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Digital McCarthyism
2023-03-14 07:00
Digital McCarthyismby C. A. Matthews It was bound to happen sooner or later. And it did—a self-proclaimed “very important person in government” would impugn the integrity o… Read More
The New Title 42
2023-03-07 08:00
The New Title 42info gathered by C.A. Matthews Editor's note: From the "Just when you hoped things would get better for ordinary people" department comes news of what the Biden Administratio… Read More
Does The US Deserve Redemption?
2023-02-28 08:00
Hey, I've got a smart idea: let's make laws that require corporations to act like sociopaths, pursuing profit without any consideration for morality or human well-being, then let's allow our… Read More
American Chernobyl
2023-02-21 16:08
 American Chernobylby C. A. Matthews"A society that prohibits the capacity to speak in truth extinguishes the capacity to live in justice." --Chris Hedges Ididn’t hear about the t… Read More
Pay For Your Own Wars, Big Oil!
2023-02-14 08:00
Pay For Your Own Wars, Big Oil!by C.A. Matthews Did you get a chance to read Pulitzer Prize-winner Seymour Hersh’s excellent exposé on who and how and when the Nord Stream LNG p… Read More
Why Are We Repeating History?
2023-02-07 08:00
Why Are We Repeating History?  by C. A. Matthews  Happy Black History Month! Last year, we spent several weeks in the month of February discussing various topics that are of… Read More
Targets On Our Backs
2023-01-31 08:00
Targets On Our Backsby C. A. Matthews  Five cops brutally beat up and killed a young black man named Tyre Nichols in Memphis after a routine traffic stop. A large contingent of pol… Read More
The Great Divide
2023-01-24 08:00
The Great Divideby C.A. Matthews    Imagine, if you will, a Great Divide so wide and so deep that it takes hours—if not days—to cross on foot. To get from one side… Read More
Protesting Evil (Be The Peace)
2023-01-16 18:15
Protesting Evil (Be The Peace)by C.A. Matthews The greatest purveyor of violence in the world is my own government. I cannot be silent. —Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., April 4, 1… Read More
Who's Really In Charge?
2023-01-10 08:00
Capitalism functions very efficiently without democracy. --Chris HedgesYou'll never stop depraved agendas as long as propagandists can manipulate a critical mass of people into consenting to… Read More
Resolved: Capitalism Must Die
2023-01-03 13:40
Resolved: Capitalism Must Dieby C. A. Matthews     Most New Year’s resolutions aren’t kept for more than a month. Six weeks tops. Those resolutions to lose we… Read More
Heavenly Peace
2022-12-20 08:00
 Heavenly Peaceby C.A. MatthewsSilent night, holy night. All is calm, all is bright.‘Round yon virgin mother and child.Holy infant, so tender and mild,Sleep in heavenly peace!Slee… Read More
Disinformation Wars
2022-11-29 08:00
Disinformation Warsby C. A. Matthews   “The first casualty when war comes is truth.” —Senator Hiram W. Johnson From Caitlin Johnstone’s Newsletter:AP's anonymous… Read More
Lab Rats Of The World Unite!
2022-11-22 08:00
 Lab Rats of the World Unite! (You Have Nothing to Lose But Your Cheese)by C. A. Matthews If you’re thinking this article is about the student teachers, graduate assistants… Read More
What Do These Stories Have In Common?
2022-11-15 08:00
 What Do These Stories Have In Common? We have a guest blogger this week, but before we get to their article, here’s a story that popped up in the news that I felt is very importa… Read More
The Peace Eagle
2022-11-01 07:00
The Peace Eaglewords and original artwork by C.A. Matthews We don't have to submit to this. We don't have to keep sleepwalking into dystopia and armageddon to the beat of manipulative socio… Read More
Why All The Hate For Haiti?
2022-10-25 07:00
US Border Patrol deports Haitians like rustling cattleWhy All The Hate For Haiti?by Coast WatcherAct 1: Once Upon a Time...Toussaint Louveture and the Haitian Revolution inspired millions of… Read More
We Are Smarter Than They Think
2022-10-11 07:00
Apples don't fall far from the tree...We Are Smarter Than They Think (Much Smarter) by C.A. Matthews  Once upon a time there were two farmers.  Farmer A owned a love… Read More
Is This A Dystopian Novel?
2022-10-04 07:00
Is This A Dystopian Novel?(Or Is It Reality?)by C.A. Matthews I’m writing this on the way home from an annual science fiction convention we’ve attended for many years. My hu… Read More
Human Trafficking Isn't Funny
2022-09-27 07:00
photo: Dominic Chavez/Getty Human Trafficking Isn't Funny An open letter by Redd Phlagg Dear Governor DeSantis: You don’t know me, and you probably don’t listen much to… Read More
God Save The King?
