Escaping the Running Dogs 2

  • How the ICBM Lobby is Threatening Armageddon
    "For many years, experts have been calling for this act of sanity that could save humanity: Shutting down all of the nation’s intercontinental ballistic missiles... .Four hundred ICBMs dot the rural landscapes of Colorado, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, and Wyoming. Loaded in silos, these missiles are uniquely -- and dangerously... Read more »
  • Google and Amazon Workers Call Out Project with Israeli Military
    "We are writing as Google and Amazon employees of conscience from diverse backgrounds. We believe that the technology we build should work to serve and uplift people everywhere, including all of our users. As workers who keep these companies running, we are morally obligated to speak out against violations of... Read more »
  • Women Advocates Call on the World Bank to Release Funds to Pay Afghan Teachers
    After the Taliban took hold of Kabul, the new group notes the U.S. government "froze nearly $10 billion in assets belonging to the Afghan central bank and stopped shipments of cash to the country. The International Monetary Fund has frozen the distribution of more than $400 million destined for COVID... Read more »
  • U.S. Policy Toward China Called Aggressive
      "The business of China is business. The business of America is war. Will the U.S. make a business-like deal with China over Taiwan? Or will the U.S. insist upon the Taiwan question being settled as a matter of war? It's not China that's aggressive -- it's the U.S. government that... Read more »
  • “Nobel Committee Gets Peace Prize Wrong Yet Again”
    "The trouble with the Nobel Peace Prize has long been and remains that it often goes to warmongers, that it often goes to good causes that have little direct connection to abolishing war, and that it often favors the powerful rather than those in need of funding and prestige to... Read more »

    George Monbiot

  • Baying Mob
    Gangs of thugs rampage through the countryside. Yet the police look the other way, and the government does nothing. By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 13th October 2021 Something is going badly wrong in the countryside. For years, despite abundant video evidence, bloodsports enthusiasts have intimidated and attacked people... Read more »
  • Fire Front
    Destroying the world’s living systems and draining its wealth are not perversions of capitalism. They are capitalism. By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 7th October 2021 Whenever there’s a leak of documents from the remote islands and obscure jurisdictions where rich people hide their money, like this week’s release... Read more »
  • Level Down
    The living world is being hit by everything at once: the only way to stop our full-spectrum assault on Earth systems is to reduce our economic activity. By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 29th September 2021 There is a box labelled “climate”, in which politicians discuss the climate crisis.... Read more »
  • I’m Really Sorry about This….*
    But if you want to keep getting email notifications about articles on this site, please could you re-enter your name and email address. *With extra apologies for the technical glitch when I first posted this Google is shutting down the FeedBurner email service we currently use, and thanks to a... Read more »
  • Spirited Away
    How the counterculture fell prey to the far-right’s conspiracy theories. By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 22nd September 2021 It’s an uncomfortable thing to admit, but in the countercultural movements where my sympathies lie, people are dropping like flies. Every few days I hear of another acquaintance who has... Read more »


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  • As Iran Forges Ahead With Its Nuclear Program the Trump Administration’s Criminal Incompetence Does Not Justify War
    Hardline Islamists have taken control in Iran, nuclear negotiations with Tehran have stalled, the Saudis and Israelis are restless, and talk of military action against Iran is rising. Such is the price the world is paying for the Trump administration’s criminal incompetence. Remember the halcyon days when Donald Trump proclaimed... Read more »
  • Dissecting North Korea’s Missile Tests
    North Korea is carrying out one missile test after another lately, at the same time indicating (or is it?) interest in talks with South Korea about reducing tensions. Late last month North Korea launched two short-range ballistic missiles from railways over the Sea of Japan, violating UN prohibitions and raising... Read more »
  • Iraq Daily Roundup: Two Killed
    Two civilians were killed in Iraq attacks. The post <I>Iraq Daily Roundup</I>: Two Killed appeared first on Original.... Read more »
  • Iraq Daily Roundup: 17 Killed
    Seventeen people were killed in the latest violence in Iraq. The post <I>Iraq Daily Roundup</I>: 17 Killed appeared first on Original.... Read more »
  • Abandoning Yemen?
    Monday, October 11, marked the official closure of the U.N. Group of Eminent Experts on Yemen (also known as the Group of Experts or GEE). For nearly four years, this investigative group examined alleged abuses suffered by Yemenis whose basic rights to food, shelter, safety, health care and education were... Read more »


