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America’s War On Venezuela and the Fascists We Get to Fight It

(Originally posted at Gods & Radicals)

What you are about to read is a real life horror story. It is a tale of tear gas, bloodshed, and fascists burning a black man alive; it is a tale of overwhelming imperial aggression against a people who pose no threat to their invaders, a calculated strike of pure barbarism that would give Attila the Hun pause and Andrew Jackson the willies. 1,355 more words

Essays

Postmodernism, Part 14: Kant Goes Medieval

What is postmodernism? Is it a problem?  The following continues a series of posts explaining postmodernism.  It is based on the excellent Explaining Postmodernism: Skepticism and Socialism from Rousseau to Foucault… 882 more words

Mind

The Fine Line between Prediction and Paranoia

James Petras is a commenter with whom I find myself frequently agreeing.  In a good way, it’s something akin to how I feel about Paul Krugman (with whom I have plenty of disagreements, of course; but I’m generally on the same side). 1,088 more words

Empire

The Forest Brothers and the holocaust

For many on the left, the Baltic states—Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania—are the epitomes of Cold War villainy. Belonging to NATO, they are poised like daggers on the edge of Russia just as they were when it was the USSR. 2,747 more words

Fascism

The Illusion of Democracy

The United States was never a democracy to begin with. The Founders were really just a cabal of oligarchs that decided to detach from the British Empire and rule America themselves. 1,745 more words

Politics

The Murderous Idiocy of Leftist Culture

Liberalism and Conservatism can only survive in Western Democratic institutions and in no other. Western Democratic governments are the sole incubators where sheer idiocy is tolerated by the masses. 2,429 more words

Israel