Category Archives: US Political Conflict

All postings that relate to current Economic Crisis and the OWS movement

US and China Must Find Ways to Control Their Elites by Rana Foroohar

Excellent from the UK Financial Times: This is why I think the Democrats need to deeply understand economics and from that base built a new economics and a new economy: more equitable, more sustainable but grounded in the how value … 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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The Real Adam Smith: Jesse Norman

A fine article from the UK Financial Times by Conservative MP Jesse Norman: Capitalism In search of the real Adam Smith How would the father of modern economics reform 21st-century capitalism? Jesse Norman “Capitalism in flames, populism and nationalism on … Continue reading

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A Long Term Political Strategy for the Democrats

I rabbit on about the Democrats needing to be strategic and no one knows what the hell I am talking about. As Director Global Labor Strategy for Ford in 1998 I developed a strategy for the next 10 or so … Continue reading

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Twelve Rules for Life as an Alternative to Jordan Peterson’s

 Conservative Canadian academic psychologist Jordan Peterson (1962-) is currently all the rage, especially, apparently among resentful young men. I don’t know any of the latter so I will take peoples’ word for it. His You Tube talks have gone viral … Continue reading

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Beware What You Ask For: Peter Radford

Brilliant article in Real World Economics by Peter Radford on the current plutocratic mess: This has been a long and miserable time. Deluged daily by strange and almost surrealistic gyrations in Washington I decided to sit to one side and … Continue reading

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Conflict Book Review: Anatomy of Failure: Why America Loses Every War it Starts: Harlan Ullman

Good book review of an interesting book: in today’s UK Financial Times: The man who coined the ‘shock and awe’ strategy explains the US military’s dismal record.  Washington thought Vietnam would be the next communist domino to fall. People who … Continue reading

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