Category: ABOMINATIONS

Ruling Class War Games at the White House

GLEN FORD—The herd of corporate operatives that calls itself a White House press corps is up in arms over the Trump administration’s cancellation of CNN correspondent Jim Acosta’s press pass, last week. Acosta’s bosses at CNN, owned by AT&T’s WarnerMedia conglomerate, have filed suit, charging White House staffers and an unnamed Secret Service agent with violating Acosta’s rights to freedom of the press and due process of law.

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Why the U.S. Military is Woefully Unprepared for a Major Conventional Conflict

The interests of the military industrial complex in promoting conflict, and maximizing financial profit will continue to steer the United States military, and the nation as a whole, on an unsustainable and self-destructive path. There is little doubt that if the Deep State pushes the nation to war against Russia or China, and likely an alliance of the two, that the United States military has ever been in a weaker position.

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Facebook deletes WSWS post on Sri Lanka

ANDREW DAMON—While Facebook has given no explanation for the removal of the article, its motivations are self-evident. The company is not only increasingly integrated into, but more and more staffed by, current and former officials of the US intelligence agencies. These state agencies see the growing audience for international socialism as an obstacle to their efforts to exploit ethnic divisions in developing countries to further the geopolitical aims of US imperialism.

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Colbert: Egging Trump to destabilize Korea, again

PATRICE GREANVILLE—It remains ironic that the lethal absurdity of the North-South stalemate, which could have triggered a nuclear war in Korea quickly engulfing the rest of Asia and the planet, was broken precisely by Trump’s outrageous threats and ultimatums, all of which finally made perfectly clear to South Koreans and the rest of the world that Washington was quite ready to sacrifice them all to achieve its miserable objectives. It helped of course that the South Korean people—after many struggles— finally got rid of the last US supported crony-capitalist tyrant on Seoul’s throne, and replaced her with Moon Jae-in, a politician of great skill, vision and courage.

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