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Never Again? The Same Criminals Who Funded Hitler are Imposing Tyranny on Us Today

Like many of you, I watched parts of Vera Sharav’s new documentary series, Never Again is Now Global, this week. With its sharp focus on the Holocaust and Nazi tactics in general, I felt the need to reach back into some of my older research and remind readers who was supporting and enabling the rise of Hitler.

Spoiler alert: It is the same class of folks responsible for tyranny today.

What we’re taught about the years …

Forever Chemicals, Everywhere

Image credit: Great Lakes Now

Forever Chemicals are found everywhere from the depths of the Mariana Trench to the mountaintop of Mt. Everest. Following 80 years of manufacturing various PFAS chemicals, the world is swimming in chemical permanence. And yes, it is a toxic price society pays for modern-day conveniences — made easy!

But maybe it would be better if “products made easy by PFASs” were made the old-fashioned way, pre-1940 sans dangerous chemicals. After all, several civilizations of the world got along just fine over thousands of years …

Thinking for Oneself

More illogic from the vaxxed.

Democracy in Theory and in Practice

In search of an effective model of people’s power. A Russian perspective

In the modern lexicon of supporters of the …

Ukraine: The Latest Neocon Con

Think about this …

The neocons lied to us about Bosnia, Serbia, and Kosovo.

They lied to us about Afghanistan.

They lied to us about Iraq.

They lied to us about Libya.

They lied to us about Syria.

They’re currently lying to us about Yemen, Venezuela, Cuba, Nicaragua, North Korea, Colombia, and China.

So …

Why would we for a microsecond think that they’re telling us the truth about Russia and Ukraine?

I looked around at major Western media news recently. There’s not really that much on Ukraine now. At least, nothing compared to the deluge we were …

Writing About a Joy that Invades Jenin

Abdel Rahmen al-Mozayen (Palestine), Jenin, 2002.

Israel calls its latest military campaign Operation Break the Wave, a lyrical description of a brutal reality. This year, 2023, will be the seventy-fifth year after the Nakba, the catastrophe of 1948 when Israeli troops illegally removed Palestinians from their homes and tried to erase Palestine from the map. Since then, Palestinians have resisted against all odds, despite Israel’s formidable backing by the most powerful countries in the world, led by the United States.

Operation Break the Wave …

Taking Sides

What does infighting within a movement mean to solidarity?

5 Questions for Drag Queens and their Enablers

Questions provoked by the widespread decision to expose young children to drag performances:

1. Why are prepubescent children being taught about sex, gender identity, and sexual orientation? It’s one thing if a child has same-sex parents and other kids ask questions about it. Some basic details should be shared. Beyond that, why would a 6-year-old need to understand sex — never mind crossdressing, stripping, etc.? Who are these programs “helping”?

2. Why is drag so over-represented in Pride events? Crossdressing does not make you gay. The concept of drag is a …

Residential Schools and Other Evils

Graphic by Julie Maas
The Williams Lake First Nation of British Columbia has announced discovery of another 66 sites which are possibly the graves of children on land of the St. Joseph Mission Residential School which closed in 1981. 93 suspected burial sites were previously announced. Control of the school passed from the Catholic Mission to the federal government in 1969. Approximately two thousand “anomalies” or possible graves have been detected by earth scanning instruments. Historical records indicated the deaths of only sixteen of the attending children. Geophysical analysis has …

Nuclear War Is No Exit for the Ukraine Crisis

Nostalgia for the Cuban Missile Crisis

Sixty years ago, a crowd of us young people anxiously massed around a black-and-white TV in my college student union building. The US and the USSR were in an existential standoff. The US had deployed ballistic nuclear missiles in Turkey. When the Soviets responded by placing missiles in Cuba, the US demanded their removal or face dire consequences.

We all breathed an enormous collective sigh of relief when Nikita Khruschev publicly agreed to withdraw the Soviet missiles from Cuba. John F. Kennedy secretly reciprocated by removing US missiles from Turkey aimed at the Soviet Union. The whole world rejoiced. A close …

Palestine is My Cause

Arabs Reaffirm Support for Palestinians, Rejection of the Occupation

The latest Arab Opinion Index 2022 is yet more proof that Arab societies are diverse in every possible way, from their assessment of their economic situation and living conditions to their take on immigration, state institutions and democracy. With one single exception: Palestine.

