When even the Washington Post is saying your Russiagate article is bad journalism, your Russiagate article is really, really bad journalism.

In an article titled “The Guardian offered a bombshell story about Paul Manafort. It still hasn’t detonated.”, WaPo writer Pul Farhi draws attention to the fact that it has been a week since the Guardian published a claim that former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort met repeatedly with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, without any evidence backing up the claim, using solely anonymous sources, and despite the claims contradicting known records of Assange’s guests at the Ecuadorian embassy. Criticism and demands for answers have been growing louder and louder from both friends and enemies of WikiLeaks, with new plot holes opening up in the Guardian‘s narrative daily, and the scandal is now moving into mainstream awareness.

And the Guardian remains silent, with its editor-in-chief Katharine Viner refusing to utter so much as a peep of defense this entire time. The only comment the publication has issued has been repeated day after day verbatim to every news outlet which writes about this bizarre occurrence: “This story relied on a number of sources. We put these allegations to both Paul Manafort and Julian Assange’s representatives prior to publication. Neither responded to deny the visits taking place. We have since updated the story to reflect their denials.” Which is basically just implying that they can print any libelous nonsense they want about anyone if their denials aren’t sent to the proper email address on time.

This, clearly, is bananas.

The Huffington Post has just published yet another brazen hit piece on University of Sheffield professor Piers Robinson. And when I say brazen, I mean really goddamn brazen. The entire article consists of nothing but senior HuffPo editor Chris York meticulously documenting the fact that a university professor is “heavily critical of western governments and media” who expresses skepticism of establishment narratives around 9/11, Syria, and Russia, and suggesting that it is bad and wrong for a university to employ anyone with dissenting views.

Even for a hit piece the article feels incredibly forced, ham-fisted and desperate. Reading it gives you the feeling as if York is leaning way into your personal space, pressing his face against your ear, and saying “You are not to believe the things that horrible man says about what is happening in your world. I will tell you what you are to believe about those controversial events. Big Brother is your friend. You love Big Brother.”

Which would be weird enough even without the fact that York has been personally targeting Robinson and other anti-imperialist voices with identical hit pieces over and over and over again this year. A senior HuffPo editor has published hit piece after hit piece after hit piece against a small group of academics and reporters who have very little influence compared to a mass media outlet, but still far too much for a virulent empire sentry like York.

And this is just what’s happening today. For the last two years the mass media machine has been behaving very, very strangely, and it isn’t getting better, it’s getting worse. Not since the lead-up to the invasion of Iraq have we seen mainstream media outlets trying to shove narratives down our throats so desperately and aggressively, and even then they were doing it for one very specific purpose.

This time around things are less clear-cut. I do not subscribe to the belief that the shift in behavior of the media is due to an establishment hatred of Trump; despite the rhetoric and the narratives, Trump has been protecting establishment interests just as reliably as his predecessors, and everyone who knows anything about Russiagate knows that it will never lead to the removal of Trump from office. A much more logical explanation is the need to manufacture support for the geopolitical agenda of isolating Russia and shoving it off the world stage to stop it from protecting China’s rise to superpower status, and in cold war the use of propaganda becomes even more important than in hot war. But I also think there’s more to it than that. I think a large part of the frantic urgency that we are seeing from the establishment propaganda machine is nothing other than an attempt to regain control of the narrative.

In 2016, for the first time ever, some things didn’t go as scripted for the propagandists and manipulators who pace the public into going along with plans laid that they never voted for by people they did not elect. Widespread internet access, alternative media, WikiLeaks, and discontent with the status quo converged and danced in such a way with one another in 2016 that a large number of people realized that the talking heads on their TV screens are lying to them all the time. An unacceptably large number of people.

Whoever controls the narrative controls the world. The unelected power establishment which rules over us depends on narrative control in order to rule, and if people do not trust the plutocrat-owned talking heads who are telling them what narratives to believe, there can be no control. In France we’ve been seeing uncontrollable protesters from across the political spectrum writing “We’ve chopped off heads for less than this” in graffiti on the Arc de Triomphe, which you may be certain has widened plutocratic eyes all around the world.

And that, I believe, is why the mass media have been behaving so strangely. For two years they have been reaching and leaning all over the place trying to regain control of the narrative like a novice ice skater trying to regain balance, and they are only getting closer to falling. Which probably makes the present moment the perfect time to give them a good shove. Spread truth about the mass media’s deceptions like the Guardian‘s psyop against WikiLeaks, wake people up to what they’re trying to accomplish by herding people into partisan echo chambers, arresting Assange, censoring the internet, and marginalizing alternative media which provides dissident narratives.

