Ruling Class Prevails: Democratic Elites Drive Trump Into Line with Syrian War

The ruling class elite has two faces. One face is outrage at Trump based on his attack of Muslims and Mexicans. This is their “public face”. In private, the ruling class elites want a war with Syria. The dismissal of Steve Bannon is a clear signal that these elites don’t want a cheap populist getting in the way of the war plans so carefully crafted by Obama and Hillary.

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About Bruce Lerro

Bruce Lerro has taught for 25 years as an adjunct college professor of psychology at Golden Gate University, Dominican University and Diablo Valley College. He has applied a Vygotskian socio-historical perspective to his five books: "From Earth-Spirits to Sky-Gods: the Socio-ecological Origins of Monotheism, Individualism and Hyper-Abstract Reasoning", "Power in Eden: The Emergence of Gender Hierarchies in the Ancient World" (co-authored with Christopher Chase-Dunn), "Social Change: Globalization from the Stone Age to the Present", "Lucifer's Labyrinth: Individualism, Hyper-Abstract Thinking and the Process of Becoming Civilized", and "The Magickal Enchantment of Materialism: Why Marxists Need Neopaganism". He is also a representational artist specializing in pen-and-ink drawings. Bruce is a libertarian communist and lives in Olympia, WA.

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