October 25, 2017 archive


As I may have mentioned I’m a trained acolyte of Clio, an inclination I sometimes indulge much to the dismay of my readers. Eisenstein’s October is not history, it’s not even good fiction. It is propoganda. As Peter Bradshaw of The Guardian puts it- October has fierce, declamatory intertitles with exclamation points, unforgettably intense closeups …

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The Russian Connection: That Dossier

On Tuesday, the Washington Post reported that the Russian Dossier on Donald Trump was paid for by an unknown GOP donor, then the Clinton campaign and the DNC. Marc E. Elias, a lawyer representing the Clinton campaign and the DNC, retained Fusion GPS, a Washington firm, to conduct the research. After that, Fusion GPS hired …

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The Breakfast Club (Language)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! We’re a disorganized group of rebel lefties who hang out and chat if and when we’re not too hungover we’ve been bailed out we’re not too exhausted from last night’s (CENSORED) the caffeine kicks in. Join us every weekday morning at 9am (ET) and weekend morning at 10:00am (ET) to …

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