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
RAMIN MAZAHERI—South Koreans know this, and they told me all this, but it cannot be reported in the West. It certainly cannot be reported in South Korea – permanently hostility towards Pyongyang has been institutionalized in South Korean media, of course. I did visit the DMZREAD ON
MARGARET KIMBERLEY—Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg met with caucus members as they demanded that something be done to stop a non-existent crime. The click bait ads which are meant to sell products have now become the means of cutting the left off from the only meansREAD ON
ALEX LANTIER—In 2013, the WSWS wrote on Tsipras’ first trip to the Brookings Institution in Washington, where he auditioned for the Greek prime ministership with the US State Department, the International Monetary Fund and the CIA. Tsipras, the WSWS noted, got top marks: the IMFREAD 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
Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org ERIC ZUESSE—”The entire media-institution is rotten. And, it’s not because of errors. It’s because of the lies and the cover-ups, which are systematic, and which pump things to support the ideology that’s called “neoliberalism” in economics, and “neoconservatism” inREAD ON