Daily Archives: November 16, 2015

The Long History of French Military Intervention in the Middle East and Africa by Ryan McMaken

‘After the 9/11 Attacks, American politicians invented the “they hate us because we’re free” explanation of why the US was a target for international terrorism. The slogan has been especially effective among very ignorant sectors of the population who seemed … Continue reading

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What Will France Do?

Continue an ineffectual conventional bombing campaign that will create more terrorists. Refuse to allow their hapless citizens to arm themselves. Double down on their domestic espionage apparatus despite its failure to prevent the recent attacks. Enact a host of oppressive … Continue reading

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Political Economy Quote of the Week for 20151116

“The egalitarian revolt against biological reality, as significant as it is, is only a subset of a deeper revolt: against the ontological structure of reality itself, against the “very organization of nature”; against the universe as such. At the heart … Continue reading

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