Tag Archives: CIA

The limits of identity politics

  I’m pretty sure this will not be a popular post, but I have to ask some uncomfortable questions. Is US society better now that we have woman torturer as head of the CIA who also happens to be a … Continue reading

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Making the connection

  Gina Haspel has been confirmed as America’s new CIA director. Now that we have a torturer in charge of our premier intelligence agency it’s appropriate to make the connection between the economic and foreign policies of the US empire. Neoliberalism … Continue reading

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I am the Walrus

  The non-stop demonization of Russia has achieved its desired outcome–a new cold war with Russia. This comes as the US empire enters post-primacy and desperately seeks a major new conflict to maintain its dominance and forestall the rise of a multipolar world. … Continue reading

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A dirty game

  The sociopathic elite that make up the deep state are playing a very dirty game. Russia-gate has gone from allegations that Donald Trump personally colluded with Vladimir Putin to deny Hillary Clinton the presidency to the latest indictment of … Continue reading

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Deep State–Über Alles

  In light of the non-stop yammering about Russian meddling in our precious democracy, it’s time to revisit the concept of an American deep state. Liberal commentators have heaped derision on the term–deep state, depicting it as Trump supporters protecting … Continue reading

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An adversarial way

  Legendary investigative journalist Robert Parry has died. Anyone who’s read this blog knows how much I valued Robert and his investigative website–Consortiumnews.com. His death is a profound tragedy, and I’ve spent the week in a state of persistent melancholy. Life … Continue reading

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Illusion only is sacred, truth profane

  There was much pearl-clutching by the corporate media when Trump blurted out the truth of US foreign policy in a recent interview with Fox host, Bill O’ Reilly. “There are a lot of killers.” Trump responded. “We’ve got a lot … Continue reading

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