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 […]

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 […]

Big Money Intends To Shut Down Our Website — Paul Craig Roberts

Big Money Intends To Shut Down Our Website Paul Craig Roberts Big Money and the US government controlled by Big Money intend to close down Internet truthtellers. As Trump intends to reduce the tensions between nuclear powers, the 200 List prepared by the shadowy Internet site, PropOrNot, is in Trump’s way. Either Trump will be […]

John Pilger Raises a Question: Has There Ever Been a Government More Evil Than Washington?

John Pilger Raises a Question: Has There Ever Been a Government More Evil Than Washington? The Coming War on China by John Pilger http://www.counterpunch.org/2016/12/02/the-coming-war-on-china/ Years ago when I was staff associate, House Defense Appropriations Subcommittee, a tutorial was provided on the destructive power of the Soviet ICBM SS-18, known as Satan. Employing hyperbole, the lecturer […]

Jill Stein’s Vote-Recounts Aim for a Hillary Clinton Victory

Prior to the U.S. election, Hillary Clinton’s campaign, and the Obama White House, were saying that Russia’s President Vladimir Putin was aiming to make Americans distrust the results of the November election. Of course, at that time, Clinton was considered almost certain to win. Here was a typical piece of their campaign-propaganda at that time […]

The Major Purveyor of ‘Fake News’ is the CIA-Corporate Complex

By Wayne Madsen The US corporate media, its strings pulled by the modern version of the Central Intelligence Agency’s old Operation MOCKINGBIRD media influencing operation, is laughably accusing Russia of generating «fake news» to influence the outcome of the American presidential election. In a November 24, 2016, article in the CIA-connected Washington Post, reporter Craig Timberg […]

The Noose that Obama Had Wanted to Hand to President Hillary to Hang U.S. Democracy (I)

By Eric Zuesse   INTRODUCTION This will be a summary, update, and extension from, a 25,000-word masterpiece of historical writing: the obscure, little-noticed, but hair-raising and scrupulously documented, account of how U.S. foreign policy, starting in 1994 (shortly after Bill Clinton became President), began to be subcontracted-out or privatized to Silicon Valley and America’s top […]

Domestic U.S. Politics Of War With Russia

By Eric Zuesse First, the context in which the issue of war against Russia is being raised: Syria’s government is allied with Russia’s government, and ‘The West’ is trying to overthrow Syria’s government and is bringing into Syria, and arming, tens of thousands of jihadists there, as the footsoldiers to do it. Syria and Russia […]

The Failure of Democracy, How The Oligarchs Plan To Steal The Election

The Failure of Democracy How The Oligarchs Plan To Steal The Election Paul Craig Roberts I am now convinced that the Oligarchy that rules America intends to steal the presidential election. In the past, the oligarchs have not cared which candidate won as the oligarchs owned both. But they do not own Trump. Most likely […]

Another Liar-For-the-Iraq-Invasion Endorses Clinton

Colin Powell, who lied for invading Iraq in 2003 (but who later said that he had been lied-to, instead), announced on October 25th that he’ll vote for Hillary Clinton, who was yet another prominent liar (or sucker — take your pick) for invading countries that haven’t invaded, and that present no imminent threat to invade, the United […]

US Impunity Erodes World Justice

Nicolas J S Davies is the author of Blood On Our Hands: the American Invasion and Destruction of Iraq.  He also wrote the chapters on “Obama at War” in Grading the 44th President: a Report Card on Barack Obama’s First Term as a Progressive Leader In the past week, Burundi and South Africa have joined Namibia […]