2022-09-20 07:00
God Save the King? It's More Like God Help the British People!by Coast Watcher Tradition is a strong force in Britain. The "British way of doing things"is often at odds with the rest of the… Read More
Real Representation, Not Celebrities
2022-09-13 07:00
 (We Need) Real Representation, Not Celebritiesby C.A. Matthews  “It’s the real thing!” said a commercial a few decades back. Genuineness was a virtue to rej… Read More
You Can't Make This Stuff Up
2022-09-06 07:00
We live in a time where leftists and communists are being labeled as Nazis and real Nazis are being labeled as freedom fighters standing up against fascism. We can't make this up. --Kris Leg… Read More
Put The US In The Time Out Chair
2022-08-30 07:00
Put The US In The Time Out Chairby C.A. Matthews When you work in a kindergarten, you see a lot of a particular kind of behavior. One kid—sometimes the biggest physically in the… Read More
The 50 Year Apology
2022-08-23 07:00
 The 50 Year Apologyby C.A. MatthewsIt’s amazing how fast your mind can go back in time when you hear a name or see a face that you haven’t seen in almost 50 years. Thi… Read More
The Rule Of Tyrannies
2022-08-16 07:00
The world will never know peace as long as war is profitable. The world will never know health as long as sickness is profitable. The ecosystem will never thrive as long as ecocide is prof… Read More
Whee! Let's Start World War 3!
2022-08-09 07:00
“Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants. We know more about war than we know about peace, more about killing than we know about living.” -- US Army General Omar… Read More
The Boot
2022-08-02 07:00
People who are ideologically prohibited from seeing capitalism as the obvious source of society's ills are forced to make up other things to blame those ills on like elite pedovore cabals… Read More
The Benefits Of World Hunger
2022-07-12 07:00
Rise, like lions after slumberIn unvanquishable number!Shake your chains to earth like dewWhich in sleep had fallen on you:Ye are many—they are few!~ Percy Bysshe Shelley “T… Read More
Whatever This Is, It's Not A Democracy
2022-07-05 07:00
Did Not Vote is a powerful majority. Why are their voices suppressed?Whatever This Is, It's Not A Democracyby C.A. Matthews Some folks running for office can tell their story much bette… Read More
Convinced Yet? (General Strike Now!)
2022-06-28 07:00
"The limits of tyrants are prescribed by the endurance of those whom they oppress." --Frederick Douglass "The world is dominated culturally, economically and militarily by a regime tha… Read More
Welcome To The Fascist State Of America
2022-06-14 13:14
Liberals are fascistic tyrants and conservatives are whiny little bitches who run around looking for excuses to get offended. -- Caitlin Johnstone, Study US Foreign Policy By Looking At Oil… Read More
Atrocity Propaganda And Narrative Control
2022-06-07 07:00
Russian propaganda poses a much smaller threat to the western world than the various government agendas that are being rolled out under the justification of fighting Russian propaganda. … Read More
All Guns Are B*stards
2022-05-31 07:00
 All guns are bastards... I was going to entitle this week's posting a bit more politely, but then something got the better of me. There is no such thing as a "good gun" like there's n… Read More
Cognitive Dissonance
2022-05-24 07:00
This week we're all still reeling from the hideous massacre of ten African-Americans by an 18 year old white boy. Shooter Payton Gendron drove three hours to predominantly Black East Buffalo… Read More
Your Obedience Is Prolonging This Nightmare
2022-05-17 07:00
"I don't think that a woman has the sole right to say what should happen to her body." --Joe Biden, 1974Your Obedience Is Prolonging This Nightmareby C. A. Matthews I participated in one of… Read More
The Ministry Of Truth V. Roe V. Wade
2022-05-10 07:00
The Ministry of Truth v. Roe v. Wadeby C.A. MatthewsTwo shocking revelations were made public this past week that, at first glance, may not seem to have anything in common. Yet at second gla… Read More
Brother, Can You Spare $7 Billion?
2022-05-03 07:00
Brother, Can You Spare $7 Billion?by Coast Watcher Once they sent some missiles to UkraineThanks to the folks on the HillOne they sent some missiles, now we're doneBrother, can you spare sev… Read More
Everybody Loves Raytheon
2022-04-26 07:00
"Everybody Loves Raytheon!" An Interview with A. Riche-PerssonEditor's note: We last heard from A. Riche-Persson in 2020 when she told us her perspective on the upcoming elections… Read More
The Business Model Of Empire
2022-04-19 07:00
If you've been following the news about Ukraine but still don't understand that it's the single most aggressively narrative managed and psyop-intensive war in human history, there is a 100… Read More
Critical Thinking Skills For The Masses
2022-04-12 07:00
 Few people sincerely want the truth about the world. Most just want politicians and pundits to whisper reassuringly in their ear, "Don't worry. We've got this. Your schoolteachers to… Read More
Money Is Not Speech (Except When It Is)
2022-04-05 17:18
After a month of posts covering issues surrounding the current proxy war in Ukraine, it's time to take a little break and think about what's really behind all the unpleasantness in the world… Read More
Sitting In The Dock At The Hague...
