Tag Archives: Mike Lofgren

Paul Street: Beyond the Deep State

 Who is the biggest player of all? Capital. “It is not too much,” Lofgren writes, “to say that Wall Street may be the ultimate owner of the Deep State and its strategies . . . By Paul Street  Cyrano’s Journal Today  Republished from Z Magazine May 16, 2014 According to a recent much-discussed online essay by the former long-time top […]

▶ Henry Giroux on Resisting the Neoliberal Revolution

“The biggest problem facing the US may not be its repressive institutions, modes of governance and the militarization of everyday life, but the interiority of neoliberal nihilism, the hatred of democratic relations and the embrace of a culture of cruelty.” By Henry A Giroux  Wednesday, 26 February 2014  Moyers & Company | Op-Ed  truthout.org (Photo: Caroline Schiff Photography / […]

Moyers & Company: The Deep State Hiding in Plain Sight with Mike Lofgren

Everyone knows about the military-industrial complex, which, in his farewell address, President Eisenhower warned had the potential to “endanger our liberties or democratic process” but have you heard of the “Deep State?” Moyers & Company  February 21, 2014    Mike Lofgren, a former GOP congressional staff member with the powerful House and Senate Budget Committees, […]