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    Norman G. Finkelstein

    SOME THOUGHTS ON BEING CANCELLED (13 October 2021) Cambridge University Palestine Society asked me to appear on a Gaza panel tomorrow with two young people from Gaza. I, of course, agreed.  But I just received a call from one of the organizers of the event.  He said that he had... Read more »
  • How an Enemy Combatant Became a Comrade-in-Arms
    The disillusionment of a former admirer of Israel (G.M., from Florida) I speak as someone who grew up with so much admiration for Israel, and I have to admit, I had a lot of contempt for Palestinians. I grew up hearing how Israel is “the only democracy in the Middle... Read more »
  • A wonderful email from a family of ex-Maoists
    Dear Prof. Finkelstein, Since you asked about myself, I am from Pakistan and currently live in the Hague the Netherlands, (which is where I believe your good friend Mouin Rabbani lives?) My parents were both leftist journalists. My father (Ahfaz-ur-Rahman: you can click on his name for details) went to China... Read more »
    The state that cried antisemitism B. Michael | Jul. 27, 2021 | 11:51 PM |  6 Everyone condemned it, competing with one another in volume, flashing angry looks and going overboard with their castigation. They were responding to that malicious Vermont plot to deprive those masses of abominable war criminals pining for a taste... Read more »

    Craig Murray

  • Keeping Freedom Alive
    I want to make one or two points for you to ponder while I am in jail. This is the last post until about Christmas; we are not legally able to post anything while I am imprisoned. But the Justice for Craig Murray Campaign website is now up and running... Read more »
  • Going Dark
    This blog will be going dark for a few months. The Queen kindly paid for my dinners for over twenty years while I was a British diplomat and Ambassador, and now she is going to be paying for my dinners again. That is very kind, I thought she had forgotten... Read more »
  • On Being A Bit Wrong
    I was down in London last week for discussions around my appeal to the Supreme Court, and staying in a hotel close to Leicester Square, I wandered along to see the fans during their game with Ukraine and its very noisy aftermath. I was hoping to write a piece about... Read more »
  • FBI Fabrication Against Assange Falls Apart
    On the final day of the Assange extradition hearing, magistrate Vanessa Baraitser refused to accept an affidavit from Assange’s solicitor Gareth Peirce, on the grounds it was out of time. The affidavit explained that the defence had been unable to respond to the new accusations in the United States government’s... Read more »
  • Warmongering British Actions in the Black Sea
    The pre-positioning of the BBC correspondent on HMS Defender shatters the pretence that the BBC is something different to a state propaganda broadcaster. It also makes plain that this propaganda exercise to provoke the Russian military was calculated and deliberate. Indeed that was confirmed by that BBC correspondent’s TV news... Read more »


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    Articles – Mark Curtis

  • UK military deepens ties with regime accused of funding terror groups
    By Mark Curtis, Declassified UK, 23 June 2021 Britain’s Royal Air Force (RAF) is about to establish a second fighter squadron with Qatar, an authoritarian Gulf state accused of supporting extremist groups across the Middle East which the UK itself opposes and says promote terrorism. UK/Qatar squadron will be established... Read more »
  • As the UK hypes the China ‘threat’, it sells the country billions in military-related equipment
    By Mark Curtis, Declassified UK, 7 June 2021 While British ministers claim China is an increasing threat to UK interests, they have approved the sale of £2.6-billion worth of military and dual civilian/military equipment to the country in the last three years. The exports will likely benefit China’s navy and... Read more »
  • Revealed: MI5 and MI6 are flouting environmental legislation
    By Matt Kennard and Mark Curtis, Declassified UK, 1 June 2021 The new head of MI6 says his agency will monitor other countries’ climate commitments but the UK’s own intelligence agencies are refusing to provide any information on their own environmental footprint.  Declassified finds that the only UK legislation requiring... Read more »
  • Four terrorists who murdered Britons fought in David Cameron’s war in Libya
    By Mark Curtis, Declassified UK, 25 May 2021 The public inquiry into the 2017 Manchester terrorist attack shows no sign of investigating the UK’s covert role in the Libya war of 2011 – in which the bomber had fought. He is one of four terrorists from that conflict who went... Read more »
  • UK spends millions training security forces to control Palestinians in West Bank and Lebanon
    By Matt Kennard, Mark Curtis and Phil Miller, Declassified UK, 20 May 2021 British aid projects supporting Palestinian security forces appear to be as much about helping to stop threats to Israel, the occupying power, as they are about enhancing Palestinian state-building. Declassified reveals the UK has seven army and air... Read more »

