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In his book, "Conspiracies of the Ruling Class," Lawrence B. Lindsey '76 distorts history to make an elite argument for privatizing government look like economic populism. Lindsey, a supply-side economist who served as an economic advisor to President George H.W. Bush, argues that over the last ... culture war
Is China educating an elite class of students with the plan of seeding them into positions of power in Western democracies? Craig Hill - once a teacher at a Chinese school - alleges this is the case. IN HIS BOOK Silent Invasion, Professor Clive Hamilton talks about a meeting in 2004 where ...
The eligibility to seek votes as part of the process of getting elected before wearing the badge of the country's ruling class, with or without being nominated by one or the other duly registered political party, is defined in such a way that should tickle any Indian to give a shot at coming before the people and ... Britain
This oppression was maintained through the ruling-class ideology, and the bourgeoisie, through control of legal and political power, reinforced their ownership rights and the primacy of wealth in gaining access to resources. Marx predicted the growth of the super-wealthy, the increase in the gap between ... Britain
John Campton regularly rubs elbows with the most powerful members of France's ruling class as he paints their portraits. What's more, Campton has divorced George's mother, and she is now married to one of the wealthiest bankers in Paris. Yet, despite their powerful connections, these two men are ... Britain

The suggested followups for that video featured a number of Icke's clips, including a nearly five-hour lecture on how aliens built the pyramids and secretly run the planet through a ruling class extraterrestrial-human hybrids. The video also delves into a number of other conspiracy theories, including claims ... Britain
It's immediately before and after the campaign period that the political atmosphere tends to grow most intense, as ruling class elites jockey for position, spoils, and influence. Since the dawn of the millennium, the candidates challenging Putin haven't mattered much. And today they matter even less. Vladimir ... Britain
Colombia's political system has long been hijacked by political mafias. One of the most notorious clans, the Suarez family, has a history of using fraud and violence to stay in power. The family has controlled the city of Bello, next to Medellin, for more than 20 years and is represented in the Senate thanks to ... Britain
Last week, Google confirmed that it has provided artificial intelligence software to assist the United States military and intelligence apparatus in analyzing data as part of its drone war and assassination program in the Middle East and beyond. The website Gizmodo, which first broke the story, reported that ... Britain
When on March 1, bookstores started selling the memoirs of Jean-Marie Le Pen, the founder of the neo-fascist National Front (FN) and father of its current leader Marine Le Pen, the French corporate media largely moved to promote the book. A vast operation to rehabilitate the Nazi-collaborationist Vichy ... Britain
... those who are fertile are assigned to bear children for families in the ruling class. The cast will be led by Jennifer Johnson Cano as Offred, with Caroline Worra as Aunt Lydia, Maria Zifchak of Serena Joy, Matthew DiBattista as the Doctor, David Cushing as the Commander, and Michelle Trainor as Ofglen. Britain
In October, Daphne Caruana Galizia, a tenacious journalist investigating corruption among Malta's ruling class, was killed by a car bomb near her home on the island. In Poland last week, a group close to the ruling Law and Justice Party sued an Argentinian newspaper under a widely criticized new law ... Britain
Set in a dystopian future in which the U.S. government has been overthrown by a theocratic authoritarian regime that uses fertile women as handmaids to bear children for the all-controlling ruling class, “The Handmaid's Tale” is a modern classic that explores the politics of religion and gender and offers a ... Britain
On Wednesday the Crown Prince and de facto ruler of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) is visiting Britain on a 3 day visit where he will meet up with top business figures as well as Theresa May and Boris Johnson. [This is the intended text for the International Marxist Tendency leaflet to be ... Britain
Ever since he was elected, there's been an argument over whether Donald Trump would be more than a conventional right wing Republican president. Certainly the rich are doing well. Multibillionaire Warren Buffet's Berkshire Hathaway fund will make an extra £21 billion thanks to the tax cut passed by the ... Britain
Colombia's prosecutor general's office dealt a blow to the Aguilar family, one of the country's elites that have accumulated political power through corruption and extreme violence. Hugo Aguilar, the former cop who claimed killing Pablo Escobar, was arrested on illicit enrichment charges in Bucaramanga, ... Britain

