Culture, Society & History


Europe’s “Great War” of 1914-1918 does not deserve to be called the “First World War.” That title should go to the first real global conflict, Europe’s genocidal invasion of other regions that began in late 15th Century. European historians have sought to downplay the ferocity, extent and significance of that earlier conflict by treating it as a diffuse historical process.


Lucy Gonzales started life in Texas. She was of Mexican-American, African-American, and Native-American descent and born into slavery. The path she chose after emancipation led to conflict with the Ku Klux Klan, hard work, painful personal losses, and many nights in jail.

What is the mainstream media NOT reporting?

The prevalent phenomenon where only the narratives authorized by law enforcement and government authorities are worthy of serious consideration suggests the unmistakable extent to which public discourse has declined.


One story that did not make headlines. Rapper Lupe Fiasco was performing live at the StartUp RockOn concert to celebrate the re-election of Barack H. Obama on January 21st. He was kicked off the stage by Obama’s secret service detail because he was singing Anti-Obama lyrics…

The Global Economic Crisis: Causes and Devastating Consequences
Economists and Military Strategists: This Crisis Was Foreseeable … Thousands of Years Ago By Washington's Blog, November 20, 2014
Shifting Blame: The Grand FIFA Cover-Up By Binoy Kampmark, November 20, 2014
America Truly Is Becoming A “1984 Society” By Michael Snyder, November 18, 2014
Vladimir Putin Interview: US-NATO’s Global Military Design, Russia’s Sovereignty is Threatened By President Vladimir Putin, November 18, 2014
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War is Part of Human History: Why I Will Never Join The Army By Mike Sygula, November 17, 2014
The Fall of the Berlin Wall and the Multiplication of Western Walls By Prof. James Petras, November 16, 2014
New Evidence Proves Israel Attacked USS Liberty With Orders to Kill 294 Americans By Aaron Nelson, November 14, 2014
The Criminalization of Wall Street: Will Any Exec at Goldman Sachs Go to Jail?
How Is a Prison Like a War? By David Swanson, November 14, 2014
“We Are Now In The Longest Continuous Period of War In American History” By Washington's Blog, November 14, 2014
Merkel’s “Wall of Hypocrisy” regarding Israeli War Crimes By Dr. Vacy Vlazna, November 13, 2014
NATO 1949: The Origin of an Offensive, Expansionist, Imperialist Military Alliance By Mike Faulkner, November 13, 2014
“We Are Now In The Longest Continuous Period of War In American History” By Washington's Blog, November 13, 2014
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1914-2014: One Hundred Years of Conflict, An Age of Endless Wars By Michael Werbowski, November 13, 2014
In Love With #Democracy By Arthur D. Robbins, November 13, 2014
The Insane Logic of Global Warfare: Denounce the World Order of Permanent War By Gilbert Mercier, November 13, 2014
VIDEO: Rwanda’s Untold Story, The BBC’s Documentary By BBC, November 12, 2014
The “Kiss and Love” Movement: The Murmur of Indian Protest By Binoy Kampmark, November 12, 2014
The Con-man Cornered: Obama and the Democratic Debacle of 2014 By Prof. James Petras, November 12, 2014
“Party of One, Stephen Harper and Canada’s Radical Makeover” By Jim Miles, November 11, 2014
Controversies Surrounding Facebook By Tony Cartalucci, November 10, 2014
The Ambush of History: The Fall of the Berlin Wall By Binoy Kampmark, November 10, 2014
USA: Is Arlington County, Virginia, Racist? By Robert Parry, November 10, 2014
Canada’s Quiet Coup. Harper’s Conservatives Subservient to US Interests By Mark Taliano, November 10, 2014
Dennis Kucinich: “The US Must Work to Reestablish Friendly Relations With Russia” By Ria Novosti, November 10, 2014
World War I: Lessons from the Christmas Truce of 1914 By Dr. Gary G. Kohls, November 09, 2014
Clashes, Water Cannon as 100,000 Protesters March in Brussels against Austerity Measures By RT, November 07, 2014
Discovering Iran. Women’s Rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran By Soraya Sepahpour-Ulrich, November 06, 2014
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Journalism and Reality: The US Media’s Reluctance at Presenting the Facts By Robert Parry, November 06, 2014
The Catalonia Independence Referendum: Political Crisis of Spain By Pedro Marlez, November 06, 2014
The American “Deep State”, Wall Street, Big Oil and the Attack on US Democracy By Prof Peter Dale Scott, November 06, 2014
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Ebola in Africa: A Product of History, Not a Natural Phenomenon By August H. Nimtz, November 05, 2014
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The Cruelties of Melbourne’s Horse Race Cup: Drinking, Gambling and “Equine Slaughter” By Binoy Kampmark, November 05, 2014
Elections USA: The 2012 Politics of Fantasy
America’s 2014 Mid-Term Elections. A Money-Media Multibillion Political Campaign. Lessons Learnt? By Dr. Gary G. Kohls, November 05, 2014
US Constitution and the Tenth Amendment Myth: the American Right’s False Founding Narrative By Robert Parry, November 05, 2014
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The European Union Uses Death to Deter Immigrants By Martin Kreickenbaum, November 05, 2014
Facebook Boosted 2012 US Election Turnout Via Psychology Experiment, Company Reveals By RT, November 04, 2014
