A Conversation: Paul Craig Roberts and Noam Chomsky

A Conversation: Paul Craig Roberts and Noam Chomsky Rob Kall of OpEdNews arranged a conversation between myself and Noam Chomsky. It is available as an audio podcast: http://www.opednews.com/Podcast/Rob-Kall-Moderates-a-Conve-by-Rob-Kall-Capitalism_Capitalism-Over-Humanity_China-Russia-Alliance_Corporatism-140923-711.html I very much appreciate Noam Chomsky’s courage and involvement. Professor Chomsky’s work in linguistics made him a major academic figure. He could have lived a very comfortable university life, but he took…

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Washington’s Secret Agendas — Paul Craig Roberts

Washington’s Secret Agendas Paul Craig Roberts One might think that by now even Americans would have caught on to the constant stream of false alarms that Washington sounds in order to deceive the people into supporting its hidden agendas. The public fell for the lie that the Taliban in Afghanistan are terrorists allied with al Qaeda. Americans fought a war…

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Will Russia and China Hold Their Fire Until War Is the Only Alternative? — Paul Craig Roberts

Will Russia and China Hold Their Fire Until War Is the Only Alternative? Paul Craig Roberts Obama’s September 24 speech at the UN is the most absurd thing I have heard in my entire life. It is absolutely amazing that the president of the United States would stand before the entire world and tell what everyone knows are blatant lies…

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Rigged Gold Price Distorts Perception of Economic Reality — Paul Craig Roberts and Dave Kranzler

Dear friends: Thank you for your support. You are keeping your side of our bargain, and I will keep my side of our bargain. PCR Rigged Gold Price Distorts Perception of Economic Reality Paul Craig Roberts and Dave Kranzler The Federal Reserve and its bullion bank agents (JP Morgan, Scotia, and HSBC) have been using naked short-selling to drive down…

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Washington’s War Against Russia — Paul Craig Roberts

Washington’s War Against Russia Paul Craig Roberts Quarterly Call For Donations Dear Readers: The site has three types of donors. Some donate automatically a fixed amount each month. Others donate randomly without being asked. Others respond to the quarterly request. The response so far to this current quarterly request is disappointing. As this site grows in influence, its support needs…

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9/11 After 13 years Paul Craig Roberts

9/11 After 13 years Paul Craig Roberts The tragedy of September 11, 2001, goes far beyond the deaths of those who died in the towers and the deaths of firefighters and first responders who succumbed to illnesses caused by inhalation of toxic dust. For thirteen years a new generation of Americans has been born into the 9/11 myth that has…

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The Ukraine Crisis Remains Unresolved — Paul Craig Roberts

Quarterly Request for Donations As many of you know, a couple of years ago when I tried to retire you wouldn’t hear of it. I resigned my syndicated column and said goodbye. In thousands of emails you described to me your reliance on my experience and education to help you to understand in a non-partisan way the events of our…

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No Economy For Americans

Quarterly Request for Donations As many of you know, a couple of years ago when I tried to retire you wouldn’t hear of it. I resigned my syndicated column and said goodbye. In thousands of emails you described to me your reliance on my experience and education to help you to understand in a non-partisan way the events of our…

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The West Paves The Road To War With Lies — Paul Craig Roberts

The West Paves The Road To War With Lies Paul Craig Roberts Official statements from the Russian government indicate that the president and foreign minister continue to rely on the good will of “our Western partners” to work out a reasonable diplomatic solution to the trouble in Ukraine caused by Washington. Not only is there no evidence of this good…

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A Lie that serves the rich — Roberts, Titus, Kranzler

A Lie That Serves The Rich the truth about the American economy Paul Craig Roberts, John Titus, and Dave Kranzler The labor force participation rate has declined from 66.5% in 2007 prior to the last downturn to 62.7% today. This decline in the participation rate is difficult to reconcile with the alleged economic recovery that began in June 2009 and…

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Warning to the World: Washington and its NATO & EU Vassals are Insane — Paul Craig Roberts

