Faux Populists Shill for the Permanent War State

Faux Populists Shill for the Permanent War State

In 2018, the Pentagon announced a shift away from their failing policy of counterterrorism in the Middle East and North Africa toward a new National Defense Strategy of so called “Great Power Competition,” with Russia and China. Instead of turning toward peace, free trade, and diplomacy, this policy change will come at enormous opportunity costs such as further distorting our economy, practically guaranteeing boom-bust cycles of ever intensifying severity, as well as reducing the average American’s standard of living. It would impoverish the very people who desire genuine populism.

Where’s the Rage for Israel and NSO’s Pegasus the West Had for China’s Huawei?

Anger has swirled around the globe over revelations that Pegasus spyware created by Israeli software firm NSO Group has been used by governments to wiretap journalists and public figures. However, the fury is mild when compared to claims Beijing compelled Huawei to put a “backdoor” into its phones, which has never been proven.

Where’s the Rage for Israel and NSO’s Pegasus the West Had for China’s Huawei?

U.S. State Department Searching for Ways to ‘Support’ Cuban Protestors + Mayorkas tells fleeing Haitian, Cuban migrants to not come to U.S.

U.S. State Department Searching for Ways to ‘Support’ Cuban Protestors

Price went through the typical talking points of proponents of the embargo. He said there are exemptions for humanitarian goods. But study after study has shown, no matter how many exemptions, US economic sanctions still have a negative impact on the supply of food and medicine because it discourages companies from doing any business with the targeted countries.

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Mayorkas tells fleeing Haitian, Cuban migrants to not come to U.S.