- What is Happening in the United Statesby CP Editor on November 27, 2020 at 4:26 pm
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- Siege the Day: QAnon, Trumpist Blockages, and the Logistics of Spiritual Warfareby Jack Z. Bratich on November 27, 2020 at 9:02 am
While mainstream media and their “information experts” persist with faith-based strategies of ridicule and Big Tech banning, QAnon continues to elude most of its critics by feverishly cultivating its shadowy populism. I consider QAnon to be an internet-enabled and religiously-based trumpist social movement or a networked populist movement with reactionary spiritual overtones. More The post Siege the Day: QAnon, Trumpist Blockages, and the Logistics of Spiritual Warfare appeared first on CounterPunch.org.
- Forward Into the Pastby Andrew Levine on November 27, 2020 at 9:00 am
What the current situation calls for is a radical break not just from Trump and Trumpism, but also from the Democratic Party’s pre-Trumpian past. That is not what Biden is about. Quite to the contrary, like the Clintons and like Obama, Biden is a living personification of the “normal,” pre-Trumpian politics that made Trump possible. More The post Forward Into the Past appeared first on CounterPunch.org.
- Lookout for Karl Marx!by Chuck Churchill on November 27, 2020 at 8:59 am
Marx wrote all of his analyses and criticisms of capitalism well over one hundred and fifty years ago. Since then the capitalists have been working overtime to discount and demonize his assessments of capitalism as a system that exploits and indeed enslaves workers in order to profit from their labor. Our big business rulers have used their monopoly over state power and the mass media to inoculate the population against Marx’ ideas and strategies, which have historically been used to organize the workers and their allies throughout the world, and thus threatened the unchecked power of capital. More The post Lookout for Karl Marx! appeared first on CounterPunch.org.
- Roaming Charges: Dumb All Over, Againby Jeffrey St. Clair on November 27, 2020 at 8:59 am
So we have the same “originalists” who used to argue that the “Constitution isn’t a suicide pact” to justify torture, rendition and extrajudicial killings have now ruled that the Constitution is a murder-suicide pact when it comes to religious services during a killer pandemic. More The post Roaming Charges: Dumb All Over, Again appeared first on CounterPunch.org.