Notes from the US

Freedom’s long-running US correspondent Louis Further does his monthly roundup of some of the lesser-known stories that have emerged over the last few weeks. Freedom’s Notes from the US (which has been published without interruption since 2005) doesn’t normally concern itself with ‘moods’ or ‘atmospheres’. And while it is impossible to gauge the extent of

Notes from the US

Freedom’s long-running US correspondent Louis Further does his monthly roundup of some of the lesser-known stories that have emerged over the last few weeks. Absurdity Let’s start – once again – with recent events which nicely typify the way the Trump gang is now conducting itself (in public). Two little scenes show him prematurely shutting

Book review: Too Much and Never Enough

Taking a deep dive into Mary Trump’s recent work on the political psychopathology of her US President uncle. by Mary TrumpSimon & Schuster, Jul 2020ISBN 978-1982141462240ppReview by Wayne Price, first published at Anarkismo When I worked for the New York City school system as a school psychologist, I occasionally sat on panels to interview people

Notes from the US

Freedom’s long-running US correspondent Louis Further does his monthly roundup of some of the lesser-known stories that have emerged over the last few weeks. Covid-19 For a simple, clear, blatant example of the callous idiocy of many members of the United States élite look at what a City Council-member, Guy Phillips, did in Scottsdale, Arizona,

Notes from the US

Freedom’s long-running US correspondent Louis Further does his monthly roundup of some of the lesser-known stories that have emerged over the last few weeks. Last month’s ‘Notes’ were long and depressing.   So let’s make this month’s shorter. But – alas – depressing.   It’s harder and harder to escape the conclusion that – because

Notes from the US: COVID-19 edition

‘Nothing is more terrible than to see ignorance in action’ (Goethe) Readers of Freedom News will be familiar with (and probably sick of hearing) accounts of the Trump administration’s misconduct during the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic. They were expected; they were worse than predicted. So this month’s ‘Notes from the US’ contains some of the salient moments,

Notes from the US

Freedom’s long-running US correspondent Louis Further does his monthly roundup of some of the lesser-known stories that have emerged over the last few weeks. Oppression In the middle of last month Trump did something which can best be described as highly provocative, destructive and regrettably consistent with the mind of a maniac: he had the