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Trump Assume il Comando della Chiesa Americana
[Di Sheldon Richman. Originale pubblicato su Center for a Stateless Society il 4 marzo 2017 con il titolo Trump Assumes Command of the American Church. Traduzione di Enrico Sanna.] Come Trump ha dimostrato nel suo primo discorso al Congresso, per quanto spregevole, un governante può sempre mettere sull’attenti un’assemblea politica e disarmare qualche critico semplicemente…
Trump Assumes Command of the American Church
As Donald Trump demonstrated in his first address to Congress, no matter how loathsome a ruler may be, he can bring an assembly of politicians to its feet and disarm some critics simply by invoking the quasi-secular faith — Americanism — and eulogizing the latest uniformed war-state employee to sacrifice his life for it. Trump has…
The Weekly Libertarian Leftist Review 148
Bonnie Kristian discusses the folly of U.S. interventionism around the world. William Seabolt discusses tax avoidance as an American tradition. Laurence M. Vance discusses what Trump shouldn’t do as president. Jacob G. Hornberger discusses the War on Drugs and Trump. Sheldon Richman discusses a new book on love, marriage, and the state. Peter Van Buren…
The Weekly Libertarian Leftist Review 147
Ray McGovern discusses the installation of a pro-torture head at the CIA. Murtaza Hussain discusses the drone program and a new documentary on it. Christopher A. Preble discusses funding state sponsers of terroism. Yasmeen Elkhoudary discusses why people in Gaza aren’t mourning HRC’s loss. David Swanson discusses the use of camps during WW2 for enemy…
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 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 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…
The Weekly Libertarian Leftist Review 117
Jacob G. Hornberger discusses the blindness of conservatives. Doug Bandow discusses Donald Trump and the neoconservatives. Lucy Steigerwald discusses the folly of war. Micah Zenko discusses the Libyan war. Glenn Greenwald discusses double standards on victims of violence. Barret Brown discusses the authorized biography of Henry Kissinger. Sheldon Richman discusses what terrorists want. Dan Sanchez…
The Weekly Libertarian Leftist Review 116
Conor Friedersdorf discusses civilain dead from drone strikes. Dan Sanchez discusses peace and liberty. Daniel Larison discusses the U.S. backed Saudi war on Yemen. Sheldon Richman discusses Trump’s nationalism. Ted Galen Carptenter discusses civil liberties and liberty during wartime. Yves Engeler discusses the myth of Canadian govt opposition to the Vietnam War. Thomas Harrington discusses…
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…
The Weekly Libertarian Leftist Review 103
Gareth Porter discusses how the U.S. could end Saudi war crimes in Yemen. Lucy Steigerwald discusses the myth of the antiwar Democrat. David S. D’Amato discusses private property. Conor Friedersdorf discusses Hilary’s war in Libya. Robert Fantina discusses Hilary Dan Sanchez discusses U.S. intervention in the Arab Spring. Robert Koehler discusses the Afghan war. Philip…
The Weekly Libertarian Leftist Review 102
Robert Parry discusses U.S. hypocrisy on bombing. John Feffer discusses modern day population transfers in the Middle East. Richard Falk discusses the situation in Yemen. Uri Avnery discusses Nasser. Michael Welton discusses Canadian foreign policy. Dan Sanchez discusses the recent bombing of an Afghan hospital. Roderick T. Long discusses banking freedom in ancient Athens. Lucy…
The Weekly Libertarian Leftist Review 101
Rami G. Khouri discusses the GCC intervention in Yemen. Robert Parry discusses whether neocons are an existential threat. Alfred McCoy discusses Obama’s policy towards China. Nick Turse discusses the meaning of assassination. Vijay Prashad discusses rogue states and diplomacy with Noam Chomsky. Yves Engler discusses the Canadian contribution to British colonialism. Glenn Greenwald discusses a…
Obama’s Legacy Will Not Be One of Peace
The Financial Times recently reported that Nobel Peace Prize recipient Barack Obama has conducted ten times more drone strikes than his predecessor George W. Bush. As far as we can tell, that number is somewhere in the ballpark of 500 strikes and spans a wide array of countries including Iraq, Afghanistan, Syria, Pakistan, Yemen, Somalia…
The Weekly Libertarian Leftist Review 96
Philip Giraldi discusses whether Iranian weapons are really killing American soldiers or not. Ted Galen Carpenter discusses the U.S. government’s love of dictators. David Gordon discusses the notion of libertarian paternalism. Gene Healy discusses who the most militarist of the candidates is. Robert Golan-Vilella discusses law in a time of endless war. Matt Peppe discusses…
The Weekly Libertarian Leftist Review 90
Robert C. Koehler discusses the torture of absolute power. William R. Polk discusses not learning from Middle Eastern mistakes. Thomas L. Knapp discusses government debt. Steven Horwitz discusses how marriage doomsday never comes. David N. Gibbs discusses the Srebrenica precedent. George Leef discusses a book on how liberals make it more difficult for blacks to…
King John Might Envy President Obama
King John of England, who 800 years ago this week was forced at Runnymede to affix his Great Seal to Magna Carta — which at least in theory subordinated his power to law — might have envied President Obama. Sure, Obama also pays lip service to idea that the executive is subject to law. But…
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