ANDRE VLTCHEK—“Religions in Indonesia are used to fuel conflicts. There is no religious tolerance in this country. During the Sukarno era, religions were actually not powerful at all; Indonesia was a secular state. In those years, it was absolutely acceptable if people did not believeREAD 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
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
CAITLIN JOHNSTONE—America is the safest country in the world and the most frightened country in the world, but if its people truly want to stop the wars they’re going to have to find some courage. America can maintain a strong military to defend itself withoutREAD ON
STEPHEN LENDMAN—What will it take to bring America to live according to its own self image? PBS’ predecessor, National Educational Television, was established in 1948, owned by the Ford Foundation. Ostensibly to provide public education, it was transformed into state-sponsored propaganda, a brainwashing service, instructing Americans toREAD ON