CAITLIN JOHNSTONE—What’s really creepy is that it worked on some people. Ever since the gaslighting campaign began people have been telling me I’ve either been brainwashed by Russian propaganda or am a Russian propagandist myself; it’s become such a ubiquitous narrative within the liberalREAD ON
Pictured above: the speech that changed the world forever, Mao Zedong’s proclamation of liberation, on October 1st, 1949. Bordering countries, such as Afghanistan, Myanmar, Korea, Vietnam, Laos and nearby Cambodia have suffered the most horrific imperial consequences of being China’s neighbor, including war andREAD ON
ED CURTIN—The basic way people’s thinking is controlled today is by confusing them and creating a perpetual state of mental vertigo. Muddled and disordered by double-speak, illogical reporting, and a kaleidoscopic merry-go-round of conflicting reports, the average person is reduced to a mental mess.
ERIC ZUESSE—During the American Revolution, Americans finally came to understand the game, and overthrew and replaced the British aristocracy. Perhaps some day, Americans will overthrow and replace the American aristocracy. But, as of yet, no way is clear as to how that could be done.READ ON
ALEX LANTIER—The Catalan crisis has in particular exposed the bankruptcy of Podemos. It ceaselessly promoted illusions in the PSOE, which is rapidly moving to endorse a crackdown in Catalonia since the king’s speech, calling on the PSOE to form a joint government to oust Rajoy.READ ON
THIS ESSAY IS CROSSPOSTED WITH COUNTERPUNCH REV. WILLIAM ALBERTS—If NFL players – and coaches and owners – had taken a knee to protest the needless Afghanistan and Iraq wars, instead of promoting recruitment and militarism, and if far more people of faith had gotten up offREAD ON
ANDRE DAMON—“In mid-April, a Google search for ‘socialism vs. capitalism’ brought back one of the site’s links on the first results page but, by August, that same search didn’t feature any of its links. The site said 145 of the top 150 search terms thatREAD ON
RT.COM—“However, our audience has only been growing. What [the US authorities] fail to understand is just how much the people of the US distrust their own media. Trump’s win is a case in point, as he has been elected despite almost all the American mediaREAD ON