Privatization Is the Atlanticist Strategy to Attack Russia — Paul Craig Roberts and Michael Hudson

NOTE: Readers are asking to know who, in addition to the Western-financed NGOs, are the Fifth Columnists inside Russia. Michael Hudson and I left the description general as Atlanticist Integrationists and neoliberal economists. The Saker provides some specific names. Among the Fifth Columnists are the Russian Prime Minister, head of the Central Bank, and the two top economics ministers. They…

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Are The Payroll Jobs Reports Merely Propaganda Statements? — Paul Craig Roberts

Are The Payroll Jobs Reports Merely Propaganda Statements? Paul Craig Roberts US economics statistics are so screwed up that they do not provide an accurate picture. Consider the latest monthly payroll jobs report. According to the report, in January 151,000 new jobs were created. Where are these jobs? According to the report, 69% of the new jobs are accounted for…

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UN Rules Julian Assange is “Arbitrarily Detained” — Paul Craig Roberts

UN Rules Julian Assange is “Arbitrarily Detained” Paul Craig Roberts The United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention has ruled that Wikileaks’ Julian Assange has been arbitrarily detained by the “democratic” governments of Sweden and the UK and is entitled to his freedom and compensation for detention by the two “democratic” governments. At the beginning of Assange’s arbitrary detention, I…

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There Is No Freedom Without Truth — Paul Craig Roberts

There Is No Freedom Without Truth Paul Craig Roberts “This conjunction of an immense military establishment and a large arms industry is new in the American experience. The total influence — economic, political, even spiritual — is felt in every city, every statehouse, every office of the federal government. We recognize the imperative need for this development. Yet we must…

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Washington Is The Greatest Threat To World Order — Paul Craig Roberts

Washington Is The Greatest Threat To World Order Paul Craig Roberts Sergei Naryshkin, the Chairman of the Russian Parliament says that the growing tensions in international relations result from Washington’s lack of morals and violations of international law: “The increasing crisis in international relations is rooted in Western nations’ lack of morals and their reluctance to observe basic norms of…

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The West Is Traveling The Road To Economic Ruin — Paul Craig Roberts

The West Is Traveling The Road To Economic Ruin Paul Craig Roberts Michael Hudson is the best economist in the world. Indeed, I could almost say that he is the only economist in the world. Almost all of the rest are neoliberals, who are not economists but shills for financial interests. If you have not heard of Michael Hudson it…

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The West Is Reduced To Looting Itself — Paul Craig Roberts

The West Is Reduced To Looting Itself Paul Craig Roberts I, Michael Hudson, John Perkins, and a few others have reported the multi-pronged looting of peoples by Western economic institutions, principally the big New York Banks with the aid of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Third World countries were and are looted by being inticed into development plans for electrification…

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Corrupt US Government Accuses Putin Of Corruption

Corrupt US Government Accuses Putin Of Corruption Paul Craig Roberts The most corrupt government on earth, a government so utterly corrupt that it allows former executives of a handful of corrupt mega-banks to run the economic policy of the US solely in the interest of their banks, denying tens of millions of American retirees any interest income on their savings…

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Presidential Crimes Then And Now — Paul Craig Roberts

Presidential Crimes Then And Now Reprinted from Paul Craig Roberts, The Neoconservative Threat to World Order (Clarity Press, 2015) Are Nixon’s and the Reagan administration’s crimes noticable on the scale of Clinton’s, George W. Bush’s, and Obama’s? Not much remains of the once vibrant American left-wing. Among the brainwashed remnants there is such a hatred of Richard Nixon and Ronald…

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“Putin Did It” Concludes Secret Evidence in UK Inquiry

“Putin Did It” Concludes Secret Evidence in UK Inquiry On the basis of secret evidence, a UK inquiry under orders from Washington decided that the death ten years ago of a low level spy was “probably” ordered by President Putin of Russia. There is no motive whatsoever for Putin to have been concerned with the dead spy, Litvinenko. He was…

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They Tell Us Nothing But Lies — Paul Craig Roberts

