USA in the World

Washington’s Silent Weapon for Not-so-quiet W...

USWEPPAN453656322Today by far the deadliest weapon of mass destruction in Washington’s arsenal lies not with the Pentagon or its traditional killing machines. It’s de facto a silent weapon: the ability of Washington to control the global supply of money, of dollars, through actions of the privately-owned Federal Reserve in coordination…

The Third Rail

8981e4f815dabc77146e9a33260f79f5It has become commonplace to refer to the two great threats facing humanity, climate change and nuclear war. While these deserve special attention due to their relationship with complex scientific technologies and natural phenomena, a third threat…

Press and the Militarization of Fakery

USDO3456342A phony war has begun, a war on the newly powerful and influential independent media, a war waged by social media and internet giants like Google and Facebook, a war of censorship and economic sanctions. Behind the giants of social media and technology is a cabal of fraudsters from the financial…

After 100 Years, Socialism Comes to America

TRM745342In what has to be one of the great unmentioned political ironies, it has taken an entire century for the United States to catch up with the world it claims to be leading. And had it not been for the lone independent Senator, Bernie Sanders of Vermont, it would still not have…

Dangerous Anti-China Cult Panders to Trump Su...

40ad05b8-9813-4fde-91e5-bd8c9027d105-large16x9_AP18070040843806President Trump increasingly surrounds himself with anti-China fanatics, but in reality, his supporters may  find the truth about the Chinese Communist Party and Xi Jinping to be quite inspiring. When Donald Trump addressed his supporters in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, among those…

Monsanto Guilty Verdict Is Only Beginning

MONBA4653452312A jury trial in California has resulted in a guilty verdict against the agrichemical and GMO giant, Monsanto, now Bayer/Monsanto. The judge has ordered Monsanto to pay damages of USD 289 Million to former school groundskeeper Dewayne Johnson, who has non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. His lawyer…

US Failure to Accept Reality an Existential T...

rtx1qwvuRussia’s Prime Minister Dimitry Medvedev recently declared that the latest round of US sanctions to be imposed on Russia constituted “economic warfare” and that Russia would respond “economically, politically, or in any other way, if required.”  One is tempted to ask: why has it taken…

Fake America

FAQQ5634242Europeans are told America is religious, but “church going” Americans too often exhibit an undercurrent of hate mongering and hypocrisy that is impossible to not recognize, except among themselves. Similarly, an education in history or sociology in America is akin to studying science…

Washington Can’t Get Enough of its Newl...

TRPN57453243242The steps that the Trump administration has been making so far all point out that the White House is reluctant to address international challenges through cooperation with other major geopolitical players, even though cooperation would seem to be the only viable option in…

Corporal Punishment and the American Identity

USAM4653423Around the world, Americans have the reputation of being soft with their children. There are internet memes and jokes around the world mocking American children, presenting them as whiny, first-world brats whose parents and teachers never say “no” to them. Tourists from Asia or other parts…

The Empire Reads History or Rationalizing the...

BRIN55623423When the Brookings Institute acknowledges it, you know it’s official: the ‘great’ American Century is over. However, there are attenuating circumstances, which are explained in an article titled Trump and the Crumbling of the US-led World Order. According to a discussion among…

The Hunt for the Deadly “White Helmets”

TXT64562342Refugees are beginning to return to Syria as the Damascus government clears out the last of the terrorists from all but Idlib Province. There, al Qaeda and the White Helmets are still active, holding a civilian population in terror, rounding up political prisoners, executing…


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