Skeptics’R’Us

  Delusion. Conspiracy Theory. Mental illness. Tinfoil hat. Where does sanity end and crazy begin? by O Society September 25, 2019 I do not know. I believe the US government narratives about many things are fabricated lies. From Russiagate recently to JFK before my time to the sinking of the Spanish Maine way back before … Continue reading Skeptics’R’Us

Still a “Tin Foil Hat” Conspiracy? Most Americans Remain Unaware a Third World Trade Center Building Went Down on 9/11

While most Americans know full well the twin towers collapsed on September 11, 2001 fewer are aware a third building — World Trade Center Building 7 — also collapsed. This collapse occurred seven hours after the twin towers came down, even though WTC 7, or “Building 7,” itself was never struck by a plane. by … Continue reading Still a “Tin Foil Hat” Conspiracy? Most Americans Remain Unaware a Third World Trade Center Building Went Down on 9/11

Trump, Biden, and the New Normal

The thing about democracy is the peaceful transfer of power. by O Society September 22, 2019 What I mean is if you ask yourself, "What's so great about democracy?" One answer is "it includes a peaceful transfer of power." Why does this matter? Well, if we look 'round the world, what we see is a … Continue reading Trump, Biden, and the New Normal

As a Foreign Reporter Visiting the US, I Am Flabbergasted by Trump’s Press Conference

https://youtu.be/I3hjFU9rNNY Despite being subjected to a daily diet of Trump headlines and images, I am unprepared for the president’s alarming incoherence when he's unedited by Lenore Taylor edited by O Society September 21, 2019 As a regular news reader, I thought I was across the eccentricities of the US president. Most mornings in Australia begin … Continue reading As a Foreign Reporter Visiting the US, I Am Flabbergasted by Trump’s Press Conference

Noam Chomsky and Robert Pollin: If We Want a Future, Green New Deal Is Key

CJ Polychroniou interviews Noam Chomsky and Robert Pollin edited by O Society September 19, 2019 Climate change is by far the most serious crisis facing the world today. At stake is the future of civilization as we know it. Yet, both public awareness and government action lag way behind what’s needed to avert a climate … Continue reading Noam Chomsky and Robert Pollin: If We Want a Future, Green New Deal Is Key

Focus in Spygate Scandal Shifts to CIA, Former Director Brennan

by Jeff Carlson edited by O Society September 12, 2019 More than 2 1/2 years after President Donald Trump assumed office, focus on actions taken during the 2016 presidential campaign starts to shift toward the CIA and its former director, John Brennan. While some observers pointed out for more than a year Brennan appears to play … Continue reading Focus in Spygate Scandal Shifts to CIA, Former Director Brennan

One Very Bad Habit Is Fueling the Global Recycling Meltdown

It’s called “wishcycling,” and pretty much all of us do it. by Jackie Mogensen edited by O Society September 10, 2019 If you’re like me, you’ve looked at a paper coffee cup or an empty tube of toothpaste and thought, “Is this recyclable?” before tossing it in the recycling bin, hoping someone, somewhere, would sort it … Continue reading One Very Bad Habit Is Fueling the Global Recycling Meltdown