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Oil Free Politics?

When you get a moment, check out this article over on the New York York Review of Books site, A Future Without Fossil Fuels?, by Bill McKibben. In it, McKibben reviews two books, 2020 Vision: Why You Should See the Fossil Fuel Peak Coming by Kingsmill Bond, and A New World: The Geopolitics of the…

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The Newest New Right

a. So there was a fascinating article in last month’s issue of the New York Review of Books, Two Roads for the New French Right by Mark Lilla. In it, Lilla looks at the French (and, by extension, European) New Right—that is, the populist or radical Right. (An aside, we come up with a “newer” New…

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Hugo Chavez: Trump Before Trump

By Michael Jay Tucker Executive Summery: Conservatives and libertarians point to Venezuela’s collapsing economy as proof that “government doesn’t work” and that socialism inevitably leads to dictatorship. In fact, the evidence suggests that the country’s troubles stem from the dark triad of incompetence, arrogance, and populist government that in some ways prefigured Trump. There is…

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