Category Totalitarianism

Google search engine is now a major force for the imposition of state censorship

VaskaOffGuardian … New data compiled by the World Socialist Web Site, with the assistance of other Internet-based news outlets and search technology experts, proves that a massive loss of readership observed by socialist, anti-war and progressive web sites over the past three months has been caused by a cumulative 45 percent decrease in traffic from Google […]

How the Grinch stole our freedom of speech

Obama Signs Portman-Murphy Kill Alt-Media Bill into Law Under X’mas Cover — Covert Geopolitics While no one is looking, the outgoing genocidal Obama signed “a legislation designed to help American allies counter foreign government propaganda from Russia, China, and other nations.” via Obama Signs Portman-Murphy Kill Alt-Media Bill into Law Under X’mas Cover — Covert Geopolitics […]

The Last Gasp of American Democracy

  AP/Manuel Balce Ceneta He got the memo: The National Security Agency director, Gen. Keith Alexander, testifies on Capitol Hill in December at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on “Continued Oversight of U.S. Government Surveillance Authorities.” By Chris Hedges This is our last gasp as a democracy. The state’s wholesale intrusion into our lives and obliteration of […]

The New Totalitarianism

[T]he old East German Stasi, the archetypical totalitarian institution, could not begin to compete with our National Security Agency.   If the Stasi made the German Democratic Republic totalitarian, what does the NSA make the United States? Obama’s Legacy, Before Snowden and Now by ANDREW LEVINE Like Jackie Robinson, Barack Obama will be remembered for crossing […]