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Humans Are Escaping From The Abusive Relationship With The Police State

Thursday, 11 June 2020, 4:20 pm | Caitlin Johnstone

Abusive relationships where the abuser is a transparently horrible monster don't tend to last long, because it becomes obvious to the victim very quickly that they need to head for the door. The ones that last are the ones where the abuser is also ... More >>

Police, Protests, And Human Transformation: Notes From The Edge Of The Narrative Matrix

Wednesday, 10 June 2020, 2:57 pm | Caitlin Johnstone

"Without the police you'd have vigilantism!" Vigilantism? You mean like when a band of armed thugs inflict extrajudicial violence upon someone who pissed them off? Like the police do constantly? One of the many good things coming out of ... More >>

The Most Revealing Footage On Police Brutality Is These Cops Applauding Its Perpetrators

Monday, 8 June 2020, 11:11 am | Caitlin Johnstone

  Among the constant deluge of police brutality footage flooding the internet as America's armed goon patrol responds to the Black Lives Matter protests across the nation, there is one video which stands out above all the others in illustrating ... More >>

The Establishment Only Dislikes Trump Because He Puts An Ugly Face On The Empire

Thursday, 4 June 2020, 5:34 pm | Caitlin Johnstone

Barack Obama has given his perfunctory speech about the Black Lives Matter protests taking place in America today, and it was every bit as full of pretty words and empty of actual substance as you'd expect from a president who spent eight years stagnating ... More >>

Many US Journalists Arrested After New York Times Falsely Claims That Doesn’t Happen In America

Monday, 1 June 2020, 4:12 pm | Caitlin Johnstone

In a shockingly brazen display of authoritarianism, police arrested a CNN reporter named Omar Jimenez the other day while he was live on air covering the protest of George Floyd's murder by police in Minneapolis. The arrest was preceded by hours ... More >>

Twitter Censorship, And Other Notes From The Edge Of The Narrative Matrix

Sunday, 31 May 2020, 5:11 pm | Caitlin Johnstone

If people truly understood the extent to which mental narrative dominates their experience of life, propaganda, advertising and all other forms of psychological manipulation would be regarded by our society similarly to physical assault or property ... More >>

Nothing Is Certain But Death, Taxes, And Police Infiltration Of US Protests

Sunday, 31 May 2020, 5:06 pm | Caitlin Johnstone

A video has been circulating of a white man casually smashing the windows of a Minneapolis shop with a hammer during protests against the police murder of George Floyd. The man is clearly trying to hide his identity by wearing a gas mask, carrying a large ... More >>

Meditations On Whiteness

Thursday, 28 May 2020, 2:37 pm | Caitlin Johnstone

  You've probably already seen the footage of a white police officer named Derek Chauvin cheerfully suffocating a black man named George Floyd to death with his knee while Floyd pleaded for his life. This went viral around the same time as ... More >>

Schrödinger’s President

Tuesday, 26 May 2020, 3:09 pm | Caitlin Johnstone

  Right-wing pundit Ann Coulter went on a surprisingly vitriolic anti-Trump rant the other day, calling the president a "complete blithering idiot", an "actual retard", and "the most disloyal human God ever created" ... More >>

Do You Consent To The New Cold War?

Sunday, 24 May 2020, 4:32 pm | Caitlin Johnstone

The world's worst Putin puppet is escalating tensions with Russia even further, with the Trump administration looking at withdrawal from more nuclear treaties in the near future. In addition to planning on withdrawing from the Open Skies Treaty ... More >>

How To Understand All This China Stuff

Thursday, 21 May 2020, 3:03 pm | Caitlin Johnstone

  China is in the news every day now. Today here in Australia we're pretending to be offended because a Chinese tabloid published the accusation that our nation is a "giant kangaroo that serves as a dog of the US", even though we all ... More >>

Revolutionary Boiling Point, And Other Notes From The Edge Of The Narrative Matrix

Saturday, 16 May 2020, 1:09 pm | Caitlin Johnstone

  Still mad at China's brutal authoritarian government for imprisoning Julian Assange after his journalism exposed Chinese war crimes. ~ Arresting people for future crimes is called "pre-crime", and it's the stuff of dystopian ... More >>

Biden Can’t Return Things To Normal, Because Trump Is A Normal US President. That’s The Problem

Friday, 15 May 2020, 1:33 pm | Caitlin Johnstone

  "I am with Joe Biden all the way- let’s get this country back to where it was before the orange man started destroying it!!!", reads a viral tweet by tennis legend Martina Navratilova that was going around recently. This idea ... More >>

Syria Spinmeisters Fumble Attempts To Narrative Manage OPCW Leaks

Monday, 11 May 2020, 9:24 am | Caitlin Johnstone

It's been over 72 hours since The Grayzone published new leak s further exposing how the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) has been lying about its investigation into an alleged chemical attack in Douma, Syria two years ... More >>


Friday, 8 May 2020, 4:35 pm | Caitlin Johnstone

They sailed out centuries ago to tame the godless savages and teach them how to die by gunfire instead of spears like proper Christian gentlemen. They brought cages made of plague. They brought cages made of bullets. They brought cages made of words, ... More >>

New OPCW Leaks Prove They Are Lying To Us About Syria

Thursday, 7 May 2020, 4:02 pm | Caitlin Johnstone

  The Grayzone 's Aaron Maté has published some explosive new leaks from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) which make it clear beyond a shadow of a doubt that the organisation, and the narrative managers associated ... More >>

This Absolute Bullshit Would Not Be Possible Without Propaganda

Tuesday, 14 April 2020, 12:02 pm | Caitlin Johnstone

So as of right now it's Trump versus Biden. An incompetent plutocrat president selling himself as an anti-establishment people's champion while simultaneously advancing garden variety Republican sociopathy , versus a warmongering authoritarian who is ... More >>

Anti-China Hysteria Is Ultimately Not About Covid-19, Racism Or Communism, But Power

Wednesday, 8 April 2020, 4:29 pm | Caitlin Johnstone

  In a recent article falsely titled " The U.S.-China propaganda war is on hold, but not for long ", The Washington Post 's Josh Rogin made a very interesting admission. "The United States is now in dire need of medical supplies, ... More >>

Prepare To Have Your Worldview Obliterated

Tuesday, 7 April 2020, 2:29 pm | Caitlin Johnstone

  The first draft of the civil rights-eroding USA PATRIOT Act was magically introduced one week after the 9/11 attacks . Legislators later admitted that they hadn't even had time to read through the hundreds of pages of the history-shaping ... More >>

Someone’s Screwing You, And It Ain’t China: Notes From The Edge Of The Narrative Matrix

Friday, 3 April 2020, 4:08 pm | Caitlin Johnstone

  Ten million Americans declare unemployment in two weeks and all your government does is give you a $1,200 "advance" on your tax return while bailing out corporations with the largest wealth transfer ever, and some of you are ... More >>