Revolutions, presidential elections, the Tea Party and more. Our editor-in-chief Paul Weinberg gives a rundown on today’s hot button issues:
“Recessions are not calming events. Evil forces that feed on deprivation and denial, usually noticeably benign, buffer more or less silently in the background during good economic times, not to be taken seriously…
These forces are virulent worldwide but l narrow my focus to the United States.
Protracted financial, economic, employment stagnation in the U.S., as elsewhere, provide the fuel that excites charlatans to become demagogues.“