Tag Archives: Government

Why America’s Major News-Media Must Change Their Thinking

By Eric Zuesse Source: Strategic Culture Foundation America’s ‘news’-media possess the mentality that characterizes a dictatorship, not a democracy. This will be documented in the linked-to empirical data which will be subsequently discussed. But, first, here is what will be documented … Continue reading

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Enough Is Enough: If You Really Want to Save Lives, Take Aim at Government Violence

By John W. Whitehead Source: The Rutherford Institute “It is often the case that police shootings, incidents where law enforcement officers pull the trigger on civilians, are left out of the conversation on gun violence. But a police officer shooting … Continue reading

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Freedom Is a Myth: We Are All Prisoners of the Police State’s Panopticon Village

“We’re run by the Pentagon, we’re run by Madison Avenue, we’re run by television, and as long as we accept those things and don’t revolt we’ll have to go along with the stream to the eventual avalanche…. As long as … Continue reading

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Thought Police for the 21st Century

By Chris Hedges Source: TruthDig The abolition of net neutrality and the use of algorithms by Facebook, Google, YouTube and Twitter to divert readers and viewers from progressive, left-wing and anti-war sites, along with demonizing as foreign agents the journalists … Continue reading

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Financial Tyranny: ‘We the People’ Are the New Permanent Underclass in America

By John W. Whitehead Source: The Rutherford Institute “When plunder becomes a way of life for a group of men in a society, over the course of time they create for themselves a legal system that authorizes it and a … Continue reading

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The Public Are All Alone: Understanding How the Enemy of Your Enemy Is Not Your Friend

By Eric Zuesse Source: Strategic Culture Foundation In political matters, the public are taught to believe that some political Party is ‘good’, and that the others are “bad”; but the reality in recent times, at least in the United States, … Continue reading

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James C. Scott’s Against the Grain

By chilke Source: The HipCrime Vocab During my long discursion on the history of money, the academic James C. Scott published an important book called Against the Grain: A Deep History of the First States. Regular readers will know that this has … Continue reading

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Jesus Was Born in a Police State

By John W. Whitehead Source: The Rutherford Institute “Jesus is too much for us. The church’s later treatment of the gospels is one long effort to rescue Jesus from ‘extremism.’”—author Gary Wills, What Jesus Meant The Christmas narrative of a … Continue reading

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