    Pew Research Center – U.S. Politics & Policy

  • Appendix A: Most distinctive terms by party in 2016 and 2020
    The post Appendix A: Most distinctive terms by party in 2016 and 2020 appeared first on Pew Research Center - U.S. Politics & Policy.... Read more »
  • Methodology
    To conduct this analysis, researchers collected every Facebook post and tweet created between Sept. 8, 2016 and Dec. 8, 2016, and Sept. 3, 2020 and Dec. 3, 2020, by any accounts managed by every voting member of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives. Researchers used the Facebook Graph API,... Read more »
  • Acknowledgments
    This report was made possible by The Pew Charitable Trusts. Pew Research Center is a subsidiary of the Pew Charitable Trusts, its primary funder. This report is a collaborative effort based on the input and analysis of the following individuals. Primary researchers Sono Shah, Computational Social ScientistRegina Widjaya, Computational Social... Read more »
  • Charting Congress on Social Media in the 2016 and 2020 Elections
    The 2020 election featured dramatic increases in lawmaker posts and audience engagement, but less overlap in the sources shared by members of each party. The post Charting Congress on Social Media in the 2016 and 2020 Elections appeared first on Pew Research Center - U.S. Politics & Policy.... Read more »
  • Methodology
    Overview The American Trends Panel (ATP), created by Pew Research Center, is a nationally representative panel of randomly selected U.S. adults. Panelists participate via self-administered web surveys. Panelists who do not have internet access at home are provided with a tablet and wireless internet connection. Interviews are conducted in both... Read more »


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  • For the Love of Guns, God, and Donald Trump
    Inside the Rod of Iron Festival, an annual event held in rural Pennsylvania that’s big on gun ownership and brings together the most devoted MAGA fanatics.... Read more »
  • Bill Would Fight Environmental Injustices
    We must build the EPA back up and move on past the Trump era setbacks.... Read more »
  • Truths and Roses
    In the spring of 1936, the writer George Orwell planted roses in his garden.... Read more »
  • COVID-19 Is Leading to Higher Global Maternal Mortality Rates
    Coronavirus-related deaths are increasing among unvaccinated pregnant people and it’s likely due to misinformation and a lack of access to health care services.... Read more »
  • AT&T and OAN: Your Conspiracies, Delivered
    It’s true, AT&T is behind the “news” network that is crazier than Fox News.... Read more »

    KPFA - Against the Grain

  • mp3Nuclear Menace, Climate Danger
    According to Joseph Masco [1], the two key existential dangers of our time are climate disruption and nuclear weapons. The first, he maintains, is the product of petrochemical capitalism; around the second an elaborate, fear-based U.S. national security culture has been constructed. Masco contends that addressing these twin crises requires grasping... Read more »
  • mp3Challenging Consumer Capitalism
    Cultural and media workers disproportionately shape how other workers see themselves and the world they live in, whether it’s by selling them something or presenting them with dissenting views. As historian Shannan Clark argues, there was a time when a great many cultural workers saw consumption itself as a political... Read more »
  • mp3Occupying the Political
    Occupy Oakland took over the plaza in front of City Hall ten years ago. Emily Brissette [1] discusses what animated and what constrained the movement; she also considers the debate that arose after stay-away orders were issued against dozens of Occupiers. That debate, contends Brissette, featured conflicting notions of what constitutes... Read more »
  • mp3World Social Forum and Beyond
    Twenty years ago, the inaugural World Social Forum was convened in Porto Alegre, Brazil. Jackie Smith [1] describes some of the networking processes and movement-building dynamics fostered by that gathering and its successors. She also discusses three strands of organizing directly influenced by the Forum: the Right to the City movement,... Read more »
  • mp3Fund Drive Special: Health and Capitalism
    Even before the coronavirus pandemic started, we had been living through an intensely difficult period. It’s hard to quantify the impact of social stress and political turmoil on our collective psyche, but we all know it’s real. The acclaimed Canadian physician and Marxist Gabor Maté makes the compelling case that... Read more »


