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Jacques Ellul: A Prophet for Our Tech-Saturated Times

Read his works to understand how we’ve been caught in technology’s nightmarish hold. By Andrew Nikiforuk Source: The Tyee By now you have probably read about the so-called “tech backlash.” Facebook and other social media have undermined what’s left of … Continue reading

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Retconning History

By CH Source: The Hipcrime Vocab “He who controls the past, controls the future; and he who controls the present, controls the past.”–George Orwell “The mistake of judging the men of other periods by the morality of our own day … Continue reading

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And So This Is Christmas

By David Swanson Source: Let’s Try Democracy Christmas Day. Very late on this day and into the morning of the 26th in 1776, George Washington led a surprise night crossing of the Delaware River and bloody pre-dawn attack on unarmed hung-over-from-Christmas … Continue reading

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Lost in the Theatre of Data, Dada, and Emotional Manipulation

By Edward Curtin Source: OpEdNews.com “It is not only information that they need — in this Age of Fact, information often dominates their attention and overwhelms their capacities to assimilate it”What they need, and what they feel they need, is … Continue reading

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What We Threw Away

By Patrick Armstrong Source: Strategic Culture Foundation Forty years ago I was quite impressed by the books of Jean François Revel in which he argued that The West was pretty much doomed because it was messy and indecisive. On the other hand, … Continue reading

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The Suicidal Empire

By Dmitry Orlov Source: Club Orlov There are a lot of behaviors being exhibited by those in positions of power in the US that seem disparate and odd. We watch Trump who is imposing sanctions on country after country, dreaming … Continue reading

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Why the West cannot stomach Russians

By Andre Vltchek Source: New Eastern Outlook When it comes to Russia or the Soviet Union, reports and historical accounts do get blurry; in the West they do, and consequently in all of its ‘client states’. Fairy tales get intermingled … Continue reading

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3 Characteristics of a True Political Awakening

By Sigmund Fraud Source: Waking Times History is written by the winners, or so they say, but there is an agreed upon version of our story that is taught to us in school and reinforced in everyday life by the … Continue reading

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