Category: US GOVERNMENT CRIMES

Beyond Liberal Pieties: the Radical Challenge for Journalism

Main cover image:  What working journalists typically fail to see is that they rarely challenge the dominant culture’s ideological assumptions—that capitalism is a fair and just system, U.S. domination of the world promotes peace and freedom, and U.S. society moves steadily toward greater fairness on race and gender. A more radical journalism that eschewed liberal pieties would help a society transcendContinue reading

Sweden’s investigation into Julian Assange was a political frame-up from the outset

For the past several years, the international pseudo-left has barely mentioned Assange’s name. To appease their reactionary gender politics constituency, they would happily throw him to the wolves. These “left” and liberal forces play an objective social role. The realities of neo-colonial invasion, occupation and war are far from pretty. If the thugs of the Pentagon and CIA were left toContinue reading

JOHN PILGER—Getting Assange: the untold story

Books were published, movie deals struck and media careers launched or kick-started on the back of WikiLeaks and an assumption that attacking Assange was fair game and he was too poor to sue. People have made money, often big money, while WikiLeaks has struggled to survive. The previous editor of the Guardian, Alan Rusbridger, called the WikiLeaks disclosures, which his newspaperContinue reading

As The CIA Resumes Arming Rebels, Trump Escalates Proxy War In Syria

Despite knowing its support was empowering extremists, the U.S. continued to do so, realizing that it was necessary in order for the goal of overthrowing the Syrian government to have any realistic chance of success. This created the situation today where the opposition is dominated by al-Qaeda and filled with sectarian extremists. Share This: