Journalists should be exposing inconvenient truths about powerful people in their own nation and its allies. Instead the people we call "journalists" criticize enemy nations, smear political dissidents, demand increasing amounts of censorship, and advance narratives that are convenient for the powerful.
The "war on terror"
How many of people's mental health diagnoses are really just them struggling to function in a capitalist system that is amoral, destructive, overwhelming, overbearing, unsatisfying, and bereft of meaning?It's surely one of the most under-examined questions in the field of modern psychology. People in general
A new Twitter post by Secretary of State Tony Blinken reads as follows:"We will never hesitate to use force when American lives and vital interests are at stake, but we will do so only when the objectives are clear and achievable, consistent with our values
Fuck all royals. Take back everything they've stolen and give them minimum wage jobs and regard them with nothing but disdain forevermore.
Still can't get over the fact that there's a "queen". She wears a crown and sits on a throne, like a fucking Tolkien character.
Democrats cannot wait for the midterms so they can lose and go back to letting the Republicans play the bad cop.
This is who the Democrats are. It's who they always will be. They let you have your Bernies and AOCs to create the illusion that
A new Gallup poll finds that Americans' opinion of Russia and China have plummeted to historic lows this year, with 79 percent of the population now reporting an unfavorable view of China and 77 percent reporting an unfavorable view of Russia.The hate predictably falls along
I write about humanity's problems as a species in all sorts of ways in this space, but really if you want to get straightforward about things all we're ever actually talking about here is a lack of awareness of what's true and the need to
May what is unseen become seen.May the hidden dynamics of oligarchy and empire be revealed to all of humanity.May the depravity of the powerful be exposed before everyone.May government secrecy end.May the public become aware of the pervasiveness of mass media propaganda.May people realize that
Just another friendly reminder that establishment propaganda is the single most overlooked and under-emphasized aspect of our society and the left will never accomplish any of its goals until it prioritizes countering mass-scale manipulation above all else.
Western imperialism is capitalism's life support system. Without the
Doing daily commentary on world power dynamics feels a lot like staring up at the sky watching clouds. Sometimes you see a three-legged pony up there, sometimes a gargoyle, sometimes a laughing baby, but really you're only ever watching tiny water droplets being moved around