The War Party’s Desperate Assault On ‘America First’

How did the war on Vietnam, the First Gulf War to save the Emir of Kuwait’s oil wealth, the futile 17-year occupation of Afghanistan, the destruction of Iraq, and the double-cross of Khadafy, have anything to do with preserving “order” on the planet?… Read More

Free Trade and the American Political Tradition

So it is with the phrase free trade. Politics, and in particular that most concentrated form of politics — war, have muddled its meaning. In the 18th and 19th centuries, the term described the economic regime under which people can buy and sell across the borders without penalty from the government. … Read More

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