Burkina Faso: Masses Rise Up Against Neo-Colonial Rule By Abayomi Azikiwe, November 04, 2014
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The Long Story: The British Establishment By Binoy Kampmark, November 03, 2014
Sado-Justice in America: The Treatment of High Security Prisoners and the Bill of Rights
Elections USA, Towards a Republican Controlled Congress? Will the Right’s Fake History Prevail? By Robert Parry, November 03, 2014
Military Launches Coup Amid Mass Protests in Burkina Faso By Antoine Lerougetel, November 03, 2014
Global Suprasociety and Russia
A “Cool Break” in Russia Bashing? Russia Wins “Battle of the Year” (BOTY) Breakdance Award By Global Research News, November 03, 2014
ISIS Destroying Iraq’s Cultural Heritage: UNESCO Chief By al Akhbar, November 02, 2014
3D Printing and the Age of Disruption By Tony Cartalucci, November 02, 2014
Dysfunctional America. “An Unaccountable Government, Released from Constitutional and Legal Constraints” By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, November 01, 2014
The Rise and Fall of #Gamergate. The Web-based Movement of Gamers By Binoy Kampmark, November 01, 2014
The History of America’s Debtors’ Prisons: The Shackles Return By Devon DB, November 01, 2014
“Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder” (ADHD) is Actually Correlated with Creativity and Achievement By Washington's Blog, October 31, 2014
The End Of The Anti-War Movement? By Joseph Thomas, October 30, 2014
Humanity: The Able but Unwilling Species By John Kozy, October 30, 2014
More Media Disinformation? FCC Proposes Greater Media Consolidation
How the Washington Press Turned Bad By Robert Parry, October 29, 2014
New Book Sheds Further Light on US Government Protection of Ex-Nazis By Thomas Gaist, October 29, 2014
Rwanda Genocide: Erlinder v. Kagame, Case Continued in the Court of Public Opinion
“Genocide Denial” in Rwanda: Questioning the Official View of History By Prof Peter Erlinder, October 27, 2014
Histories of Illusion: Another Asian Century Beckons By Binoy Kampmark, October 25, 2014
Britain’s Harold Wilson: The Russophile at Number 10 Downing Street By Neil Clark, October 25, 2014
New Rules or a Game without Rules: “We Need a New Global Consensus of Responsible Powers”. Vladimir Putin By President Vladimir Putin, October 25, 2014
Russia Offers Support to Palestinian Statehood By Oleg Yegorov, October 24, 2014
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TransEvolution: The Age of Human Deconstruction By Daniel Estulin, October 23, 2014
Gough Whitlam and the Forgotten Coup: How America and Britain Crushed the Government of Their ‘Ally’, Australia By John Pilger, October 23, 2014
The Ethnic Cleansing of Historically Black Colleges and Universities in the Age of Obama: How HBCUs are Turning White By Dr. Jahi Issa, October 22, 2014
Dark Times: What to Do. The Role and Responsibility of Intellectuals By Arthur D. Robbins, October 22, 2014
Russia’s Hope For Rebirth, Social Justice and National Mobilization By Igor Strelkov, October 22, 2014
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Japan’s World War II “Comfort Women”. Denial of Prime Minister Abe Shinzo By David McNeill, October 22, 2014
America’s Saudi Ally “Cuts Off More Heads” than the Islamic State (ISIL) By Robert Barsocchini, October 21, 2014
Turmoil in Hong Kong, Terrorism in Xinjiang: America’s Covert War on China By Tony Cartalucci, October 21, 2014
Dysfunctional Hagiography: Australia and the Passing of Gough Whitlam By Binoy Kampmark, October 21, 2014
The Impending Dangers of a Global Conflict: How to Prevent World War III
Global Justice or World Domination By Živadin Jovanović, October 21, 2014
Christopher Columbus and the History of Colonial Destruction. An African Perspective By Sabamya Jaugu, October 21, 2014
Leung Chun-ying: Hong Kong Leader Blames External Forces for Mass Riots By ITAR-TASS, October 20, 2014
Ex-Nazi Criminals Asked to Leave US in Return for Benefits By Press TV, October 20, 2014
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Economic Genocide in Rwanda: Installing a US Protectorate in Central Africa By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, October 20, 2014
When Lies and Half-truths Rule the Washington Op-Ed Pages, Danger Lurks By Bryan Macdonald, October 19, 2014
Media Disinformation: Washington´s "Regime Change Hit List": Iran versus Honduras
The Contra-Cocaine Scandal: Washington Post’s Assault on Gary Webb By Robert Parry, October 19, 2014
Nobel Prize: Hardly Noble Politics By Gouthama Siddarthan, October 18, 2014
Vérité, propagande et manipulation médiatique
US Propaganda: How Corporate America Manipulates the American Public Into Unwitting Support for Corporate Fascism By Mark Weiser, October 17, 2014
Serbia and Russia
Vladimir Putin in Serbia: Navigating in the European Centre By Binoy Kampmark, October 16, 2014
Putin: Nazi Virus ‘Vaccine’ Losing Effect in Europe By President Vladimir Putin, October 16, 2014
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David Ferrie: The Mysterious Participant in the JFK Murder By Global Research News, October 15, 2014
Can Mainstream Media Handle the Contra-Cocaine Truth? By Robert Parry, October 14, 2014
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BBC Asks ‘What Really Happened in Rwanda? History of the Genocide. Role of the US By Ann Garrison, October 14, 2014
The Economic War on Cuba: Western Media Remains Silent as Obama Extends U.S. Embargo By Timothy Alexander Guzman, October 13, 2014