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Life After Trump

January 19, 2017 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, Editor’s Choice, On US Election 2016Comments (0)

By Boris Kagarlitsky Trump’s election is not just a separate random episode of current politics. It is also not an indicator of American exceptionalism. It rather suggests that similar processes are under way in the US and in Western Europe. And is it just the West that is affected?   The vote of the United …

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Why America’s Democrats Lost in 2016 and How They Can Recover

January 17, 2017 • Americas, On US Election 2016Comments (0)

By Allan J. Lichtman In this article the author argues that Obama’s failure to build a strong Democratic Party during his Presidency, and a lack of a coherent theme during Hillary’s campaign were among the reasons that contributed to the Democrats losing.

The Audacity of Obama’s Farewell Address

January 13, 2017 • Americas, On US Election 2016Comments (0)

By Jack Rasmus   President Barack Obama’s farewell address to the nation last night was a strange and disappointing attempt that failed to replicate the hope, energy, and optimism of his first 2008 address to the nation. Instead of celebrating the

The Great Divide

January 2, 2017 • Americas, On US Election 2016Comments (0)

By William Hawes I am pain. I am grief. I’m the things you fear I’m the lie whispered in your ear I’m the great Leviathan. I’m dominance and greed You imagined me, so I was conceived. -Meshuggah, “I Am Colossus”   Now that the election is

The Revolution of the Victims of Globalisation and Neo-Nationalism

December 22, 2016 • CRITICAL ANALYSIS, World Politics, On US Election 2016, Special Focus on BrexitComments (1)

By Takis Fotopoulos The victory of Brexit and the election of Trump drastically affected the New World Order by explicitly questioning globalisation. The reason in both cases is the strong popular resistance lurking in the background working towards economic

The Rise and Crash of Hillary Clinton

December 7, 2016 • CRITICAL ANALYSIS, Editor’s Choice, On US Election 2016Comments (2)

By Tunde Olupitan Hillary’s journey has been fuelled by a blind ambition for power. And while efforts were made by her propaganda machine to imbue her campaign with some passion, some humanity, women’s issues, black lives matter, Hillary Clinton herself

“Taming Trump”, Key Republican Appointments: What a Trump Presidency Might Look Like

December 5, 2016 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, CRITICAL ANALYSIS, On US Election 2016Comments (0)

By Jack Rasmus In the weeks since the November 8 US presidential election, the dim outlines of what a Trump presidency might look like are beginning to appear. Trump continues to retreat on several fronts from his campaign ‘right populist’ positions,

A Brexit-Style Revolution in the USA? The Real Differences between Clinton and Trump

November 23, 2016 • CRITICAL ANALYSIS, On US Election 2016Comments (0)

By Takis Fotopoulus There is no doubt that the forthcoming US Presidential elections are perhaps the most controversial ones in the US history. This has nothing of course to do with the various personal ‘scandals’ supposedly marring the two candidates,

If US voters cannot be trusted to choose an able president, let tech firms take the lead

November 22, 2016 • CRITICAL ANALYSIS, On US Election 2016Comments (0)

By Chandran Nair The dysfunctional US political system is the place to start if American technology firms truly believe in their claims of being able to create a global, connected utopia Even by the usually shallow standards of American politics, the 2016

Will Improved US-Russia Relations Follow Trump’s Electoral Triumph? “Will Putin Become my New Best Friend?”

November 18, 2016 • CRITICAL ANALYSIS, International Relations, On US Election 2016Comments (0)

By Stephen Lendman “I think I’d get along very well with Vladimir Putin. I just think so.” The greatest risk of a Hillary electoral triumph was possible nuclear war on Russia – perhaps China and Iran to follow. Her defeat lets peace activists exhale