War Begets War… and Nothing Else

The U.S. government contains a terrible void where it ought to have sanity by Robert Koehler CommonDreams edited by O Society June 22, 2019 https://youtu.be/y2kyXN4ZVQg Bomb bomb bomb, bomb bomb Iran . . . Thanks, John McCain! Let’s mix a little humor in with war. It’s so much easier to take when we do. By the … Continue reading War Begets War… and Nothing Else

The Management of Savagery – How America’s National Security State Fueled the Rise of al-Qaeda, ISIS, and Donald Trump

by Jim Miles Global Research edited by O Society June 201, 2019 Even though the ending is known, Max Blumenthal’s book The Management of Savagery draws the reader through an intriguing tale of media management, political management, financial management all with the goal of achieving the management of savagery.  The title derives from a 2004 … Continue reading The Management of Savagery – How America’s National Security State Fueled the Rise of al-Qaeda, ISIS, and Donald Trump

White House Claims Iran Behind Attack On Nancy Kerrigan

by Onion edited by O Society June 20, 2019 WASHINGTON—Blasting the Middle Eastern nation for the brutal assault on the Olympic figure skater, President Donald Trump claimed Tuesday that Iran was behind the infamous 1994 kneecapping of Nancy Kerrigan. “It is because of the crazed actions of the Ayatollah that a world-class athlete was cut … Continue reading White House Claims Iran Behind Attack On Nancy Kerrigan

The View from Abroad – America as Others See It

American Homeless picking their way through garbage by Fred Reed Unz edited by O Society June 19, 2019 Americans are brought up to believe that the United States is a shining city on a hill, a light to mankind, that the world envies us for our values and freedoms, and hates us because we have … Continue reading The View from Abroad – America as Others See It

With cryptocurrency launch, Facebook sets its path toward becoming an independent nation

The world’s newest country? by Jennifer Grygiel Conversation edited by O Society June 18, 2019 Facebook has announced a plan to launch a new cryptocurrency named the Libra, adding another layer to its efforts to dominate global communications and business. Backed by huge finance and technology companies including Visa, Spotify, eBay, PayPal and Uber – plus … Continue reading With cryptocurrency launch, Facebook sets its path toward becoming an independent nation

Anthropocene: Why Don’t We Hear About More Species Going Extinct?

The extinction crisis threatens life all over the planet, but scientists are cautious about declaring a species extinct too quickly by John Platt Scientific American edited by O Society June 18, 2019 e’ve been hearing it for years: The world is in the midst of a biodiversity crisis, with species going extinct at a rate … Continue reading Anthropocene: Why Don’t We Hear About More Species Going Extinct?

Anthropocene: Donald Trump and the Cult of Rapture

Isaiah 45:1 Thus saith the Lord to his anointed, to Cyrus, whose right hand I have holden, to subdue nations before him; and I will loose the loins of kings, to open before him the two leaved gates; and the gates shall not be shut; by Carol Wolman  edited by O Society June 18, 2019 Why … Continue reading Anthropocene: Donald Trump and the Cult of Rapture