The only thing keeping the many from rising like lions against the few to create a new world which benefits everyone is the establishment propaganda machine, and right now it is wildly off balance. Shove hard, and don’t stop shoving until it falls.


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49 responses to “MSM Is Getting Weirder, More Frantic, And More Desperate By The Day”

  1. I went to see movie Bohemian Rapsody.
    I know: what an idiot. But it got good reviews.
    Thing is, I was very movie by the movie even though it seemed distorted, contrived, even fabricated.
    Then after I find myself singing the songs in my head – but I never really liked Queens music and still don’t really except in the annoying catchy tune way.
    Really it was a total bullox (apparently even Elton John visited Freddy as he was dying).

    But this reminded me how strong is the power of movies in particular and media in general.
    You submit yourself to thier manipulation when exposed to thier medium.
    They could make you love or hate a ham sandwhich.

    So be careful to whom or what you expose yourself.

  2. “I think a large part of the frantic urgency that we are seeing from the establishment propaganda machine is nothing other than an attempt to regain control of the narrative.”

    Oh yeah, they are certainly fretting about lost control :))
    And I can only see this getting worse, as you have stated in one of your posts Caitlin, the MSM is greatly out numbered by the ever increasing Independent Media along with the populist’s pressure is ever increasing. I am very happy to see this post this morning, Australia NEEDS more blogs and outlets to target and counter, the MSM!

    Changes to Media Legislation since the GFC, has allowed MSM to push a false Narrative! As Australians, we must have this change, reversed!

  3. Caitlin and Co.( me include and hopefully u) will be deleted as an educational tool. What will you do? FRee Assange. Freedom Fries the Pigs! Have a Nice Day and Keep On…

  4. Orlando J. Valerino Avatar
    Orlando J. Valerino

    Hey Johnstone, the “MSM Is NOT Getting Weirder, More Frantic, And More Desperate By The Day” you are just starting to notice more how truly sloppy it is.

    For example remember how the passport/i.d. of the 9/11 hijackers were found sound easily.

  5. Orlando J. Valerino Avatar
    Orlando J. Valerino

    Operation Mockingbird is a good place to start for those who want to learn how the government controls the media.

  6. Orlando J. Valerino Avatar
    Orlando J. Valerino

    The current Assange controversy is just like the Qanon nonsense. It is a shiny object to keep those on either end of the political spectrum concerned/distracted with.

  7. Orlando J. Valerino Avatar
    Orlando J. Valerino

    Julian Assange is not seen at his balcony for months afterwards nor was his cat seen. Then after almost a year he makes one short quick appearance and then this happened recently

    Hermit-looking’ Julian Assange gives up his cat: WikiLeaks founder lets his ‘lonely’ pet leave the Ecuadorian embassy to give it a ‘healthier life’


    Note all of Assange’s interviews are done on easily manipulated video conferences.

    1. Collateral Damage

  8. Orlando J. Valerino Avatar
    Orlando J. Valerino

    Wikileaks and Julian Assange were taken out since October of 2016. Here is a good timeline of events leading up to the presidential election of 2016 regarding Wikileaks.

