People Are So Afraid of Google Now

Here's Why by Tyler Durden Zero Hedge (August 30 2017) Google (pardon Alphabet's) efforts to influence the American political discourse, not to mention presidential election outcome {1}, stretch far beyond the company's penchant for subtly disadvantaging independent and conservative thinkers on platforms like YouTube. By financially supporting left-leaning policy shops, Google's parent company has helped … Continue reading People Are So Afraid of Google Now

Washington Has Initiated Military Conflict with Russia

by Paul Craig Roberts http://www.paulcraigroberts.org (September 25 2017) Russia has provided evidence that Washington is collaborating with ISIS in attacks on Russian forces {1}. In one Washington-directed attack, ISIS tried to capture 29 Russian military policemen. However, Russian special forces entered the fray, and the result was spectacular losses for ISIS. {2} In another attack … Continue reading Washington Has Initiated Military Conflict with Russia

Washington’s Iron Curtain on the Euphrates

by Mike Whitney CounterPunch (September 27 2017) For more than six years, Syrians have made great sacrifices to defend their country in the face of a terrorist war of unprecedented brutality ... The Syrian people have stood their ground, against all odds, because they knew that this was a war that sought to eliminate their … Continue reading Washington’s Iron Curtain on the Euphrates

Uncle Sam vs Russia in Eastern Syria

The Nightmare Scenario by Mike Whitney CounterPunch (September 22 2017) The impending collapse of ISIS has touched off a race for territory in the oil-rich eastern part of Syria pitting US-backed forces against the Russian-led coalition of Syria, Iran, and Hezbollah. This is the nightmare scenario that everyone wanted to avoid. Washington and Moscow's armies … Continue reading Uncle Sam vs Russia in Eastern Syria

The Anti-Empire Report #151

by William Blum https://williamblum.org (September 26 2017) Cold War Then. Cold War Now. The anti-Russian/anti-Soviet bias in the American media appears to have no limit. You would think that they would have enough self-awareness and enough journalistic integrity - just enough - to be concerned about their image. But it keeps on coming, piled higher … Continue reading The Anti-Empire Report #151

If Amazon Takes Over The World …

by Scott Galloway The Wall Street Journal op-ed (September 22 2017) Zero Hedge (September 24 2017) Four tech giants - Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google - have added $2 trillion to their combined market capitalization since the 2007~2009 recession, a sum that approaches the GDP of India. The concentrated wealth and power of these companies … Continue reading If Amazon Takes Over The World …

North Korea’s Pursuit of Nukes and ICBMs Makes Sense

by Klaus Marre and DonkeyHotey https://whowhatwhy.org (September 24 2017) https://whowhatwhy.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/image1-23-700x470.jpg Kim Jong-un brandishes a nuclear shield. Photo credit: DonkeyHotey / WhoWhatWhy (CC BY-SA 2.0) See complete attribution below. Here is a bit of North Korean realpolitik that nobody is talking about: Regrettably, Kim Jong-un's regime is absolutely right to develop nuclear weapons and a delivery … Continue reading North Korea’s Pursuit of Nukes and ICBMs Makes Sense