MLK and the Black Misleadership Class

https://youtu.be/zrFOb_f7ubw by Glen Ford edited by O Society Jan 20, 2020 Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday is the greatest sheer spectacle of hypocrisy and historical duplicity of the year, as Black misleaders take center stage to claim his mandate and mission on behalf of a corporate party. While Dr. King rejected an alliance with the … Continue reading MLK and the Black Misleadership Class

War Profiteering is a Thing

by Sarah Anderson edited by O Society Jan 19, 2020 The prospect of war with Iran is terrifying. Experts predict as many as a million people could die if the current tensions lead to a full-blown war. Millions more would become refugees across the Middle East, while working families across the U.S. would bear the brunt of … Continue reading War Profiteering is a Thing

How the CIA Made Google (part 2)

by Nafeez Ahmed edited by O Society Jan 17, 2020 Google captures the Pentagon In 2003, Google began customizing its search engine under special contract with the CIA for its Intelink Management Office, “overseeing top-secret, secret and sensitive but unclassified intranets for CIA and other IC agencies,” according to Homeland Security Today. That year, CIA … Continue reading How the CIA Made Google (part 2)

I Helped Sell the False Choice of War in Iraq. It’s Happening Again

  by Col Lawrence Wilkerson edited by O Society Jan 8, 2019 Fifteen years ago, Colin Powell, then the secretary of state, spoke at the United Nations to sell pre-emptive war with Iraq. As his chief of staff, I helped Secretary Powell paint a clear picture war was the only choice, when “we confront a regime that harbors … Continue reading I Helped Sell the False Choice of War in Iraq. It’s Happening Again

How To Avoid Swallowing War Propaganda

How to cut through bad arguments, distractions, and euphemisms to see murder for what it is. by Nathan Robinson edited by O Society Jan 6, 2020 The Trump administration assassinated Iran’s top military leader, Qassim Suleimani, and with the possibility of a serious escalation in violent conflict, it’s a good time to think about how … Continue reading How To Avoid Swallowing War Propaganda

Suleimani killing is just the latest in a long, grim line of US assassinations

There is no shortage of US attempts to remove foreign adversaries through highly- dubious, illegal, and unethical means by Ed Pilkington edited by O Society Jan 5, 2019 The US government is no stranger to the dark arts of political assassinations. Over the decades it has deployed elaborate techniques against its foes, from dispatching a … Continue reading Suleimani killing is just the latest in a long, grim line of US assassinations

The Real Reason Donald Trump Assassinated Qassem Soleimani

The observation groups unify in the face of common threats is long-standing. At the level of the nation-state, this is called the “rally-'round-the-flag” phenomenon. In the case of the United States, the rally phenomenon is measured as a surge of public approval for the president when the nation is involved in an international crisis. Two … Continue reading The Real Reason Donald Trump Assassinated Qassem Soleimani