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Marxism For Our Times

"What would a Das Kapital look like if written today?" may sound like a query that is more than a tad contrived, but in the hands of Rupert Younger and Frank Portnoy, who posed the question in a remarkable piece in the Financial Times recently, the conceit actually works quite …

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Trump’s Controlled Chaos

Today on the Daily Standard Podcast, senior writer Michael Warren discusses the recent tumult and turnover in the Trump administration: From the end of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's tenure, to the Pompeo shuffle, and importation of CNBC's Larry Kudlow to replace Gary Cohn. This podcast can be downloaded here.Read …

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Rand Paul Stands by His Opposition to Haspel

The opening shots in the battle over Gina Haspel's nomination to lead the CIA badly missed their target Thursday, when ProPublica corrected a report that featured a number of false allegations about Haspel's involvement in the CIA's enhanced interrogation program.Read more on WeeklyStandard.com Original Article

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Hayes: Mike Pompeo Is the Real Trump Whisperer

The conventional wisdom on the firing of Rex Tillerson congealed quickly: He was an ineffective secretary of state who played a crucial role in constraining the president’s reckless foreign policy instincts. This is not just logically impossible, it’s also wrong.Read more on WeeklyStandard.com Original Article

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