They Tell Us Nothing But Lies Paul Craig Roberts A British governmental inquiry has concluded that Russian President Putin “probably approved” the killing of Alexander Litvinenko by polonium poisoning. http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article44002.htm As no evidence is provided for the surmise, we can conclude that this report on an unresolved event that happened a decade ago is part of the lies being used…

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A Grand Book From The Saker — Paul Craig Roberts

A Grand Book From The Saker Paul Craig Roberts Several years ago a new commentator appeared on the scene. He writes under the pen name, The Saker, and describes himself as European born son of Russian refugees from the Bolshevik Revolution. He has two US college degrees and worked in Europe as a military analyst until his opposition to the…

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Martin Luther King — Paul Craig Roberts

Martin Luther King Paul Craig Roberts Like all false flag attacks and assassinations, the 1968 murder of Martin Luther King was covered up. In the King case James Earl Ray was the framed-up patsy, just as Oswald was in the case of President John F. Kennedy and Sirhan Sirhan was in the case of Robert Kennedy. The King family, along…

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The 21st Century: An Era Of Fraud — Paul Craig Roberts

The 21st Century: An Era Of Fraud Paul Craig Roberts In the last years of the 20th century fraud entered US foreign policy in a new way.  On false pretenses Washington dismantled Yugoslavia and Serbia in order to advance an undeclared agenda.  In the 21st century this fraud multiplied many times. Afghanistan, Iraq, Somalia, and Libya were destroyed, and Iran…

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The FBI’s Two-Pronged Investigation of Hillary Clinton — Paul Craig Roberts

The FBI’s Two-Pronged Investigation of Hillary Clinton Paul Craig Roberts Judge Napolitano in the article below explains the FBI’s investigation of Hillary Clinton. There are two aspects of the investigation. The original source of her trouble is the charge that she failed to safeguard national security secrets. As Judge Napolitano explains, this crime does not require intent and can result…

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The Proof Is In: The US Government Is The Most Complete Criminal Organization In Human History — Paul Craig Roberts

The Proof Is In: The US Government Is The Most Complete Criminal Organization In Human History Paul Craig Roberts Unique among the countries on earth, the US government insists that its laws and dictates take precedence over the sovereignty of nations. Washington asserts the power of US courts over foreign nationals and claims extra-territorial jurisdiction of US courts over foreign…

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Update to BLS December Payroll Jobs Report: It is even worse than I reported — Paul Craig Roberts

Update to BLS December Payroll Jobs Report: It is even worse than I reported Paul Craig Roberts In my column on Friday I reported the unreported facts in the payroll jobs report. http://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2016/01/08/another-fabricated-jobs-report-paul-craig-roberts-2/ If we choose to believe the report, it is really very bad news. Good middle class jobs are continuing to decline. The new jobs are jobs that…

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Yet Another Fabricated Jobs Report — Paul Craig Roberts

Another Fabricated Jobs Report Paul Craig Roberts According to Friday’s (January 8) payroll jobs numbers, almost 300,000 new jobs were created in December. Additionally, the previous two months were revised upward by 50,000 jobs. Apparently, the equity market did not believe the report, with the averages moving down today. As I have pointed out almost monthly for what I think…

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The Rule Of Law No Longer Exists In Western Civilization — Paul Craig Roberts

The Rule Of Law No Longer Exists In Western Civilization Paul Craig Roberts My work documenting how the law was lost began about a quarter of a century ago. A close friend and distinguished attorney, Dean Booth, first brought to my attention the erosion of the legal principles on which rests the rule of law in the United States. My…

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America Is Being Destroyed By Problems That Are Unaddressed — Paul Craig Roberts

America Is Being Destroyed By Problems That Are Unaddressed Paul Craig Roberts One hundred years ago European civilization, as it had been known, was ending its life in the Great War, later renamed World War I. Millions of soldiers ordered by mindless generals into the hostile arms of barbed wire and machine gun fire had left the armies stalemated in…

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Why WWIII Is On The Horizon — Paul Craig Roberts

