Category: LIFE UNDER CAPITALISM

AMERICAN PROPAGANDA, AMERICAN STUDIES, AMERICAN WAY OF LIFE, CAPITALISM & SOCIALISM, LIFE UNDER CAPITALISM

What is the Point of Freedom of Speech When There is No Freedom of Thought?

SOFO ARCHON—The way you speak is the result of the way you think. That is, your thought process is reflected in how you express and communicate yourself through the means of language. Therefore, the more of a freethinking person you are, the more your speech will reflect your mind. On the contrary, the more manipulated your thinking is, the less you will be able to speak out your mind — because, in a sense, it is not yours.

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AMERICAN PROPAGANDA, AMERICAN STUDIES, AMERICAN WAY OF LIFE, LIFE UNDER CAPITALISM, MEDIA FRONT, MEDIA SCUM, PLUTOCRATIC POWER, PLUTOCRATS

The Dakota Pox

DARWIN HOLMSTROM—The ruling elite seems to be just getting started in its efforts to regain control of the narrative. Whether its blatant attempts at censorship will put the social media toothpaste back in the tube and stifle the spread of information not approved of by Ministry of Truth remains to be seen, but one thing is certain; the ruling elite resorting to such heavy-handed tactics for controlling the peasantry indicates a high level of desperation on their part.

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ABOMINATIONS, LIBERAL BETRAYALS, LIBERAL IDIOCY, LIFE UNDER CAPITALISM, MEDIA FRONT, MEDIA SCOUNDRELS, MEDIA SCUM

The Left Will Never Thrive Without a Well-Funded Left Media Organization

TED RALL—On Sunday, October 23rd “About 1,500 women and allied men marched on the Pentagon on Sunday to demand an end to perpetual war and the funding of education, health care and other social needs instead,” reported Joe Lauria of the progressive website Consortium News. Mainstream/corporate journalistic outlets memory-holed the event with a total media blackout.

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ABOMINATIONS, FALSE DEMOCRACY, FILTHY NEOCONS, LIBERAL IDIOCY, LIFE UNDER CAPITALISM, MEDIA FRONT, MEDIA SCOUNDRELS, MEDIA SCUM

Feigning moral outrage, the Times’ Thomas Friedman comes to the defense of the Saudi killer regime

BARRY GREY—The Times and other media critical of Trump have seized on the Khashoggi killing to step up their criticism of his decision to withdraw from the Iranian nuclear accord, not because they are opposed in principle to a war for regime-change in Iran, but because they see his action as a reckless diversion that has isolated the US from its nominal allies in Europe and distracted attention from the more pressing confrontation with Russia and China.

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