Category Social Control

​​​​​​​The Neo-Black Caucus

Glen Ford ​​​​​​​The Black Caucus’ “New Class”: Worthless, Warmongering Servants of Empire “The Democrats have perverted the electoral franchise of the nation’s most progressive constituency to the service of a global war machine and an all-pervasive national security state.” Hundreds of times this week, as at every yearly commemoration of Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday, […]

QOTD: Margaret Atwood on #MeToo

Margaret Atwood faces feminist backlash on social media over #MeToo She raised the possibility that the answer could leave women divided. “In times of extremes, extremists win. Their ideology becomes a religion, anyone who doesn’t puppet their views is seen as an apostate, a heretic or a traitor, and moderates in the middle are annihilated.” […]

Mainstream Media: The Evil Empire

By Anthony Freda of AnthonyFreda.com. Originally posted at Medium. As it becomes increasingly clear that yesterday’s conspiracy theories are today’s real news, the call to kill the messengers just gets more shrill and hysterical. The attacks on free speech with high-tech censorship campaigns and old-fashioned hit pieces in the “War on Fake News” are massive […]

Its not just fake news: Its fake reality

  …there are two parallel realities on this planet. One consists of true human lives and human stories, the other one only of trivial but manipulative interpretations of the world. One (true) reality is longing for progress, kindness, optimism and harmony; the other (fake one) is constantly spreading uncertainty, nihilism, destruction and hopelessness. It is […]

Elana Freeland | The Space Fence, Planetary Lockdown, & The Ionized Sky

Don’t you just hate those people who post videos and claim they are “must see”? I’m not going to do that. Because I hate those people. But now… if I was those people… I’d say this is a must see video. But I’m not. So I won’t. The video does, however, explain everything that is […]

Assassins of the Image: the CIA as Cultural Gatekeeper

Assassins of the Image: the CIA as Cultural Gatekeeper by MARTIN BILLHEIMER “There was a conversion of cultures between the milieu of the underworld and the world of the clandestine operative.” – Alfred McCoy “I would like to say to those who think of my pictures as serene… that I have imprisoned the most utter violence […]

The #metoo witch-hunt continues

As has become typical in the growing campaign over alleged sexual offenses, the public broadcaster did not name the accusers or provide any details of their allegations. via PBS cancels “Tavis Smiley” show as sex witch-hunt expands — World Socialist Web Site (en)