https://www.facebook.com/combinesharvestersthreshers/videos/bugs-bunny-and-yosemite-samthems-fighting-words/1593515897433810/ by Robert Myers edited by O Society In a manifesto posted online shortly before he went on to massacre 22 people at an El Paso Walmart, the murderer cited the “invasion” of Texas by Hispanics. In doing so, the Walmart murderer echoed President Trump’s rhetoric of an illegal immigrant “invasion.” Think about what this word … Continue reading Warspeak: Them is Fightin’ Words!
https://youtu.be/Df4R-xdKvpM by Abby Martin edited by O Society August 2, 2019 Empire Files: Our Hidden Empire with historian Daniel Immerwahr The global expanse of US military bases is well-known; but its actual territorial empire is largely hidden. The true map of America is not taught in our schools. Abby Martin interviews history professor Daniel … Continue reading How to Hide an Empire: A History of the Greater United States
It’s no small thing to lodge a word or phrase of your own in our language. So give Dwight D. Eisenhower credit. In his presidential farewell address to the American people in 1961, the former five-star general of World War II warned -- and who would have known better -- of the growth of what … Continue reading Lessons From the Natural World on Washington’s Unnatural Wars
by Paul Street edited by O Society July 14, 2019 Alongside and consistent with other privilege- and power-serving missions, so-called mainstream corporate media’s role is to keep the populace focused as best it can on relatively trivial matters and diverted from the most urgent topics of our time. Kamala Harris Wants to Kill Your Health … Continue reading Skull of Death: Mass Media, Inauthentic Opposition, and Eco-Existential Reality in a Pre-Fascist Age of Appeasement
Why Fear Is Driving Humanity… by Robert Burrowes edited by O Society July 11, 2019 Articles describing one or more aspects of the dysfunctional nature of the typical human mind, together with an explanation of how this came about and what we can do about it: ‘Key Articles’ ‘Why Violence?’ ‘Fearless Psychology and Fearful Psychology: … Continue reading The Limited Mind: Psychology as a Means to Understanding Conflict
RealNews edited by O Society July 10, 2019 https://youtu.be/LE_jle2QL6M The fantasy of the USA becoming the first global empire in history quickly dissolved in the wake of the Iraq war. Pepe Escobar and Eddie Conway discuss the coming nexus of global competition and climate change
https://youtu.be/3uUfcwHlgk4 by Tim Hayward edited by O Society July 9, 2019 “If he’s right, the United States went to the brink of war on the basis of fraudulent information.” So says President Trump’s adviser Tucker Carlson speaking on his Fox News show about Ian Henderson – he’s the OPCW engineering expert whose assessment of the … Continue reading Has OPCW whistleblower helped prevent war with Iran?