Tag Archives: Oligarchy

Will Israel Be Expelled from U.N.?

Eric Zuesse The conditions of membership in the U.N. are specified in the U.N. Charter. Specifically, “Articles 5 and 6 of the Charter of the United Nations deal respectively with suspension of rights and privileges of membership, and with expulsion … Continue reading

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Trump-Pompeo’s 12 Idiotic-Insulting Demands Upon Iran

Eric Zuesse On Monday, May 21st, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo laid out a dozen demands upon Iran’s Government — demands which insult the sovereignty of Iran and dictate terms to its Government, as if the U.S. Government weren’t … Continue reading

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How Democracy Ended

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org What killed democracy was constant lying to the public, by politicians whose only way to win national public office has been to represent the interests of the super-rich at the same time as publicly … Continue reading

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Willing Slaves

Eric Zuesse Willing believers in lies are willing slaves, because lies are coercion of the mind, as opposed to coercion of the body (slavery by physical violence instead of by mental violence, which is called “lies”); and anyone who willingly … Continue reading

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Systematic News-Suppression in Today’s U.S.

Eric Zuesse Ray McGovern was a CIA analyst from 1963 to 1990, and in the 1980s chaired the National Intelligence Estimates and prepared the President’s Daily Brief. But now retired, he’s a critic of the very same government he had … Continue reading

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