Selected Articles: “Democracy is Pure Fantasy”, Governing Through Lies and Deception


“Democracy is Pure Fantasy”: Trump vs. Clinton in November

By Stephen Lendman, June 08 2016

It’s all over but the postmortems. Trump and Clinton are their parties’ presumptive nominees. Choice for voters in November amounts to death by hanging or firing squad.  Democracy is pure fantasy. None whatever exists. Trump was the last GOP aspirant…


Governing Through Lies And Deception

By Mark Taliano, June 08 2016

On September 16, 2005, Canada’s Liberal Prime Minister, Paul Martin, addressed “The High Level Meeting of the Sixtieth Session of the United Nations General Assembly”:  “Clearly, we need expanded guidelines for Security Council action to make clear our responsibility to…


Germany’s Foreign Intelligence Service (BND) to Become Branch of America’s CIA?

By Eric Zuesse, June 08 2016

According to a news report in the June 7th German Economic News (Deutsche Wirtschafts Nachrichten, or DWN), headlined “Merkel entmachtet BND: USA kontrollieren Spionage in Deutschland” or “Merkel Ousts BND: US to Control German Espionage,” a new law will soon…


Genetically Engineered Golden Rice: Is This the Solution for Disease, Poverty and Malnutrition?

By Colin Todhunter, June 08 2016

The pro-GMO lobby often relies on fraud, regulatory delinquency, opaque practices, smear campaigns, dirty tricks, slick PR and the debasement of science. While choosing to sideline the root causes of poverty, hunger, malnutrition and regional food insecurity (and effective solutions),…

Syria Solidarity Movement

The War on Syria and the Refugee Crisis: Censorship and “Humanitarian Propaganda”, NGOs Support America’s “Moderate Terrorists”

By Rick Sterling, June 07 2016

Syria Solidarity Movement is an international network in solidarity with the Syrian people and their struggle to retain a secular, independent state.  Unfortunately, there is an organization in the UK called “Syria Solidarity UK” (SSUK).  The similarity in names has…


Housing Struggle Continues in Detroit Defying Landlords and Bankers

By Abayomi Azikiwe, June 08 2016

Jeanette Shannon of Detroit was evicted from her home on June 3 after a protracted fight against fraudulent real estate interests and the local courts which favor the predatory lenders and the banks. This was a test case for Detroit…


Defining Art: Pranks at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

BDr. Binoy Kampmark, June 08 2016

Never underestimate the power of the puncturing prank.  It acts as subversion, and before you know it, that April Fool’s joke becomes the order of the day, the next gospel, the affirmed orthodoxy. Consider, for instance, a pair of glasses…

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