Violent arrests as police begin evacuating Dakota Access Pipeline protest camp

By Zaida Green 23 February 2017 Riot police began violently arresting the remaining Dakota Access Pipeline protesters in the Oceti Sakowin Camp, following yesterday’s eviction deadline set by North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum. The first arrests occurred a few hours after the 2:00 pm deadline. Police rushed and tackled unarmed protesters and independent journalists, then […]

The Stakes for Trump and All of Us — Paul Craig Roberts

The Stakes for Trump and All of Us Paul Craig Roberts We need to understand, and so does President Trump, that the hoax “war on terror” was used to transform intelligence agencies, such as the NSA and CIA, and criminal investigative agencies, such as the FBI, into Gestapo secret police agencies. Trump is now threatened […]

Western Interests Aim To Flummox Russia, By Paul Craig Roberts & Michael Hudson.

An article by Robert Berke in oilprice.com, which describes itself as «The No. 1 Source for Oil & Energy News», illustrates how interest groups control outcomes by how they shape policy choices. Berke’s article reveals how the US intends to maintain and extend its hegemony by breaking up the alliance between Russia, Iran, and China, and […]

The Fake Left By Dady Chery and Gilbert Mercier

All writers with a desire to rattle people out of their torpor occasionally wonder if it is worthwhile to continue to try to raise their voices over the din of lies and distractions. More and more for us, such thoughts are occasioned, not by the mainstream, which predictably treats all the pronouncements from the powerful […]

Anti-Donald Trump: war propaganda by Thierry Meyssan

Our previous articles concerning President Trump have caused some fierce reactions from our readers. Some of them have been wondering about the naïvety apparently displayed by Thierry Meyssan despite the warnings issued by the international Press and the accumulation of negative signals. Here is his response, well-reasoned as always. VOLTAIRE NETWORK Two weeks after his […]

The Thorniest Policy-Question That President Trump Will Face – By Eric Zuesse

Mark Strauss, the Editor of the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists, headlined on 8 September 2014, «Nukes Are Cannibalizing The U.S. Defense Budget», and he raised the question of why nuclear forces are «cannibalizing the U.S. defense budget» now decades after the end of the Soviet Union and of its Warsaw Pact military alliance and its communist dictatorial ideology. No American President […]

Can Trump Fix The Economy In 2017? — Paul Craig Roberts

In the West Junk Information And Junk Judgment Prevail Paul Craig Roberts The Western world and that part of the world that partakes of Western explanations live in a fictional world. We see this everywhere we look—in the alleged machinations of Russia to elect Donald Trump president of the US, in claims that Saddam Hussein […]

From ‘Fake News’ to ‘Fake Intelligence’ By Wayne Madsen

Never in the history of the Central Intelligence Agency has it and its surrogates so blatantly and boldly interfered in a U.S. election. The U.S. media, in a matter of hours, altered course from concentrating on «fake news» about innocent pizzerias being linked to child sexual exploitation to spotlighting «fake intelligence» about Russia’s alleged cyber-espionage […]

What is Henry Kissinger Up To? — Paul Craig Roberts

What is Henry Kissinger Up To? Paul Craig Roberts The English language Russian news agency, Sputnik, reports that former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger is advising US president-elect Donald Trump how to “bring the United States and Russia closer together to offset China’s military buildup.”https://sputniknews.com/politics/201612271049024500-kissinger-trump-russia/ If we take this report at face value, it […]

The NATO campaign against freedom of expression by Thierry Meyssan

This is a long story which extends over fifteen years. NATO first attempted to silence those citizens who were trying to discover the truth about the attacks of 11 September 2001. Then it turned on those who contested the oficial version of the «Arab Springs» and the war against Syria. One thing leading to another, […]