The Truth about China’s Secret Police Stations
The New York ‘secret Chinese police station’ is a propaganda bogeyman
Britain appears to be moving closer to sending Ukraine longer-range missiles that the Biden administration has so far refused to provide.Britain Moves Closer to Sending Long-Range Missiles to Ukraine
In this new essay, John Pilger recalls the ‘electric’ opposition of writers and journalists to the coming war in the 1930s and investigates why today there is ‘a silence filled by a consensus of propaganda’ as the two greatest powers draw closer to conflict.THERE IS A WAR COMING SHROUDED IN PROPAGANDA. IT WILL INVOLVE US. SPEAK UP
No matter how much everyone’s gushing for DeSantis, we cannot erase the following facts from his background.Ron DeSantis Is A ‘Knight of Malta’
What Is the Full Extent of DeSantis Aide Christina Pushaw’s Foreign Ties?
Naturally this list is subjective to an extent, and probably contains some mistakes and things that I missed. However, I think the top 3 are somewhat obvious and its no great surprise why I chose the regimes and dictators that I did. My criteria was their death toll, their reactionary power and influence, and also their plans and the resulting death toll, even if some of those plans were not fulfilled.10 worst mass killers, regimes and dictators
Treasury Secretary Yellen says engagement with Beijing is possible, as long as American ‘leadership’ is preservedThe US is fine with China’s economic success, as long as it’s on Washington’s terms
Republican Ohio Senator J.D. Vance accused the Biden administration of “moralizing and lecturing” other countries in a floor speech opposing a new diplomatic nominee late Wednesday.Vance: Biden Admin ‘Moralizing And Lecturing’ Other Countries While China Builds Roads And Feeds People
Video via African Diaspora News Channel
Get Progressive Politics Out of Foreign Policy, Says JD Vance
“Right now, you know that Joe Biden is not sending weapons to Taiwan, weapons that we promised the Taiwanese, because we’re sending those weapons to Ukraine or elsewhere,” Vance said.
Though Vance said he admires the brave people of Ukraine, he said America should remove troops and resources from Ukraine.
“It’s time to manufacture our weapons in the United States,” the Ohioan said. “And it’s time to send a message to the world that America is the arsenal of democracy, but we cannot do that unless you get out and stop the focus on Ukraine.”
“The great arsenal of democracy” came to specifically refer to the industry of the U.S., as the primary supplier of material for the Allied war effort [WWII].
Meanwhile, he wants to pull a Zelensky back home. /s
The Pentagon budget request for fiscal year 2024 comes in at a staggering $824 billion, the highest any country has ever spent on its military. A lot of this is going to classified Research, Development, Test & Evaluation programs, which are largely classified or only present brief, vague descriptions. While flicking through one of the lengthy supporting documents I noticed how some of these classified money pits take their names from movies.$824 Billion Pentagon Budget: Why So Many Classified Programs with Movie Names?
The Louisiana Purchase is usually presented as an incredible, inspiring moment in American history in which President Thomas Jefferson, wise, benevolent eyes twinkling under his powdery white wig, made an incredibly shrewd real estate deal with notorious, disgraced French emperor Napoleon Bonaparte and, with one stroke of his giant quill pen, doubled the size of the United States of America for the bargain price of $15 million, or just three cents an acre. What we don’t usually learn about is the negative domino effect this treaty had in terms of inspiring the concept of manifest destiny or the belief that white colonists had a God-given duty to expand across North America and redeem and remake the land in their own image.The Messed Up Truth About The Louisiana Purchase
The empire-building debacle of the nearly 20-year American occupation of Afghanistan is a lesson unlearned by the government.Fighting Putin for Empire