Listen to a reading of this article:https://soundcloud.com/going_rogue/awakening-from-the-narrative ❖ Western analysts spent years warning that western actions would provoke a war in Ukraine, westerners spent four years being propagandized into hating Russia, then Russia invades and now western imperialists say the war is advancing US interests. But remember:

Listen to a reading of this article:https://soundcloud.com/going_rogue/propaganda-isnt-something-that ❖ One of the empire's strongest assets is the widespread assumption that propaganda is something that only happens to other people. Another is the widespread assumption that propaganda only comes from other countries and other political ideologies.The status quo remains the

Listen to a reading of this article:https://soundcloud.com/going_rogue/the-claim-that-the-ukraine-war-advances-us-interests-discredits-the-claim-that-its-unprovoked ❖ One of the most illustrative examples of how the mainstream worldview is based on narratives rather than facts is the way Republican officials like senate minority leader Mitch McConnell have been branded servants of Russia despite consistent track records as

Listen to a reading of this article:https://soundcloud.com/going_rogue/the-mcproxy-war-continues ❖ The war in Ukraine is so aggressively marketed and PR-intensive and so interwoven with US corporations we should just call it the McProxy War.https://twitter.com/caitoz/status/1605141483157213184?s=20&t=Bgb_x6UiftvMYME0fWj-7whttps://twitter.com/EliClifton/status/1603766241994350592https://twitter.com/caitoz/status/1604624874215178240?s=20&t=Bgb_x6UiftvMYME0fWj-7whttps://twitter.com/LafayetteCahill/status/1605739762702319616 ❖ The mass media enthusiastically promote US propaganda of their own volition. The National Endowment for Democracy

Listen to a reading of this article:https://soundcloud.com/going_rogue/us-military-thanks-and-praises-retiring-cnn-journalist-for-her-service ❖ The US military has been showering CNN's retiring Pentagon correspondent Barbara Starr with effusive thanks and praise for her lifetime of service, giving some insight into the cozy working relationship between the media and the war machine inside the

Listen to a reading of this article:https://soundcloud.com/going_rogue/youre-not-actually-helping ❖ Truthout has a recent article titled "The Left Can Support Protesters in China Without Shilling for US Imperialism" with a subtitle asserting that "Chinese workers and Uyghurs need solidarity from leftists worldwide," and it at no point attempts to