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 …

Surveillance State

The Hypocrisy of The New York Times: America is a Surveillance State

Source: Activist Post February 20, 2018 by Derrick Brose The New York Times is more than willing to point out the surveillance state in China and other nations; however, they remain silent about America’s surveillance. In early February The New York Times ran a piece titled “What It’s Like to …

Cost of War

The Military Industrial Complex Strikes Again: War Spending Will Bankrupt America

Source: The Rutherford Institute February 12, 2018 By John W. Whitehead “Why throw money at defense when everything is falling down around us? Do we need to spend more money on our military (about $600 billion this year) than the next seven countries combined? Do we need 1.4 million active …

Crimes Against Humanity

U.S. Murders 100 Syrian Soldiers, Claims “Self-Defense” In Country America Invaded And Occupies

Source: Activist Post February 8, 2018 By Brandon Turbeville In the latest instance of American war criminality, the United States launched an air attack against the Syrian military on Wednesday, February 7, 2018. This brazen aggression against the sovereign government of Syria has resulted in the death of at least …

Poverty

Poverty American Style

Photo by Thomas Galvez | CC BY 2.0 Source: counterpunch February 8, 2018 by Kenneth Surin “The American Dream is rapidly becoming the American illusion.” In December last year, United Nations Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, Professor Philip Alston, issued a statement on his 15-day fact-finding mission …

Foreign Policy

The US Finally Told the Truth About Its Military Objective in Syria

Source: ANTIMEDIA January 24, 2018 by Darius Shahtahmasebi After over a year of flip-flopping and reversing its position on Syria and its president, Bashar al-Assad, the U.S has finally admitted the real reason its military continues to violate Syria’s sovereignty. From the Washington Post: “After months of incoherence, the Trump administration has taken a step toward a …