Caitlin Johnstone calls reflexive subservience a zombie infection; a mental virus spread by propaganda and toxic ideologies.
Category: American Empire
COVID-19: Poverty Weaponized By Elite as US Eviction Crisis Looms
This is America, writes Caitlin Johnstone. This is what America is designed to be. The head of a vast, globe-spanning empire needs its rank-and-file citizens to be poor, powerless, and brainwashed at all times.
COVID-19: Australia Pours Money Into Insane US War Games Yet Won’t Support Its Own Citizens
Australia is not a real country, and it doesn’t have a real government, writes Caitlin Johnstone. It is functionally nothing more than a U.S. military/intelligence asset.
OPINION: Bellicose anti-China and anti-Russian Rhetoric is Meant for Us, Not Them
As in the dystopian novel 1984, Western propaganda that seems aimed at Moscow and Beijing is really intended for the citizens of the so-called Free World, writes retired Australian diplomat Tony Kevin.
The Narrative Is Crumbling
Caitlin Johnstone asks how far humanity’s relationship with propaganda can be stretched before it snaps and forces a completely new way of being.
Killing Democracy in America
As the leading purveyor of violence and terror, the U.S. inevitably becomes its own opponent, writes William J. Astore.
What Will Lula Do?
Pepe Escobar says revelations of major money laundering in Brazil give the former president an opening to go for broke.
THE ANGRY ARAB: War & Peace in the Middle East
The pandemic hasn’t spread a ceasefire, but prospects of a major regional war during Coronavirus appear slim, writes As`ad AbuKhalil.
Biden’s Vision for Venezuela Indistinguishable from Trump’s
It’s about Florida and the 2020 election, writes Leonardo Flores.
State Dept-Funded Transparency International Silent on Jailed Transparency Activist Julian Assange
Patrick Maynard connects U.S. and U.K. influence to the indifference of the West’s top anti-corruption NGO toward the imprisoned WikiLeaks founder.