The ominous assault on the final redoubts of a free press, through an attempt to brand dissidents, independent journalists and critics of corporate power and imperialism as agents of a foreign power, has begun… Read More Building the Iron Wall
“The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary.”… Read More Russia Did It! Or Maybe Not…
A US Army document concedes the real interests driving US military strategy toward Russia: dominating oil pipeline routes, accessing the vast natural resources of Central Asia, and enforcing the expansion of American capitalism worldwide.… Read More Army Document: US Strategy to ‘Dethrone’ Putin for Oil Pipelines Might Provoke WW3
Connect the dots and learn who’s behind it and why. It’s not what you think.… Read More Is Fake News Real?
The late stage of every civilization is characterized by the sophistry of oligarchs, who ravage the decaying carcass of the state… Read More The Deadly Rule of the Oligarchs
Washington’s efforts to fan the flames of an already tense conflict come at a time when Russia is attempting to organize fresh peace talks… Read More Nato Civil War?
A classic circular kerfuffle in congress this week shifted eyes away from rare bipartisan cooperation on spying powers and bank reform… Read More Forget the Memo – Can We Worry About the Banks (Again)?
People will be living in a world that they think they understand and know about, but they’ll unknowingly be viewing only establishment-approved information… Read More Assange Keeps Warning Of AI Censorship, And It’s Time We Started Listening
Due to its declining economic health Saudi Arabia may no longer have the leverage over its people it once enjoyed when it provided them with a reasonable standard of living… Read More Civil Unrest Coming Soon to Saudi Arabia: What You’re Not Being Told
A truism about U.S. politics and media is that once a foreign leader or a country has been demonized everything written or said about the subject will be skewed to the negative… Read More Gazing at Iran Through a Distorted Glass
Neoliberalism and its usual prescriptions – always more markets, always less government – are in fact a perversion of mainstream economics… Read More The Fatal Flaw of Neoliberalism: It’s Bad Economics
The elites in both parties, along with the rich and corporations, profit from a naked kleptocracy. Everything is for sale, from public lands to public education… Read More The Visionless Society