2022-03-29 07:00
 Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair and others like him never need worry about going to prison for committing war crimes. Must be nice.The Hague Invasion Act and the Hypocrisy of… Read More
Manufacturing Consent For The Apocalypse
2022-03-22 07:00
Sometimes I'm not sure what presents a greater threat to humanity, nuclear war or the colossal stupidity that has made it possible. --Caitlin JohnstoneManufacturing Consent for the Apocalyps… Read More
Now They'll See Us
2022-03-08 08:00
Now They'll See Uswords & peace demo photos by C.A. MatthewsIt's been a tiring week. I'm still recuperating from a recent surgery, but I felt it was important to attend a local peace dem… Read More
Stop Pretending
2022-03-01 08:00
I was anti-war while you cheered for bombing Iraq.I was anti-war while you cheered for bombing Syria.I was anti-war while you cheered for bombing Libya.I was anti-war while you cheered for b… Read More
Uncomfortable Truths: Critical Race Theory
2022-02-22 08:00
Uncomfortable Truths: Critical Race Theoryby C. A. Matthews This is the third and last article in this series highlighting Black History Month. (You can read the first article here and the… Read More
Why Not Reparations?
2022-02-15 08:00
 Why Not Reparations?by C.A. Matthews In my continuing series honoring Black History Month, this week I'm tackling another issue that is little understood and is totally ignored by… Read More
What's It Like To Be 3/5 Of A Person?
2022-02-08 08:00
What's It Like To Be 3/5 of a Person?by C.A. Matthews February is Black History Month. I thought I'd explore topics linked to the African American experience. One thing that's always been a… Read More
The Eleventh Reagan Administration
2022-02-01 08:00
 The Eleventh Reagan Administrationby C.A. Matthews My predictive skills are uncanny when it comes to what politicians will do next. Sometimes I even amaze myself. I'm almost never surp… Read More
The Blame Game
2022-01-25 17:51
 The Blame Gameby C. A. Matthews The lights come up on a TV game show set. EMCEE: Welcome ladies and gentlemen to the midterms election year Blame Game, a game where Democratic Par… Read More
Exploited People
2022-01-18 08:00
Exploited People... Living In The Modern Day Slave Stateby Coast WatcherA recent meme posted on social media summarizes the nature of modern industrial relations. In the meme—a re… Read More
To Die On The Job Is To Die For America
2022-01-04 08:00
To Die On The Job Is To Die For Americaby C. A. Matthews The only things certain in life are death and taxes--and dying struggling to make ends meet while paying those taxes. Okay, I made u… Read More
RIP Freedom Of The Press
2021-12-14 08:00
RIP Freedom of the Pressby C.A. Matthews Is this the final nail in the coffin? Or does it just feel like it? Either way, the freedom of the press was dealt a severe blow at the reading of t… Read More
How To F#ck Up A Country In One Tory Lesson
2021-12-07 08:00
Our armchair historian and openly British blogger reveals what he really thinks about Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his current government in the UK...How to F#ck Up a Country in One Tory… Read More
When Political Ignorance Is Fatal
2021-11-30 08:00
When Political Ignorance Is Fatalby VegematicIt's been horrible. We've witnessed a corrupt judge do everything in his power to insure a blubbering, young, racist murderer walked free in the… Read More
Let Us Be Thankful For Each Other
2021-11-23 08:00
  I wrote the following essay a couple of weeks before the Kyle Rittenhouse verdict came in. These were the contest specs: Every year for Thanksgiving, the Wall Street Journal features… Read More
COP-Out 26
2021-11-16 08:00
Greta Thunberg speaks up for the planet at COP26. Too bad Big Oil puts its hands over its ears. oil and gas industry has known that we’re destroying the… Read More
Is This Squid Game?
