As Coronvirus Grips the US, Americans Get a Taste of Life Under American Sanctions

Crippling shortages, travel restrictions and overwhelmed medical services will give Americans a taste of what it is like for the millions of people living under US sanctions worldwide. by Alan Macleod edited by O Society March 18, 2020 Across fifty states, Americans collectively brace for the incoming COVID-19 pandemic to hit. In the face of the … Continue reading As Coronvirus Grips the US, Americans Get a Taste of Life Under American Sanctions

Coronavirus Is Perfect for ‘Disaster Capitalism’

https://youtu.be/wOcY3XlzPzs “No, I don’t take responsibility at all." During the Trump news conference in which he announces the Multi-Billion$ Emergency Health Declaration, all the various important people refer to this aid as a "public/ private partnership." This phrase is a right-wing neoliberal euphemism for privatization, in which our public funds are used as capital to assume … Continue reading Coronavirus Is Perfect for ‘Disaster Capitalism’

Julian Assange Should Be Celebrated Rather Than Incarcerated

by John Pilger edited by O Society Feb 18, 2020 On Saturday, there will be a march from Australia House in London to Parliament Square, the center of British democracy. People will carry pictures of the Australian publisher and journalist Julian Assange who, on 24 February, faces a court to decide whether or not he is … Continue reading Julian Assange Should Be Celebrated Rather Than Incarcerated

The Oscars: And the WINNER is…

by O Society Feb 9, 2020 Here it is ladies and genteelmen, the moment we've all been waiting for... ...and the Oscar for Best Actor on a White Supremacist Reality TV or Radio Show goes to... This homeless addict who got up from behind the dumpster and walked in off the streets earlier to explain … Continue reading The Oscars: And the WINNER is…

Corporate Democrats Would Rather Lose to Trump than Violate their Pact with their Ultra-Rich Financial Patrons

by O Society Feb 7, 2020 Time to do the maths. More people voted for “Nobody” than voted for either Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton. The reason? Honest people aren’t motivated to vote for these criminal frauds, so we stay home instead. 2020 Vision: If Nobody'd Run, They'd Have Won! Speaking of frauds, America loves … Continue reading Corporate Democrats Would Rather Lose to Trump than Violate their Pact with their Ultra-Rich Financial Patrons

Ronald Reagan’s “October Surprise” Plot Is Real

A batch of quietly released documents confirms what many long suspected: Ronald Reagan’s 1980 presidential campaign worked behind the scenes to delay the release of US hostages in Iran, for the benefit of Reagan’s election campaign. It raises the question: When was the last time a Republican won a presidential election without the help of … Continue reading Ronald Reagan’s “October Surprise” Plot Is Real

Weaponizing Fascism for Democracy

https://youtu.be/eq9yst4W-6c The Beginning Go back to the end of World War II — to the days when the weaponization of nationalism was just beginning to crystalize as an American foreign policy strategy. by Yasha Levine edited by O Society Jan 24, 2020 Immigrants as a Weapon argues America has done more to promote the far-right around the … Continue reading Weaponizing Fascism for Democracy