The Gamification of Tyranny

It looks like we’re headed for a brave new world where all citizens are rated on their loyalty to the state and are punished for wandering from its narrative.  Call it the gamification of repression.  In China, the supposedly communist state—in fact, it is an advanced form of crony capitalist authoritarianism that Marx would have [...]

Media Ignores Israeli Role in Downing of Russian Aircraft in Syria

After the Syrians accidentally targeted a Russian surveillance aircraft over the Mediterranean and the Russians pinned the blame on Israel, the corporate propaganda media scrambled to spin the story.  The Pentagon and State Department directed media insinuate the tragedy was the fault of the Russians, who got in the way of yet another—there are hundreds—illegal [...]

British Critic of the Skripal Poisoning Arrested for Appearing on RT

The UK government is now targeting critics of the fake chemical attack in Salisbury it has attributed to the Russians with zero evidence. Most recent example, Dr. Chris Busby, a British retired nuclear scientist. His home in Bideford, Devon was raided after cops responding to a domestic argument reported feeling sick after visiting the residence. [...]

Marines Team Up with Islamists in Syria

Trump and the Pentagon have sent a number of Marines to al-Tanf in Syria where they are participating in live-fire exercises. According to Reuters, the objective of the exercise is designed to send “a strong message to Russia and Iran that the Americans and the rebels intend to stay and confront any threats to their [...]

War Propaganda: UK Blames Russia for British Airways Hack

Propaganda designed to get a war going with Russia has never been more transparent.  Consider this headline today at The Sun: “VLAD’S ARMY Russian hackers were behind massive British Airways data theft that forced thousands of Brits to cancel their bank cards, experts claim.” The Sun and other propaganda conduits realize many people simply scan [...]

Trump Says He Doesn’t Need a Fake Chemical Attack to Bomb Syria

Now that the noninterventionist president appears ready to give the go-ahead to kill more people in Syria, the corporate script reading media is providing the sort of necessary propaganda required to get the American people in the mood for mass murder. There is NO EVIDENCE of this. But we no longer need evidence, merely the [...]

Russian Collusion Poll Shows How Easily Americans Are Fooled

The Washington Post has posted the results of a recent poll conducted in conjunction with ABC News. President Trump’s disapproval rating has hit a high point of 60 percent, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll that also finds that clear majorities of Americans support the special counsel’s Russia investigation and say the president [...]

Watching America’s Collapse

Watching America’s Collapse

In the 1950s and 1960s the United States was a vibrant society. Upward mobility was strong, and the middle class expanded. During the 1970s the internal contradiction in Keynesian demand management resulted in stagflation. Reagan’s supply-side economic policy cured that. With a sound economy under him, Reagan was able to pressure the Soviet government, which [...]

President Bolton Threatens Russia

John Bolton warned Russia the United States will take “necessary steps” to stop it meddling in the 2018 midterms. “I made it clear that we wouldn’t tolerate meddling in 2018 and that we were prepared to take necessary steps to prevent it from happening,” he said. CBS News reports this morning: It was a statement [...]

Michael Cohen and the Bad Actors

Michael Cohen needs your help so he can rat out Trump.  His attorney, Lanny Davis, has set-up a GoFundMe, which the Clinton confidant dubs the “Michael Cohen Truth Fund.” “On July 2, 2018, Michael Cohen declared his independence from Donald Trump and his commitment to tell the truth,” the GoFundMe declares. “Michael decided to put [...]