Warning to the World: Washington and its NATO & EU Vassals are Insane Paul Craig Roberts Herbert E. Meyer, a nutcase who was a special assistant to the CIA director for a period during the Reagan administration, has penned an article calling for Russian President Putin’s assassination. If we have “ to get him out of the Kremlin feet-first with…

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Donetsk Republic Sends Captured Ukrainian Soldiers Home to Mothers and Wives

This is an extremely interesting 9 minute video from the Donetsk Republic. It shows extraordinary humane treatment and release of captured Ukrainian soldiers. The Christian behavior of the Donetsk Republic puts to shame the crude barbarians who rule in America and Europe and the media shills who whore for the Western barbarians. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=us9lPiQ9btA&list=UUdnB82ob_V7EXwwcCtB1vUg

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Goon Thugs and Gullible Conservatives — Paul Craig Roberts

Goon Thugs and Gullible Conservatives where are the class action suits? Paul Craig Roberts Reports, such as this one http://www.policestateusa.com/2014/louise-milan/ , are routine occurrences that happen many times each day. Gratuitous police violence in America is totally out of control. Every day police murder 1.4 Americans, and beat, taser, body slam, and break into the homes of many others. Ferguson…

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How Can You Tell Whether Russia Has Invaded Ukraine?

How Can You Tell Whether Russia Has Invaded Ukraine? Paul Craig Roberts “If you think that Russia is sending its regular units here, then let me tell you something. If Russia was sending its regular troops, we wouldn’t be talking about the battle of Elenovka here. We’d be talking about a battle of Kiev or a possible capture of Lvov.”…

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Labor’s Demise Is America’s Demise — Paul Craig Roberts

Labor’s Demise Is America’s Demise Thoughts for Labor Day Paul Craig Roberts Labor Day is a holiday that has outlived its time. Like Christmas, Labor Day has become a time-out period. As Christmas has become a shopping spree, Labor Day has become the last summer holiday. The holiday originated in 1887 to celebrate the contribution made by American workers to…

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The West, the greatest cause of War in human history, stands stripped of all Legitimacy — Paul Craig Roberts

The West, the greatest cause of War in human history, stands stripped of all Legitimacy The Donetsk National Republic States The Facts “Every time you come to Russia with a sword, from a sword you will perish.” The former Russian provinces, which Soviet party leaders carelessly attached to Ukraine at a time when it seemed to make no difference as…

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Washington Piles Lie Upon Lie — Paul Craig Roberts

Washington Piles Lie Upon Lie Paul Craig Roberts The latest Washington lie, this one coming from NATO, is that Russia has invaded Ukraine with 1,000 troops and self-propelled artillery. How do we know that this is a lie? Is it because we have heard nothing but lies about Russia from NATO, from US ambassador to the UN Samantha Power, from…

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The Israel Lobby Eliminates Another Critic — Paul Craig Roberts

The Israel Lobby Eliminates Another Critic Paul Craig Roberts The United States, wallowing in arrogance and hubris, pretends to be “the world’s sole superpower,” the “exceptional and indispensable nation” chosen by history to exercise hegemony over the world. In truth, the US is the two-bit punk puppet of the Israel Lobby. If the Zionist government orders Washington to eat dog…

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The Leninist in the White House — Paul Craig Roberts

The Leninist in the White House Paul Craig Roberts According to Lenin, the Soviet government rested “directly on force, not limited by anything, not restricted by any laws, nor any absolute rules.” (V.I. Lenin, “A Contribution to the History of the Question of the Dictatorship,” October 20, 1920, in Collected Works, 4th Russian edition, p. 326.) In the 21st century…

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America’s Corrupt Institutions — Paul Craig Roberts

America’s Corrupt Institutions Paul Craig Roberts Every public institution in the United States and most private ones are corrupt. To tell this story would be a multi-book task. Lawrence Stratton and I have written one small volume of the story. Our book, The Tyranny of Good Intentions, now with two editions and multiple printings, documents the corruption of law in…

