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The Case for Neo Isolationism

April 11, 2017 - 02:38 -- Admin

It appears that neo-conservatives are now in control of the Trump White House.  

The bombing of the Assad regime in Syria announced to the world the US was still in the business of micromanaging global political outcomes through the selective use of violence (a profoundly anti-conservative notion).

That's bad news.  The US record on military adventurism and regime change over the last few decades has been stunningly bad.  

How Trump and Bannon Could Restructure US Politics Overnight

March 11, 2017 - 10:57 -- Admin

We live in a world where we can get nearly everything instantly.  

Instant information.  Instant entertainment.  Instant communications.  Instant transactions.    

Simply and rightly, we have come to expect our decisions to yield instant results from the systems that serve us.  

Well, that's true for every system except our political system.    

Political Networking (how social networking is changing politics forever)

February 11, 2017 - 10:13 -- Admin

Social networking is changing politics, that fact should be clear by now.  A simple proof:  Trump wouldn't be in the White House without it.

But where is political networking taking us?  That's the BIG question. I've been doing lots of thinking about this (it's going into my book). Here's my shorthand for where our political system is headed. We have three political networks to choose from:

How Trump's Use of Social Networking Changes Governance

February 3, 2017 - 11:22 -- Admin

The Trump presidency operates very differently (obviously) than those of his post-WW2 predecessors.  First off, its goals are completely different:  it's dismantling the neoliberal system.  A system that earlier administrations built up over decades.  Second, and equally as interestingly, it operates more like a network than a bureaucracy.