[Marxism] Fwd: Trumponomics as professional wrestling | Louis Proyect: The Unrepentant Marxist

Louis Proyect lnp3 at panix.com
Sun Jan 8 15:17:14 MST 2017

Any number of pundits on the left welcomed Donald Trump as an 
alternative to a Clinton presidency that would be beholden to Wall 
Street in general and Goldman-Sachs in particular. Pepe Escobar, who is 
on the farthest reaches of this territory, even considered the 
possibility that his election was “an unprecedented body blow against 
neoliberalism” and “Perhaps a new push towards democratic socialism”.

While many of these people have woken up with a bad hangover after 
seeing all the Goldman-Sachs people connected to the new administration, 
they still might feel worse over the possibility of Donald staying so 
nationalistic that it would risk a nuclear war with China, his supposed 


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