Tag Archives: Russia

Waiting for the Flood

The US corporate media have transformed into empire cheerleaders, abandoning any pretext of being a Forth Estate holding power accountable. This dynamic took hold after 9/11 and the War on Terror era but the US proxy-war against Russia in Ukraine … Continue reading

Posted in anti-imperialism, deep state, neoconservatives, propaganda | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Public Diplomacy

The US doesn’t do diplomacy. Diplomacy is seen as a sign of weakness. Understanding your enemy is viewed as treasonous. Moreover, American foreign policy relies on force, either economic or military to achieve its aims. Because of this reality much … Continue reading

Posted in anti-imperialism, deep state, neoconservatives, propaganda | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Multipolar

The neocons are sure to lose their shit but what did they expect with their inept machinations and insane war mongering? Instead of a glorious neoliberal market utopia undergirded by American “full spectrum dominance” the rest of the world is … Continue reading

Posted in anti-imperialism, deep state, feral elite, neoconservatives, neoliberalism, propaganda | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Deluge

We are being smashed with a deluge of war propaganda In the first full month of the US proxy-war against Russia in Ukraine, American network TV stations gave more coverage than any other war that the US has been directly involved … Continue reading

Posted in propaganda | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Times they are a changing

The outbreak of the Ukraine conflict, the way it’s turning out, and the outraged but limited US/NATO response, are only a surprise to those who haven’t been paying attention to the fundamental changes already underway for some time. Even though … Continue reading

Posted in deep state, feral elite, neoconservatives, neoliberalism, propaganda | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

The revolution is in your mind

All governments employ propaganda because even the most despotic requires a modicum of consent. Perversely, democratic governments employ the most propaganda because their utilization of force is limited. Which brings us to the US, with the most sophisticated propaganda apparatus … Continue reading

Posted in deep state, feral elite, propaganda | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

The Surge

If Robert Parry were still alive he wouldn’t be surprised. He was always perceptive to the neocon’s proclivity to double down when one of their plans went off the rails. What’s clear is that the US does not pursue pragmatic … Continue reading

Posted in deep state, neoconservatives, propaganda | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Highway to Hell

There’s been a lot of books and articles written about America’s love affair with the automobile. This is not one of those. Most of us have heard the urban legend about how the car, oil and tire companies bought up … Continue reading

Posted in neoliberalism, propaganda | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Information Battle Space

There has been an obsessive focus on disinformation and “fake news” since Trump’s surprise election in 2016 as our feral elite seem determined to blame unofficial narratives rather than their disastrous mismanagement of the American empire. Increasingly, it does not … Continue reading

Posted in deep state, feral elite, propaganda | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Wither the Left

There isn’t an anti-imperialist left anymore. The conflict in Ukraine has, among many other things, highlighted a consequential, indeed historic, shift taking place in American politics with regard to foreign policy. The center of gravity of the anti-war movement is shifting … Continue reading

Posted in deep state, feral elite, propaganda | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment