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Listen to a reading of this article:https://soundcloud.com/going_rogue/were-ruled-by-assholes-because ❖ It's funny to think about how all our abusive, oppressive systems are only there because the people who benefit from them are able to keep everyone else too divided and distracted to notice that we vastly outnumber them and

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/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

 Listen to a reading of this article:https://soundcloud.com/going_rogue/opposing-war-is-the-first-step ❖ Forcefully opposing the warmongering and imperialism of your rulers is the very first step toward political morality. It's not the only step, but it is the first step, because if you haven't taken that step then no other ostensibly

Listen to a reading of this article:https://soundcloud.com/going_rogue/new-study-finds-the-rest-of-the-world-supports-china-and-russia ❖ The US is preparing to station multiple nuclear-capable B-52 bombers in northern Australia in what the mass media are calling a "signal to China," yet another example of Australia's forced subservience as a US military/intelligence asset."Having bombers that could

Listen to a reading of this article:https://soundcloud.com/going_rogue/its-gross-to-live-under-the-us-empire-and-spend-your-time-criticizing-other-governments ❖ The other day an Australian journalist was giving me a hard time for not criticizing Russia and China the way I go after the US empire, calling me "morally bankrupt" for not criticizing all governments equally. He said the

Listen to a reading of this article:https://soundcloud.com/going_rogue/tucker-carlson-is-as-much-a-propagandist-as-anyone-else-in-media ❖ Fox News's fabulously popular right wing pundit Tucker Carlson has ratcheted up his show's anti-China propaganda yet again, introducing his interview with Brazil's rightist president Jair Bolsonaro with a psychotic rant against Beijing that, were it about Moscow, would

Listen to a reading of this article:https://soundcloud.com/going_rogue/the-us-empire-will-be-defeated-by-the-us-empire ❖ Empire managers: Putin invaded Ukraine!Public: Oh no! What should we do about it?Empire managers: Greatly increase military spending, work to weaken Russia, and censor dissenting opinions.Public: Wait, aren’t those things you’ve always wanted to do anyway?Empire managers: Hush. ❖ Russian propaganda