    May 11th: Michael Ratner Wikileaks chief council died of cancer
    Jul 10th: Seth Rich, DNC staffer who supposedly leaked DNC documents to Wikileaks, is shot in the back and dies
    Aug 5th: Edward Snowden (source of leaks on surveillance by the NSA) tweets 64 bit code (potential dead man’s switch)
    Aug 10th: Wikileaks offers $20k reward for information on murder of Seth Rich.
    August 16th: Renowned lawyer who represented Julian Assange died after being struck by train in West Hampstead
    Oct 7th: Podestamails leaks first batch.
    Oct 14th: John Podesta tweets “I bet the lobster risotto is better than the food at the Ecuadorian Embassy”.
    Oct 16th/17th: John Kerry visits the UK, personally pressures Equador to stop Assange from publishing documents about Clinton.
    Oct 16th: Wikileaks tweets SHA-256 prerelease keys.
    Oct 18th: Equadorian Embassy cuts off Assange’s internet access.
    Oct 18th: Pamela Anderson visits Assange and feeds him a vegan sandwich.
    Oct 18th: Witnesses photograph and report heavily armed police and vans outside Equadorian Embassy, are barred from approaching and have cellphones confiscated. Live feeds are cut off.
    Oct 18th: Fox News reports Assange will be arrested in a matter of hours.
    Oct 18th: https://file.wikileaks.org/file made publicly visible, file dates/timestamps changed to 1984 (Orwell reference).
    Oct 20th: /r/wikileaks, /r/dncleaks, /r/wikileakstaskforce and /r/nsaleaks add 21 new moderators and remove previous mods, all threads about Assange going missing deleted since.
    Oct 20th/21st: Wikileaks tweets 5 tweets with misspelled words. The incorrect letters spell “HELP HIM”. The Wikileaks twitter has never made a spelling error, let alone 5 in two days.
    Oct 21st: Massive DDoS attack on US internet. Wikileaks tweets to imply the attack originates from its supporters, asking them to stop, no evidence supports claim.
    Oct 21st: London Airport evacuated due to “chemical attack”, potentially used as cover to fly Assange out of country.
    Oct 22nd: Gavin MacFadyen (mentor to Assange and key player in Wikileaks) dies of lung cancer.
    Oct 23rd: Wikileaks Tweets poll asking how best to prove Assange is alive (he still hasn’t appeared on video or at the window since).
    Oct 24th: Wikileaks Tweets video of Assange and Michael Moore recorded in June.
    Oct 26th: 4chan users successfully successfully decode their first message in Wikileak’s blockchain. Threads are instantly flooded by shills saying that it’s not worth looking into. The blockchain is blocked with fees and 43000 unconfirmed transactions appear in the mempool.
    Nov 6th: Huge DDoS takes down Wikileaks for first time in years.
    Nov 7th: Various entities notice hundreds of Podesta and DNC emails are missing from recent leaks, accessed with direct entry.
    Nov 8th: Trump wins.
    Nov 12th: Assange meets with Swedish prosecutor regarding rape allegations, lawyers barred from attending, meeting conducted via an Equadorian ambassador (not face to face)
    Nov 14th: Wikileaks releases insurance files, SHA-256 hashes do not match those tweeted in October.

  9. There seems to be a “coming together” of like-minded individuals as far as realizing that they live in a completely manmade Matrix. https://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2018/12/04/the-disintegration-of-western-society/
    But, once again with feeling, Roberts, Johnstone, Stockman, the Paul brothers, Chomsky, McGovern, Lauria, Porter, Horton, Wolff, Hedges, etc. have elucidated an alternative system to replace the present one, which is going to INEVITABLY lead to species suicide by either “overcrowding” the earth or nuclear war.
    Too bad that Mother Earth’s human animal can design a smart phone but not a way of living which leads to a reduced population and a reduced likelihood of nuclear war.

    1. NOT elicidated an alternative………….

  10. Doe’s fear create Patriotism in so called Nations ( or a jump in polls for Empires failing)? Oh those “Ism’s”. Fear Lemmings!

  11. I have protested many years. Nixon Bush Obomba Reagan Clinton etc. (Bernie likesF-35’s?!). If Assange is arrested, it is over, and we must be French-like. Shut them down, all sides (not parties) if needed. If you are in Ft Meade, have a nice day. Peace….

  12. I live in the u.s. (regret). I’m Patriotic (maybe) and had family in the first rev0lution against across the pond BS, who came here for Freedom for killing natives, and to the point finally, I wonder why I did not get a yellow vest for safety with my car purchase. Will shop for one. We are one. Dems and Repugs Passed Freedom Fries. They are not working for the people. Educate the Truth, and Free Assange and others. The Empire is failing, and not good for the world (actually maybe the best thing for all). Put a Cog in the Wheel and work for the people. Keep on…World Peas….Love Mother Earth and Father sky or whatever, just everything for our better. Chuck ( not Russian) Go French People Power

  13. I live in the u.s. (regret). I’m Patriotic (maybe) and have family in the first rev0lution against across the pond, and I wonder why I did not get a yellow vest for safety with my car purchase. Will shop for one. We are one. Dems and Repugs Passed Freedom Fries. They are not working for the people. Educate the Truth, and Free Assange and others. The Empire is failing, and not good for the world (actually maybe the best thing for all). Put a Cog in the Wheel and work for the people. Keep on…World Peas….Love Mother Earth and Father sky or whatever, just everything for our better. Chuck

  14. The elites in control of the US are showing their desperation through their agents in their MSM.
    That the CIA so recklessly started their Russiophobia campaign to ignite Cold War V2 should be obvious to anyone not on their payroll.
    The open conspiracy of the Atlantic Council, NATO, and US social media companies to censor those that speak out to show the lies and absurdity of the button pushers should be obvious to anyone not on their payroll.
    US arguments to withdraw from the Iran agreement are an obvious string of lies.
    The US has obviously run out of options to maintain its hegemony against the rise of Russia and China that in alliance have checkmated the US, so the US is marching into its last option: nuclear weapons.
    I hope my children survive the decline of the demented US.