Why WWIII Is On The Horizon Paul Craig Roberts The collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991 gave birth to a dangerous American ideology called neoconservativism. The Soviet Union had served as a constraint on US unilateral action. With the removal of this constraint on Washington, neoconservatives declared their agenda of US world hegemony. America was now the “sole superpower,”…

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Christmas Column, 2015

Christmas Column, 2015 Dear Donors, thank you for your support in 2015. Although you have kept me working yet another year, I find it encouraging that there are some Americans who can think independently and who want to know. As Margaret Mead said, it only takes a few determined people to change the world. Perhaps some of you will be…

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Donald Trump: An Evaluation — Paul Craig Roberts

Donald Trump: An Evaluation Paul Craig Roberts Donald Trump, judging by polls as of December 21, 2015, is the most likely candidate to be the next president of the US. Trump is popular not so much for his stance on issues as for the fact that he is not another Washington politican, and he is respected for not backing down…

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The One Percent Rallies Behind IMF Director Christine Lagarde — Paul Craig Roberts

The One Percent Rallies Behind IMF Director Christine LaGarde Paul Craig Roberts Washington removed Dominique Strauss-Kahn as the leading contender for the French presidency and as director of the IMF by framing him on phony charges of raping a New York hotel maid. The obviously false charge was proven to be totally fabricated and had to be dropped. In the…

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Readers Express Their Heartfelt Thanks To The Donors To This Site

Dear Donors: Letters such as these are arriving from many countries, including our own. Below I share with you examples of the appreciation that people express for those of you who keep this site up. Of course, I will keep access open. The majority of donors themselves have requested this decision. Dear Dr Roberts, I live in the UK and…

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What Does Today’s “Rate Hike” Mean? — Paul Craig Roberts

Support This Website What Does Today’s “Rate Hike” Mean? Paul Craig Roberts The Federal Reserve raised the interbank borrowing rate today by one quarter of one percent or 25 basis points. Readers are asking, “what does that mean?” It means that the Fed has had time to figure out that the effect of the small “rate hike” would essentially be…

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Kerry’s Moscow Meeting: A Hopeful Sign?

Kerry’s Moscow Meeting: A Hopeful Sign? Paul Craig Roberts As those of you who support this website know, the deal we made is that this is your site, and it will remain up as long as you support it. Many of you have kept our bargain. Today this website alone has hundreds of thousands of readers, and millions more from…

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Quarterly Call For Donations and New Column

Quarterly Call For Donations Paul Craig Roberts Dear friends, readers often ask me what they can do as individuals. My answer is that there are three things you can do that are effective. First, be aware that solutions are pointless until there is awareness. You can help to build awareness by recommending this site. If we could get as little…

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War Is On The Horizon: Is It Too Late To Stop It? — Paul Craig Roberts

War Is On The Horizon: Is It Too Late To Stop It? Paul Craig Roberts One lesson from military history is that once mobilization for war begins, it takes on a momentum of its own and is uncontrollable. This might be what is occuring unrecognized before our eyes. In his September 28 speech at the 70th Anniversity of the United…

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Democracy Sold Out To Greed

While the “free Western media” cheers, the Western “democratic” governments sell out the peoples of the Western world to corporate tyranny Paul Craig Roberts John Massaria has turned my interview with Julian Charles into a video. The video helps me to bring home that “Western democracy” is a sham, a total lie. Every Western government and Washington’s Asian vassal states…

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An Experienced Pilot Explains “Stall Speed”

This explanation is provided by a pilot who wishes to remain anonymous. The Airplane Aerodynamic Stall Explained In the aftermath of the downing by Turkish F-16 fighter jets of the Russian Sukhoi tactical bomber Su-24 over Syria, some have pointed out that Turkish claims the Russian jet was in Turkish airspace for 17 seconds, but covered a distance of only…

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Good-Bye To Western Living Standards — Paul Craig Roberts

Good-Bye To Western Living Standards Paul Craig Roberts My column, “Capitalism At Work,” about Greek women being forced into prostitution by banksters and the IMF produced a number of responses from women, who report that austerity is having the same effect all over Europe. This is from a letter from Portugal: “Your article ‘Capitalism At Work’ shows absolutely what’s happened…

