From #BernieBros to #PutinPuppets – The “#RussiaHackedThe2016Election Meme Mutates, Again (FAKE NEWS)

So, now, according to “US Special Counsel Robert Mueller,” the 2016 US presidential campaigns of insurgent Democrat/Vermonter Bernie Sanders and Green Party candidate Jill Stein are both tarred with the brush of “Russian meddling.” #MemeMutation = rinse, wash, repeat, and… Continue Reading

The Post (Truth) World: Reviving the “Propaganda Model Of News” For Our Digital Age

Publisher’s Note: Let’s update Ed Herman and Noam Chomsky’s “Propaganda Model of News” for the Digital Age, in partnership with Project Censored. Find the 60 minute 2/16/2018 podcast version here.   If you don’t read the newspaper, you’re uninformed. If… Continue Reading

Imperial Infrastructure: Why China Is Running Circles Around US (Bu Hao!)

Publisher’s Note: For the moment, the world’s two most powerful 21st century Empires are US and China. We’ve been to western China and witnessed the ambitious “One Belt, One Road” initiative at its launch. Why is it that China can invest… Continue Reading

How The American Empire’s “Propaganda Machine” Gaslights US While “Russia Smearing” Independent News Channels (MINT NEWS / RT)

Publisher’s note: I had the good fortune to meet MINT founder Mnar Muhwesh at a national media conference hosted by Project Censored several months ago, and have been reading MINT ever since. In an Age of Orwellian Doublespeak, MINT’s fierce… Continue Reading

“Fake News” is Fake News (Anti-Empire Report)

Publisher’s Note: Killing Hope author William Blum is an independent researcher and expert on the US Empire. This article is republished from his Anti-Empire Report #155, February 9, 2018. The people who created Facebook and Google must be smart. They’re billionaires,… Continue Reading

“Bacon’s Utopia – Part 1” (OUR GEOENGINEERING AGE, PART 8)

Publisher’s Note: This is the eighth installment in our geoengineering series. Our skies are our most visible and vital global Commons, and they are under siege by powerful forces we are just beginning to understand. “Our Geoengineering Age” series tells the story of… Continue Reading

From The Vermont Frontier – “In The Shadows Of The American Century” (US EMPIRE WATCH)

Every once in a while a book comes along that elegantly crystalizes long-term historical trends missed in the madcap 24-7 propaganda juggernaut that passes for serious “news” and public discourse in the US Empire these days. University of Wisconsin-Madison historian… Continue Reading