  15. The Ideal propaganda… well paid editors… Here the house of cards and all the kings serfs hold the holy grail of insanity and the profuse ink to quill to paper insanity… and any lies that will keep the truth from surfacing in the world of merchantism and object greed to manage the status quo… Conformity keeps the herd pointing in the right direction, critical thought is commercialized to feed the latter. All this is adding to the poisoning of minds in the conditioned state of a-typical history. The three R’s…Read, Repeat, Review… the gossip of nothingness, in a world, where the spirit of man has always fermented stoic means of reason to justify the obsurd and macob and call it normal! “Let the Dead bury the Dead” , the latter saying is the spirit of the herd mentality… Critical thought is an oxymoron for the herd… Thinking outside the box, even if your wrong, is better than following the pied piper to the dead zone!

  16. Actually, those in power do not lie all the time. They may not be good at many things, but if they have power they know how to play political games, one of the most important being the production and transmission of propaganda. Propaganda usually consists of a mixture of truth and lies and other forms of discourse and performance such as concealment, obfuscation, misdirection, misframing, and so on. The point of propaganda is neither to lie nor to tell the truth, but to add to the power of the person who emits it or whom the propagandist is working for.

  17. “A much more logical explanation is the need to manufacture support for the geopolitical agenda of isolating Russia and shoving it off the world stage to stop it from protecting China’s rise to superpower status, and in cold war the use of propaganda becomes even more important than in hot war. But I also think there’s more to it than that. I think a large part of the frantic urgency that we are seeing from the establishment propaganda machine is nothing other than an attempt to regain control of the narrative.”
    Great article, Caitlin and Tim. You were exactly right to once again place your “End of Kings” video inside the article. But although identifying the internal contradictions of whatever you want to call the present system is well done, once again with feeling, the problem is that a precise, highly detailed description of a system to REPLACE the present one appears NOWHERE. And until such a description is made by candidates for public office, the “human condition” is going to continue to deteriorate.
    We live in a manmade Matrix which is at the end of literally thousands of years of continuous evolution. It is a system in which the vast majority of wealth, land and large-scale capital equipment is owned or controlled by a microscopic percentage of the population for their own profit. This system has proven time and time again throughout those thousands of years that it ABSOLUTELY REQUIRES two things “to make a profit”– wild growth of the human population; constant, ever-increasing-in-intensity war. What is needed ASAP is, at first anyway, a detailed description of an economic system which does NOT require an increasing human population and does NOT require perpetual war.
    The problem is threefold. First, the astronomically wealthy 1% does not want anything to change, so they will buy whatever it is that they feel will keep the system exactly as it is. THIS is the reason for the MSM being the way it is.
    Second, once again with even more feeling, what is needed ASAP is, at first anyway, a detailed description of an economic system which does not require an increasing human population and does not require perpetual war. The 1% are NEVER going to allow such a description in their MSM or public schools. So just exactly WHO going to provide that description? Luckily, there are people who are attempting to break free of the Matrix. Here is just one example that’s been in existence for some decades. h….ttps://www.twinoaks.org/
    Third, the MIC has entwined itself into every aspect of the US economy.
    The people who depend upon that trillion-dollar expenditure year after year after year, forever, are not going to vote for any peacenik. They’ll willingly risk nuclear war rather than lose their jobs. They need to hear someone tell them of a peace-based system in which they’ll still have a job. They want to make bullet trains rather than bullets, but they will not vote to lose their jobs. Until they hear that description, they will continue to vote for politicians who say that Russia, China, Iran, etc. etc. are enemies that require the maintenance of the MIC.