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Guest Column from Germany — America Frightens Us — by Roman Baudzus

Guest Column from Germany — America Frightens Us — by Roman Baudzus Dear Friends: I am pleased to be able to share with you this revealing article written for our website by the editor of an important website in Germany. Washington’s lies echoed by the presstitute media that serves Washington are destroying Washington’s credibility and that of the Western media…

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How Tyranny Arises — Paul Craig Roberts

How Tyranny Arises Paul Craig Roberts Law & Order Conservatives continue to shill for police as goon thugs continue to violate constitutional protections and abuse the public: http://www.reviewjournal.com/news/crime-courts/henderson-family-sues-police-breaking-their-homes http://www.campaignforliberty.org/national-blog/think-third-amendment-irrelevant/ Gullible Americans have been trained to be fearful of crime, blacks, Muslims, terrorists, “domestic extremists,” and now Russia. These fears result in the public accepting illegal, unconstitutional, and immoral actions by…

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Ferguson: No Justice in the American Police State — Paul Craig Roberts

Ferguson: No Justice in the American Police State Paul Craig Roberts There are reports that American police kill 500 or more Americans every year. Few of these murdered Americans posed a threat to police. https://www.dojmedia.com/u-s-police-have-killed-over-5000-civilians-since-911/ Police murder Americans for totally implausible reasons. For example, a few days before Michael Brown was gunned down in Ferguson, John Crawford picked up a…

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Ukraine Crisis Continues — Paul Craig Roberts

Ukraine Crisis Continues Paul Craig Roberts Having served Washington’s propaganda purposes, the downed Malaysian airliner and the alleged Russian armored column that entered Ukraine and was allegedly destroyed have dropped out of the news even though both stories remain completely and totally unresolved. Washington’s stooge government in Ukraine has not released the records of communications between Ukrainian air traffic control…

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We Are Above the Law Declares County Attorney

We Are Above the Law Declares County Attorney Paul Craig Roberts Habersham County, Georgia, the jurisdiction that allowed intentionally or through negligence a SWAT team to break into a home with violent force in the middle of the night and throw a stun grenade into a baby’s face sending him to a hospital for weeks where he was in life…

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The Militarization of the Police Has Produced a Murder Machine — Paul Craig Roberts

The Militarization of the Police Has Produced a Murder Machine Paul Craig Roberts Update: Here is a report on the autopsy. http://rt.com/usa/181116-brown-presser-baden-preliminary-autopsy/ The facts directly contradict the false information police apologists are sending around the Internet. Note that the Missouri governor blamed the violence on the black community, not on the police who enraged the black community by gratuitously murdering…

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In The West Respect for Truth No Longer Exists — Paul Craig Roberts

In The West Respect for Truth No Longer Exists Paul Craig Roberts The Western media have proved for all to see that the Western media comprises either a collection of ignorant and incompetent fools or a whorehouse that sells war for money. The Western media fell in step with Washington and blamed the downed Malaysian airliner on Russia. No evidence…

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Cops Gone Wild

Paul Craig Roberts Update: I have received four or five emails from readers who complain that the person in the photo, which is a photo taken from media accounts, is not the person who the cops murdered in Ferguson. Why does it matter? The photo shows three oversized cops pointing military weapons at point blank range at a black kid…

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Washington Has Placed The World On The Road To War — Paul Craig Roberts

Washington Has Placed The World On The Road To War Does the world have a death wish? Paul Craig Roberts Update: A fabricated report was spread by the UK Guardian newspaper and BBC that a Russian armored convoy entered Ukraine and was destroyed by the Ukrainian military. The German media including Die Welt picked up the false report and spread…

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Washington Chokes Truth With Lies — Paul Craig Roberts

Washington Chokes Truth With Lies Paul Craig Roberts Are Western propagandists fooling anyone but themselves? The latest absurdity coming out of Ukraine, the EU and Washington is that the humanitarian aid that Russia and the Red Cross are trucking into the former Russian territories that comprise eastern Ukraine is a trick, a deception, a pretext for Russia’s invasion forces. Such…

