Tag Archives: American exceptionalism

What “Normal” Are We Returning To? The Depression Nobody Dares Acknowledge

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds Perhaps we need an honest national dialog about declining expectations, rising inequality, social depression and the failure of the status quo. Even as the chirpy happy-talk of a return to normal floods the airwaves, … Continue reading

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The American Exceptionalism of Secretary of State Antony Blinken

By Kevin Gosztola Source: Shadowproof “American leadership still matters. The reality is the world simply does not organize itself,” Secretary of State Antony Blinken proclaimed at his confirmation hearing. “When we are not engaged, when we are not leading, then … Continue reading

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Julian Assange, Prometheus Bound

He is being punished not for stealing fire – but for exposing power under the light of truth and provoking the god of Exceptionalism.  By Pepe Escobar Source: Consortium News This is the tale of an Ancient Greek tragedy reenacted … Continue reading

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David Ray Griffin’s The Christian Gospel for Americans: A Systematic Theology

By Edward Curtin Source: Behind the Curtain A Review   There are very few writers who have done more to try to open the public’s mind to the evil nature of the American empire than David Ray Griffin.  His series of … Continue reading

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The Long Arm of the Law

On the rise of the global “good cop” By Lyle Jeremy Rubin Source: The Baffler Badges without Borders: How Global Counterinsurgency Transformed American Policing by Stuart Schrader. University of California Press, 416 pages. Always beware what everyone is saying but … Continue reading

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Freedom Rider: Hollywood Propaganda Attack on Venezuela

By Margaret Kimberly Source: Black Agenda Report The US is starving and killing Venezuelans in real life and, for your family’s viewing pleasure, on television screens. “Imperialism is quite bipartisan and liberal Hollywood never saw propaganda it didn’t want to … Continue reading

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Bullet Points: How Forever War Will End

By Kurt Nimmo Source: Another Day in the Empire Forget a popular movement to end the wars. As George W. Bush said during his murder spree in Afghanistan and Iraq, the antiwar movement at that time (far larger than what … Continue reading

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Corporate Media Target Gabbard for Her Anti-Interventionism—a Word They Can Barely Pronounce

By Owen Marsh Source: FAIR Presidential hopeful Tulsi Gabbard has not garnered much press coverage since announcing her bid on February 2; she’s the 13th-most-mentioned Democratic candidate on TV news, according to FAIR’s most recent count (4/14/19). But when corporate … Continue reading

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