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Ken Burns’ Vietnam War: An Object Lesson in the Failures of the Objective Lens

By Reed Richardson Source: FAIR If journalism resigns itself to being a “first draft of history,” Ken Burns’ popular PBS documentaries, written by Lynn Novick, have increasingly aspired to—and achieved—a coveted status as popular historical canon. This has, in part, been accomplished by … Continue reading

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What Country Is This? Forced Blood Draws, Cavity Searches and Colonoscopies

By John W. Whitehead Source: The Rutherford Institute “The Fourth Amendment was designed to stand between us and arbitrary governmental authority. For all practical purposes, that shield has been shattered, leaving our liberty and personal integrity subject to the whim … Continue reading

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How Fear of Russia Misleads Americans

NSA whistleblower Thomas Drake sees grave dangers in the U.S. government and media exaggerating foreign threats as a means to mislead and control the American public, reports Dennis J Bernstein. By Dennis J Bernstein Source: Consortium News Russia has been … Continue reading

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Oligarchs Succeed! Only the People Suffer!

By James Petra Source: The Fourth Media On a scale not seen since the ‘great’ world depression of the 1930’s, the US political system is experiencing sharp political attacks, divisions and power grabs. Executive firings, congressional investigations, demands for impeachment, … Continue reading

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A dystopia in real time

By Dave Lefcourt Source: OpEdNews.com Let’s come straight out with it, to the US government, We the People are the enemy. If you’ve read John W. Whitehead [1] regularly you’re already aware of that. The tell-tale sign: surveillance camera’s seemingly … Continue reading

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The Mainstream Has Failed

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds The good news is there is a way to avoid failure and stagnation: avoid the mainstream like the plague. The mainstream became mainstream because it worked: the mainstream advice to “go to … Continue reading

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The Age of Authoritarianism: Government of the Politicians, by the Military, for the Corporations

By John W. Whitehead Source: The Rutherford Institute “I was astonished, bewildered. This was America, a country where, whatever its faults, people could speak, write, assemble, demonstrate without fear. It was in the Constitution, the Bill of Rights. We were … Continue reading

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The Real Reason U.S. Government Targets Whistleblowers

I’ve mentioned in past posts such as this my thoughts on reasons behind the government’s war on whistleblowers, and it has nothing to do with protecting national security (except in the sense of protecting criminals working within the national security … Continue reading

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