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They're "serious". Or a "part of the cozy consensus".

Most economists teach a theoretical framework that has been shown to be fundamentally useless. -- James K. Galbraith
by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Thu Feb 26th, 2009 at 03:11:43 PM EST
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No, they're just 'riddled' by CIA agents. An old story financing 'moderate' left wing movements in Europe. Look at Bernard KOUCHNER, BHL, & all the self proclaimed 'intellectuals' - all pro NATO war mongers.
by vladimir on Thu Feb 26th, 2009 at 03:29:51 PM EST
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That's a strong claim, that France's Foreign Minister is A CIA agent.

Most economists teach a theoretical framework that has been shown to be fundamentally useless. -- James K. Galbraith
by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Thu Feb 26th, 2009 at 03:36:09 PM EST
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No data to back that up. I just can't explain how 'progressive' values can be aligned with agressive imperialistic policies...
by vladimir on Thu Feb 26th, 2009 at 03:39:34 PM EST
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But you can google CIA financing of socialists... and you'll get a handfull.
by vladimir on Thu Feb 26th, 2009 at 03:57:12 PM EST
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He was in favor of colonization. SFIO = French Section of the Workers' International

(Mendès-France (Radical, supposedly, at the time, more to the right) opposed it.)


A 'centrist' is someone who's neither on the left, nor on the left.

by nicta (nico@altiva․fr) on Fri Feb 27th, 2009 at 05:33:22 AM EST
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