Psywar: Managing Public Perception

    Psywar Managing Public Perception The real battlefield is your mind   Includes original interviews with a number of dissident scholars including Noam Chomsky, Howard Zinn, Michael Parenti, Peter Phillips (“Project Censored”), John Stauber (“PR Watch”), Christopher Simpson (“The Science of Coercion”) and others.  

(Video) Noam Chomsky on Libertarians and Ron Paul, Yields an Unexpected Admission

This 6:39 min long video is composed of two segments. The first ending at 2:07 presents Ron Paul’s libertarianism as a savage ideology theoretically calling for corporate tyranny by taking away any barrier(the state) which can be raised against its ascendance.. So far so good. But then, at 1:54 comes a stunning admission: “But it’s all academic, cause the […]

Hypocrisy, Thy Name is Harry Reid

  Is Harry Reid The Most Hypocritical Man In The World? Source: ZeroHedge While Dos Equis has its most-interesting-man, we think we have found the ‘most hypocritical’. Until today we thought Sandy Weill was the undisputed champion in this category, but after seeing this clip we think he has strong competition. At around 40 seconds into this […]

(Video) Charles Ferguson on the Financial Landscape after 2008’s “Inside Job”

  Charles Ferguson on the Financial Landscape after 2008’s “Inside Job” Capital Accounts: It’s been roughly four years since the 2008 financial crisis, and it doesn’t feel like a whole lot has changed on Wall Street. Too Big to Fail Banks are bigger, 650 trillion dollars of over the counter derivatives are still out there, and […]

(Video) TPP: NAFTA on steroids?

This little thing would essentially nullify state and federal, environmental and consumer protection laws. A service and toll both Banana Republic with no redress of grievances to a government which placed that remedy out of the reach of their hands. Not that it much matters but: is that even constitutional? That, ladies and gents, constitutes […]

Ed Herman on Global Finance

July 3, 2012 Ed Herman Pt 3: We’ve been in a period in which the power of finance extends into politics more aggressively than it ever was, so it’s able to stymie any changes Source: Ed Herman on Global Finance More at The Real News   Watch full multipart Ed Herman on Global Finance Bio Edward Herman […]

Doom Loop: Bank Bailouts Reveal True Roots of Crisis

  EU[might as well apply to Washington] doom loop: bank bailouts reveal true roots of crisis By Jerome Roos, o6/26/12 Source: ROAR   Not excessive government spending but excessive bank lending lies at the root of the eurozone crisis. Here’s why the bankers, not the people, should pay. We’ve been listening to the same tired old story for […]

(Video) Memory Lane: Joe Biden’s Role in Advancing Debt and Indenture

  GRITtv: Alexander Cockburn: Throw the Credit Card Bill on the Truck Alexander Cockburn discusses the need for a mass debt repudiation movement in the U.S.–and Joe Biden’s role in our debt. GRITtv with Laura Flanders brings participatory democracy onto your computer screen and into your living room, bridging the gap between audience and advocates. […]

The Continued Collapse of Democratic Populism

The dirty word “populism” was aimed at the working class; the interests of which the Democratic Party swore to champion. The New Democrats and their party could hardly be much further removed from the party’s legacy mandate than they are today. Democracy and populism has been strangled not by those who’ve always stood in opposition […]

Stephanopoulos: “You Reject That It’s A Tax Increase? ” Obama: “I Absolutely Reject That Notion”

    Stephanopoulos: “You Reject That It’s A Tax Increase? ” Obama: “I Absolutely Reject That Notion” Source: ZeroHedge From ABC STEPHANOPOULOS:  You were against the individual mandate… OBAMA:  Yes. STEPHANOPOULOS:  …during the campaign.  Under this mandate, the government is forcing people to spend money, fining you if you don’t. How is that not a tax? OBAMA:  […]