It’s official. The Pentagon announced this summer that the US Empire is “collapsing.” Their solution to this troublesome news? Surprise! “More surveillance, more propaganda (‘strategic manipulation of perceptions’) and more military expansionism.” The document above makes for eye-opening reading, taking… Continue Reading
A sociologist who predicted the collapse of the Soviet Union and 9/11 attacks warns that American global power will collapse under Donald Trump. Johan Galtung, a Norwegian professor at the University of Hawaii and Transcend Peace University, first predicted… Continue Reading
I know what you are thinking. Does the world need another Star Wars film? Of course. Let me explain. First – it’s holiday time, and raining (after early snow falls elevated excitement) in the once and future Vermont republic. “Rogue… Continue Reading
Donald J. Trump’s victory has laid bare the U.S. of Empire. Encouraged to run as a “fringe candidate” by the neoliberal Clintonistas (who threw the populist Sanders campaign under their own DNC bus) and manufactured by U.S. “news” media elites,… Continue Reading
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New York Times articles, commentaries and editorials feature all propaganda all the time, managed news misinformation rubbish and Big Lies, suppressing hard truths on issues mattering most – especially on war and peace. It notoriously supports US imperial lawlessness, in… Continue Reading
Ten Septembers ago, we devoted a complete issue of Vermont Commons: Voices Of Independence to an exploration of many of 9/11’s unanswered questions. As we are fond of saying, the 9/11 tragedy is our generation’s grandest epistemological experiment – how… Continue Reading
Thursday night in Cleveland, demagoguery took center stage. Ten Republican aspirants participated. They avoided explaining their support for endless wars, monied interests over popular ones, and police state crackdowns on resistance to what no one should tolerate. US-style political “debates”… Continue Reading