Category Archives: Presidential Elections

Populism is no longer a useful concept

  By ann summers Courage and representation are now in short supply in the US. Populism is problematic in that its tendency has been manipulated to mobilize classes to act in opposition to their interests. We are at such a … Continue reading

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Insane Clown posse comitatus and #MOAR Trump gathering nothing

By ann summers This headline should read: “Americans who dress up as clowns outnumber clowns who dress up as Americans” https://t.co/OkS4nopaHM — Noah Smith (@Noahpinion) September 17, 2017 Martha Stewart is cute when she plays the ex-con gangsta meme, but … Continue reading

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An hour we can’t get back: Steve Bannon on 60 Minutes

By ann summers We will be at the mercy of Bannon’s whiteboard roadmap for a Trump who primarily watches TV Charlie Rose interviewed Steve Bannon for CBS 60 Minutes, which was broadcast on Sunday, with an extended version available online. … Continue reading

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What self-respecting Liberal talks about “zesty Internet memes”

By ann summers Coordination of a resistance must include being aware of how counter-resistance forces can manipulate and divide us, particularly in social media. America’s Number One Russophile, Lord Dampnut, has made us acutely aware of how clumsy such misdirection … Continue reading

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The ‘many sides’, of the RWNJs’ phantom enemies

By ann summers YouTube Video The only reason for an American to hold a Nazi flag is if it has been captured in battle. pic.twitter.com/g44h8PSZyd — Senor O (@TKOastIsBack) August 12, 2017 Like Joe McCarthy’s ‘reds under your bed’, the … Continue reading

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Trump’s nuclear threats are Nixonian junk-food ravings … maybe

By ann summers So the president’s own advisers are saying to discount his words, is where we are now https://t.co/PBdiHaQ6sT — Maggie Haberman (@maggieNYT) August 9, 2017 North Korea says considering missile strike near Guam The threat ratchets up tensions … Continue reading

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Victorians’ Secret: Trump, god-emperor of Afghanistan and Erik Prince (of thieves) as Viceroy

By ann summers Moscow (CNN) Money, the saying goes, can’t buy love. But $10,000 will buy you the perfect Donald Trump inauguration keepsake — a coin with the words “In Trump we trust.” It’s the handiwork of a Russian mining … Continue reading

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