Tag: death of liberalism

Brexitannia: The Faces and Voices of Brexit

Maximilian C. Forte , May 24th, 2019


First shown at London’s East End Festival in June of 2017, Brexitannia was the very first documentary about Brexit. It is a striking and deeply pensive film, in…


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Brexit, the Uncivil War: Watering Myths with the Teardrops of the Ruling Class

Maximilian C. Forte , May 21st, 2019


What have been billed as momentous EU Parliament elections are taking place this week (May 23–26), and it seemed like the right time to review some Brexit films—one…


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The WikiLeaks Case: Democracy Dies in Empire

Maximilian C. Forte , April 14th, 2019


In the avalanche of news reports that have washed over the globe since the abduction of Julian Assange, this conversation struck me as containing numerous points of importance….


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Julian Assange, Political Prisoner: A Dark Day for Citizenship

Maximilian C. Forte , April 12th, 2019


After a day of following RT’s live coverage of the outrageous arrest of Julian Assange, abducted from the Embassy of Ecuador in London by British police agents, and…


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Regime Change Reality Checks: Lessons from Hanoi, Caracas, and Beyond

Maximilian C. Forte , March 8th, 2019


Lessons from Hanoi: North Korea and the US The first Kim-Trump Summit, which took place in Singapore a mere eight months ago, seemed so hopeful—a real breakthrough, a…


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The War of the Public Intellectuals: A Review of “Best of Enemies: Buckley vs. Vidal” (2015)

Maximilian C. Forte , December 3rd, 2018


When and how did the polarization of political opinion become so mainstream in the US? When was acrimony institutionalized? When did it become acceptable to deny a political…


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The Helsinki Summit: Trying to Turn the Page on the New Cold War

Maximilian C. Forte , July 17th, 2018


Finally, on Monday, July 16, 2018, the Helsinki Summit bringing together Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump took place, despite shrill demands that it be…


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The Trade War is Here: Some of the New “Facts of Life”

Maximilian C. Forte , July 2nd, 2018


In Madeleine Albright’s new book, dramatically titled Fascism: A Warning, she slams the anti-globalization crowd, claiming yet again that globalization is here to stay—it’s a “fact of life…


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