    1. Robert Oakeshott wrote in detail about a Basque cooperative system in Spain—Mondragon Bank and its worker-cooperative borrowers— offering an alternative to capitalism. His book is The Case for Workers’ Cooperatives (1978 London, UK: Routledge & Kegan Paul Books), which suggests a seven-tiered economic caste system democratically supporting and being supported by a central power-bank-administration. The commenter to whom I am replying might find an answer in the coming of a US high-office candidate who proposes a social democratic alternative to our present greed-based economic and political system following Mondragon’s worker-cooperative model. The word “caste” has odious overtones, but all it means in this context is that the bottom rungs (the young newbies and other nonseasoned workers) have incentives to meritoriously rise higher, and the top rung accepts limitations on income and wealth accumulations so that housing, health, education, retirement, and emergency welfare for all humanity can be adequately maintained.

  18. Hester Eisenstein Avatar
    Hester Eisenstein

    Caitlin: Are you aware that Tim Anderson has been suspended from Sydney University, presumably because of his dissenting views on Syria? Can you look into this please?

    1. Maybe he supported BDS?!

  19. Hester Eisenstein Avatar
    Hester Eisenstein

    Caitlin: Are you aware that Tim Anderson has been suspended from Sydney University, probably in retaliation for his dissenting views on Syria? Can you look into this, please?

  20. Excellent article… The film was naive however. Rhe images of people all getting aling swimmingly was sweet, though observe the parents ar any school sports meet, and such illusions would be shattered. Kings and the desire to govern, control and swindle masses is as old as the presence of man on earth. Neither is the urge limited to any upper echelon cadre. Kill the elites and someone will fill the power vacuum. There is, and only ever has been one answer. His nane is Jesus. He teaches men to put others first, though the unpopular idea cobtributed to the surge against him. The day is fast approaching when only those persons who obeyed this law of love, will live to see the day you described. I’d give the US 2 years max till the walls crumble. After that things will happen worldwide in rapid succession.. Until everything old is done away with and all things are become new. When the stars start to fall from the sky,
    don’t forget my words.. There is only one name to call upon now and in that day.. Jesus.

  21. A ray of truth in a sea of lies.

  22. Charles Robinson Avatar
    Charles Robinson

    Yeah, the only reason the MSM is pushing all these endless bullshit stories – that I can see – is to take attention away from the genocide in Yemen, Israel’s actions against the Palestinians, the illegal occupation of Syria by the US and others and god knows what else that we don’t know about yet. Often you see some sensational emotional story being plastered everywhere in the news and TV when there are really evil things going on in the background. The old magician’s trick of “Hey look over at this hand so you don’t see what I am doing with my other hand!”

  23. Cameron Freeman Avatar
    Cameron Freeman

    Does anyone else find it weird how there’s so much going on in the world these days that its virtually impossible to keep up with a non-stop news cycle that’s running us dizzy with information overload, as it constantly bombards us with an endless stream of breaking stories and apocalyptic headlines… and yet as soon as you look away, step back and take a deep breath it becomes all too obvious that nothing really substantive or meaningful ever happens at all?

  24. The problem (and it’s solution) is a little more complicated than we think, for whenever our ruling elites detect that something associated with their power has become problematic, they quickly form “satellite dissent movements” as a way to control the narrative. They control the opposition by leading it.

    For instance, when Capitalism was identified as a problem, Marx was first to offer a coherent alternative – Communism. But the international banking cabals that ran Wall St. and championed the virtues of free-market capitalism, were the same banksters funding the communist revolution in Russia.

    Again, as soon as it became clear that the US neocon wars in the Middle East are being waged on behalf of Israeli Zionism (the Greater Israel Project), the debate was reduced to very vicious but entirely internal quarrel between two Jewish intellectuals – the rabid Zio-con right-winger Sam Harris and the Anti-con leftist Noam Chomsky. But neither would dare even touch upon the the heart of the issue, and unmask the incriminating role of the Israeli Mossad in 9/11 false flag attack that started the entire war on terror clusterfuck. .

    The 2016 US election was another quintessential example of satellite Jewish dissent controlling the opposition. The election was dominated by two anti-establishment outsiders who promised to bring a wrecking ball to a rigged system – Donald Trump on the alt right and Bernie Sanders on the alt left, and most everyone now can see that we were all duped.

