Category Archives: Sociology

Corporate Media Looks to Purveyors of State Violence Abroad to Condemn State Violence at Home

By Loretta Graceffo Source: FAIR.org Anti-racist protests have swept across the country over the past month, demanding justice for George Floyd, police accountability and the defunding of law enforcement. In response to these uprisings, President Donald Trump publicly toyed with … Continue reading

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Elite television news rescued by COVID

By Jon Rappoport Source: NoMoreFakeNews.com Yet another consequence of the fake pandemic is the propping up of that doddering old fool, elite television news. The COVID story doesn’t need Walter Cronkite. It only needs wall to wall. From 5AM to … Continue reading

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America Has Always Been a Dystopia

Too many of us just haven’t been paying attention By Bryan Merchant Source: OneZero “Trump’s American dystopia has reached a new and ominous cliff,” warns a CNN opinion headline. “The last two and a half months in America have felt like the … Continue reading

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Is Data Our New False Religion?

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds Here’s how every modern con starts: let’s look at the data. Every modern con starts with an earnest appeal to look at the data because the con artist has assembled the data to grease the slides … Continue reading

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Americans Have Already Skipped Payments On More Than 100 Million Loans, And Job Losses Continue To Escalate

By Michael Snyder Source: Economic Collapse Blog Those that have been hoping for some sort of a “V-shaped recovery” have had their hopes completely dashed.  U.S. workers continue to lose jobs at a staggering rate, and economic activity continues to … Continue reading

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Russiagate’s Last Gasp

By Ray McGovern Source: Consortium News On Friday The New York Times featured a report based on anonymous intelligence officials that the Russians were paying bounties to have U.S. troops killed in Afghanistan with President Donald Trump refusing to do anything about … Continue reading

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Project Venezuela: Right-wing activists push Wikipedia to blacklist MintPress, other alternative media

A group of right-wing Venezuelans has managed to ban the use of a range of alternative media outlets covering Venezuela, including MintPress News. By Alan MacLeod Source: Intrepid Report Still unable to convince a sufficient number of their countryfolk to … Continue reading

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Trust No One

By Michael Krieger Source: Liberty Blitzkrieg The title of today’s post is not meant to be taken literally. I trust plenty of people. I trust friends who’ve demonstrated their trustworthiness over the years. I trust my family. Having people in … Continue reading

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