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"Green" parties gained too, and unfortunately, the big winners share an important similarity: they all advocate for more government interventionism in one way or another.
Emmanuel Macron is pushing for a "European Empire" which he thinks will bring more economic success. But European prosperity has always thrived most where there are small states and decentralization.
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.”