Category Dissent Control

Beware the Movement’s “Controlled Opposition” — Black Agenda Report

Black Agenda Radio with Margaret Kimberley and Glen Ford 12 Oct 2020 https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/909320089&color=ff5500 Beware the Movement’s “Controlled Opposition” Authors Black Agenda Radio with Margaret Kimberley and Glen Ford glen Mon, 10/12/2020 – 22:33 Margaret Kimberley · Beware the Movement’s “Controlled Opposition” Shannon Jones, of Bronxites for NYPD Accountability, who was among 250 people arrested at a […]

Nearly all Black Lives Matter protests are peaceful despite Trump narrative, report finds

In stark contrast to rightwing claims, 93% of demonstrations have involved no serious harm to people or property Lois Beckett @loisbeckett The vast majority of the thousands of Black Lives Matter protests this summer have been peaceful, with more than 93% involving no serious harm to people or damage to property, according to a new report […]

Narrative Control Operations Escalate as America Burns — Strategic Culture Foundation

  Caitlin JOHNSTONE Wikipedia, Facebook, Twitter, and mainstream media are falling all over themselves with censorship and spin jobs to get the narrative back under control as mass protests continue to sweep across America. In 2017, representatives of Facebook, Twitter, and Google were instructed in a US Senate Judiciary Committee hearing that it is their responsibility to […]

The bigger picture

COVID-19 and Riots: the operational connections — Jon Rappoport’s Blog The COVID-19 operation was fraying badly: Protests against the lockdowns were expanding. The public-health measures (distancing, isolation, masks) were being attacked from all sides, as unnecessary, useless, overbearing, and unscientific. Many mainstream researchers, doctors, and even public health officials were exposing the fact that the […]

Jeffrey Sterling: I Reject Using My Unjust Conviction Against Julian Assange — Common Dreams – Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community

Jeffrey Sterling The U.S. prison system is one of deplorable living conditions, disregard for human life, and perpetual punishment. And given Assange’s health, he will be lucky to receive adequate care. (Photo: Claire Doherty/In Pictures via Getty Images) […] Given the long history of the U.S. government’s pursuit of Assange and the obvious political nature of […]

Freedom Rider: The Internet Does Washington’s Dirty Work

Freedom Rider: The Internet Does Washington’s Dirty Work Margaret Kimberley As long as the internet is in private hands it should be seen as a “frenemy” — a useful resource that can also be wielded as a weapon. In its early days the internet seemed to be an undisputed good, a means of communication open […]

Revealed: Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib targeted in Israeli fake news operation

  By David Smith, Michael McGowan , Christopher Knaus and Nick Evershed December 06, 2019 “Information Clearing House” –  Two Muslim US congresswomen have been targeted by a vast international operation that exploits far-right pages on Facebook to inflame Islamophobia for profit, a Guardian investigation has found. A mysterious Israeli-based group uses 21 Facebook pages to churn out more […]

The New ‘Black Codes’

Chris Hedges Mr. Fish / Truthdig The police forces in impoverished urban communities, equipped with military-grade weapons and empowered to harass and kill largely at will, along with mass incarceration, are the principal tools for the social control of the poor. There is little pretense of justice and even less of protection and safety. The […]

Paul Robeson and the Battle for the Soul of America — Strategic Culture Foundation

by Matthew Ehret     “Every artist, every scientist, every writer must decide now where he stands. The artist must take sides. He must elect to fight for freedom or for slavery. I have made my choice” Paul Robeson, 1937 America today stands at a crossroads. Where an entrenched oligarchy strives desperately to keep hold […]

Agents of Empire — Desultory Heroics

By Michael Krieger Source: Liberty Blitzkrieg The corporate revolution will collapse if we refuse to buy what they are selling – their ideas, their version of history, their wars, their weapons, their notion of inevitability. – Arundhati Roy Last week, Hillary Clinton called Tulsi Gabbard (and Jill Stein) Russian assets on a podcast. […] To […]