In the last three months, tech giants have censored political speech and journalism to manipulate U.S. politics, while liberals, with virtual unanimity, have cheered.… Read More How Silicon Valley, in a Show of Monopolistic Force, Destroyed A Rising Competitor in Just Three Days
If you sell culture war all day, don’t be surprised by the real-world consequences… Read More We Need a New Media System
Bloomberg News attempts to capture the “speculative frenzy” of today’s markets; here’s the key stuff it missed.… Read More Welcome to a Rerun of the Roaring ’20s
“Committing” money and actually turning the funds over are two very different things.… Read More Research Arm of Congress Confirms that Mnuchin Never Released Bulk of CARES Act Money Earmarked for Fed’s Emergency Loans
At least some of the lockdown logic is rooted in a fundamentally flawed and relatively recent conception of human nature… Read More Lockdowns Destroy What Makes Us Human
Given the uncertainties of Donald Trump’s actions as he faces a White House exit, the possible declassification of certain documents has the former CIA director sweating… Read More What Is Former CIA Director John Brennan So Worried About?
“When the Fed has to step in to support the market for Treasury bonds, I view it as the financial equivalent of our military going to DEFCON 2,” said one congressman.… Read More The Fed Says It’s Considering a Central Clearing Facility for the Treasury Market
“The American Dream has run out of gas. The car has stopped. It no longer supplies the world with its images, its dreams, its fantasies… It supplies the world with its nightmares now.”… Read More American Requiem
The principles of American Newspeak, vol. 1.… Read More 10 Ways to Call Something Russian Disinformation Without Evidence
The way the power of the social media “gatekeepers” is used is insidious, since it it quite deliberately disguised.
… Read More People Need to Reclaim the Internet
Just weeks before the election, the tech giants unite to block access to incriminating reporting about their preferred candidate… Read More Facebook and Twitter Cross a Line Far More Dangerous Than What They Censor
there is much more at stake than simply Assange’s rights being trampled on… Read More George Monbiot’s Excuses for Not Speaking Out Loudly in Defence of Assange Simply Won’t Wash