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The Myths of Capitalism

In The Myths of Capitalism, Michael Parenti explodes the most prevalent myths the ruling elite perpetuates regarding capitalism. Examples include

  • Capitalism produces prosperity – in truth capitalism produces prosperity for a handful of people and poverty for nearly everyone else.
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Things That Aren't What They Seem

After ten years, time to ground Britain’s drones

The imminent defeat of ISIS in Iraq should see British drones grounded.  But will they continue to launch strikes in what is becoming a perpetual war? 1,176 more words
UK Drone Operations

My Blue Angel is better than your Blue 'Angel'.

It is a gorgeous San Francisco day. I took a brisk walk to power up my mind this morning, marveling at the tribal rhythm of the 9-5, that walks dull-garbed humans listening to clever podcasts that assure their psyches of relevance in their parochial digital circles. 405 more words

Around The World

The American Military Uncontained

W.J. Astore

In my latest article for TomDispatch.com, I detail how the U.S. military is out everywhere but winning nowhere.  What I mean by not winning is the military’s failure to end wars on terms remotely favorable to national security and the interests of democracy.   1,094 more words

US Politics

How To Sustain Perpetual War (It’s Easy, Hide the Bodies)

http://original.antiwar.com/Peter_Van_Buren/2017/07/18/sustain-perpetual-war-easy/

Sustaining America’s state of post-9/11 perpetual war requires skillful manipulation of the public at home. The key tool used for this purpose is the bloodless narrative, a combination of policy, falsehoods and media manipulation that creates the impression that America’s wars have few consequences, at least for Americans. 347 more words

Peter Van Buren: How to Sustain Perpetual War? Easy -- Hide the Bodies

Sustaining America’s state of post-9/11 perpetual war requires skillful manipulation of the public at home. The key tool used for this purpose is the bloodless narrative, a combination of policy, falsehoods and media manipulation that creates the impression that America’s wars have few consequences, at least for Americans. 1,184 more words

Opinion Leaders

Why America is in perpetual war

People don’t start wars. Governments do. — jtl, 419

by Bob Livingston via Personal Liberty

Humanity has been cannon fodder in concocted wars and revolutions for millennia. 311 more words