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    Citizen Truth

  • One Free Democratic Palestine With Miko Peled
    This post is originally published on Citizen Truth by Guest Post Miko Peled is considered by many to be one of the clearest voices calling for justice in Palestine, support of the Palestinian call for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) and the creation of a single democracy with equal rights... Read more »
  • Questioning The Mainstream Narrative of The RFK Assassination With Lisa Pease
    This post is originally published on Citizen Truth by CT Staff Lisa Pease is the author of A Lie Too Big To Fail: The Real History of the Assassination of Robert F. Kennedy. Read more at Questioning The Mainstream Narrative of The RFK Assassination With Lisa Pease... Read more »
  • How an Ancient Irrigation Method Makes Sustainable Life Possible in the U.S. Southwest
    This post is originally published on Citizen Truth by Erika Schelby Time-proven acequia irrigation systems already in use in New Mexico make it possible for people to thrive in arid regions. Here in the U.S. Southwest, we are trapped between the extremes of a decades-long megadrought and sudden violent flooding.... Read more »
  • The Plight of The Palestinian Refugee With Dr. Ramzy Baroud
    This post is originally published on Citizen Truth by CT Staff Ramzy Baroud is a US-Palestinian journalist, media consultant, an author, internationally-syndicated columnist, Editor of Palestine Chronicle (1999-present), former Managing Editor of London-based Middle East Eye, former Editor-in-Chief of The Brunei Times, former Deputy Managing Editor of Al Jazeera online.... Read more »
  • Why the World’s Eyes Are on the Afghanistan-Tajikistan Border
    This post is originally published on Citizen Truth by Vijay Prashad Afghanistan and Tajikistan share a 1,400-kilometer border. Recently, a war of words has erupted between Tajikistan’s President Emomali Rahmon and the Taliban government in Kabul. Rahmon censures the Taliban for the destabilization of Central Asia by the export of... Read more »


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    Global Research

  • The Revolving Door: All 3 FDA-authorized COVID Shot Companies Now Employ Former FDA Commissioners
    All Global Research articles can be read in 51 languages by activating the “Translate Website” drop down menu on the top banner of our home page (Desktop version). Visit and follow us on Instagram at @crg_globalresearch. ***  … The post The Revolving Door: All 3 FDA-authorized COVID Shot Companies Now Employ Former... Read more »
  • Zoom Out
    All Global Research articles can be read in 51 languages by activating the “Translate Website” drop down menu on the top banner of our home page (Desktop version). Visit and follow us on Instagram at @crg_globalresearch. ***  … The post Zoom Out appeared first on Global Research.... Read more »
  • Global Supply Chain Crisis? Pandemonium Looms as ‘Everything Shortage’ Meets ‘Dark Winter’
    All Global Research articles can be read in 51 languages by activating the “Translate Website” drop down menu on the top banner of our home page (Desktop version). Visit and follow us on Instagram at @crg_globalresearch. ***  … The post Global Supply Chain Crisis? Pandemonium Looms as ‘Everything Shortage’ Meets ‘Dark Winter’... Read more »
  • The “Killer Vaccine” Worldwide. 7.9 Billion People
    The stated objective is to enforce the Worldwide vaccination of 7.9 billion people in more than 190 countries, to be followed by the imposition of a digitized "vaccine passport". The evidence of mortality and morbidity resulting from the vaccine is overwhelming. Needless to say this is a multi-billion dollar operation... Read more »
  • Proof that the CDC Is Lying to the World About COVID Vaccine Safety
    All Global Research articles can be read in 51 languages by activating the “Translate Website” drop down menu on the top banner of our home page (Desktop version). Visit and follow us on Instagram at @crg_globalresearch. ***  … The post Proof that the CDC Is Lying to the World About COVID Vaccine... Read more »