President Obama’s Iran agreement is dividing Democrats in Maryland’s Senate primary, reflecting the difficult choice many in the party face.
The documents from Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Ministry illustrate a near obsession with Iran, with diplomats in Africa, Asia and Europe monitoring Iranian activities in minute detail and top government agencies plotting moves to limit the spread of Shiite Islam.
This is just a compilation of tweets from Billmon. But I think the thesis, which I restate in the headline, is important. (We might also remember that Germany, like Japan, is an American military protectorate, and that therefore integrating this new state-form into TPP and TTiP, respectively, is important.) Read more about A new Constitutional Order emerges in Europe, revealed by the Greek crisis
Under Obama the Democratic party has lost its majorities in the House, Senate, Governors, and state legislatures. That opens up a lot of opportunities for the left wing of the Democratic party, and for emergent parties with an eye to the main chance. Bernie is right, it won't matter who is in the White House if we do not have a mass movement, which will include, amongst other things, hundreds of new lefty elected officials. Read more about Democratic party vacuum
"First Schäuble came for Greece, and I said nothing, because the ECB still accepted my government bonds as collateral..."
From Frances Coppola post on Forbes, commenting on German news story. Read more about "First Schäuble came for Greece, and I said nothing, because the ECB still accepted my government bonds as collateral..."
Heather Boushey, a liberal economist who has discussed policy informally with Clinton, and who runs the Washington Center for Equitable Growth think tank, argues that it is not politically wise to play down the need for economic growth.