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Government Putting Their Citizens First is not Greed

Nick Cohen of the Observer asks Why can’t we tackle Covid and climate heating? His answer? “Nationalism and stupidity”. I certainly agree with the second one. Even if you think humans are nothing more than a selfish, tribal species who … Continue reading

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Individualism is not Extremist, Nationalism is not Racist

Writing in the Guardian, Aditya Chakrabortty claims that After Covid, the climate crisis will be the next thing the right says we ‘just have to live with’. He then goes on to attack individualism, something valued by leftist anarchists and … Continue reading

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Madeleine Albright Bewails the End of Globalism

The Guardian fawns over Madeliene Albright in a long article titled Madeleine Albright: ‘The things that are happening are genuinely, seriously bad’. I’m going to comment on the parts that I found interesting. [Albright’s new book] Fascism: A Warning is a cry of … Continue reading

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The Political Establishment is Still Caught in the Headlights

Yet another Guardian article tries to understand the Trump/Brexit phenomena: Liberals still ignore the grievances of the ‘left behind’. Does Nick Cohen get it right? Brendan Behan described critics as being like eunuchs in a harem. “They know how it’s done, they’ve seen … Continue reading

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