On Monday's edition of his FOX News show, host Tucker Carlson said the people calling Trump authoritarian are the real authoritarians. Carlson, responding to a quote from CNN political analyst David Gergen, said the ruling class tells us it fears authoritarianism, but they are the ones who want to "control ... Britain
An editorial in a British medical journal has focused renewed attention on the shocking reality that life expectancy in the United States is declining. “Failing health of the United States: The role of challenging life conditions and the policies behind them,” published Wednesday in BMJ, formerly the British ... Britain
Ruth Marcus, the Washington Post's deputy editorial page editor who last week loudly defended eugenics against the disabled, often joins the chorus of ruling-class liberals disturbed by Trump's salty talk. As NBC's Chuck Todd recently put it, “When he uses vulgarity to talk about individuals, what are ... Britain
The past week has seen an unprecedented escalation of the conflicts within the American ruling class, with the New York Times, the Washington Post, CNN, NBC and other leading corporate media outlets acting as the spearhead for a campaign to cripple the Trump White House. Trump's inner circle—his ... Britain
It was 1969. The war had reached its bloody apex. Nixon was bombing Cambodia in secret. More than 11,000 Americans were killed in Vietnam that year. Most of the draftees were from working-class or poor backgrounds; a disproportionately high number of them were black. Meanwhile, in the ruling class, ... Britain
On Monday's edition of his FOX News show, host Tucker Carlson said the people calling Trump authoritarian are the real authoritarians. Carlson, responding to a quote from CNN political analyst David Gergen, said the ruling class tells us it fears authoritarianism, but they are the ones who want to "control ... Britain
Tunisia's ruling class is pursuing the same economic policies as the authoritarian regime it replaced. A Tunisian man looks on next to graffiti as protesters continue their demonstrations outside Prime Minister Mohammed Ghannouchi's offices in Government Square Tunis on January 25, 2011 in Tunis, ... Britain
An editorial in a British medical journal has focused renewed attention on the shocking reality that life expectancy in the United States is declining. “Failing health of the United States: The role of challenging life conditions and the policies behind them,” published Wednesday in BMJ, formerly the British ... Britain
All you can do is laugh at the intensity of the gibbering propaganda and misdirection, which is nothing more than the rage of a ruling class nabbed in an audacious act of political espionage. Katy Tur of MSNBC summed up the bewilderment of the ruling class perfectly: “None of this is normal.” In other words ... Britain
Rather than treating golf like a refined game that the sport's ruling class would like to pretend it is, Perez is an everyman, representative of the type of people who actually make up the majority of golfers these days: Working bros who flock to public courses on the weekends to drink beer, fuck around, and ... Britain
The British ruling class are the oldest, the most cunning, the most experienced, at retaining power, on the planet. Yet it's also a ruling class that is the most decrepit, the most backward, and the most reactionary, and the most entrenched. It has built institutions that have all the appearance of being forces of ... Britain
The war between the Trump Administration and the FBI reflects a deep division in the U.S. capitalist ruling class that could have far-reaching consequences for the progressive movement. The immediate cause stems from the investigation by Robert Mueller into Trump's ties with the Russians, his collusion ... Britain
The war between the Trump Administration and the FBI reflects a deep division in the U.S. capitalist ruling class that could have far-reaching consequences for the progressive movement. The immediate cause stems from the investigation by Robert Mueller into Trump's ties with the Russians, his collusion ... Britain
Young people are the hope of a society's future, but Hong Kong's ruling class does not seem to agree. They don't want young people to be smart, ask difficult questions, or challenge the status quo. Rather, they want young people to play by the rules, to do as they are told. In other words, the ruling class ... Britain
Taylor Swift has shaken up the music industry in the biggest of ways from making history to winning Grammy Awards and changing the industry one hit song at a time. She's a game changer that is being recognized as part of music's ruling class. With just two more nights to go until the 60th Grammy Awards, ... Britain
Given that background, what will likely come across outside Peru as “dog bites man” story - that the pope would support honesty and integrity - may seem explosive here, as a pointed papal rebuke to the country's ruling class. Beyond corruption, Francis also urged Peruvian leaders to continue their efforts to ... Britain
