Thursday, June 23, 2022

The Lap Dogs of War: Celebrity Media Figures Revealed to be Useful Tools of Spook Agencies

British “Watchdog” Journalists Unmasked as Lap Dogs for the Security State

by Jonathan Cook - MintPress News

June 21, 2022 

The cases of Carol Cadwalladr and Paul Mason reveal how readily celebrated media figures are recruited to the intelligence services’ covert information war against other journalists.

Events of the past few days suggest British journalism – the so-called Fourth Estate – is not what it purports to be: a watchdog monitoring the centers of state power. It is quite the opposite.


Wednesday, June 22, 2022

Stopping NATO, Stopping the Profits of War

Stop the Weapons, Stop the War, Stop NATO

Days of Action June 24-30, 2022

June 22, '22
We urge people across Canada to join us to protest the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and demand an end to the war in Ukraine between June 24 to June 30. We will be holding “Stop the Weapons, Stop the War, Stop NATO” rallies across Canada to coincide with NATO’s Summit in Madrid, Spain.


We will be standing in solidarity with the European activists who are organizing a major demonstration against NATO outside the summit and dock workers who are blocking weapons shipments to Ukraine.


Neutering Germany: Why Russia Capitulated


by John Helmer - Dances with Bears

June 22, 2022 

In the rest of the world it is known as the cultural cringe. In Russia the wish to be loved by Americans is known as liberal reform.

In the very first paragraph of a new book called “Collapse: the Fall of the Soviet Union”, the author, Vladislav Zubok – the name in Russian means a small tooth — reveals that on the morning of August 19, 1991, when the first coup was attempted against Mikhail Gorbachev, then President of the Soviet Union, Zubok was flying to the US by arrangement with Strobe Talbott, Moscow correspondent for Time and soon to be the Clinton Administration’s principal Russia expert. 


Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Another Step Into the Militarist Abyss: Canada Vows Billions for Refurbished Cold War Relic NORAD

Canada to spend billions on NORAD so US can rule world

June 21, 2022 

The Liberals are intent on funneling ever more of our collective resources to bolster the US Empire, spending lavishly to “modernize” Canada’s chief bi-national military accord.

On Monday Defence Minister Anita Anand announced the government would spend $4.9 billion to upgrade the North American Aerospace Defense Command. The federal government said it will devote $40 billion to NORAD over 20 years, but it may be far more than that noted David Pugliese in a story headlined: “Cost to modernize NORAD set at $40 billion, but will final tally be higher?”