Thursday - Jul 09, 2020

COLUMN

  • Climate change activist Sweden’s Greta Thunberg   

    Climate change activist Sweden’s Greta Thunberg  

    by John F. McManus   If you haven’t heard of Sweden’s Greta Thunberg by now, you surely haven’t been paying attention. The 16-year-old “climate activist” has received an enormous flood of media attention over the past year. Already a phenomenon in her home country and other parts of Europe, Ms. Thunberg arrived in New York

  • My memories from the fake news business

    My memories from the fake news business

    by Jon Rappoport   “The true job of a reporter is using facts to overturn reality. Things are already upside down, and his job is to show that. In his work, he has to be relentless. This inevitably leads him to publishing his own words, on his own, because entrenched press outlets are in the

  • Academic stupidity and brainwashing

    Academic stupidity and brainwashing

    by Walter E. Williams   Just when we thought colleges could not spout loonier ideas, we have a new one from American University. They hired a professor to teach other professors to grade students based on their “labor” rather than their writing ability. The professor that American University hired to teach that nonsense is Asao B.

  • Beginning of U.S. Slavery

    Beginning of U.S. Slavery

    by Walter E. Williams   The New York Times has begun a major initiative, the “1619 Project,” to observe the 400th anniversary of the beginning of American slavery. It aims to reframe American history so that slavery and the contributions of black Americans explain who we are as a nation. Nikole Hannah-Jones, staff writer for The

  • Advocates vow to block Trump attack on millions of families and American democracy

    Advocates vow to block Trump attack on millions of families and American democracy

    Congress must reject “public charge” regulation, advocates urge   by the National Immigration Law Center   WASHINGTON, D.C.—Advocates for immigrant families and economic opportunity spoke out against a new Trump administration regulation that aims to prevent millions of families from accessing health care and other programs or risk denial of lawful permanent status in the

  • Lone shooters, terrorism, and semantics

    Lone shooters, terrorism, and semantics

    by Jon Rappoport   This is a big one. It’s so big, in fact, that many people will want to turn their backs on it and pretend it doesn’t and couldn’t exist. But it’s real. It does exist. No killing of innocent people can be called a “negligible statistic.” But what label do you apply

  • Film, consciousness, and mystery – first films ever made like dreams

    Film, consciousness, and mystery – first films ever made like dreams

    by Jon Rappoport   There is more mystery in two minutes of David Lynch’s Inland Empire than in all American films produced in the last 50 years. The first films ever made registered like dreams with audiences, and they were made with that idea in mind. (Watch Un Chien andalou (1928), by Spanish director Luis

  • Individual power and ethics: the conversation that never was

    Individual power and ethics: the conversation that never was

    by Jon Rappoport   It’s no accident that the concept of individual power is surrounded by clouds of timidity and fear and cultural resentment. People are warned that touching it produces a substantial electric shock. “Me? Individual power? I never said I was in favor of it. Great individual power? Don’t pin that on me.