    Of course, Bernie is himself Jewish socialist – and he once never spoke out against Zio-con wars in the Middle East being waged by the US on behalf of Israel. And Trump’s No.1 funder was a Jewish billionaire, Sheldon Adelson, who wanted to bomb Iran yesterday already. And so, as soon as he was elected Trump surrounded himself with Zionist Jews and quickly became the most pro-Israeli president in history…

    Now its the same with the media – 96% of the corporate mainstream media is run by just 6 companies, and they all have either Jewish CEO’s or a disproportionately Jewish Board of Directors. But if we look at alternative online media for a dissenting voice, on the alt right we find that 100% of the new conservative voices that get promoted through cross-pollination are also pro-Zionist – Alex Jones, Paul Joseph Watson, Stefan Molyneaux, Jordan Peterson, Milo, Ben Shapiro, Mike Cernovich, Rebel Media, James O’Keefe (Project Veritas), Laura Loomer, Laura Southern, Jack Posobiec, Louder with Crowder, Ezra Levant, Tommy Robinson (UK) and even the late Andrew Breitbart, etc. These are the biggest names in alternative media on the alt right American patriots side of the great divide, and they’re ALL either staunchly pro-Israeli Zionism and/or Jewish by ethnicity/religion…

    And while the likes of Amy Goodman and Democracy Now are typical of the Zionist gatekeepers that we see in the left-leaning alternative media, can anyone name the independent/dissident voices on the alt-left who call out Israel and/or who break with this pro-Zionist group think? Maybe they’ve been censored out of existence.

    Every relevant debate today risks being transferred into an inner-Jewish controversy, as the rest of us 98% non-Jews drift away and become mere spectators, forbidden to even contemplate the origins of our current New World Disorder and the shameless manipulation of the Judeo-supremacist tribal politics at the heart of American imperialism and the Anglo-Zionist Empire.

    These uniquely deceptive Controlled Opposition agents are vital to the operations of Judeo-centric power in politics and the media – and even the alternative media. All our efforts at liberation from the stupefying concentration of Judeo-supremacist and Zio-con power among the ruling elites of the Anglo-American world order are lost without knowledge and understanding of the duplicitous nature and aims of these Jewish controlled opposition agents engineering and manipulating the support of the blindsided masses by defining the limits of our resistance and the possibilities of dissent…

    Because Jewish power is the power to silence discussion of Jewish Power (Gilad Atzmon), which is why telling the truth about Israel, Zionism or expressing any form of criticism of Jewish politics subjects the teller to an immediate and colossal smear campaign. These smear campaigns have nothing to do with combating anti-Semitism, they represent the last stand of a weirder, more frantic and ever more desperate Judeo-supremacist geo-political establishment.

    1. You quite exaggerate. Where are the voices on the left condemning Israeli oppression? Well, all the voices I read–check out the Real News (the producer, Paul Jay is Jewish but that doesn’t stop them from covering Israel critically). Or the Popular Resistance daily newsletter. You need to be careful with that “everything is a Jewish conspiracy” idea–it’s been used before to justify pogroms.

      1. Do you support BDS Mary? Been in the streets with KZ & MF ?

      2. Thanks Mary. However, Paul Jay and Real News and folks like Max Blumenthal are precisely what I mean by Jewish controlled opposition. These media commentators see themselves as progressives, which means they definitely support universal immigration rights for those that want to enter the USA and the UK or Europe. But when it comes to Russian Jewish immigrants coming to Israel they’re suddenly not so universal in their progressivism, they make an exception for the Jewish state because Israel is an ethno-state and these Russians are right-wing, or something…

        This is clearly bullshit hypocrisy and flagrant double-standards, and frankly Real News is anything but the real news. But that’s the whole point. These progressives are controlled opposition – they are there to divert from the real issue: what is it about the Jewish state and secular Jewish identity that supports bigotry and racism? They never go there, of course.

        I’m new to all this, and I have much to learn, but I’m simply gobsmacked that nobody seems to be aware of the catastrophic danger that we’re all facing here. We all know that an extreme concentration of power in the top 1% is both the womb of global corruption and the systemic root of our current geopolitical problems.

        And yet we not only live on a planet where one very racist and genocidal tribe of ethno-religious supremacists has an extreme concentration of power and influence in banking, politics, media and US militarism, this tribe is immunized from public criticism because for some godforsaken reason its taboo to even acknowledge that it this extreme concentration of power in the first place!

        Am I the only one who sees the imminent existential threat that we’re inviting upon ourselves here? Can you imagine anything more self-destructive than the entirety of Western Brainwashed Civilization pretending not to notice that extremely concentrated and utterly unaccountable top-down power is being exercised with impunity across banking/politics/media & warfare by a racist tribe of religious supremacists that we cannot even name without ensuring our own professional/career suicide, (let alone properly criticize? This total insanity is a catastrophe waiting to happen. Seriously, what am I missing here?

