Editor's note: If they can get custody of Julian Assange, the US intelligence agencies - CIA, NSA, FBI - will put him naked in a cage and they will torture him. He may be taken to Guantanamo Bay or a black torture site in a foreign land. Gina Haspel knows the drill. Not only to … Continue reading The United States Probably Will Put Assange in Chains and Torture Him If It Can
How America's Most Powerful News Media Worked Hand in Glove with the Central Intelligence Agency and Why the Church Committee Covered It Up by Carl Bernstein Rolling Stone October 20, 1977 In 1953, Joseph Alsop, then one of America’s leading syndicated columnists, went to the Philippines to cover an election. He did not go because he … Continue reading The CIA and the Media
Accountability is for the little people, immunity is for the ruling class. If this ethos seems familiar, that is because it has preceded some of the darkest moments in human history. by David Sirota Guardian Oct 5, 2018 When the former Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling was released from prison a few weeks ago, the news conjured memories of … Continue reading America’s New Aristocracy Lives in an Accountability-Free Zone
Americans are confused. There has not been a left-wing in American government for decades. by O Society October 1, 2018 The corporate media - whether it is Rush Limbaugh bloviating in his echochamber or a NY Times editor telling the "respectable" people what to believe around the office - use the term "The Left" to … Continue reading The Left
Plutocracy Now! The United States today qualifies as a plutocracy – on a number of grounds, and it is having a profound impact on the media, education, and think tanks – indeed, on the whole of society. By Michael Brenner ConsortiumNews September 5, 2018 Plutocracy literally means rule by the rich. “Rule” can have various … Continue reading Plutocracy Now!
Lost in a narrative that often appeared to veer into our peculiarly American kind of hysteria is the absence of any credible evidence of what happened and who was responsible for it. It is tiresome to note, but none has been made available. Instead, we are urged to accept the word of institutions and senior … Continue reading Russiagate: Too Big To Fail
Have you ever stopped and considered how the ideas in your head got there? Especially the ideas you hold as true and important? I mean really considered it. All the way through. Maybe you know some of your beliefs and values were put there by your parents, by your religion, or by a book you … Continue reading Who Profits from Your Beliefs?