Ships Passing in the Night

By: Sunday October 5, 2014 6:40 pm

The latest street campaign for democracy is taking place in Hong Kong, which is a unique case. A mainly youthful and educated elite linked to Hong Kong’s position as an international financial hub wants China to relinquish veto power over its electoral candidates.

 

FDL Book Salon Welcomes Philip Mirowski, Never Let A Serious Crisis Go To Waste: How Neoliberalism Survived The Financial Meltdown

By: Sunday November 17, 2013 1:59 pm

It is now well understood that Neoliberals are not advocates of a small or stunted night watchman state. They regularly demean the state to outsiders, but that does not imply they prefer a weak state. Rather, all their political efforts are devoted to recasting the strong state as one that conforms to their doctrinal imperatives.

Rethink Afghanistan: Clinging to Guns and Counterinsurgency

By: Saturday May 15, 2010 4:00 pm

The problem in Afghanistan is not picking the right or wrong counterinsurgency strategy, but picking any military strategy at all.

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