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Re: <nettime> Lacanian meets Trumpian
Patrice Riemens on Wed, 10 Aug 2016 19:06:15 +0200 (CEST)


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Re: <nettime> Lacanian meets Trumpian


On 2016-08-10 00:05, Morlock Elloi wrote:

> https://overland.org.au/2016/08/trump-fascism-putin-and-wikileaks-the-anatomy-of-a-liberal-nervous-breakdown/
> 
> Trump, fascism, Putin and Wikileaks: the anatomy of a liberal nervous 
> breakdown
> 
> By Olivier Jutel
> 8.Aug.16
> 
> Most presidential election cycles are dispiriting for the Left. As the
> official campaign begins, however, the hangover of a Sanders-induced
> optimism has added to this despair.

What is, for me at least, remarkable about this piece is how much, once 
shore of typical American (mostly foreign-) politics and a few more 
pieces of Beltway folklore, it pairs almost one-to-one with the 
predicaments of the European governing 'elites', and more specifically, 
of the social democratic description.

Cheerio, p+2D!

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