Greasy little snake-oil salesmen like Mike Huckabee realized that if you run for president on a platform of fetuses and Jesus, you can make so much money that you'll have to buy wheelbarrows to carry it all away.
Running up to Thursday's general election in the United Kingdom, support for the UK Independence Party is highest in the poorest regions of the country, where misunderstanding about the causes of poverty and unemployment permits anti-immigrant rhetoric to disguise unrelated economic mismanagement.
Imagine a world that proclaims an end to the brutality of colonialism, all the while continuing to consciously vilify, target, incarcerate and kill those of a different color. Imagine a world where the forces of militarism have become so ingrained that they are inseparable from the daily functioning of civic life.... It is a world most people experience on a daily basis - a world we understand as neoliberalism.