Category Politics

John Kerry’s silly posturing in the Middle East

Tablet, a magazine of Jewish news and politics, is singularly unimpressed with the political posturings of Secretary of State John Kerry and opines his insistence of Israeli – Palestinian peace talks are geared solely for the inbred DC Beltway audience…

George Orwell quotes about politics

George Orwell has a way of saying in one sentence what others struggle to say in entire books. Here are a few of his quotes about politics. The real division is not between conservatives and revolutionaries but between authoritarians and…

Sawant, Stein, and Post-2012 Left Strategy

With nearly 12,000 votes (a whopping 27% of the vote), the campaign of Socialist Alternative’s Kshama Sawant in Washington’s 43rd legislative district is a bright beacon of hope on the otherwise bleak horizon of the 2012 election for the American…