By Kristine Mattis And as it was in the beginning, so shall it be in the end That bullshit is bullshit, it just goes by different names … Paul Weller (The Jam) Logo from ThinkProgress. We all know the old Albert Einstein adage that the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and [...]
By Stephen Lendman Despite a disaster multiples worse than Chernobyl, major media reports all along downplayed it. Now they largely ignore it, moving on to more important things like celebrity features and baseball’s opening day, besides pretending American-led Libya bombing is well-intended when, in fact, it’s another brazen power grab – an imperial war of [...]
By Stephen Lendman Obama’s March 28 television address wreaked of hypocrisy, lies and disdain for basic democratic values, making an indefensible case for naked aggression against a non-belligerent country. America’s media approved.
By Tom Burghardt of Antifascist Calling… Not since AT&T whistleblower Marc Klein’s 2006 revelations that U.S. telecommunications giants were secretly collaborating with the government to spy on Americans, has a story driven home the point that we are confronted by a daunting set of invisible enemies: the security and intelligence firms constellating the dark skies [...]
By Phil Rockstroh From Celebrities To Tsunamis: “If they can get you asking the wrong questions, they don’t have to worry about the answers.” A number of years back, Pauline Kael took Steven Spielberg to task for his depiction of rural Georgia circa 1909 in his movie, The Color Purple…averring that Spielberg’s only field of [...]
This is a cut from the DemocracyNow! broadcast for March 3, 2011. It covers the ongoing resistance in Wisconsin, and the lies of the RepubliCons. Special feature with David Cay Johnston.
Swans Commentary » swans.com March 23, 2009 By Michael Barker “When the twentieth century becomes history it will be seen as distinctive, I believe, for three developments in liberal Western societies: the growth of democracy; the rise of huge concentrations of economic power, known as corporations; and the professionalizing and institutionalizing of propaganda, especially as a means for safe-guarding [...]