is a radical or not. Jacob G. Hornberger discusses veterans and the Iraq War. ‘ Laurence M. Vance reviews a book that questions World War 2. Joseph R. Stromgberg discusses whether empire provides global public goods. Dan Sanchez discusses who should thank whom on Veteran’s Day. Sheldon Richman discusses…
What the Hell are We Doing in Yemen? on Feed 44
C4SS Feed 44 presents Sheldon Richman‘s “What the Hell are we Doing in Yemen?” read by Joey Clark and edited by Nick Ford. Iran today serves the same purpose the Soviet Union, or the International Communist Conspiracy, served from the end of World War II until 1989-91, when the Soviet empire collapsed. Iran is the…
Two Cheers for the Iran Agreement
The nuclear agreement with Iran is good for two reasons: it reduces the chance of war, and it promises relief from sanctions for the Iranian people. Although American officials still say that war is an option, the chance has now shrunk. Even Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu knows that his military alone cannot deal a…
The Weekly Libertarian Leftist Review 79
David Sirota discusses the parade of phony GOP “libertarians”. Charles Burris on why Ayn Rand got Robin Hood wrong. Eric Margolis discusses a WW1 Churchill crime. Steven Horowitz discusses how capitalism contributed to feminism and gay marriage. Justin Raimondo discusses the Saudi state as our enemy. Doug Bandow discusses why America should say no to…
Obama Wades Further into Yemen
“The U.S. Navy … has dispatched the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt toward the waters off Yemen to join other American ships prepared to intercept any Iranian vessels carrying weapons to the rebels, U.S. officials said,” the Chicago Tribune reported on Monday. Thus does the Obama administration risk war with Iran while embracing the mischievous…
Che Minchia ci Facciamo in Yemen?
Il governo degli Stati Uniti parte alla carica contro un’altra guerra civile in Medio Oriente. Quando continui a chiederti “Impareranno mai?”, la risposta più probabile è che chi prende le decisioni non ha alcun incentivo a fare altrimenti. Quello che sembra un fallimento potrebbe essere invece il risultato voluto. I pantani hanno i loro lati…
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….
What the Hell are We Doing in Yemen?
The U.S. government has charged into another civil war in the Middle East. When you find yourself repeatedly asking, “Will they ever learn?” the answer may be that the decision-makers have no incentive to do things differently. What looks like failure may be the intended outcome. Quagmires have their benefits — to the ruling elite…
The Weekly Libertarian Leftist Review 77
Binoy Kampmark discusses the atrocities of the Shia militias. Anand Gopal discusses the creation of an Afghan Blackwater. Laurence M. Vance discusses limiting the government’s carbon footprint. David S. D’Amato discusses decentralism and libertarianism. Kevin Schwartz discusses hyping a proxy war in Yemen. Laurence M. Vance discusses the drug war litmus test. Glenn Greenwald discusses…
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