Category: CAPITALIST TENTACLES & FRONTS

The CIA’s Big Lie for Gina Haspel

MELVIN A GOODMAN—Morell’s memorandum, written in 2011 as the result of a disciplinary review, “found no fault with the performance of Ms. Haspel” because she drafted the cable “on the direct orders” of her superior and did not release it herself.  Obviously, Morell knows nothing of the Nuremberg principles that support punishment for officials who carry out illegal orders.  He made no mention about her leadership at the Agency’s most notorious secret prison in the war on terror.

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Nazis in the U.S. & Ukraine share symbols, why is the West still in denial?

MAX PARRY—Smearing of those concerned about Ukraine’s Nazis as “Russian propagandists” has been customary since the right wing putsch. The dangerous political climate legitimating such whitewashing has only increased amid the Russiagate hysteria following the 2016 election. A further examination of the mediasphere shows that this denialism of Kiev’s fascists continues, even as the same publications report on domestic Neo-Nazi organizations that use the exact same iconography as groups like Azov.

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Fuck You, Actually.

CAITLIN JOHNSTONE—This is as fascinating as it is infuriating. By attacking literally anything which poses an obstacle to the loose alliance of western plutocrats and secretive government agencies, the social engineers who are fueling this Russia hysteria are actually closer than ever before to openly admitting that the west is truly ruled by those plutocrats and agencies. They are now this close to saying “Russia is our enemy because it stands in opposition to the corporatist Orwellian oligarchy which is your real government.”

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Addressing US Congress, Macron backs neocolonial carve-up of Middle East

ALEX LANTIER—“The terrorist threat is even more dangerous when combined with the nuclear proliferation threat,” he said. “France supports fully the United States in its attempts to bring Pyongyang through sanctions and negotiations towards denuclearization of the Korean peninsula. As for Iran, our objective is clear: Iran shall never possess any nuclear weapons: not now, not in 5 years, not in 10 years, never.”

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