Former right-wing President of Colombia, Ivan Duque, has landed a job at the Washington-based Wilson Center as a “Distinguished Fellow” and “Global Advisor” for issues including defense of democracy and climate change, despite his atrocious record on human rights and environmental destruction.Iván Duque bags job at Washington think tank
On this week’s release of “On the Barricades,” host Maria Cernat speaks to the French-American writer, cultural critic, and activist, Gabriel Rockhill. Gabriel completed his graduate studies under the direction of Jacques Derrida, Luce Irigaray and Alain Badiou, and is now a professor of philosophy at Villanova University. Gabriel’s work in academia led him to a very close understanding of the bourgeois cultural and intellectual apparatus for its fundamental, historical role of bringing leftist thinking in line with the interests of the corporate elites and capitalist order. He wrote an article called “The CIA and the Frankfurt school’s anti-communism,” the content of which is the starting point inspiration for today’s discussion.The CIA, Universities, and Anti-Communist Marxism
Rather than something new, the party is attempting to reach a previous Republican electorate that existed before Donald Trump took control of the party.
The People’s Party has their own problems, as well.
In interview with a British journalist, Morales says the U.S. uses NATO to provoke wars and sell weapons. U.S./UK-backed coup against him in 2019 was undertaken for lithium and because his government advanced an alternative economic model to the neoliberal “Washington Consensus”Former Bolivian President Evo Morales Calls For a Global Campaign to Eliminate NATO
by John Vaughn | Jul 20, 2022
A new report from NBC news has generated a lot of discussion about the relationship between the military and American society. Especially from right-leaning commentators, much of the blame is placed on the current administration and the apparent increase of “woke” cultural initiatives and vaccine mandates. Prominent right wing personality and veteran BowTiedRanger lists three reasons:A Veteran Explains Why People Aren’t Joining the Military
By Susan Lagos
[Susan Lagos worked as a Spanish and ESL teacher for 30 years. She has lived in Ciudad Dario, Matagalpa, Nicaragua, for 18 years; and also lived in other Latin American nations for 16 years.]Open Letter to 60 Minutes: Stop Spreading Lies about Nicaragua
Watch the 60 Minutes special,and decide what to believe, yourself.
Writer, Dandelion Salad
July 16, 2022
Why it lacks resilience, and What will take its place …The End of Western Civilization, by Michael Hudson
The western capitalist axis of domination is responsible for most of the world’s crises. The crisis of legitimacy extends from the UK to Japan, and U.S. imperialism is involved in every new catastrophe.U.S.-led Imperialism is the World’s Leading Purveyor of Chaos
H/T: Franc Analysis
The oligarchs response to the loss of global full spectrum dominance will be increased military action. Their ability to foment support for aggression by the American citizenry will be used as a response to the success of China’s model of foreign investment in trade and reproduction, which will become the scapegoat for dwindling purchasing power caused by financialization of the American economy.Posted by: Wilikins | Jul 13 2022 16:13 utc | 27
Spain’s leftist member of parliament Gerardo Pisarello said the NATO summit was organized to “enrichen the weapons trade” and “reinforce the geostrategic priorities of the United States … above all to weaken China.” He condemned US “vassalage,” calling for a new “autonomous” European security model based on respect for the Global South.Spanish lawmaker: NATO subordinates Europe to US, pushes war on China, enriches weapons companies