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Nationwide Dementiafest: Notes From The Edge Of The Narrative Matrix

Saturday, 23 January 2021, 4:40 pm | Caitlin Johnstone

Joe Biden. Joe Biden. Joe fucking fucking motherfucking Biden. In a country of 328 million people the guy that gets elevated to the top is literally one of the very worst human beings in the entire population. That's the "democracy" you're ... More >>

You Counter Trumpism By Ending The Conditions Which Created It, Not With Authoritarian Policies

Friday, 22 January 2021, 5:38 pm | Caitlin Johnstone

The US political/media class have been pushing hard for more authoritarian policies to stave off the threat of "domestic terrorism" in the wake of the Capitol riot. President Biden, who was already working on rolling out new domestic terror ... More >>

The Next Two Years Will Be The Democratic Party At Its Most Transparent

Thursday, 21 January 2021, 5:54 pm | Caitlin Johnstone

Joe Biden is now the president of the United States of America. His day one executive orders should have prioritized ending the single worst crisis in the world in Yemen, a war he campaigned on ending US involvement in, but they did not. Ending US participation ... More >>

Your Sigh Of Relief Is Grounded In Delusion: Notes From The Edge Of The Narrative Matrix

Wednesday, 20 January 2021, 5:15 pm | Caitlin Johnstone

Ahh at long last America is returning to normality: the hub of a globe-spanning empire which rings the planet with military bases and destroys any nation which disobeys it while propagandizing the entire world into supporting its murderousness, without ... More >>

Psycho Pompeo Exits With Nary A Scratch Of Media Criticism On Him

Tuesday, 19 January 2021, 5:41 pm | Caitlin Johnstone

My eclectic news feed looks odd as the hours count down to the end of the Trump administration. Westerners are largely celebrating the exit of Donald Trump himself, whereas with those I follow from areas targeted by US imperialism, the man they're ... More >>

What ‘Democracy’ Is Under Attack? Notes From The Edge Of The Narrative Matrix

Monday, 18 January 2021, 4:57 pm | Caitlin Johnstone

To stop the exacerbation of Trumpism the talking heads are recommending internet censorship, regulations on media, new domestic terror laws, literally anything they can possibly think of except changing the conditions which gave rise to Trumpism. ... More >>

Consent-Manufacturing For Patriot Act II Continues

Sunday, 17 January 2021, 6:00 am | Caitlin Johnstone

It's been obvious for a long time that the best way to stop the rise of right-wing extremism in America that everyone's so worried about today is not to pass a bunch of authoritarian laws, but to reverse the policies of soul-crushing neoliberalism ... More >>

Just Because The System Is Stacked Against You Doesn’t Mean The Universe Is

Friday, 15 January 2021, 3:16 pm | Caitlin Johnstone

It's intense right now. Damn intense. Especially in America. Liberals and progressives fear their nation is on the brink of a violent fascist uprising and civil war, and the mass media are happily feeding into that fear. Rightists are outraged over internet ... More >>

FYI Trump’s Latest Yemen Move Is Far Worse Than The Capitol Riot

Tuesday, 12 January 2021, 5:35 pm | Caitlin Johnstone

While the Capitol riot is being hysterically compared to Pearl Harbor and Kristallnacht by the political/media class, the Trump administration has done something far, far worse that is receiving far, far less attention. The US State Department has officially ... More >>

‘Journalists’ Who Smear Assange Are Pure Scum

Monday, 11 January 2021, 4:47 pm | Caitlin Johnstone

I wouldn't have thought that any mass media reporters would have the temerity to continue the public smear campaign against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange after it became clear to everyone that he was the subject of a brutal Trump administration ... More >>

Secret, Invisible Evidence Of Russian Hacking Is Not Actually Evidence

Friday, 18 December 2020, 5:36 pm | Caitlin Johnstone

The Communist Party of China has been covertly sending arms to extremist Antifa militants in the United States in preparation for the civil war which is expected to take place after Joe Biden declares himself President for Life and institutes ... More >>

Yet Another Major Escalation In Establishment Internet Censorship

Sunday, 13 December 2020, 4:30 pm | Caitlin Johnstone

YouTube, whose corporate owner Google is arguably the most powerful company on earth , is now deleting user videos which claim the US election was fraudulent. YouTube's official statement on its decision to do this is very revealing, not so much for ... More >>

Who The #Resistance Was Actually #Resisting These Last Four Years

Thursday, 10 December 2020, 2:29 pm | Caitlin Johnstone

After it was announced that the Biden camp had selected a Raytheon board member as his secretary of defense, I joked in my last article that it would be more honest if Raytheon itself was Biden's Pentagon chief since the US Supreme Court ruled that ... More >>

We Are The Terrorists

Saturday, 5 December 2020, 6:08 am | Caitlin Johnstone

The Trump administration is reportedly close to moving the Houthi rebels in Yemen onto its official list of designated terrorist organizations with the goal of choking them off from money and resources. The head of the UN's World Food Program along ... More >>

Oligarchic Imperialism Is The New Dominant World Religion

Thursday, 26 November 2020, 5:39 pm | Caitlin Johnstone

I was just watching a gaggle of blue-checkmarked narrative managers attack progressive commentators Katie Halper and Briahna Joy Gray on Twitter for platforming antiwar journalist Rania Khalek on the grounds that Khalek is an "Assadist", which ... More >>

This Is Your Brain On Echo Chambers: Right Calls Biden A Xi Puppet As He Packs His Cabinet With China Hawks

Tuesday, 24 November 2020, 4:52 pm | Caitlin Johnstone

This is your brain: This is your brain on media echo chambers: Joe Biden set to appoint another compromised SIMP for China. Imagine my shock. — Paul Joseph Watson (@PrisonPlanet) November 23, 2020 Prior to the US election ... More >>

Biden Will Likely Be Worse Than Obama. The Left Must Lead The Backlash, Or The Right Will.

Tuesday, 17 November 2020, 4:09 pm | Caitlin Johnstone

It looks like a safe bet that Joe Biden will be sworn in on January 20th after successfully campaigning on returning the murderous and oppressive Orwellian US empire back to its pre-Trump "normal". The problem with this, apart from the obvious fact ... More >>

This Isn’t Feminism, It’s Imperialism In Pumps

Monday, 16 November 2020, 5:01 pm | Caitlin Johnstone

"President-elect Joe Biden is expected to take a historic step and select a woman to head the Pentagon for the first time, shattering one of the few remaining barriers to women in the department and the presidential Cabinet," reads a new ... More >>

There Are No War Heroes, Only War Victims: Notes From The Edge Of The Narrative Matrix

Thursday, 12 November 2020, 6:18 pm | Caitlin Johnstone

My new book Poems For Rebels has a bunch of new book distributors for folks who don't want to go through Amazon. ~ Caitlin It's still really, really weird that we don't all talk about Yemen all the time. It's like there's someone in the room ... More >>

Americans Didn’t Vote Against Trump, They Voted Against More Media Psychological Abuse

Wednesday, 11 November 2020, 5:48 pm | Caitlin Johnstone

The word "coup" is being thrown about in American liberal media today, not because US liberals suddenly became uncomfortable with the fact that their nation constantly stages coups and topples governments around the world as a matter of routine ... More >>