War

China Warns of “Peace Disease” And “Unavoidable” War With US

Source: The Corbett Report July 9, 2018 James Corbett A leaked Chinese memo reveals that the Chinese military is combating “peace disease” and avoiding an “unavoidable” war by . . . building up their military? What does all this mean, what does it have to do with Thucydides, and what …

Imperialism

Dismantling A Society: How Empires Feed Off the Republic

Source: counterpunch June 28, 2018 by RS Ahthion “It is patently ridiculous for the United Nations to examine poverty in America.” -Nikki Haley (1) Nikki Haley released a ferocious rebuke of a UN report detailing poverty in the United States. As if she could will away or dismiss its findings …

Geopolitics

How to Evade Sanctions

Source: The Corbett Report June 2, 2018 James Corbett “Abandon all hope ye who enter here.” That, famously, is the inscription above the gates of hell in Dante’s Inferno, and, if Uncle Sam gets his way, it will be the first thing that comes to mind for any company seeking …

Imperialism

Imperial Recovery and “Disappearing Workers”: Imperialism Expands, Living Standards Decline

Source: Global Research May 25, 2018 By Prof. James Petras Nero played his fiddle, Obama shot baskets and Trump twittered while their empires burned. What makes empire decay and what makes empires expand has everything to do with their relations between rulers and the ruled. Several factors are decisive. These …

Geopolitics

Brilliant Strategy Of Offering North Korea “The Libya Model” Somehow Falls Through

Source: Caitlin Johnstone Rogue Journalist May 25, 2018 Caitlin Johnstone Three days before President Trump announced him as the new National Security Advisor, deranged mutant death walrus John Bolton appeared on Radio Free Asia and said of negotiations with North Korea, “I think we should insist that if this meeting …

Collectivism

How Democracy Ended

Source: Strategic Culture Foundation May 19, 2018 Eric ZUESSE What killed democracy was constant lying to the public, by politicians whose only way to win national public office is to represent the interests of the super-rich at the same time as the given politician publicly promises to represent the interests of the …

Empire

Just Another Day in a Collapsing Empire

Source: counterpunch May 17, 2018 by Jason Holland May 14th was quite a day for the empire, the shit show on full display exhibiting lots of swagger in its death throes. The people on the inside are the last to know. They don’t see it but everyone else does. The …

Kakistocracy

Is the U.S. Government Evil? You Tell Me

Source: The Rutherford Institute April 23, 2018 John W. Whitehead “The greatest evil is not now done … in concentration camps and labour camps. In those we see its final result. But it is conceived and ordered (moved, seconded, carried, and minuted) in clean, carpeted, warmed and well-lighted offices, by …

Interventionism

Why Each US President Ends Up As Ruthless Interventionist These Days

Source: Strategic Culture Foundation April 19, 2018 Philip M. GIRALDI In the wake of last week’s cruise missile attack on Syria, there was a joke going around the internet saying that it doesn’t matter who Americans vote for, they always wind up getting John McCain as President of the United …

Interventionism

Confirmed US Meddling in Thailand’s Upcoming Elections

Source: New Eastern Outlook February 21, 2018 Joseph Thomas As the United States intensifies its accusations against Russia for alleged interference in the 2016 US Presidential Elections, the United States itself is found engaged in confirmed political interference worldwide. This includes in Southeast Asia where Washington is attempting to rush …