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“The Democrats through impeachment have no intention of restoring constitutional rights that would curb the power of the deep state and protect democracy. The deep state funds them. It sustains them in office.”
The taxpayer-subsidized video portrays Soros as a threat to Latin American democracy. Featuring ominous music and images of street violence, the 15-minute video begins with the narration: “George Soros has his eye on Latin America.
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Nuclear arsenals are part of broader systems of patriarchy, racism, militarism, and capitalism.
The meeting between Trump and Putin at the G20 in Hamburg injects new hope into the complicated relationship between the United States and Russia. Only time can confirm whether there is any basis for this hope.
[Snowden] illustrates how the innards of every phone can act as pathways through which institutions can track your every move.
Note that no mention is made in this message of any reason for the “non-selection” (actually cancellation) of the panels, depriving the panel organizers and defamed individuals of any ability to challenge the decision. By DAVE LINDORFF Counterpunch June 2, 2017 Beginning today, June 2, the Left Form (formerly the Socialist Scholars’ Conference), will conduct […]
The Deep State – a.k.a. the police state, a.k.a. the military industrial complex – has taken over.
As we know now, the real power is exercised by the deep states that have the upper hand on the press, the judiciary, the army and the intelligence services. The French deep state is also closely connected with its US counterpart. This cartoon came to Rise Up Times via Linked In from France. Arnaud […]
Democracy is not an inheritance but our challenge.
Trump’s failure to grasp the necessity of the New Cold War with Russia “threat[ens] … Washington’s broader imperial strategy. … The economic integration of Asia and Europe must be blocked to preserve Washington’s hegemonic grip on world power.”
A two-part video interview with Coleen Rowley on the deep state.
Who is the biggest player of all? Capital. “It is not too much,” Lofgren writes, “to say that Wall Street may be the ultimate owner of the Deep State and its strategies . . . By Paul Street Cyrano’s Journal Today Republished from Z Magazine May 16, 2014 According to a recent much-discussed online essay by the former long-time top […]
“The biggest problem facing the US may not be its repressive institutions, modes of governance and the militarization of everyday life, but the interiority of neoliberal nihilism, the hatred of democratic relations and the embrace of a culture of cruelty.” By Henry A Giroux Wednesday, 26 February 2014 Moyers & Company | Op-Ed truthout.org (Photo: Caroline Schiff Photography / […]
Everyone knows about the military-industrial complex, which, in his farewell address, President Eisenhower warned had the potential to “endanger our liberties or democratic process” but have you heard of the “Deep State?” Moyers & Company February 21, 2014 Mike Lofgren, a former GOP congressional staff member with the powerful House and Senate Budget Committees, […]