Friday, May 27, 2016
This article explains that Edward Snowden
had few reasonable options for esposing nsa spying except the way he did it.
This philosophical Salon
explains that the attraction of Donald Trump to voters rests in a desire to return the country to a more concrete, less international,
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.
Friday, April 1, 2016
This interesting Wall Street Journal article explains that the
radical message of Easter has prevented it from being commercialized.
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.
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.