Amy Goodman and Dennis Moynihan, interviews by Amy Goodman, an article in her newsletter by Caitlin Johnstone, and Helena Cobban has an extensive analysis of the polls in relation to age group demographics and he climate crisis.
"The real existing conflict in Syria today is not between Bachar al Assad and 65 exiled intellectuals. Proclaiming “support” for Westernized intellectual opponents of Assad is totally irrelevant to the existing situation. "
Attempts at limiting freedom of expression continue apace, while attacks on alternative media outlets by institutions of power grow.
After causing a growing split between EU countries, the immigrant crisis is now threatening to bring down Merkel’s own Christian Democratic (CDU) government.
We see this debate as a political opportunity,... and everything to do with how ...we are going to build a multiracial human rights movement capable of beating back surging white supremacy and rapidly concentrating corporate power.
Politicians obviously have self-interested reasons for denying that they have misinterpreted, miscalculated, and then persisted in bad policies that have resulted in death and destruction for their own countrymen as well as others.
Julian Assange: It's the world without sunlight, but I haven't seen sunlight in so long, I don't remember it.
So it’s all about mass murder of defenseless children, and to stop it, we should call on the drone king, Obama, to end “terror from the skies”.
...it is impermissible for any government outside of NATO to respond or even defend itself. To do so amounts to a provocation against NATO – and such hypocrisy is accepted by the West’s mainstream news media as the way that the world was meant to be.
…no less crucial for being obvious: in most of these countries, where Islam is the dominant religion, ... al-Qaeda, and the Taliban are essentially the only available vehicles for protest and rebellion. By now, they have completely replaced the socialist and nationalist movements that predominated in the twentieth century; these years have, that is, seen a remarkable reversion to religious, ethnic, and tribal identity, to movements that seek to establish their own exclusive territory by the persecution and expulsion of minorities.