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News Media Who Ignore The Assange Trial Are Admitting They Don’t Care About Journalism

Thursday, 17 September 2020, 4:17 pm | Caitlin Johnstone

The Sydney Morning Herald just published an article titled " Julian Assange interrupts extradition hearing again " about the WikiLeaks founder's correct interjection that he never put anyone's lives in danger with the publication of the ... More >>

Democrats Ignore US Military’s Refutation Of ‘Russian Bounties’ Story

Tuesday, 15 September 2020, 4:02 pm | Caitlin Johnstone

The US military has been unable to find any evidence that the Russian government paid bounties on US troops to Taliban-linked fighters in Afghanistan, confirming what was already obvious to anyone who hasn't had their brain stem hijacked by mass ... More >>

Let’s Be Real: President Biden Would Probably Be More Hawkish Than Trump

Tuesday, 15 September 2020, 6:21 am | Caitlin Johnstone

People who dislike Trump are often reluctant to talk about this, but it looks likely that a Biden administration would be more warlike than its predecessor. In a recent interview with US Department of Defense newspaper Stars and Stripes , Democratic ... More >>

Vows To My Readers And Patrons

Monday, 14 September 2020, 5:14 am | Caitlin Johnstone

I promise to work in the highest interest, not my self interest. I promise never to say anything that I don't believe is true. I promise I will always do my best to learn what is true. I promise I will always speak the truth as I see it, without ... More >>

The Assange Trial, And Other Notes From The Edge Of The Narrative Matrix

Saturday, 12 September 2020, 3:03 pm | Caitlin Johnstone

The most powerful government in the world is currently conducting a prosecution protecting its right to lie to the public about the evil things that it does, and somehow the public isn't shaking the earth with unmitigated rage about this. ~ "Assange ... More >>

Assange Trial Exposes False Partisan Narratives With Focus On Trump’s War On Journalism

Thursday, 10 September 2020, 5:26 pm | Caitlin Johnstone

The last two days of Julian Assange's scandalously opaque and plainly rigged show trial have brought into focus the reality that the WikiLeaks founder's plight is the exact inverse of what the mainstream partisan narratives assert in the nation ... More >>

Tens Of Millions Of People Displaced By The ‘War On Terror’, The Greatest Scam Ever Invented

Wednesday, 9 September 2020, 7:53 pm | Caitlin Johnstone

A new report from Brown University’s Costs of War project has found that at least 37 million people have been displaced as a result of America's so-called "war on terror" since 9/11, a conservative estimate of a number that may actually ... More >>

At A Time Of Rapidly Creeping Authoritarianism, Assange’s Freedom Is More Crucial Than Ever

Monday, 7 September 2020, 4:37 pm | Caitlin Johnstone

My home state of Victoria has become the center of attention in the anti-lockdown movement for its authoritarian crackdown against not just people who are in violation of lockdown protocol, but people who merely post about staging future anti-lockdown ... More >>

You Can Have Peace Or The US Empire. You Can’t Have Both.

Tuesday, 1 September 2020, 3:09 pm | Caitlin Johnstone

Just in the last few days Israel has reportedly dropped cluster munitions and white phosphorus on southern Lebanon, bombed Gaza , and fired missiles on Damascus , because Israel is a nation whose existence depends on unceasing military violence. In order ... More >>

Meditations On Peace

Tuesday, 1 September 2020, 11:58 am | Caitlin Johnstone

Perhaps the most significant of the many weak points in human cognition is our persistent tendency to overlook the absences of things. To notice what's there but not what isn't there. More >>

Normal Has Failed. Be As Weird As You Like

Friday, 28 August 2020, 3:29 pm | Caitlin Johnstone

Consumerism is unsustainable. Competition is unsustainable. Imperialism is unsustainable. Our species is standing on the brink of an extinction-level event due to ecosystemic collapse or nuclear war, and it is because of the way that we have lived on this ... More >>

On Covid-19 And Authoritarian Abuses

Sunday, 23 August 2020, 5:08 am | Caitlin Johnstone

Over the last few months there's been a clique of indie media who've been urging their respective followings to bully and cajole other indie media into focusing on Covid-19, lockdowns, mask laws and Covid-related authoritarian agendas in their coverage ... More >>

QAnon Is A Fake, Decoy Imitation Of A Healthy Revolutionary Impulse

Thursday, 20 August 2020, 4:25 pm | Caitlin Johnstone

Today the US president moved from tacit endorsement and evading questions on the toxic QAnon psyop to directly endorsing and supporting it, telling reporters "I don't know much about the movement other than I understand they like me very much, ... More >>

On Bombs And Bombings

Tuesday, 18 August 2020, 3:47 pm | Caitlin Johnstone

For a full week now the Israeli army has been bombing Gaza, a population that is about to run out of fuel for its only power plant due to a years-long Israeli program of deliberate siege warfare . Yesterday the US ordered an airstrike on Syrian forces, ... More >>

How We Could Wind Up Banned From Discussing An October Surprise On Social Media This Election

Sunday, 16 August 2020, 3:19 pm | Caitlin Johnstone

In what it calls an effort to make itself "a more reliable source for election-related news and information," YouTube has announced that it will be removing "content that contains hacked information, the disclosure of which may interfere with democratic ... More >>

The Undoing Of Illusions: Notes From The Edge Of The Narrative Matrix

Monday, 10 August 2020, 5:53 pm | Caitlin Johnstone

Governments have obscenely well-funded intelligence agencies that are literally dedicated to orchestrating secret conspiracies around the world, but if you say they might be conspiring in some part of the world people call you a mentally ill conspiracy ... More >>

None Of The World’s Worst People Are In Prison: Notes From The Edge Of The Narrative Matrix

Saturday, 8 August 2020, 3:46 pm | Caitlin Johnstone

Exactly zero of the world's worst people are in prison. ~ The main obstacle to humanity forming a collaborative relationship with each other and our ecosystem isn't because of "human nature", it's because manipulative psychopaths keep working their ... More >>

Meditations On Yemen

Sunday, 2 August 2020, 6:49 pm | Caitlin Johnstone

We don't like to talk about Yemen. We don't like to think about Yemen. Yemen is the elephant in the room. Yemen is the black eye on a child that everyone at church pretends to believe is from falling down the stairs again to avoid an uncomfortable ... More >>

The Real Deep State Power Grab: Notes From The Edge Of The Narrative Matrix

Sunday, 2 August 2020, 7:08 am | Caitlin Johnstone

The real deep state power grab underway isn’t about Covid, it’s about the new cold war agendas against China and Russia. All analysts who’ve been staring transfixed by Covid anxiety waiting for Bill Gates to usher in the New World Order have completely ... More >>

Op-Ed: The Exit Of 12,000 US Troops Is The Single Worst Event In German History

Saturday, 1 August 2020, 3:41 pm | Caitlin Johnstone

Today's Caitlin Johnstone essay has been replaced with a National News Conglomerate op-ed by General Hank Hammerfist. NNC: Obey. The Trump administration has begun slashing the US military presence in Germany from an almost satisfactory 36,000 troops to ... More >>