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Because what happens is that when you rise up, the elites can no longer count on the foot soldiers that maintain control both within the civil service, within the police and everywhere else, to protect them. mac_ivan (CC BY 2.0) truthdig.com May 9, 2015 In advance of the May 12 release of Truthdig columnist […]
“The rich are only defeated when running for their lives,” the historian C.L.R. James noted. And until you see the rich fleeing in panic from the halls of Congress, the temples of finance, the universities, the media conglomerates, the war industry and their exclusive gated communities and private clubs, all politics in America will be […]
Fraser: Many blame the media, which are intertwined with the power blocs of politics and business (an increasingly concentrated planetary business) and which do now and then function as propaganda machine and censor. But most of the time the media operate more insidiously than that, narrowly circumscribing what is allowable and thereby what is verboten in public debate, what is legitimate and what is outré, what is to be taken seriously and what is to be coolly dismissed. They invoke the sounds of silence without gagging anyone.
Tomgram: Engelhardt, The National Security State “Works,” Even If Nothing It Does Works By Tom Engelhardt tomdispatch.com December 18, 2014 It was December 6, 2019, three years into a sagging Clinton presidency and a bitterly divided Congress. That day, the 500-page executive summary of the Senate Intelligence Committee’s long fought-over, much-delayed, heavily redacted report on […]
In June 2011, Julian Assange received an unusual visitor: the chairman of Google, Eric Schmidt, arrived from America at Ellingham Hall, the country house in Norfolk, England where Assange was living under house arrest. A court in Sweden may drop rape charges against Julian Assange. (photo: AFP) By Julian Assange, Newsweek ReaderSupportedNews.org October 24, 2014 For […]
Cornel West: “He posed as a progressive and turned out to be counterfeit. We ended up with a Wall Street presidency, a drone presidency”
It’s not pessimistic, brother, because this is the blues. We are blues people. The blues aren’t pessimistic. We’re prisoners of hope but we tell the truth and the truth is dark. That’s different.
Exclusive: The Sunni extremist offensive into central Iraq appears to have stalled, but the political battle rages in Washington where neocons see an opening to pressure President Obama into recommitting the U.S. military in support of neocon goals in the Middle East, writes Robert Parry. By Robert Parry ConsortiumNews.com June 15, 2014 As President Barack Obama ponders […]
Stephen Gowans> Will Damascus Survive Washington’s Latest Attempt to Impose a Puppet Government on Syria?
Will Damascus Survive Washington’s Latest Attempt to Impose a Puppet Government on Syria? US secretary of state Hillary Clinton says Washington needs “an opposition that will be on record strongly resisting the efforts by extremists to hijack the Syrian revolution,” (1) but fails to add that it must also be open to the United States doing […]
Syria: NY Times’ Deadly Aim to Fool ALL the People ALL the Time By Jay Janson November 2, 2012 A veil of disinformation by Western business controlled media, never possible by any outright State-controlled media, has descended on the world. But with technology is racing toward easy electronic access to documented history, those employed […]
Anti-American Protests: Cutting Through Media Propaganda By Deepa Kumar Sunday, September 16, 2012 Deepa Kumar’s ZSpace Page Protests that began outside US diplomatic institutions over the vile and racist film “Innocence of Muslims” in Egypt and Libya have spread across the world from Bangladesh and India to Iran, Iraq and Morocco. The mainstream media in the […]
The Decline of Political Protest> Pussy Riot and Amnesty International What is most notable about this attention, and the attention of the Western media in general, is its tone. The tone is by no means a diplomatic appeal intended to persuade authorities to free the women in question. Rather, it is a tone of provocation. by DIANA […]
Farzana, ‘2 Million Friends’ and a Ceasefire in Afghanistan by Hakim and Kathy Kelly September 2, 2012 “Stop fighting,” suggests Farzana, a brave 22 year old Afghan stage actress. Significantly, her statement is in sharp contrast to what seems to be the democratic world’s unquestioned modus operandi of today, exemplified by U.S. Secretary of […]
Coleen Rowley Former FBI Special Agent Amnesty’s Shilling for US-NATO Wars By Ann Wright and Coleen Rowley 06/18/2012 Huffington Post The new Executive Director of Amnesty International USA — Suzanne Nossel — is a recent U.S. government insider. So it’s a safe bet that AI’s decision to seize upon a topic that dovetailed with […]
Coleen Rowley> Militarization of the Mothers: You’ve Come a Long Way, Baby, from Mother’s Day for Peace
Militarization of the Mothers: You’ve Come a Long Way, Baby, from Mother’s Day for Peace Coleen Rowley Posted: 05/14/2012 12:55 pm Huffington Post (Author’s note: Perhaps it’s a good thing I was obviously too late in submitting this to run on Mother’s Day so as not to cast a pall over the sentimental […]
Lynching in Libya – Made in U$A Murder of Gadhafi is next step to wider U.S. wars in Africa By Sara Flounders INTERNATIONAL ACTION CENTER STATEMENT ON LIBYA The brutal lynching of Moammar Gadhafi, the leader of Libya, is the latest criminal act in NATO’s seven-month war of regime change and conquest. Gadhafi died resisting to the […]
By Kase Wickman Wednesday, October 12, 2011 Raw Story A video combining footage of United States government leaders and clips of the grassroots Occupy Wall Street movement in downtown New York City has gone viral, reposted across several accounts on YouTube. The video opens with a statement by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton […]