The longer the corporate state erodes the social bonds that provide a sense of purpose and meaning the more inevitable an authoritarian state and a Christianized fascism becomes.
Tag: Hannah Arendt
PATRICK LAWRENCE: What Dan Ellsberg Means
The term “Fourth Estate” had taken on the dust of a neglected antique before the release of the Pentagon Papers. Afterwards it seemed possible to think again of the press as the independent pole of power required by a working democracy.
Chris Hedges: On Being Disappeared
YouTube has removed the entire six-year archive of the author’s show “On Contact.” This censorship, he says, is about supporting what I.F Stone reminded us is what governments always do — lie.
The Bell Tolls for Israel
The danger inherent in a Zionist state ideology was recognized even before the Balfour Declaration was announced in 1917, writes Lawrence Davidson.
Chris Hedges: The Evil Within Us
Those who blind themselves to their capacity for evil commit evil not for evil’s sake, but to make a better world. This collective self-delusion is the story of America.
PATRICK LAWRENCE: The Damage Russiagate Has Done
Authoritarian liberals have unleashed a censorious syndrome peculiar to our national character, dating to 17th century Quaker hangings in Boston.