OffGuardian by Mark Taliano The “War On Terror” and “The War On Drugs” are both fraudulent, and they are both related. In a classic example of “reverse projection”, ”the War on Terror” is literally a “War for Terror”, and the “War on Drugs” is literally a “War for Drugs”. Terror, coupled with the illegal trade … More War Fraud: The Great Lies Behind Imperial Warfare in the 21st Century
By Felicity Arbuthnot “It’s really 19th century behavior in the 21st century. You just don’t invade another country on phony pretexts in order to assert your interests.” -John Kerry, “Meet the Press”, 2nd March 2014. There has been a searing irony to Christmas since August 1990 and the decimating embargo on Iraq. It marked the beginning … More US-NATO’s “Counter-Christmas Crusade” against the Cradle of Civilization and the Holy Land
On December 23rd, Gallup headlines “Ukrainians Disillusioned With Leadership,” and reports that “nearly nine in 10 Ukrainians (88%) say corruption is widespread in their government, and about eight in 10 (81%) see the same widespread problem in their country’s businesses.” 8% of Ukrainians now say they “have confidence … about the national government.” 17% approve of the … More Gallup: Ukrainians Loathe the Kiev Government Imposed by Obama
With the US political establishment roiled by an increasingly acrimonious debate over how to escalate the US military intervention in Iraq and Syria, and with one Western European power after another joining in the assault, the overwhelming sentiment of broad masses of people both in Europe and America remains decidedly hostile to war. Despite the … More “Left” Propagandists for Escalation of Imperialist War
Originally posted on The Most Revolutionary Act:
“Emancipate yourself from mental slavery – none but ourselves can free our minds” – Bob Marley Redemption Song PsyWar: the Real Battlefield is the Mind Directed by Scott Noble (2010) Film Review PsyWar is about the fundamental role of propaganda in a political system that pretends to guarantee …
Originally posted on Antiwar literary selections:
==== Anti-war essays, poems, short stories and literary excerpts American writers on peace and against war George Santayana: Selections on war ==== George Santayana From Soliloquies in England and Later Soliloquies (1922) ? ? Good honest unguided creatures! They are hardly out of the fog of war when they are…
OffGuardian As France, the UK and now Germany obediently line up for war with Russia, feel free to send these to anyone who asks you “but do you think we should just let ISIS keep beheading people?” 1. Bashar al Assad’s secular government in Syria is a major obstacle to US/NATO ambitions to fragment the … More Six points to remember about the true origins of the Syria crisis as Europe obediently lines up for war with Russia.
OffGuardian by BlackCatte Does anyone remember the bizarre stories that began circulating in the mainstream press in the summer of 2014 and into early 2015, alleging that certain of ISIS’ infamous snuff videos had been faked? The following appeared in that bastion of the official narrative,the Times August 25: Foley video with Briton was staged, … More The idiotic media version of ISIS: are we losing our critical thinking?
OffGuardian The Turks have shot down a Russian jet that may (or may not) have been skirting into Turkish territory at the time. This marks the first time since the start of the Cold War that nuclear-armed NATO has committed an act of war against another nuclear-armed state. It’s a well-known and well-rehearsed scenario for … More Turkey attacks Russia: a wake up call, or is the western intelligentsia too far gone?