Publisher’s Note: Good advice here, as we in the Green Mountains confront US imperial collapse and the reinvention of Vermont as an independent republic once again. 1. Nourish your relationships. That friend you haven’t called in a decade? That cousin… Continue Reading
With the possible exception of “Wonder Woman,” it is hard to imagine a more symbolic (and memorable) film arriving at a more timely historical moment than “Black Panther.” Opening right before Valentine’s Day week 2018, “Black Panther” grossed more money… Continue Reading
Well, well, well. Even New York Times readers are figuring out the US is an Empire.
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
Let’s begin with some multimedia “news” artifacts. Here is how the SnapChat platform “news feed” presents “news’ to its users. Snapchat “News” Feed from February 22, 2018. 2) Publisher’s Note: Let’s update Ed Herman and Noam Chomsky’s “Propaganda Model of… Continue Reading
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
Publisher’s note: This astonishing story is researched by Michael Colby, who is a writer and maple syrup producer living in Walden, the former editor of the Food & Water Journal, and the co-founder, along with Will Allen and Kate Duesterberg, of… Continue Reading
“I oppose Trump, but I will not let him steal my critical thinking skills.” So jokes LA-based comedian Jimmy Dore at minute 18 of yet another irreverent and insightful take down of US politics – this… Continue Reading