2021-11-09 08:00
Is This Squid Game?by C.A. Matthews I've never seen the TV series, but I've read about it. Most viewers express sympathy with the characters and at least a passing familiarity with the prem… Read More
2021-10-26 07:00
Exposing The Lieby C.A. Matthews I never quite fell for the lie.  And, perhaps, that's been a saving grace.I never quite believed what my ninth grade Civics teacher told us one day in c… Read More
Propaganda Is NOT Journalism
2021-10-19 07:00
   Only indie journalists are covering this story: "The purpose of establishment propaganda is to deceive the ruled into believing that their inte… Read More
2021-10-12 07:00
If your town didn't celebrate Indigenous Peoples' Day this week, here are some resources to help you establish it in your area:… Read More
There And Back Again: A Pandemic Journey
2021-10-05 07:00
 There and Back Again: A Pandemic Journeyby C. A. Matthews There is another world beyond the county line. It has been two years since we dared set foot outside of our immediate vicinit… Read More
Slave Patrol Immigration Policy
2021-09-28 07:00
Slave Patrol Immigration Policyby C.A. Matthews   Images of white lawmen on horses whipping poor black migrants crossing a river have been thrown in  our faces repeatedly. Is… Read More
The Maskless Rich (Are Laughing At You)
2021-09-21 07:00
Facebook has had a two-tiered system where famous people won't be censored or suspended for posts normal people would be. Politicians and celebrities freely ignore mask rules while their ser… Read More
We Got The Power!
2021-09-14 07:00
It's a tricky tightrope walk the oligarchs have to do, making sure they don't steal too much of our wealth and freedom all at once so we don't rise up and take it back. It's easy to forge… Read More
The Economy Demands Sacrifice!
2021-08-31 07:00
The Economy Demands Sacrifice!by Coast WatcherCOVID-19 is not going away. Waving a hand and saying it is does not make it so. The increasing spread of the Delta variant shows that the vacci… Read More
Anything War Can Do Peace Can Do Better
2021-08-24 07:00
Anything War Can Do Peace Can Do Betterby C. A. MatthewsAn overwhelming sense of déjà vu came over me when I first saw the video clip of Afghans frantically chasing after a US… Read More
I'm Sorry You Can't Afford To Be Alive
2021-08-17 07:00
I'm Sorry You Can't Afford To Be Alive (and other stories of the USA)by C. A. Matthews "There, there, Betty Lou," Grover the doctor said, patting her gently on the hand. "There are wor… Read More
Outlaw Homelessness
2021-08-10 07:00
 Outlaw Homelessness by C. A. Matthews  Arresting the homeless for camping in public areas, "loitering" in parks, and sleeping on sidewalks is nothing new. In fact, Los Angele… Read More
2021-08-03 07:00
"Kind Imperialism"by C.A. Matthews After a half year of studying US immigration law and policy, you'd think I'd be over it by now. But I'm not. I feel like ripping my hair out by the root… Read More
Why Do We Love Billionaires So Much?
2021-07-27 07:00
Why Do We Love Billionaires So Much? By C.A. Matthews  It confounds me. We're angry when we aren't paid what we should be, tired of how some capitalists blatantly steal from the pu… Read More
Cuba Libre
2021-07-20 07:00
 It's amazing how certain words can become hot buttons for certain Americans. "Socialism" is one of them. "Cuba" is another. With both of these terms back in the propagandists' mill thi… Read More
The Ocean Is Boiling (and We Don't Care)
2021-07-13 18:26
 The Ocean is Boiling (and We Don't Care)by C. A. Matthews The ocean is boiling billions of marine lifeforms off the coast of British Columbia. It literally steamed the clams right insi… Read More
Great Americans?
2021-07-06 07:00
 Great Americans?by C.A. Matthews "The Great Man" theory of history says that history is made by certain charismatic individuals. They inspire and lead others into creating a bette… Read More
The Last Peace Demo
2021-06-29 07:00
The Last Peace Demophotos and words by C. A. Matthews Sunday was the last peace demonstration sponsored by the Northwest Ohio Peace Coalition. At least for now it is. Hopefully by the time t… Read More
2021-06-15 07:00
“There’s been class warfare going on for the last 20 years, and my class has won.” -- Billionaire Warren Buffet, 2011Last week's blog, No War But Class War, didn't seem to… Read More
No War But Class War
2021-06-08 16:58
No War But Class Warby C. A. Matthews Bourgeoisie:  (in Marxist thought) the ruling class of the two basic classes of capitalist society, consisting of capitalists, ma… Read More
The Government Would Do That
2021-06-01 07:00
The Government Would Do That (Evidence collected by C.A. Matthews)Perhaps the propaganda most Americans were indoctrinated in while growing up is starting to wear thin, but it still ama… Read More
2021-05-25 07:00
Genocidin' With BidenIt's a mixed bag of stories in the headlines this week--Covid-19 is still decimating Americans, Palestinians are dying, Cops are murdering Americans of color when they c… Read More
The Definition Of Genocide
2021-05-18 07:00
The Definition of GenocidePhotos by C.A. Matthews gen•o•cide jĕn′ə-sīd″ n. The systematic and widespread extermination or attempt… Read More
Vaccine Apartheid
2021-05-03 07:00 "The US publ… Read More

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