Vicious Cycle: The Pentagon Creates Tech Giants and Then Buys their Services

by TJ Coles CounterPunch edited by O Society May 22, 2019 The US Department of Defense’s bloated budget, along with CIA venture capital, helped to create tech giants, including Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google and PayPal. The government then contracts those companies to help its military and intelligence operations. In doing so, it makes the tech giants … Continue reading Vicious Cycle: The Pentagon Creates Tech Giants and Then Buys their Services

Truth Vanishes Beneath a Cloud of Poison Gas

edited by O Society May 20, 2019 Press Report In April last year, Syrian opposition groups claimed the Syrian government launched a chemical attack in the last opposition stronghold near Damascus. The US, France, and Britain responded with a shower of cruise missiles against Syria. Now a leaked report by engineers from the Organization for … Continue reading Truth Vanishes Beneath a Cloud of Poison Gas

US and UK Governments Feed Julian Assange Drugs to Induce Psychotic Episodes

by Karen Kwiatkowski edited by O Society May 9, 2019 Pray and weep. There is great evil being perpetrated by Washington D.C. here and around the world, including chemical torture. A persistent terrible hate for life, liberty and humanity arrived on little cat feet and has taken over our country.  This did not begin with … Continue reading US and UK Governments Feed Julian Assange Drugs to Induce Psychotic Episodes

Mueller Report Provides Irrefutable Evidence Intel and Law Enforcement Tried to Entrap Trump

by Larry Johnson Sic Semper Tyrannis edited by O Society May 9, 2019 The preponderance of evidence makes this very simple--there was a broad, coordinated effort by the Obama Administration, with the help of foreign governments, to target Donald Trump and paint him as a stooge of Russia. The Mueller Report provides irrefutable evidence that … Continue reading Mueller Report Provides Irrefutable Evidence Intel and Law Enforcement Tried to Entrap Trump

Social Media and the Society of the Spectacle

by Kenn Orphan CounterPunch edited by O Society May 2, 2019 “The reigning economic system is a vicious cycle of isolation. Its technologies are based on isolation, and these contribute to the same isolation. From automobiles to television, the goods the spectacular system chooses to produce also serve it as weapons for constantly reinforcing the … Continue reading Social Media and the Society of the Spectacle

American Internet Companies Are Privatized Instruments of US Geopolitical Power: They No Longer Bother To Hide It

Perhaps the one positive thing to come out of RussiaGate is no one believes Silicon Valley’s global utopianism anymore. By Yasha Levine edited by O Society April 21, 2019   What a Western Electric advert from 1944 can teach us about Google and Facebook I was in the New York Public Library recently doing research … Continue reading American Internet Companies Are Privatized Instruments of US Geopolitical Power: They No Longer Bother To Hide It

The Martyrdom of Julian Assange

The arrest Thursday of Julian Assange eviscerates all pretense of the rule of law and the rights of a free press. The illegalities, embraced by the Ecuadorian, British and U.S. governments, in the seizure of Assange are ominous. They presage a world where the internal workings, abuses, corruption, lies and crimes, especially war crimes, carried … Continue reading The Martyrdom of Julian Assange