Caitlin Johnstone has a dream that all artists everywhere dedicate their powers in service of humanity, and walk away from any jobs that peddle or protect evildoing.
The court stopping the extradition of Julian Assange seems like a win, but he’s not free; nor is he out of the woods.
Caitlin Johnstone applies the literary folktale The Emperor’s New Clothes and reframes it for today’s times, a time when illegitimate arguments and irrelevant points abound.
If we can get two right-wing billionaires sparring over the presidency from July to November, we’ll never stop amping that. Imagine the ratings!
Are you content sitting in untruths, accepting unexamined assumptions because it is easy and comfortable? How about putting truth above all else instead?
If you bought into the Trump administration’s completely unsubstantiated claims about Soleimani, you have bought into unsubstantiated US government narratives.
The response to the Trump-endorsed assassination of a beloved Iranian general could result in global turmoil.
Another year in the books. The Big Smoke America is now four years old and has published over 1,700 articles and essays. Here are the Top 10 from 2019.
“We’ll be deciding what we’re going to do with [the oil] in the future.” In no other global power dynamic would this be considered a rational thing for anyone to say.
There’s a very clear demand we can add into the mix in this new push for environmentalist reforms: de-fund the Pentagon.