Recent allegations of corruption against Benjamin Netanyahu have sparked a backlash and his position looks more vulnerable than ever. Netanyahu is one of Israel's longest-serving prime ministers has been in power for two non-consecutive periods totalling over 11 years. Throughout this time his career ... Britain
Let's set aside the very obvious parasitic and extractive relationship America, Britain, the west writ large and now China have had and continue to have with African countries; relationships that line the pockets/bank accounts of the continent's ruling class while creating the very conditions Donald Trump ... Britain
How does this cultural information access our brains? Simply put, culture is invented by institutions that serve particular interests. The Italian Marxist, Antonio Gramsci, argued that it's all about class and power as the ideas of the ruling class take on the everyday status of common sense, of universal truths. Britain
Chibber argues that the revolutionary road has long been a dead end because the ruling class and the governments that represent them are stronger than they were at the time of the Russian Revolution 100 years ago. From this, he concludes that "we must start down the road of social democracy" and ... Britain
The entire ruling class is guilty of Trump's crimes. By word and deed, the president admits openly what the ruling class usually tries to cover up: The U.S. capitalists and their paid-for political servants represent a system that uses racism in order to divide the workers and extract superprofits from the ... Britain
I mean, let me just read another quote, which, well, there's one part which certainly illustrates also of course what you were saying earlier about the ruling class or the ruling elites coming together behind Trump to some extent. Let me just read this part where he says, referring to Rupert Murdoch, the owner ... Britain
At the same time that he was hobnobbing around Davos, rubbing shoulders with fellow members of the ruling class, Trump's two immigration hawk henchmen, Chief of Staff Gen. John Kelly and adviser Stephen Miller, were in Washington working on his proposed draconian, punitive immigration bill, which ... Britain
It is a tenet of Marxism that the capitalist government is the executive committee of the ruling class. Its job in general is to enforce the will of the bosses and bankers. When the capitalist class is split, this function can become complex, but the general claim is certainly true. However, Marxism is also dialectical ... Britain
It is a tenet of Marxism that the capitalist government is the executive committee of the ruling class. Its job in general is to enforce the will of the bosses and bankers. When the capitalist class is split, this function can become complex, but the general claim is certainly true. However, Marxism is also dialectical ... Britain
This will have consequences across the North Country in a tourism economy dependent on transportation. This new tax isn't needed as there is money in the highway trust fund which is intended to maintain the states roadways and bridges. But this legislature continues to divert these funds for things like ... Britain
Speaking on behalf of a ruling class comprising financial experts, bankers, corporate representatives, media owners, and big industry functionaries, they act exactly as if their goal were to deliver the working classes into the grubby hands of the populists and their empty promise of making America and ... Britain
Over the past week, the ferocious political conflict within the ruling class in the United States has entered a new stage. In the wake of the guilty plea by Trump's former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn on Friday, the media is again filled with discussions over possible methods for removing Trump from ... Britain
The lack of any major announcements in this year's budget, delivered on 22 November by the chancellor, Philip Hammond, reflects the insoluble web of contradictions that now entangles the Tory government. 10 years on from the onset of the financial crisis, the British (and global) economy remains stuck in ... Britain
But what really sent a shiver down the spines of the entire European ruling class was the news on Monday that German chancellor Angela ... Britain
There is one key aspect to The Ruling Class that simply cannot be faulted; the energy and precision of the acting of the Fresher Cantab actors in this production of Peter Barnes' black comedy. Clear from the off is the commitment placed into perfecting the presentation of the complex characters of the play; ... Britain
Saudi Arabia has long maintained a social contract whereby citizens enjoy state subsidies and handouts in return for loyalty to the regime. Britain
The problem is that whatever job its members are supposed to be doing at the moment, our ruling class cares more about what the rest of the ... Britain


 

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