Category Archives: Conflict Processes

Systematic step by step disciplined processes for conflict handling

Ideology

Someone recently asked me what Ideology I followed, I replied: “We had to choose a word for an English essay when I was about 15 and I chose ideology as my word and defined it I recall “as a way … Continue reading

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Progressive Ideas Vacuum

You would think that with authoritarian plutocrat-corrupted bigoted populists winning elections in Brazil, in the US, in Russia, in Europe, in the Philippines, wherever, you would think progressives would be doing deep thinking as to why this is happening. You … Continue reading

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Political Equation

Outrage + Activism – Strategy = Defeat + Cynicism Author of this blog with reference to Trump’s America and the reactions to it, especially from the Democratic Party

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Human Folly

“It may be a sign of advancing age on my part, but I have come to believe that there is no stupidity of which we are incapable.” Martin Wolf on Reddit and in UK Financial Times

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Politics as Entertainment

I sometimes wonder if politics hasn’t become simply infotainment, a branch of the entertainment industry; while the Plutocracy go about their tax cutting, government cutting, planet destroying sociopathic business. Trump pretends to be a fascist and the Dems pretend to … Continue reading

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The Price of Populism: Martin Wolf

Been silent recently: democracy dies in the noise. Some signal in the noise: FT Books Essay Economics books  Add to myFT The price of populism. Anti-elitism threatens liberal democracy and capitalism. Martin Wolf asks: Is reform the answer? Populist forces … Continue reading

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US Border Refugee Crisis

On the refugee crisis on the US southern border some causal data. 1) The US has been de-stabilizing Central America for 150 years with military and other interventions and Guatemala is the latest case 2) Climate change, for which the … Continue reading

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