Daily Archives: June 5, 2017

The Long Affair Between The Working Class And The Intellectual Cultural Left Is Over

by Bo Rothstein

Sometimes love comes to an end. The glow fades, the couple has grown “apart” or suffered what used to be called “irreconcilable differences”. This occurs not only between individuals but also in politics. The Brexit referendum in the UK, Donald Trump’s election victory in the United States and the success of all sorts of nationalist-populist parties in many European countries (including Sweden) clearly show that one of the more protracted political marriages must now be regarded as dissolved.

USA | Noam Chomsky: Neoliberalism Is Destroying Our Democracy

How elites on both sides of the political spectrum have undermined our social, political, and environmental commons.

Did millions of Muslims march against the Islamic state?

Reports that millions of Muslims protested against ISIS and that the news media ignored the event are misleading.

CLAIM

Millions of Muslims protested against the Islamic State in November 2016, but a “media blackout” prevented people from hearing about the event.