Anthony Flood has written a valuable study of the surprising failure of the Communist historian Herbert Aptheker to cite C.L.R. James's Black Jacobins, despite its clear relevance to his work.
War and Foreign Policy
America's "defense" budget is really more than $1.2 trillion, more than double the Pentagon's official "base budget," once we include all the other related spending like that on "homeland security" and veterans affairs.
The Fed has basically given up on "normalization" which means central bankers and their friends are working on even more radical policy options for the next crisis.
How ironic that Pompeo and the rest of the neocons in the Trump administration are ready to violate the US Constitution in order to attack Venezuela to “restore their constitution.”
Bureaucracy and Regulation
Los Angeles city bureaucrats want fewer cars on the streets. Unfortunately, their plans have side effects which endanger human life and safety.
By threatening the Venezuelan regime and imposing sanctions, the US has only inflamed Venezuelan nationalism, while providing the regime with a convenient scapegoat.