Tag Archives: MSM

When Worse is the Enemy of Bad

By Paul Edwards Source: CounterPunch.org There comes a time in the decline of an empire when–in its hubris, its arrogance–it decouples from reason and blindly blunders toward its fate in a ludicrous ugly trance of stupidity.  To paraphrase Walter Cronkite–we are … Continue reading

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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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A Stock Market Primer, in Six Easy Steps

By William Kaufman Source: CounterPunch What is the stock market? 1) It’s not real economic activity—it’s a form of mass hysteria or mass psychosis. 2) Stock prices reflect a mass-hysteria impression of the worth of a piece of paper you … Continue reading

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Mainstream Media: The Evil Empire

By Anthony Freda Source: Medium As it becomes increasingly clear that yesterday’s conspiracy theories are today’s real news, the call to kill the messengers just gets more shrill and hysterical. The attacks on free speech with high-tech censorship campaigns and … Continue reading

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Reviving the Spirit of Existential Rebellion in a World of Propaganda, Lies, and Self Deception

By Edward Curtin Source: Dissident Voice Search for nothing anymore, nothing except truth. Be very still and try to get at the truth. And the first question to ask yourself is: How great a liar am I? — D. H. … Continue reading

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The War on Fake News

By Anthony Freda Source: Cindy Sheehan’s Soapbox As it becomes increasingly clear that yesterday’s conspiracy theories are today’s real news, the call to kill the messengers just gets more shrill and hysterical. The attacks on free speech with high-tech censorship … Continue reading

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Organized Chaos and Confusion as Political Control

By Edward Curtin Source: Dissident Voice There’s something happening here, but what it is ain’t exactly clear. — Buffalo Springfield 1967 It’s not supposed to be clear, now or then.  If you’re confused by the news you’re hearing, you should … Continue reading

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Gurus of the progressive community . . . Chomsky and Goodman

By Dave Alpert Source: Intrepid Report There was a time when I, like tens of thousands of my progressive partners, held Noam Chomsky and Amy Goodman in awe. After all, Amy informed us and Noam spoke for us, coherently explaining … Continue reading

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