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Thoughts How the Pentagon Punished Nsa Whistleblowers

Friday, May 27, 2016

This article explains that Edward Snowden had few reasonable options for esposing nsa spying except the way he did it.

 


Thoughts Donald Trump Is Going To Win

Friday, May 27, 2016

This philosophical Salon article explains that the attraction of Donald Trump to voters rests in a desire to return the country to a more concrete, less international, focus:

The neofascist reaction, the force behind Trump, has come about because of the extreme disembeddedness of the economy from social relations. The neoliberal economy has become pure abstraction; as has the market, as has the state …. Americans, like people everywhere rising up against neoliberal globalization … want a return of social relations, or embeddedness, to the economy.

The second half of the article is disjointed, but has some interesting points.

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Thoughts The Challenge of Easter

Friday, April 1, 2016

This interesting Wall Street Journal article explains that the radical message of Easter has prevented it from being commercialized.

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Thoughts Trump's America

Friday, February 12, 2016

This article explains that the popularity of Donald Trump is based on a desire to return to the US core values of egalitarianism, liberty and individualism.

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Community Europe's New Medieval Map

Friday, January 15, 2016

This article explains the great challenges facing modern Europe:

Today, as the European Union suffers one blow after another from within and without, history is reversing course — toward a debilitating complexity, as if the past half-century were just an interregnum before a return to fear and conflict.

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