Richard Greeman: Faced with Macron’s calmly-worded, reasonable, deliberately transparent class war agenda, it should be obvious that France needs a united Left of parties, unions, social movements and local associations to oppose it.
Richard Greeman: The internal struggle between Trump and the “intelligence community” is not evidence of a coup but the sign of a much-welcome split within the ruling classes, a disunity which reveals their weaknesses and reflects the growing strength of the popular anti-Trump movement.
Richard Greeman: Let us recall that the giant post-Inauguration Women’s March had succeeded in part by bringing together in its ad-hoc leadership a tentative coalition organizations and networks previously separated by the prevalence of identity politics.
Richard Greeman: Students and demonstrators continue to chant “Not Our President,” but the elites are busy normalizing the abnormal, legitimizing the illegitimate, and banalizing evil.
Richard Greeman: Is it really such a mystery why down-scale voters, deeply discontented with the Establishment and deprived of the option of a Leftist “political revolution” chose the option of a political revolution of the Right?
Richard Greeman: Anti-government demonstrations spread across Morocco after social media spread the story of Mousine Fikri, a fishmonger crushed to death inside a garbage truck as he tried to block the destruction of a truckload of his fish confiscated by police.
Richard Greeman: Why sell arms to your most dangerous and implacable adversaries when your are war against them? Why then insult the modesty and gratuitously humiliate the women of a great people known for their pride.
Richard Greeman: Today, warrants are no longer required for raids, which are decided on the judgement of the Prefect of each locality using “justified suspicion” as a criterion.
Richard Greeland: I am once again amazed by how well run is France’s free health system (known as ‘Social Security’ or La Sécu), and I am eager to share my personal experience of the possible with my friends in the U.S. for whom accessible healthcare remains a constantly receeding mirage.