Category Propaganda

Russia’s v. America’s Records on Democracy, and on Whistleblowers’ Safety — Washington’s Blog

Eric Zuesse There are multiple quantitative measures for a given nation’s degree of democracy, in comparison with that of other nations, but perhaps the best is the job-approval that the nation’s citizens give of the head-of-state. On that measure, Russia is far more of a democracy than is the U.S., and is second only to… via […]

QOTD: Neo-Blacks would have stood behind any atrocity Obama chose to commit

  Americans usually care about American troops dying but have a difficult time developing class-based solidarity with people around the world. The Black Radical Tradition has historically been the force that counters white supremacist chauvinism and pro-war sentiments in the US. Eight years of Obama effectively shifted the Black polity so far right that polls […]

QOTD: “Wake up and smell the fucking roses”

Guess now I have to become a Roger Waters/Pink Floyd fan by Phillip Roddis A Pink Floyd fan for half a century, and neutral on the band’s acrimonious eighties divorce, I was thrilled by Roger Waters’ denunciation – an unequivocal exception to the rule that celebs are intimidated by the Western world’s most powerful lobby […]

How Wikipedia Lies

Eric Zuesse Did you know that Vice President Dick Cheney admitted that on 11 September 2001 he, as President George W. Bush’s brief stand-in during the 9/11 attacks that hit the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, issued an order (and it was carried out) to shoot down United Airlines Flight 93 while it was […]

Paul Craig Roberts’ Portrait of Dystopic America

Once Upon A Time Long Ago Truth Was Important Paul Craig Roberts I wonder how many people, not just Americans but those in other countries, have come to the conclusion that the United States today is a less free and less aware society than the societies in the dystopian novels of the 20th century or […]

The CIA’s “Counterpunch?” — Political Film Blog

” former CIA analyst” straight up makes baseless war propaganda claim at Counterpunch: “The delayed response to Syria’s unconscionable use of chemical weapons against its own people indicates that the U.S. national security bureaucracy as well as such key European allies as the UK, France, and Germany are trying to constrain the president […] Counterpunch […]

The “Dangerous to Our Democracy” Viral Video and its Hypocritical Media Coverage — The Vigilant Citizen

    A video compilation proving that countless local news networks read the same exact scripts around the United States is a chilling reminder of the Orwellian, heavily controlled nature of mass media. […] The fact that media sources are attempting to frame this issue in a liberal vs conservative debate only highlights the mediocrity, […]