Category Archives: propaganda

The Gatekeepers

  When they silenced Alex Jones, I was certain that that wouldn’t be the end of the online censorship. And, now the other shoe has dropped with Facebook’s and Twitter’s recent purging of alternative sites and accounts that challenge conventional … Continue reading

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Après moi, le déluge

  Last week, I neglected to mention one of the key drivers of American nihilism–elite impunity. As David Sirota recounts in a new article, since Enron, America has become an elite accountability free-zone. “Our society has been fundamentally altered by … Continue reading

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American Nihilism

  Why are Americans so desperately unhappy? What’s up with the opioid addiction, the mass murders, the deaths of despair, and the deep cynicism, that I’ve come to call American nihilism? Maybe this is all because we’ve embraced economic policies that condemned millions … Continue reading

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Kayfabe

  The resistance to President Trump leaves much to be desired. While it’s true that substantial numbers of Americans oppose Trump, the #Resistance, led by establishment Democrats is anything but resistance. More like kayfabe. The recent Defense spending bill is … Continue reading

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Ten Years After

  Ten years ago the US stock market tanked, and for the next several weeks financial markets were a cluster-fuck of panic and chaos. Americans were frightened of what was happening in the economy. The real estate market had collapsed. Venerable Wall … Continue reading

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Profiles in Courage

  In a courageous speech delivered on the House floor just two days after the nation memorialized 9/11, Democratic Hawaiian Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard on Thursday slammed Washington’s longtime support to anti-Assad jihadists in Syria, while also sounding the alarm over the current … Continue reading

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Quagmires

  I still wonder if Trump would have carried out his promise of better relations with Russia and less interventionist foreign policies absent Russia-gate? I ask this question because a confluence of events in Syria is increasing the danger of war with … Continue reading

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