Michael J. Brenner

Michael Brenner is Professor Emeritus of International Affairs at the University of Pittsburgh. [Texas, United States]

How to Manage Trump: Modeling Madness at the G-20

Imitation is the highest form of flattery. Trump is very predictable in one way: He laps up flattery – the more the better.

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US Drones and the Khashoggi Murder

What is the background to the U.S. reaction to the killing of Jamal Khashoggi by the courtiers of Trump family’s close friend, Mohammed bin-Salman?

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Trump Destructivism: Way Beyond Russia

For all the attention currently paid to Russia, let us not forget the long list of other places in the world where the current government of the United States has not been upholding the causes of political freedom, democracy and national sovereignty.

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US: Headless on China

The United States’ greatest failing is the inability to fashion a strategic conception that accommodates the rise of China as a superpower.

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Hearsay Global News

Forget “fake news.” Here are some appetizing suggestions for what is really happening in the world.

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The New York Times and the Looting of America

Amidst a reactionary revolution without precedent, the Democrats and the mainstream media only exhibit cluelessness, if not complicity.

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Deconstructing Globalization

The anthropological dimension of why we blame “globalization” for our own, very human lack of proper action and understanding.

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Russia in the American Mind

Russia has been stigmatized as ghoul no. 2 in the American chamber of horrors. That is an act of escapism that conveniently removes China from much-needed public attention.

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US Inequality: The Economics of Nastiness

Americans are systematically lulled into believing that inequality is an unalterable fact of life.

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Political Questions All Americans Should Ask

To get real, Americans must urgently rethink many modern mythologies they hold dear.

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