It kinda reminds me of George W Bush’s war on evil: too ambitious. I’d be happy with a significant lessening of war. But maybe that’s the wrong way to look at.
Our leaders have undertaken three disastrous, failed wars: Busy & Cheney’s war in Iraq; Bush, Cheney & Obama’s war in Afghanistan; and the war on drugs. But there’s one war that regressives (aka conservatives) and so-called “centrist” Democrats are winning: the war on the middle class and the New Deal. The war on women, the […]
There has been a debate in the press recently about whether the state (nation) is fundamentally a source of exploitation and war, or whether it’s a civilizing influence on humans’ natural brutal nature. The debate has echoes of Jean-Jacque Rousseau versus Thomas Hobbes, as well as echos of FDR versus the Koch brothers. In short, […]