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The De-industrialization of America

Paul Craig Roberts, Dave Kranzler, and John Titus On January 6, 2004, Paul Craig Roberts and US Senator Charles Schumer published a jointly written article on the op-ed page of the New York Times titled “Second Thoughts on Free Trade.” The article pointed out that the US had entered a new economic era in which American workers face “direct global…

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The West Is On The Wrong Path — Gabor Steingart, publisher, Handelsblatt

The West Is On The Wrong Path Gabor Steingart, publisher, Handelsblatt Finally an independent voice has come out of Europe. The publisher of Germany’s most important newspaper has criticized both the German press for serving as a ministry of propaganda for Washington and criticized Washington’s policy toward Russia as a failure to think: “The policy of running your head against…

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Washington Threatens The World — Paul Craig Roberts

Washington Threatens The World Paul Craig Roberts The consequence of Washington’s reckless and irresponsible political and military interventions in Iraq, Libya, and Syria has been to unleash evil. The various sects that lived in peace under the rule of Saddam Hussein, Gaddafi, and Assad are butchering one another, and a new group, ISIS, is in the process of creating a…

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Will Putin Realize That Russia Holds The Cards? — Paul Craig Roberts

Will Putin Realize That Russia Holds The Cards? Paul Craig Roberts More evidence, about which I hope to write at length, is piling up that Europe has acquiesced to Washington’s drive to war with Russia, a war that is likely to be the final war for humanity. By Russia’s low key and unthreatening response to Washington’s aggression, thereby giving the…

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Defining Away Economic Failure — Paul Craig Roberts

Defining Away Economic Failure Redefinition Is America’s Most Powerful Factor of Production Paul Craig Roberts Last week’s government guesstimate that second quarter 2014 real GDP growth will be 4% seems nonsensical on its face. There is no evidence of increases in real median family incomes or real consumer credit that would lift the economy from a first quarter decline to…

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If Nuclear War Doesn’t Exterminate Us Ebola Virus Might — Paul Craig Roberts

If Nuclear War Doesn’t Exterminate Us Ebola Virus Might Obama’s White House Press Conference Paul Craig Roberts I just heard on National Public Radio two things that have totally destroyed what tiny bit of belief I still had in American leadership. I have concluded that the term “intelligent American” is an oxymoron. American elites have decided that Americans are not…

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The West’s Reckless Rush Towards War With Russia

The West’s Reckless Rush Towards War With Russia Paul Craig Roberts On a number of occasions recently I have made the point that the psychopaths in control of Washington are driving the West to war with Russia. The lies that the Obama regime and Western presstitute media are hurling at President Putin are even more blatantly false that the lies…

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Israel Is Stealing and Murdering Its Way Through Palestine — Paul Craig Roberts

The Moral Failure Of The West Paul Craig Roberts Readers are asking for my take on the Israel-Gaza situation, and, believe it or not, Oxford University’s famous debating society, the Oxford Union, invited me to debate the issue. I replied to the Oxford Union that I was unprepared to take responsibility for the Palestinians without undergoing the extensive preparation that…

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War Is Coming — Paul Craig Roberts

War Is Coming Paul Craig Roberts The extraordinary propaganda being conducted against Russia by the US and UK governments and Ministries of Propaganda, a.k.a., the “Western media,” have the purpose of driving the world to war that no one can win. European governments need to rouse themselves from insouciance, because Europe will be the first to be vaporized due to…

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UPDATE of the Latest US Government Hoax — Paul Craig Roberts

UPDATE of the Latest US Government Hoax Paul Craig Roberts The Russian Ministry of Defense has declared the purported satellite photos placed on Twitter by the US Ambassador in Ukraine as fakes. http://rt.com/news/176120-fake-ukraine-images-defence/ I could tell that the images were fakes not only from their low resolution and absence of proper designation, but also from the unprofessional way in which…

