US President Joe Biden has defended his decision to withdraw military forces from Afghanistan, saying that US operations will end on 31 August.The fourth US president to oversee the war also defended the speed of the US withdrawal, saying it saved lives. Help us grow. Support The Duran on Patreon! The statements, views and opinions […]
U.S. Regime Blocks Americans From Seeing News From Iran’s GovernmentU.S. Regime Blocks Americans From Seeing News From Iran’s Government
Eric Zuesse On Tuesday, June 22nd, the U.S. regime blocked the Iranian Government’s TV news (equivalent to BBC in Britain and PBS in America), PressTV, so that, from now on, this is what Americans can see: https://www.presstv.com The U.S. regime has previously done this to other news-media that it dislikes. For example, this was done […]
Eric Zuesse “Mobsters” are whatever the law says they are, but in some countries they are, in fact, simply the nation’s wealthiest people, who can and do pay whomever they have to pay (“consigliere”) in order to get the law to mean what they want it to mean. In other words: sometimes a mobster is […]
Again, NATO’s Polling Shows Far Higher Percentages of Chinese Than of Americans Think They Live in a Democracy.Again, NATO’s Polling Shows Far Higher Percentages of Chinese Than of Americans Think They Live in a Democracy.
Eric Zuesse A NATO front organization recently released their polling report “Democracy Perception Index 2021”, and its poll-findings in the 53 surveyed countries contradict more than confirm what NATO’s own propaganda routinely asserts; so, though these findings are major news, they are suppressed, instead of publicized, by NATO, and are practically a secret NATO poll. […]
U.S. Has The Most-Unequal Wealth Distribution of Any Major CountryU.S. Has The Most-Unequal Wealth Distribution of Any Major Country
Eric Zuesse The most-reliable information-source regarding the distribution of wealth inside each country is the periodic nearly 200-page Credit Suisse “Global wealth databook,” which is produced by a large team and is therefore too costly to generate annually, but the latest freely available edition of it is their “Global wealth databook 2019”. Wealth-data are far […]
Eric Zuesse In the case of Saddam Hussein, it was by lying about “WMD” and about Saddam’s being behind Al Qaeda. In the case of Muammar Qaddafi, it was by lying about Qaddafi’s being hated (instead of supported) by most Libyans. In the case of Bashar al-Assad, it was by lying about Assad’s being hated […]
Covid-19-Policy Contest Between Libertarianism v. Socialism: The Latest ResultsCovid-19-Policy Contest Between Libertarianism v. Socialism: The Latest Results
Eric Zuesse, originally posted at Strategic Culture Early in the “coronavirus-19” — subsequently called “Covid-19” — pandemic, Denmark and Sweden were often being compared with one-another because both are Scandinavian countries, but on 13 March 2020, Denmark had started a lockdown and imposed strict recommendations for businesses and personal behavior, whereas Sweden did nothing of […]
Eric Zuesse, originally posted at Strategic Culture The dictatorship manages information both by deceiving the public to believe what the regime itself knows to be actually false (such as that Saddam Hussein might be only six months away from having an atomic bomb), and also by removing the lie from its ‘news’-media as soon as […]
The International Crisis Group: Do its funders control the world on behalf of American-and-allied billionaires?The International Crisis Group: Do its funders control the world on behalf of American-and-allied billionaires?
Eric Zuesse Conservatives in America demonize George Soros for funding the Democratic Party and U.S.-imperialistic (or “neo-conservative”) international organizations, but he’s actually just a part of a network of around a thousand or so global aristocrats or billionaires who do this. Furthermore, within the individual U.S.-and-allied nations, the billionaires who fund all of the domestic […]
Eric Zuesse On April 15th, the Biden Administration, which has been saying that Russia probably placed a “bounty” on corpses of U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan, said that, actually, “U.S. intelligence only had ‘low to moderate’ confidence in the story,” but “This information puts a burden on the Russian government to explain its actions and take […]