by Danny Sjursen AntiWar March 19, 2019 There are times when I wish that the United States would just drop the charade and declare itself a global empire. As a veteran of two imperial wars, a witness to the dark underside of America’s empire-denial, I’ve grown tired of the equivocation and denials from senior policymakers. The U.S. can’t be … Continue reading The American Emperor Has No Clothes
by Ilhan Omar Washington Post March 18, 2019 ince I began my first term in Congress, I have sought to speak openly and honestly about the scale of the issues our country faces — whether it is ending the crippling burden of student debt, tackling the existential threat of climate change or making sure no one … Continue reading We Must Apply Our Universal Values to All Nations. Only Then Will We Achieve Peace.
When the Defense Department flunked its first-ever fiscal review, one of our government’s greatest mysteries was exposed to the public: Where does the DoD’s $700 billion annual budget go? https://youtu.be/VmG4nBhp6bU Trump's Budget Proposal Cuts Everything Except the Military, Which Gets Its Usual Raise by Matt Taibbi Rolling Stone Mar 17, 2019 A retired Air … Continue reading The Pentagon’s Bottomless Money Pit
by Mawr Gorshin Infinite Ocean edited by O Society Mar 13, 2019 Photo by Carlos Herrero on Pexels.comIntroduction Analysis of the 1944 film adaptation of Gaslight, leads to a recognition of ‘political gaslighting.' In abusive interpersonal relationships, the abuser fabricates, denies, and distorts the truth to disorient the victim. The super-rich, as well as the … Continue reading The Narcissism of Capital
Americans have hidden behind the mask of their country's good intentions for so long, their faces have grown into this mask. written by: Tim Duff Tonka Bay, Minnesota edited by O Society Mar 12, 2019 "If this nation is to be wise as well as strong, if we are to achieve our destiny, then we … Continue reading The Ugly American
Abby Martin & UN on Venezuela: An Ocean of Lies https://youtu.be/ii5MlQgGXyk by Jim Kavanagh Polemicist Feb 14, 2019 Not on CNN or MSNBC. Four of the huge pro-government rallies held throughout Venezuela on February 1st (Photo: PSUV) For you skim readers, here’s the bullet-point version: It’s imperialism. It’s American imperialism, a bipartisan national project. American imperialism is … Continue reading An Ocean of Lies: The Siege of Venezuela and The Travails of Empire
by Tim Duff Tonka Bay, Minnesota O Society Feb 21, 2019 The American people are very much like the children of a mafia boss, who don’t want to know what their father does for a living, but then wonder why the firebombs of injustice are being thrown through the window of their living-room. What a primitive … Continue reading Ilhan Omar Speaks Truth to Empire