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Whether it’s soccer teams or sandwich shops, financialization was there before the pandemic, only making some of its supply-chain hijacking yet another example of an impending capitalist disaster. Re-regulation must remain important as crises loom in the post-pandemic recovery.  A 2017 interview with UMass’s Gerald Epstein points to the need to...

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  • April 25, 2021

Trump’s Gettysburg Address was not the Four Seasons Total Landscaping that one might expect, but he may have one eventually somewhere as an exiled POTUS*. Unlike all the Napoleons and French kings who went into exile, or the more recent Viktor Yanukovych of Ukraine, Donald J. Trump’s demand to be returned to...

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  • November 26, 2020

Considering his long-time support of the Chicago Cubs, Will was a typical conservative. He remains so. But this is something, something. Will predicts a Biden landslide. As Trump says, “we’ll see”. GOTV. The measures necessary for restoration of national equilibrium are many and will be protracted far beyond (Trump’s) removal....

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  • July 22, 2020

Trump got stuck dealing with his approval of Uighar concentration camps while also signing their condemnation in the Uighur Human Rights Policy Act. Another screw up like Bunker Boy’s street-clearing stunt, and Trump as usual attacks to divert attention. An angry Trump has spent a number of tweets attacking John Bolton. x...

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  • June 18, 2020

North Korea blew up an inter-Korean liaison office building just north of the heavily armed border with South Korea, which may be more for domestic consumption, but also signifies the impotence of US-DPRK diplomacy. Easier to develop disinformation blaming South Korea and the US than the PRC. Trump’s incompetence continues as in the aggregate, any diplomacy with the DPRK...

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  • June 17, 2020

Aside from sinophobia rather than russophobia, The NY Times has documented more of the details for the 70-days of denial/delay/dysfunction in the Trump White House.   Aside from the framing of Red Dawn (1984), it’s pretty clear that the 2012 remake was on the minds of the email writers, where references...

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  • April 12, 2020

I know quite a number of Pakistanis being a student at Ohio Wesleyan. Not all of them care that much for politics. But of the few who do, there is a general sentiment that Chinese is the new language of the global market. As the US continues to fall in...

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  • July 29, 2012