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It's Capitalism, Stupid!: The Theoretical And Political Limitations Of The Concept Of Neoliberalism, Bryant William Sculos Oct 2019

It's Capitalism, Stupid!: The Theoretical And Political Limitations Of The Concept Of Neoliberalism, Bryant William Sculos

Class, Race and Corporate Power

This polemical essay explores the meaning and function of the concept of neoliberalism, focusing on the serious theoretical and political limitations of the concept. The crux of the argument is that, for those interested in overcoming the exploitative and oppressively destructive elements of global capitalism, opposing "neoliberalism" (even if best understood as a process or a spectrum of "neoliberalization" or simply privatization) is both insufficient and potentially self-undermining. This article also goes into some detail on the issues of health care and climate change in relation to "neoliberalism" (both conceptually and the material processes and policies that this term refers ...


Three Coins In The Fountain: The Mueller Report And Russian Active Measures, Editor Apr 2019

Three Coins In The Fountain: The Mueller Report And Russian Active Measures, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article identifies non-political elements of Russian Federation political warfare as inferred from the Report on the Investigation into Russian Interference in the 2016 Presidential Election.


Martin Luther King, Jr.: Jeffersonian; Champion Of Natural Law Philosophy, James M. Masnov Mar 2018

Martin Luther King, Jr.: Jeffersonian; Champion Of Natural Law Philosophy, James M. Masnov

PURE Insights

Martin Luther King, Jr. is celebrated in mainstream American culture as a champion of the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s. He is also lauded in the halls of academia for his growing political radicalism prior to his assassination in 1968. Neither view of the man, however, generally acknowledges his deep-rooted political philosophy of Natural Law. This aspect of King, which informed his civic protest, speeches, and political ideology, has been given short shrift in recent decades. While popular culture credits his integrity and intellectuals admire his advocacy for significant reforms in domestic and foreign policy, Martin Luther King, Jr ...


The Value Of Black Lives: The Effect Of The Digital Age On African American Identity And Political Participation, Lauren Grimes Jan 2017

The Value Of Black Lives: The Effect Of The Digital Age On African American Identity And Political Participation, Lauren Grimes

The Journal of Traditions & Beliefs

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The Liberal As An Enemy Of Queer Justice, Craig Schamel Oct 2015

The Liberal As An Enemy Of Queer Justice, Craig Schamel

Catalyst: A Social Justice Forum

Abstract

Liberalism as a historical mode of the political is the context in which the movement and ensuing struggle for queer justice emerged in most Western countries. The terminology, practices, tendencies, beliefs, ethics, laws, and patterns of political and social life which have been determined by this mode of the political, it is argued, are inimical to queer justice and render its achievement impossible. Liberalism as a mode of the political is approached from below, from knowledge gained in practical experience in queer groups which considered themselves revolutionary at least to some degree, and from the effects on such groups ...


The Giffords Shooting: Who’S The Fall Guy?, Editor Jan 2011

The Giffords Shooting: Who’S The Fall Guy?, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author explores the concept of ‘the fall guy’ from a political philosophical perspective.


Trends. Intelligence, Weapons Of Mass Destruction, And Truth: A Philosophical Perspective, Editor Aug 2003

Trends. Intelligence, Weapons Of Mass Destruction, And Truth: A Philosophical Perspective, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This Tends article discusses the issue of the possibility of Bush administration policymakers lying about the threat of Iraqi weapons of mass destruction.


Trends. Intelligence And Weapons Of Mass Destruction In A World With No Truth, Editor Jul 2003

Trends. Intelligence And Weapons Of Mass Destruction In A World With No Truth, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This Trends article discusses questions surrounding whether the Bush administration intentionally did not tell the truth about the threat of Iraqi weapons of mass destruction.


Trends. Disclosure Of Post-9-11 Arrestees And Maslow’S Hierarchy Of Needs, Editor Nov 2002

Trends. Disclosure Of Post-9-11 Arrestees And Maslow’S Hierarchy Of Needs, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This Trends article discusses the Maslowian hierarchy of needs in the context of 9-11 terrorist attacks and the relationship between executive and judicial branches of American government.


The Societal Costs Of Surveillance: An Alternative View On Civil Liberties Constraints, Editor Sep 2002

The Societal Costs Of Surveillance: An Alternative View On Civil Liberties Constraints, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article explores some psychological phenomena bearing on the consequences of civil liberties constraints.


Truth Serum And Terrorism, Editor May 2002

Truth Serum And Terrorism, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes several epistemological--as opposed to ethical and moral--anxieties in administering drugs to individuals for the purpose of securing truths supporting the United States Government (USG)-declared war against terrorism with global research.


Trends. Conflicts About Conflicts Of Interests In National Leaders, Editor May 2001

Trends. Conflicts About Conflicts Of Interests In National Leaders, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses leaders involved with potential conflicts of interests and the surrounding political controversy.


Woman As Contender For The United States Presidency: A Look At The Movie, "The Contender", Editor Oct 2000

Woman As Contender For The United States Presidency: A Look At The Movie, "The Contender", Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article explores whether the movie, "The Contender," supports the viability of a woman for the presidency of the United States.


Turks, Armenians, And Genocide: Is Genocide Foreign To Foreign Policy?, Editor Oct 2000

Turks, Armenians, And Genocide: Is Genocide Foreign To Foreign Policy?, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes difficulties in forging foreign policy consensus on preventing, attenuating, or intervening to stop genocide.


Trends. Rat Psychology During The United States Presidential Election, Editor Sep 2000

Trends. Rat Psychology During The United States Presidential Election, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article examines the ethics of the alleged use of subliminal perception - the word"Rats" superimposed on an attack on Vice President Gore's health care plans - by representatives of the Bush campaign in the 2000 presidential election.


Trends. Truth And Narrative: The Case Of Ballistic Missile Defense, Editor Sep 2000

Trends. Truth And Narrative: The Case Of Ballistic Missile Defense, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses the 1972 Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty, and the politics and the narrative politicians tell themselves for pragmatic purposes.


Trends. Clinton/Lewinsky, Star Chambers, The Starr Report: E Pluribus Unum Or E Uno Plures?, Editor Sep 1998

Trends. Clinton/Lewinsky, Star Chambers, The Starr Report: E Pluribus Unum Or E Uno Plures?, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses the effect of lying on the presidency and impeachment.


Trends. A Stain On The Red, White, And Blue: Sex And United States (U.S.) Foreign Policy, Editor Aug 1998

Trends. A Stain On The Red, White, And Blue: Sex And United States (U.S.) Foreign Policy, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses the impact of the Monica Lewinsky sex scandal on Bill Clinton's foreign policy


Trends. Injustice Through Justice Within The Ins And The Fbi: Fertile Territory For Information, Editor Mar 1998

Trends. Injustice Through Justice Within The Ins And The Fbi: Fertile Territory For Information, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses the quest for justice, in which policymakers, legislators, and those who seek to influence them sometimes seek to effect mandatory sequences of adjudicative procedure upon allegations of misbehavior.


Trends. Clinton's Saddam Hussein Problem, Editor Jan 1998

Trends. Clinton's Saddam Hussein Problem, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses the similarities between the problems of the United States (US) President and the current Iraqi leader.