Category Police State

Race, Repression and Russiagate: Defending Radical Black Self-Determination

Race, Repression and Russiagate: Defending Radical Black Self-Determination Ajamu Baraka [It] is not Russians shooting down our people in the streets “Once again, Black opposition is being cast as somehow foreign influenced and, therefore, a security threat that justifies special targeted repression.” It is absurd and an insult to argue that Russian propaganda efforts “deepen […]

John Brennan’s Police State USA — OffGuardian

by Mike Whitney, via Information Clearing House Did the United States warn Russia to stay out of Syria? Yes, they did. Did they tell the Russians that if they joined the war against ISIS and helped Bashar al Assad the US would make them pay a heavy price? Yes. Did US agents and diplomats warn […] […]

We are being ruled by a government of scoundrels

This Is How Tyranny Rises and Freedom Falls: The Experiment in Freedom Is Failing By John Whitehead, Constitutional and Civil Rights Lawyer, the Rutherford Institute. “Every day I ask myself the same question: How can this be happening in America? How can people like these be in charge of our country? If I didn’t see […]

Black Identity Extremists

[Even lying jerks knock it out of the park sometimes. Ed] by abagond Black Identity Extremists (2017), or BIEs for short, is the FBI’s name for violent Black anti-racists in the US. Micah Johnson, who shot police in Dallas in 2016, is an example. The FBI says it is an actual movement. The FBI report on BIEs was […]

Criminalizing black thought

The FBI Targets Black “Ideology” Glen Ford The FBI Targets Black “Ideology” “It is a catch-all for blanket repression of Black activism of any kind. The FBI has apparently chosen a new heading under which to lump Black Americans targeted for political persecution: “Black Identity Extremists.” There’s a simple explanation for the new categorization. The […]

When a government uses force to control those it is sworn to protect

   by Anti-Media News Desk … Armed Tyrants Americans have grown too trustful of the State, too ready to assume bureaucrats have only our best interests at heart. Even with a maniacal man-child in the Oval Office, many are seemingly eager to turn over individual liberty to those who promise to manage our lives for us. […]

The End Of Empire: “The Death Spiral Appears Unstoppable” — Washington’s Blog

By Pulitzer prize winning reporter Chris Hedges. Originally published at Truth Dig. Reprinted with permission. Mr. Fish The American empire is coming to an end. The U.S. economy is being drained by wars in the Middle East and vast military expansion around the globe. It is burdened by growing deficits, along with the devastating effects… via […]