Venezuela Under Siege by U.S. Empire

Venezuela has the largest known reserve of oil in the world, and Venezuela controls its own oil, not international corporations; and it uses its oil for the benefit of its people. The U.S. Empire instead wants to control that oilREAD ON

Piety and Proscription in the MSM: Noble Imperialists and Dirty Dissidents

The professional class of media sycophants did their damndest throughout the run up to the parliamentary vote in England. Yet the tame and genteel Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party gained dozens of seats while the sniveling varlet Theresa May lost herREAD ON

Russia Trumps Ecocide at the Petroleum Broadcasting System

“The alternative” is underway, aided and abetted by a dominant U.S. media that is absurdly obsessed with RussiaTrump to a degree that is egregiously irresponsible given the pressing significance of other topics, including climate change, the biggest story of ourREAD ON

After Hamburg protests, German government plans crackdown on left-wing views

The slogan “Rock Against the Left” had previously been associated with neo-Nazi rock bands such as “Freikorps” and “Sturmfront.” The far-right press in Germany warmly welcomed Maas’s proposal. The “new right” Junge Freiheitnewspaper quoted a statement by Nazi-linked German-Italian rockREAD ON

Beyond Inauthentic Opposition

Another part of the answer to the question of why I might try to make myself vote for a Democratic presidential candidate in a contested state also has nothing to do with what W.E.B. DuBois called “the game of lesserREAD ON