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

The “Deep State,” US Empire, And Bi-Partisan Imperial PsyOps (JIMMY DORE meets DAILY BEAST)

“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

Plan V – THE MOVIE! – Our DOC FILM Teaser/Episode 1 Are Now LIVE! (2VR)

Welcome to 2018, Plan ‘V’ crowd funders! Exciting news – our Plan ‘V’ documentary TEASER and EPISODE 1 (Public Finance) are finished, and we busy planning our Vermont-wide FILM tour for SPRING/SUMMER 2018. Watch our 4 minute TEASER right here.… Continue Reading

The World & the US Presidency: Renegotiating the  Deal (GREEN MOUNTAIN POLITICS)

Publisher’s Note: Burlington-based journalist Greg Guma is one of Vermont’s most astute veteran journalists and progressive thinkers. We’d only add two observations to his essay here: 1) the Deep State is alive, well, and influential in shaping presidential decision-making; and… Continue Reading

Chris Hedges Chronicles The US Empire’s Dystopic Collapse (SANCTUARY VIDEO)

Few US commentators provide as much dark wisdom as Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Chris Hedges, who resigned from the NY Times after he was “reprimanded” for speaking out against the illegal US invasion of Iraq in 2003. Here’s Hedges at… Continue Reading