76 percent of all respondents to the poll, which is carried out annually by the Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies in Doha, said that Palestine is a cause for all Arabs, not Palestinians alone.

Three important points must be kept …

BAP Opposes Apparent CELAC Support for Military Intervention into Haiti

The Haiti/Americas Team of the Black Alliance for Peace (BAP) vehemently protests CELAC’s (Comunidad de Estados Latinoamericanos y Caribeños / Community of Latin American and Caribbean States) apparent support for multinational military intervention into Haiti, and strongly opposes CELAC including unelected Haitian Prime Minister Ariel Henry in its recent summit in Buenos Aires. We deem such acts as betrayals of the Haitian people as well as the democratic and anti-colonial forces in the region.
Founded in 2011, CELAC is a bloc of 33 Caribbean and Latin American countries. It has stated its mission as promoting …

The Deadly Toll of Warrior Policing on Steroids

Raging Bulls in Blue

This is warrior policing on steroids.

— Paul Butler, law professor

That the police officers charged with the beating death of 29-year-old Tyre Nichols are Black is a distraction.

Don’t be distracted.

This latest instance of police brutality is not about racism in policing or black-on-black violence.

The entire institution is corrupt.

The old guard—made up of fine, decent, lawful police officers who took seriously their oath of office to serve and protect their fellow citizens, uphold the Constitution, and maintain the peace—has given way to a new guard hyped up on their own authority …

Big Oil’s Price Gouging

As I pulled into the gas station to fill up, my car radio car told me that on January 31st Exxon-Mobile announced record-breaking profits of over fifty-five billion dollars. With the price of gas again approaching four bucks a gallon, I was certainly making my contribution to Big Oil’s profiteering. The big oil companies justify their price hikes by rightly claiming that consumer demand for oil far outstrips supply. Okay. But why hasn’t the supply kept pace with demand? Republicans blame Biden for not issuing new drilling leases the oil companies …

No Liability for Mandated Experimental “Vaccines”

Coronavirus vaccine makers are shielded from liability.” Is this normal? Should one consider this procedure as protecting the rights of those mandated to be vaccinated?

More and More Boys are Coming Home from School with Behavior Sheets!

Yah, I am training to be a school bus driver. I’ve written about it in previous pieces, and that’s First Student, a foreign outfit in 49 states, 7 Canadian provinces, and it’s an equity firm out of Belgium. Bidding on school district transportation contracts far and wide, and alas, this Belgium company is getting paid by guess who?

USA and Canadian taxpayers footing the bill and reaping the poor services. This is what they call the public-private arrangement, again, what is a low level form of socialized payola for private companies while the taxpayer is screwed. As if the public and …

The U.S. Dictatorship

Only by means of intense deceit does the U.S. Government allege that it and its allies are ‘democratic’ and that the countries that they impose sanctions against and overthrow (or try to overthrow) in coups and invasions are not. Irrespective of whether some of the countries that the U.S. Government targets for overthrow are or are not dictatorships, America itself certainly is, and it has the world’s highest percentage of its population living in prison — which might suffice alone to qualify America as being a police-state — and perhaps the worst …

France and the Dilemma of Electoral Politics in the 21st Century

French workers currently live nearly two years longer than their counterparts in member states in the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), composed of roughly the world’s most advanced capitalist countries. Further, they retire with full benefits, on average, nearly three years earlier than their counterparts in the OECD. Thanks to a rich history of militant struggle for a shorter workweek, a greater share of national wealth, and social benefits for retirees, workers in France enjoy a higher standard of living and a much longer secure retirement than most workers …

What Does “Real” Mean in an AI World?

The images in this post are not photographs taken at a recent party for relatively well-off white people.

These people do not exist. Rather, they were created by an artificial intelligence platform called Midjourney.

Remember these images whenever the “news” or some other “official” entity shows you photos or videos that you’re supposed to trust and take a face value.

Keep yer …

Logic or Obedience?

Spock’s logic as to why one should blindly obey: “Without followers, evil cannot spread.” – Star Trek, “And the Children Shall Lead”

Ukraine’s Tank Problem

It seems to be a case of little provision for so much supposed effect. The debates, the squabbles, the to-and-fro about supplying Ukraine with tanks from Western arsenals has served to confirm one thing: this is an ever-broadening war between the West against Russia with Ukraine an experimental proxy convinced it will win through. Efforts to limit the deepening conflict continue to be seen as the quailing sentiments of appeasers, the wobbly types who find democracy a less than lovable thing.

