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The ruling class now has every chance of seeing its candidate elected when parliament picks a new premier next week. Protests therefore are set to continue with those seeking change determined to get it. Greg Grigoryan, an activist with the 'Reject Serzh Movement', told Euronews: "The resignation of ...
The Bushes were the products of the 20th century WASP ascendancy. The WASP ruling class had the right lineage and connections; it lived in high-end neighborhoods, usually in the Northeast; it went to schools like Andover and Yale; it worshipped at Episcopal or other mainline churches; it belonged to the same clubs; ...

In large part, because it was bred into them. The Bushes were the products of the 20th century WASP ascendancy. The WASP ruling class had the right lineage and connections; it lived in high-end neighborhoods, usually in the Northeast; it went to schools like Andover and Yale; it worshipped at Episcopal ...
A one-day general strike gives a serious warning to the ruling class. It also gives the workers a sense of their collective power. But a one day strike will not stop the attacks. The task is to build a strong campaign which will build on the momentum created. This battle will not be won in the parliament's portfolio ...
In order to explain the social dimension of the protest movement, and what kind of change Armenia needs I will first start by the social and ideological basis of the ruling class in Armenia, then review the social composition of past protest movements, before concluding on the social base of the current ...
North Korea might be a small, secretive country that only ever makes the news for instigating and threatening war against other countries. But the nation's secluded nature doesn't mean it's completely off the grid. North Koreans do have access to the internet, but with a majority of the country living under the ...

One of the opportunities Brexit offers this country is that multinational companies, which might have invested in the UK, are now more likely to look at Ireland. If you are the boss of such a company, why would you go to the UK when you worry that your company might not be able to trade freely within the EU ...
FRIDAY PUZZLE — It's not often that we get a theme of sorts in our Friday puzzles, but there's a very light theme today. In fact, I'd call it a “themette.” Joel Fagliano is back with some news that may be of interest to puzzlers. Today's puzzle marks the 25,000th crossword that has run in The New York Times ...
As Edsall suggests, uniting an organized, multiracial, working class under the Democratic banner would expand the horizons of progressive possibility. But in this benighted, neo-feudal era, the left can accomplish a great deal by waging war on America's ruling class with a coalition of the proletariat and the ...
The American ruling class loves Identity Politics, because Identity Politics divides the people into hostile groups and prevents any resistance to the ruling elite. With blacks screaming at whites, women screaming at men, and homosexuals screaming at heterosexuals, there is no one left to scream at the ...
The ruthless attitude of the Israeli ruling class is represented by Defence minister Avigdor Lieberman, who said there were "no innocent" people in Gaza. He also commented: “The Gaza sniper deserves a decoration, and the photographer a demerit”, thus showing his utter contempt for Palestinian lives and ...
CBS' Gayle King and Norah O'Donnell, NBC's Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Kotb and ABC's Robin Roberts open up on an historic year in broadcast news, the firing of Charlie Rose and Matt Lauer, and the push for salary parity: “We actually should be paid much more in some instances.” In the span of ...
We're once again seeing just how out of touch liberal bureaucrats are in this country. On Thursday, a 'Go Fund Me' page was started to cover former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe's legal costs, which could result from any potential lawsuits or responses to Congressional or Inspector General's Office ...
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 century ...
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 Chinese ...
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 ...
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 ...

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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
... 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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
On Monday, Congressman Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, told Fox News' Sandra Smith that the American people are being driven “crazy” by the different set of standards applied to members of the ruling political class. “There's one set of rules for us regular folk, and a different set if you're part of the politically ...
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...


 

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