Tag Archives: Fake Populism

Profile of an Ultra Right-Wing “Libertarian”

The following is a comment I found on Alex Jones’ Info Wars website. It provides a good profile of far right-wing American libertarians who at times attempt to present themselves as populists, but are in fact off the charts ultra-conservative … Continue reading

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The Democrats’ New Fake Populism

The Democrats’ New Fake Populism The Democrats are keenly aware of this type of real populist “threat,” and they are willing to do anything to stop it. For example, the Occupy movement proved that the Democrats fear real left populism … Continue reading

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ZCommunications: The Real Polarization and the Manipulation of Populism by Paul Street

  ZCommunications | The Real Polarization and the Manipulation of Populism by Paul Street | ZSpace

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Two Bubbles That Went Pop: Reflections on the Manipulation of Populism

February 25, 2012 by Paul Street A slightly shorter version of this essay was originally published on Counterpunch. Long after its leading encampments have been torn down – often with brute force and (educationally enough) predominantly by Democratic mayors and … Continue reading

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Occupy Wall Street v. The Tea Party

by Paul Street (Originally published on ZNet, October 28, 2011) Many in the dominant U.S. corporate media have been quick to label the Occupy Wall Street (OWS) movement that spread from New York City’s financial district to more than 800 … Continue reading

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