The US treats IS and the Saudi royal house differently. For decades, Saudi Arabia has been the US' closest ally in the Middle East and therefore enjoys Washington's unrestricted solidarity despite all its crimes.
Countless cases of human rights violations by corporations show voluntary self-commitments of businesses cannot ensure social and ecological standards. Instead of social achievements, neoliberal globalization brings a deregulation race downwards. UN agreements create rights for persons instead of companies.
As Adolf Hitler rose to power, principled conservatives in Germany convinced themselves that he could be controlled.
Compromises, concessions, and countermeasures are necessary for America after the budget attacks on the poor, seniors, the disabled, children, and students.