Category: ANTI-COMMUNISM

Credulous Atheist Believes Evidence-Free Establishment Russia Narrative

CAITLIN JOHNSTONE—Establishment-fueled Russia hysteria is a religion. It is an entirely faith-based belief system which has toxic effects on the people who subscribe to it, and toxic effects on the world as it manufactures support for insane escalations between two nuclear superpowers. As we discussed yesterday, if you don’t have a functioning radar for detecting malignant narratives, you might get lucky and find yourself in opposition to some pernicious belief systems, yet also find yourself selling CIA narratives to your very large online audience as well.

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Democrats downplay Google censorship at congressional hearing

ANDRE DAMON—The campaign to implement this censorship regime was spearheaded by the Democratic Party, which, based on claims of Russian “meddling” in the 2016 election, sought to pressure the technology giants to block and suppress left-wing opposition, which it branded as “extremist viewpoints.”

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British perfidy in Greece: a story worth remembering

The setting for the events of December 3 cuts deep into Greek and British history. Greece, during the pre-war period, was ruled by a Royalist dictatorship whose emblem of a fascist axe and crown well expressed its dichotomy once war began: the dictator, General Ioannis Metaxas, had been trained as an army officer in Imperial Germany to which he felt aligned, while Greek King George II – an uncle of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh – was closely attached to Britain. The Greek left meanwhile had been re-inforced by a huge influx of politicised refugees and liberal intellectuals from Asia Minor, who populated the Aegean islands and crammed into the slums of Pireaus and working-class Athens.

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“There’s no left in the US today.” Political persecution, media banishment and infiltration crippled it many decades ago.

There is a Left in the US? Why, because the TV news says so? There hasn’t been a Left in the US at least since the 1960s, probably not since the 1930s. No? Fine. Name a single Communist, Socialist, or Anarchist member of the federal government? How about your state or local governments, are they run by any of these folks? Are any of these parties even on your ballot? Fuck that, let’s make it easier and only ask for center-Left: Name a single Green member of the federal government. Can we please stop repeating this huckster swindle, this ignorant canard, that there is a Left in the US? It just makes us look stupid.

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