Both CNN and the Washington Post are reporting that Robert Mueller's investigation into a possible conspiracy between the Trump campaign and the Russian government will be wrapping up as soon as next week. This report comes without a single American having been charged with any
I often talk about the various reasons I still believe humanity has a fighting chance at rescuing itself from extinction and Orwellian dystopia, like the fact that our ability to network and share information is at an all-time high while trust in the mass media
Bernie Sanders has announced his 2020 Democratic primary run for president of the United States, to predictable sighs of relief from his supporters and equally predictable vitriolic shrieking from Democratic Party centrists. I've been asked by my readers to give some thoughts on the matter,
I have gotten your attention,
either because you think I’ve got something to say,
or because you enjoy random skirmishes of poetical graffiti,
or because you clicked on some link on the internet
without really knowing what you were getting into.
It doesn’t matter.
You’re here now.
I pick up my
"Today, President Trump presented Venezuela’s military officers with a choice - work for a democratic future for all Venezuelans or see the financial circle close for their families and loved ones," tweeted US National Security Advisor John Bolton today following a Miami speech by the
I gave a speech at the Sydney Politics in the Pub event "Whistle-blowing, Wikileaks & the Future of Democracy". Here it is if you'd like to watch (video quality isn't great, but the audio's fine):https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SbgL8PO42K4__________________________________________________________________Thanks for watching! My material is entirely reader-supported, so if you
In the land of Freedomocracy there lived a boy named Johnny. Like all children, Johnny went to School, where he was taught to think the same thoughts grownups think by educators with desperate faces.At School Johnny learned what thoughts to think about his country and
In an extremely weird article titled "Russia is backing a viral video company aimed at American millennials", CNN reports that Facebook has suspended popular dissident media outlet In The Now and its allied pages for failing to publicly "disclose" its financial ties to a subsidiary
American Conservative has published an article titled "Why Are These Professional War Peddlers Still Around?", an excerpt from a book by Fox's Tucker Carlson, which documents neoconservative thought leaders Max Boot and Bill Kristol's consistent track record of supporting spectacularly awful US war policies. Carlson
Once upon a time
there lived a blue world full of nattering apelings.They spent their time shrieking at screens
and turning trees into black smoke
and turning whales into coins
and digging holes in the planet
and figuring out how to kill millions of each other at a time.They'd spend