Sanders and Trump are political opposites on the same path to victory

by Matt Taibbi edited by O Society Feb 17, 2020 Bernie Sanders won the New Hampshire primary Tuesday night. Second-place finisher Pete Buttigieg earned 24.4 percent of the vote, while Amy Klobuchar, not long ago polling in single digits, came out of nowhere with 19.8 percent, a classic New Hampshire outlier result. The words “eked” … Continue reading Sanders and Trump are political opposites on the same path to victory

Hubris and Icarus Down by the Potemkin Schoolyard

by O Society August 12, 2019 Someone recently called me a "hypocrite." To which I reply, Am I a hypocrite? Yes. So what? So are you. So is every other human being on the face of the earth. It is a part of being human. Now go run off and play, preferably in some busy … Continue reading Hubris and Icarus Down by the Potemkin Schoolyard

Five Weeks After the Guardian’s Viral Blockbuster Assange/ Manafort Scoop, No Evidence Has Emerged – Just Stonewalling

by Glenn Greenwald Intercept Jan 2, 2019 FIVE WEEKS AGO, the Guardian published one of the most extraordinary and significant bombshells in the now two-plus-year-old Trump/Russia saga. “Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort held secret talks with Julian Assange inside the Ecuadorian embassy in London, and visited around the time he joined Trump’s campaign,” claimed reporter and best-selling “Collusion” author Luke Harding, … Continue reading Five Weeks After the Guardian’s Viral Blockbuster Assange/ Manafort Scoop, No Evidence Has Emerged – Just Stonewalling

Never, Ever Forget The Guardian/ Politico PsyOps Against WikiLeaks

by Caitlin Johnstone Dec 1, 2018 For the first few hours after any new “bombshell” Russiagate story comes out, my social media notifications always light up with poorly written posts by liberal establishment loyalists saying things like “HAHAHA @caitoz this proves you wrong now will you FINALLY stop denying Russian collusion???” Then, when people start … Continue reading Never, Ever Forget The Guardian/ Politico PsyOps Against WikiLeaks

Guardian ups its vilification of Julian Assange

by Jonathan Cook Nov 28, 2018 It is welcome that finally there has been a little pushback, including from leading journalists, to the Guardian’s long-running vilification of Julian Assange, the founder of Wikileaks. Reporter Luke Harding’s latest article, claiming Donald Trump’s disgraced former campaign manager Paul Manafort secretly visited Assange in Ecuador’s embassy in London on … Continue reading Guardian ups its vilification of Julian Assange

What War of the Worlds Did

by Benjamin Naddaff-Hafrey ConversationNov 26,2018 Just past 8pm on 30 October 1938, a 20-year-old college student named ‘Robbins’ turned on his car radio. He was driving a friend towards their campus in New Jersey after a visit to a women’s college. Ramón Raquello and his Orchestra were beaming in from the Meridian Room in New York via … Continue reading What War of the Worlds Did

10 Ways the Tech Industry and Media Helped Create Donald Trump

by Damian Radcliffe Conversation  The role played by the media and technology is coming under heavy scrutiny, with Facebook, Twitter, and Google's roles in the rise of fake news enjoying considerable coverage. This represents a shift from when the volume of media airtime given to Trump often was held culpable for the WWE reality TV star’s political ascendancy. The rise of … Continue reading 10 Ways the Tech Industry and Media Helped Create Donald Trump