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Another State Department Hoax? — Paul Craig Roberts

Another State Department Hoax? Paul Craig Roberts I have an email that purports to be from the State Department Press Office. It is dated today, Sunday, July 27, 2014 at 8:45 AM EDT It reads: State Department Press Corps: Sharing with you the attached document with DNI images — evidence of Russia firing into Ukraine. Regards, State Department Press Office…

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The World Is Doomed By Western Insouciance — Paul Craig Roberts

The World Is Doomed By Western Insouciance don’t expect to live much longer Paul Craig Roberts European governments and the Western media have put the world at risk by enabling Washington’s propaganda and aggression against Russia. Washington has succeeded in using transparent lies to demonize Russia as a dangerous aggressive country led by a new Hitler or a new Stalin,…

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Does Russia (And Humanity) Have A Future? — Paul Craig Roberts

Does Russia (And Humanity) Have A Future? Europe is complicit in its own demise Paul Craig Roberts The Russian government has finally realized that it has no Western “partners,” and is complaining bitterly about the propagandistic lies and disinformation issued without any evidence whatsoever against the Russian government by Washington, its European vassals, and presstitute media. Perhaps the Russian government…

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Washington Is Escalating the Orchestrated Ukrainian “Crisis” to War — Paul Craig Roberts

Washington Is Escalating the Orchestrated Ukrainian “Crisis” to War Paul Craig Roberts Despite the conclusion by US intelligence that there is no evidence of Russian involvement in the destruction of the Malaysian airliner and all lives onboard, Washington is escalating the crisis and shepherding it toward war. Twenty-two US senators have introduced into the 113th Congress, Second Session, a bill,…

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US Intelligence: No Evidence Russia Did It — Paul Craig Roberts

US Intelligence: Russia Didn’t Do It Paul Craig Roberts After days of placing hostile blame for the downing of the Malaysian airliner on Russia, the White House permitted US intelligence officials to tell reporters that there is no evidence of the Russian government’s involvement. Obviously, the US satellite photos do not support the Obama regime’s lies. If the White House…

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The New Republic Is Queen of the Presstitutes — Paul Craig Roberts

The New Republic Is Queen of the Presstitutes Paul Craig Roberts UPDATE: According to the latest reports, the separatists in Donetsk have handed over to Malaysian authorities the black boxes from the downed Malaysian airliner, which indicates that those who have been blamed by Washington and the Western presstitute media have nothing to fear from the facts. It makes one…

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Guilt By Insinuation — Paul Craig Roberts

Guilt By Insinuation How American propaganda works. Paul Craig Roberts Why hasn’t Washington joined Russian President Putin in calling for an objective, non-politicized international investigation by experts of the case of the Malaysian jetliner? The Russian government continues to release facts, including satellite photos showing the presence of Ukrainian Buk anti-aircraft missiles in locations from which the airliner could have…

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What Happened to the Malaysian Airliner? — Paul Craig Roberts

What Happened to the Malaysian Airliner? Paul Craig Roberts Washington’s propaganda machine is in such high gear that we are in danger of losing the facts that we do have. One fact is that the separatists do not have the expensive Buk anti-aircraft missile system or the trained personnel to operate it. Another fact is that the separatists have no…

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Sanctions and Airliners — Paul Craig Roberts

Sanctions and Airliners Paul Craig Roberts NOTE: Photos are now available of the wreckage from the Malaysian airliner crash. Notice the extensive debris and the large section of fuselage. You are observing remains of an airliner that was hit with a missile at 33,000 feet and fell to impact land. Remember, no such debris was present at the site where…

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Insider Trading and Financial Terrorism on Comex

Paul Craig Roberts and Dave Kranzler July 16, 2014. The first two days this week gold was subjected to a series of computer HFT-driven “flash crashes” that were aimed at cooling off the big move higher gold has made since the beginning of June. During this move higher, the hedge funds, who typically “chase” the momentum of gold up or…

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