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Waterloo Next Time

January 6, 2020
Author: Chilton Williamson

The term “rogue state” is an invention of neoconservatives and neoliberals alike. A more honest and direct one is “criminal state:” for examples, the Soviet Union, the People’s Republic of China, North Korea, Venezuela, and Iran. The instant incineration of Qassem Soleimani on the direct order of President Trump was exactly what the situation called… Read More

The Curse of Politics

January 2, 2020
Author: Chilton Williamson

Blessed are they who live in a non-political age, insofar as there is any such thing. Aristotle, who defined man as the political animal, would have denied the possibility. Perhaps the curse of Cain is responsible. The model polity, in terms of domestic politics at least, should be economy as the Greeks understood the business:… Read More

Enclosure

December 28, 2019
Author: Chilton Williamson

  Late in the afternoon of the day before the final day of elk season I parked the truck and trailer above Blue Jay Creek north of Krall’s ranch and rode into the mountains against a cold wind and the lowering sun. In spite of having been kicked on the cannon bone in her off… Read More

More at Sea; Arrival at Southampton Docks a Half-mile from where Titanic Sailed

December 22, 2019
Author: Chilton Williamson

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The Real Neoliberals

December 21, 2019
Author: Chilton Williamson

The events surrounding the British general election on December 12 and the impeachment of President Trump last week greatly clarify the political situation in the Western so-called democratic countries–the so-called Anglosphere most of all perhaps– at the end of the first two decades of the 21st century. Just as the interior of the modern cruise… Read More