Category Archives: History

Defending Julian Assange; Defending the Truth

By Robert J. Burrowes On 11 April 2019, WikiLeaks editor Julian Assange was dragged from the Ecuadorian Embassy in London by UK police and arrested for breaching a bail condition. See ‘Arrest update – SW1’. Upon arrival at a London … Continue reading

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Did the NY Times Violate Its Own Code of Ethics to Feature Child of Venezuelan Coup Plotter?

After the New York Times was slammed for obscuring comedian Joanna Hausmann’s family ties to the Guaido shadow regime, her coup-plotting father appeared online to defend her with a stream of insults. By Anya Parampil Source: The Grayzone When the … Continue reading

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America is exceptional — in all the wrong ways

By Maj. Danny Sjursen Source: Axis of Logic I was born and raised in an America far more Orwellian than many now remember. Matters have gone so far off the rails since 9/11 that few seem to recall the madness … Continue reading

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Lies America’s News-Media Tell

By Eric Zuesse Source: Strategic Culture Foundation Here are America’s recent targets for regime-change (against which have been used economic sanctions, invasion, and enormous destruction) — and all of them are nations that never invaded nor threatened to invade America: … Continue reading

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Inventing the Future: The Collective Joy of Mark Fisher’s ‘k-punk’

By Michael Grasso Source: We Are the Mutants k-punk By Mark Fisher Foreword by Simon Reynolds, Edited by Darren Ambrose Repeater Books, 2018 A little over two years ago, theorist and cultural critic Mark Fisher took his own life at … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Doomsday Machine

By Alex Cox Source: Lobster Magazine Until recently I only knew Daniel Ellsberg as the whistleblower who made the Pentagon Papers public, and for his peace campaigning over the years. I had no idea that prior to releasing a trove … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Sacco and Vanzetti (2006)

SACCO AND VANZETTI brings to life the story of Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti, two Italian immigrant anarchists who were accused of a murder in 1920, and executed in Boston in 1927 after a notoriously prejudiced trial. The ordeal of … Continue reading

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Survival of the Richest

All Are Equal, Except Those Who Aren’t By Nomi Prins Source: TomDispatch.com Like a gilded coating that makes the dullest things glitter, today’s thin veneer of political populism covers a grotesque underbelly of growing inequality that’s hiding in plain sight. And … Continue reading

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