    2. Einstein did not support “Ism’s”. Catholic, Buddist, Jewish etc.. Palestinians are Semetic. Many you mentioned have a religious “Ism” syndrome. Wage Peace…& Justice.

    3. Orlando J. Valerino Avatar
      Orlando J. Valerino

      Jewish supremacism(zionist) is another version of white supremacy. What makes it so insidious is that they have many of their hands on the levers of power and control while at the same time playing the role of oppressed victims. As Atzmon said, he learned to speak the language of inclusion while practicing exclusion.

      This is clearly evident of not only by the treatment of the indigenous people of Palestine but also the treatment Ethiopian Jews in Israel.

      The biggest international supporters of South Africa’s apartheid state was the U.S. and Israel.

    4. Try Unz.com — both alt-left and alt-right, and not an ounce of Zionism in sight!

  25. Yesterday the Gaurdian had an article that Flynn would get time in jail. and today it reports no time for Flyn. Today it has an article “Killed For Telling The truth”. Assange reports the Truth. The Guardian is not the Truth. Who is the Guardian guarding?

    1. It’s a spelling error. It’s not the Guardian, it’s the Fraudian.

  26. “What we have here is really a class war. As long as we leave the Mandarins alone and don’t make sure the average Vietnamese has land and a more equitable stake in this country, they’re going to drive us out of here.”-French Army Officer during the French Indochina War before the French were driven out by Ho Chi Minh and Vo Nuguen Giap who killed 97,000 French soldiers

  27. …shall brothers be for’a that.”

  28. WayFareingStranger Avatar

    “The West is doomed because the people of the West have become soft, decadent and blind.”-General Nuguen Cao Ky, Vice President of the Republic of Vietnam

  29. “The whites have nothing and have built nothing that is better than what we have.”-Sitting Bull, Souix Indian War Chief

  30. “I beileve there will ultimately be a clash between the oppressed and those that do the oppressing…between those who want freedom, justice and equality for everyone and those who want to continue the system of exploitation…but I don’t think it will be based on the colour of the skin.”-Malcom X

  31. Caitlin, “…a large number of people realized that the talking heads on their TV screens are lying to them all the time.”

    Welcome to the party, pal! Us Freedomists have understood this way before the internet. If you believe they are lying to us all the time (and they most certainly are) then why do you believe all of their other lies designed to control us? “Climate change” is a perfect example. “The MIC Matrix is a lie machine. But only sometimes” is not sound logic.

    “The Huffington Post has just published yet another brazen hit piece on University of Sheffield professor Piers Robinson.”

    Again, welcome to the party, pal! But I have to ask why you are so upset about this one particular hit piece? The left thrives on character assassinations and demands for personal destruction and silencing others who simply do not agree with them. This is not the first leftist hit piece so why get upset now about such injustice when it has been going on for decades?

    1. Two wrongs don’t make a right, but three rights make a left.

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    You say it so well, Ms. Johnstone. “Its comeing yet for’a that. That man for man the world o’re shall bothers be for’a that.”-Bobby Burns. ” Those issues settled by violence or in violation of Law must remain unsettled forever.”-Jefferson Davis, CSA

  33. You say it so well, Ms. Johnstone. “Its comeing yet for’a that. That man for man the world o’re shall bothers be for’a that.”-Bobby Burns. ” Those issues settled by violence or in violation of Law must remain unsettled forever.”-Jefferson Davis, CSA

  34. I genuinely respect and look forward to your articles Caitlin. Drop Facebook and Twitter and I will become an enthusiastic Patron.

  35. “Whoever controls the narrative controls the world.” And, almost to a main, the deviants known as the mainstream media, the ones who have daily been stealing more of our country and world, also own the mainstream media. When seen in that light, the msm is not Getting Weird; it’s just doing what it’s always done.

  36. The mythical Assange-Manafort collaboration fabricated by The Guardian was never about Trump and the Russiagate circus – if asked, he would have probably given it his imprimatur.
    The purpose of the covert spooks pulling the strings of The Guardian puppets was to continue their assault on Assange’s character by “linking” (for want of a better word) him to a convicted felon with Russian history.
    This is all preparatory to their ultimate wet dream — the physical assault on Assange and his punishment for revealing the truth.

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    I forsee a thriving business in guillotine manufacturing very soon. The French dont fuck around

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