Canada II: Stop Whining and Fight Back

This is great advice but a little hollow. In fact, Warren’s column essentially does the same thing it decries: Stop Whining about Political Impudence They’re doing to Rae what they did, so successfully, to Stephane Dion and Michael Ignatieff: They’re shaping impressions about Rae before Rae does. The best strategy,

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Canada II: Stop Whining and Fight Back

This is great advice but a little hollow. In fact, Warren’s column essentially does the same thing it decries: Stop Whining about Political Impudence They’re doing to Rae what they did, so successfully, to Stephane Dion and Michael Ignatieff: They’re shaping impressions about Rae before Rae does. The best strategy,

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On “fascism” in the U.S.

Paul Street on why the U.S. is not a “fascist” state: Even if real historical fascism could be translated across times and place to the modern U.S. it would be largely redundant for America’s powers that be. The American elite already gets the basic regressive and authoritarian outcomes of fascism

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Amnesty International concerned about Bradley Manning

Amnesty International has taken up the case of Bradley Manning. In an open letter addressed to Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates, the organization expresses its concern regarding the treatment of Manning: The harsh conditions imposed on PFC Manning also undermine the principle of the presumption of innocence, which should be taken into account in […]

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