"Concerns mount that US withdrawal from Afghanistan could risk progress on women's rights," blares a new headline from CNN."Concerns are mounting from bipartisan US lawmakers and Afghan women's rights activists that the hard-won gains for women and civil society in Afghanistan could be lost if
Aspire to greatness,
but not the kind they teach you about in school.
Not the kind where you can all be astronauts and presidents when you grow up
so long as you "apply yourself" (whatever that means)
and other such nonsense.
Not the kind where you get good grades
Last year Senator Bernie Sanders led a public push to reduce the insanely bloated US military budget by a paltry ten percent. His push splatted headfirst against a bipartisan solid steel wall which shut him down definitively.Sanders' bill was killed in the Senate by a
Have you ever seen a mainstream news report containing the phrase "the French regime"? How about "the British regime" or "the Australian regime"?If these phrases look a bit odd, it's because you've never seen them written down before. Ostensibly the word simply means "a form of
The ultimate goal of the US-centralized empire is to have such control over the world's economic and financial systems that conventional warfare becomes obsolete, because they'll be able to fully strangle any population which disobeys its dictates by cutting them off from money.It's a warped
I'm so stoked to get people reading my new book that I'm sharing part of "Chapter Two: Power and Narrative Control" for free. Enjoy!~ CJhttps://twitter.com/caitoz/status/1377978512666198025
In Tolkien’s Middle Earth, the affairs of men are dominated by a cabal of wizards who understand the esoteric art of
I hate the mainstream scoff.Do you know the mainstream scoff? It's the scoff people who've been indoctrinated into the mainstream worldview make when you say something which falls outside that worldview. Something like "Nothing of substance has changed since the Trump administration." Or "The west
The western world has a very high opinion of itself and its supposed values, and its treatment of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange makes a lie of it all.Truth. Justice. Freedom. Democracy. We are taught from an early age that these are the sacred values our
The empire doesn't get enough credit for propagandizing us into arguing with each other about whether our expensive new multifront cold war should prioritize escalations against Russia or China, instead of whether that cold war should occur at all. Truly a masterful manipulation.
Opposing US imperialism
Bloomberg pundit Noah Smith had a very revealing interaction on Twitter the other day that I've been meaning to write about ever since.It began with Smith sharing a screenshot of an article by journalist Yasha Levine which condemns US imperialist escalations against China and ties