Tag: Donald Trump

Viewing the New War in Syria, by Stephen Pascoe

Stephen Pascoe

20 Apr 2017

Stephen Pascoe on Trump's air strikes in Syria, and the historical resonance of the aerial view

In Washington Only the War Party Reigns, by Nicolas Hausdorf

Nicolas Hausdorf

13 Apr 2017

Trump's shift on Syria may please the hawkish elites, but at what cost?

Trump and Disruption, by Robert Geroux

The ideology of disruption and its dangers

Ideas on Populism, by Bruce Kapferer

That Trump should inhabit this space [of social media] and make regular use of it indicates a new era of populism as a force of more or less constant pressure on political realities.

Trump: The Point of No Return, by Simon Cooper

It’s now clear that Trump was not merely full of bluster during campaign mode but intends to realise as many of his promises as possible.

Trump and Disruption?, by Robert Geroux

Robert Geroux

11 Feb 2017

There are some ominous points of contact between the ideology of disruption on the one hand, and fascism on the other.

Trump: Nuclear Future?, by Richard Tanter

Richard Tanter

11 Feb 2017

Strategically and morally there are only two acceptable positions on nuclear weapons: a commitment to deep arms control and disarmament, or work for the prohibition of nuclear weapons as a prerequisite for their abolition. Trump will oppose both, and in doing so he will increase global support for each.

Trump: Unmitigated, by Neil Maizels

Neil Maizels

10 Feb 2017

‘Plug into me, and I will cleanse you of your disaffections—I am the way. And the way is confusion.’ With consummate, and I believe natural, ease he led the flocks to a vast island where frustration and morality vanish: the land of confusion.

Trump: Logician to Rhetorician, by Jon Altman

Jon Altman

9 Feb 2017

Trump's message is to make America great again. The means to do this, according to him, is to revisit the twentieth-century industrial capitalism that made America ‘great’ before. It is the legacy of this American Dream of bloated materialism and waste that is now choking the planet.

Trump: The Point of No Return, by Simon Cooper

Simon Cooper

8 Feb 2017

In this excerpt from the forthcoming editorial of Arena Magazine, Simon Cooper argues that if a genuine alternative to Trump is to appear, liberals and progressives must recognise where their oppositional values come from, and the limits of the settings that produced them. Such settings, premised on global trade and hyper-consumption, are unsustainable for life itself, not merely politically divisive.

Trump: Internal Disporas, by Robert Geroux

Robert Geroux

25 Jan 2017

Markets turned all Americans into a kind of permanent internal diaspora.

Trump: Reality TV, by Andrew Lattas

Andrew Lattas

24 Jan 2017

Recently, Trump even called the candidates for his future administrative positions ‘final contestants’.