• Regime Change

    Why You Should Be Intensely Skeptical Of Everything You Hear About Iran Protests

    Source: Caitlin Johnstone Rogue Journalist June 27, 2018 Caitlin Johnstone Every few weeks I switch from being accused by pro-establishment Democrats of writing propaganda for Putin and Assad to being accused by pro-Trump Republicans of writing propaganda for the Iranian government, all because I am opposed to US-led regime change intervention in both Syria or Iran. Whichever country the US war machine is roaring loudest at on a given day, that’s the country I’m writing propaganda for, because somehow the social engineers have succeeded in turning regime change interventionism in Iran vs. regime change interventionism in Syria into a partisan wedge issue. Couldn’t possibly just be that I know the…

  • Police State

    Police Unleash ‘Brutal Attacks’ on Austerity Protesters in Storm-Ravaged Puerto Rico

    Source: Common Dreams May 2, 2018 by Jessica Corbett While “inhumane and strikingly antidemocratic” budget cuts are imposed on the U.S. territory, outrage after law enforcement used tear gas and rubber bullets to break up May Day demonstrations. Police in Puerto Rico deployed tear gas and fired rubber bullets to shut down May Day protests as thousands of people took to the streets of the U.S. territory, which is still battling the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria—and a debt crisis that preceded the storm. While people worldwide demonstrated Tuesday to demand improved labor conditions on International Workers Day, Puerto Ricans also turned out to protest the Trump administration’s failed response…

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    Propaganda/Psyops,  Regime Change

    We Need to Talk About the Iran Protests

    Source: The Corbett Report January 5, 2017 James Corbett Are these protests in Iran spontaneous, or are they the result of another regime change operation? This week on The Corbett Report James explores the past, present and future of US and Israeli involvement in Iran, and the attempts to foment unrest in the country. This video (We Need to Talk About the Iran Protests) was originally created and published by Corbett Report and is published here under a Creative Commons license with attribution to James Corbett and CorbettReport,com. It may be re-posted freely with proper attribution, author bio, and this copyright statement. Related Posts:US Empire Is Running The Same Script With Iran That It Ran With…

  • History,  The Deep State

    The Other Side of War: Fury and Repression in St. Louis

    Source: counterpunch by Carl Boggs History often follows something of a dialectical pattern – power begets resistance, war generates blowback, and so forth.  In 1960s America, it was a brutal imperialist war in Indochina – the bloodiest in U.S. history – that gave rise to some of the largest and most incendiary protests this country has ever seen.  There was, at the same time, a crucial third part to this dialectic:  massive governmental repression designed to quell those protests.   Much is known about the war and the deep opposition to it, far less about the nefarious work of the FBI and kindred intelligence agencies to crush not only the antiwar…