Zizek and Robinson on the The Collapse of the U.S. Conservative Movement–or is it the North American Political Right? or What, Precisely?

A focal point in the buzz of discourse among editorialists is that the North American political right has collapsed. The precise character of the collapse, however, and the conclusions that can be drawn from it, is in dispute. Whether this indicates an emergent left or a more complicated situation is the question, and to probe that question I compare the analyses of Continue reading

Sectarian Civil War across the entire Shia Crescent from Beirut to Sana’a enters exciting new phase as Tel Aviv-Riyadh Axis-of-Stupid begins its propaganda offensive against the Islamic Republic of Iran

The Arabian Peninsula is in chaos as the Prime Minister of Lebanon was forced to resign only to recant once he had escaped back to his country, eleven Saudi princes were arrested, held by Blackstone Mercenaries, and one was strung up upside down, and a helicopter carrying eight high level officials and the estimable Prince Prince Muqrin bin Abdulaziz crashed near the border with Yemen. Action must be taken to consolidate a coherent line of reason before allies and enemies alike react. So House of Saud Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman telephones shameless propagandist-ideologist Thomas L. Friedman. In a NYT article titled Saudi Arabia’s Arab Spring, at Last; The crown prince has big plans to bring back a level of tolerance to his society, Friedman writes: Continue reading