Tag Archives: liberalism
“The U.S. Republican Party, replicating the fascist parties of the 1930s, is a personality cult. Those who do not bow obsequiously before the leader and carry out the leader’s demands are banished.”
Where is our democracy?
What is being liberal?
What is neoliberalism?
What is the difference?
And is it important? YES!
The killers, like the police who murder unarmed people of color in the streets of American cities, were tried in a court—in this case, a military court—that issued tepid reprimands. The state had no intention of punishing the assassins. They had done what the state required.
Eric Poulin: Henry A. Giroux | Liberalism’s Failures in a Time of Increasing Violence, Racism, Inequality and State Terrorism
Poulin: Giroux argues that the country is in the midst of a counter-revolution, one that cannot be understood simply by pointing to police brutality. He claims the left needs a larger theoretical and political framework to understand the uniqueness of the current historical moment, one that has forged a number of fundamentalisms, including educational fundamentalism, military fundamentalism, economic fundamentalism and religious fundamentalism, which together have given rise to a new form of financial and cultural totalitarianism or more broadly a pernicious and unique brand of authoritarianism.
Can the Left and Right Unite to End Corporate Rule? An Interview with Ralph Nader and Daniel McCarthy
From the article: Each side, the left and the right, is willing to let its own unfaithful allies get away with murder.