The United States Probably Will Put Assange in Chains and Torture Him If It Can

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

America’s New Aristocracy Lives in an Accountability-Free Zone

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

Plutocracy Now!

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!

Russiagate: Too Big To Fail

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