So far, promises have been made to ship the US M1A2 Abrams, Germany’s Leopard 2 and the UK’s Challenger. Others …

Palestinians Are Not Liars

On January 19, during one of its raids in the Occupied West Bank, the Israeli military arrested a Palestinian journalist, Abdul Muhsen Shalaldeh, near the town of Al-Khalil (Hebron). This is just the latest of a staggering number of violations against Palestinian journalists, and  against freedom of expression.

A few days earlier, the head of the Palestinian Journalist Syndicate (PJS), Naser Abu Baker, shared some tragic numbers during a press conference in Ramallah. “Fifty-five reporters have been killed, either by Israeli fire or bombardment since 2000,” he said. …

An Objective Look at U.S. Foreign Policy

William J. Astore Interview

Events continue to unfold at a quickening pace. Facing an alarming escalation in tensions around the world, we asked Lt. Col. William Astore for his current thoughts. We focus on the realities of the international power struggle unfolding in real time, specifically addressing the role of the U.S. in the tensions and its capacity to reduce them.

We are grateful to William Astore for sharing his valuable and thought-provoking views. The interview was arranged by John Rachel, Director of the Peace Dividend Project. The Peace Dividend strategy is not a meme or a bumper sticker. It …

The Red Pill

The red pill reveals reality to the taker.

Google Hides the Main Reason for America’s Arming of Ukraine

On Wednesday, January 25th, at 5:52 UTC, Reuters headlined “U.S. arms exports up 49% in fiscal 2022.” After more than 24 hours, at 22:00 UTC on the 26th, a Google search for that Reuters headline produced “Your search – “U.S. arms exports up 49% in fiscal 2022” – did not match any documents.” Five hours later, at  2:37 UTC on the 27th, the findings were “Your search – ‘U.S. arms exports up 49% in fiscal 2022’ – did not match any documents.” — exactly the same thing.

If that …

Don’t Mention the War: Interview with Joan Roelofs

Transformations of Political Language (part 5)

Clarity Press recently published Joan Roelofs’ latest contribution to the movements for peace in the United States, The Trillion Dollar Silencer (TDS). She has been a peace activist all her life and a scholar who always worked to bridge the gap between activism and academia that despite that effort seems to have widened rather than narrowed, at least since the 1990s. Part of the reason for this can be found in the activity of pseudo-academic institutions in the private sector, foundations and their appendages, think tanks. Naomi …

“Trans” vs. Children

Which side are YOU on?

Using GoFundMe for their “gender-affirming” surgeries
You may wonder if the “trans” madness is as nefarious and widespread as some say. To help address that contemplation:
Click here to see the deluded and manipulated souls seeking “bottom surgery.”
Click here to see the deluded and manipulated souls seeking “top surgery.”

You may also wonder if it’s any of your business what adults do to their bodies. When their insane decisions impact your legal protections …

The Righteous Outrage of Norman Finkelstein

As I was reading Norman Finkelstein’s new book, I’ll Burn That Bridge When I Get to It!: Heretical Thoughts on Identity Politics, Cancel Culture, and Academic Freedom, I thought early on of Obama’s joke at the expense of Rahm Emanuel: “he’s one of a kind, and thank god he’s one of a kind.” Finkelstein, too, is very much one of a kind. But the analogy with Emanuel fails, because in fact one Rahm Emanuel is far too many whereas one Finkelstein is not nearly enough. We need …

A Prescription

What to take to recovery from “mainstream” media manipulation.

If We Ever Needed George Carlin

It is Now in this Time of Stooges

So, there are no other ways to look at the lab-generated, multivariant SARS-2 than through the lens of mass murdering complicit media and the charlatans of propaganda, all in the employ of billionaires, millionaires and high income folks in this Big Pharma-Big Medicine-Big Feat triage of destruction? Who the hell with a normal-functioning mind believes that?

It’s a great piece here, at Gray Zone — Amid rising reports of vaccine-related menstrual disruptions, the CDC and FDA are dismissing women’s concerns and denying them information while corporate media pathologizes them in sexist fashion….