The Latest Lies About Russia

Things that we now know are not actually true:

  • Russia impacted the U.S. election results in 2016 or 2020.
  • Russia hacked into U.S. election machines.
  • The recent U.S. government report alleging election interference contained any evidence of anything.
  • The report so much as alleged Russian involvement in the Biden-Ukraine-corruption
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A Divided U.S. and the Dangers of Misdirected Anger

Many people in the United States, as in many other places, are getting angrier. This would be a good thing if they all understood whom they should be angry at and the superiority of nonviolent activism to stupid, futile violence.

They should be angry at billionaires hoarding wealth, corporations paying zero taxes, and a federal government that is — for the most part — continuing to destroy the earth, invest in war, impoverish the poor, and enrich the gluttonous. They should be mad as read more

Someone Saw What Was Needed 62 Years Ago and Wrote it Down

By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, March 16, 2021

I need to thank David Hartsough for having just mailed me a 12-page pamphlet published in 1959. It’s miles ahead of most people’s thinking in 2021 and largely up-to-date, though in a certain way will give a superficial impression of being dated. As I’ve been invited, along with a large list of terrific speakers, to be part of a Cold War Truth Commission read more

Blinken, Biden, and the Blob

Blinken, Biden, and the Blob took fright
But they knew just what to do.
They’d run enough ads and start enough fads
Until they had scared you too.
“Where are you going, and what do you wish?”
The old moon asked the three.
“We have come to Iran for a magic dish
“For we must own the China Sea.
“Our golden gun will starve Venezuela
“Into democracy!”
Said Blinken, Biden, and the Blob.

The old moon laughed and sang a song,
As they rocked in their read more

Brazil in the World

Next only to the worst destroyers of the earth’s climate slowing their destructive activities, one of the best steps that could be taken for this planet might be for the destroyers of the Amazon rain forests to knock it off. They’re led by one of the world’s leading buffoonish fascist demagogues, who goes by the name Bolsonaro. His leading opponent in Brazilian politics is the man against whom all criminal charges were just dropped — criminal charges that were ginned up read more