Author: margo stiles

Dem Support For Trump Surveillance Powers Proves “Resistance” Is Bullshit

CAITLIN JOHNSTONE—The two parties are both lying to you and the entire show is fake. US politics is a WWE performance with the audience deeply invested in the outcome of the match, each side of the stadium screaming for their favorite wrestler when the only determining factor is what will make Vince McMahon the most money. It’s all a fake spectacle, and it’s designed to screw you over.

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Professor Stephen F. Cohen: Rethinking Putin – a review

THE SAKER—In the meanwhile, the West is still stuck in its old, ideological ways: imperialism, nationalism and messianic exclusivism on one hand, and a complete surrender to post-modernism, cultural self-hatred, petty minority politics and moral relativism on the other. It is, therefore, no surprise whatsoever that both mainstream camps in the West completely misread Putin and can’t figure out what he is up to.

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Time, Postmodernism, Science and Capitalism

JIMMIE MOGLIA—just as the film industry is a top-down imposition of official ideology, masqueraded as popular taste, postmodernism is a top-down imposition of a culture exuding from academia, and rooted in the comparatively little known socio-philosophical movement called “Cultural Marxism.” In turn, Cultural Marxism traces its roots to the 1960s and the so-called Frankfurt schools of academics. In my view, “Cultural” and “classical” Marxism have little to do with each other. Yet, cultural Marxism at large has inspired the actual ongoing war against Western European people, nations, culture and values. A war using as weapons the tools of postmodernism, as per the list above.

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CBS Working to Kill any Possible Good Will Dividend for North Korea Stemming from Winter Olympics

PATRICE GREANVILLE—Despite this awesome panoply of tools to achieve just about any end, the Winter Olympics in Korea and the increasing talk of a warm-up in relations between Seoul and Pyongyang is giving the empire managers shivers, this being so unexpected, so the propaganda and political organs are working double time to maintain the accustomed imperialist order, a setup which benefits absolutely no one, including 99% of the US population.

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A conversation with film historian Max Alvarez: How the #MeToo campaign echoes the McCarthyite witch hunt of the 1940s and 1950s

DAVID WALSH/ MAX ALVAREZ—”I remember director Abraham Polonsky, who was blacklisted and who was very committed to the Communist Party, once commenting, speaking of that era, that “the worst” were the liberals, in terms of how they responded and capitulated. I’m getting a sense of what he means by observing what’s taking place now. As I say, these attacks are coming from liberal or “left” areas. More so than in the 1950s.”

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