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Russia Wakes Up About Western-Financed NGOs Operating Against Russia — Paul Craig Roberts

Russia Wakes Up About Western-Financed NGOs Operating Against Russia Paul Craig Roberts It took the Russians too long to defend themselves from Washington’s Fifth Column NGOs, but finally they understood that these US-financed operatives were a dagger at Russia’s heart. Russian prosecutors have banned them. https://www.rt.com/politics/323919-soros-foundation-recognized-as-undesirable/ No one will give me credit for this, so I will claim it for…

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Capitalism At Work — Paul Craig Roberts

Capitalism At Work Paul Craig Roberts Zero Hedge reports a story from “Keep Talking Greece” that first appeared in The Times http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/world/europe/article4624755.ece According to the story, the plummeting living standards forced on the Greek people by German chancellor Merkel and the European banks have forced large numbers of young Greek women into prostitution. The large increase in the supply of…

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Stall Speed of SU-24

Stall Speed of SU-24 A few readers have taken issue with the 243mph stall speed of the SU-24 reported by Zero Hedge, which I cited in this article: http://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2015/11/25/turkey-is-lying-paul-craig-roberts/ First let me say that nothing in the article depends on the stall speed of the SU-24. The point is that 17 seconds is not sufficiently long for a pilot to…

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Turkey Is Lying — Paul Craig Roberts

Turkey Is Lying Paul Craig Roberts Tyler Durden at Zero Hedge has posted the flight paths of the Russian aircraft according to Turkey and to Russia. http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2015-11-24/17-seconds-changed-world-leaked-letter-exposes-turkeys-hair-trigger-reality We know that Turkey is lying for three reasons. One reason is that NATO governments lie every time that they open their mouths. A second reason is that Turkey’s claim that the SU-24…

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Turkey Has Destroyed Russia’s Hope Of Western Cooperation — Paul Craig Roberts

Turkey Has Destroyed Russia’s Hope Of Western Cooperation Paul Craig Roberts UPDATE: A friend, George Abert, suggested a reason why the Turks shot down the Russian fighter-bomber over Syria. The Russians have a technology that they recently demonstrated against the newest US missile cruiser and Israel’s US jet fighters. The technology shuts down the communication systems of hostile forces, leaving…

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Guile Replaces The Stick: Washington’s New Approach To Russia — Paul Craig Roberts

Guile Replaces The Stick: Washington’s New Approach To Russia Paul Craig Roberts Washington has learned that threats and coercion do not work against Russia. All the threats have done is to build Putin’s public support to astronomical levels and to unify Russia against the West’s assault. This is a failed policy that Washington is abandoning as Washington sees a new…

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Will The Matrix Prevail? — Paul Craig Roberts

Will The Matrix Prevail? Paul Craig Roberts UPDATE Nov. 19: Note that the authorities almost always claim that they had no warning or indication of an attack, but they can almost instantly identify the “mastermind.” The Paris attack is playing out as I expected. The French government is attacking French civil liberty with legislation similar to the US PATRIOT Act.…

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More Paris Puzzles — Paul Craig Roberts

More Paris Puzzles Paul Craig Roberts Some people who are not inclined to believe the official story of the Paris attack are troubled by the question why Muslim suicide bombers would blow themselves up for a false flag attack. The answer to this question is very simple. But first we should dispose of the question whether suicide bombers did blow…

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Every Position On The Spectrum Supports The Government’s Propaganda — Paul Craig Roberts

Every Position On The Spectrum Supports The Government’s Propaganda Paul Craig Roberts This excellent article by Glenn Greenwald — http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article43438.htm — reminded me that I have meant to write about how every sort of interest attaches to the government’s propaganda in order to make its point. Greenwald shows how the Snowden haters in the US media seized on the Paris…

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Washington Refines Its False Flag Operations — Paul Craig Roberts

Washington Refines Its False Flag Operations Paul Craig Roberts Washington and its French vassal have refined how they conduct their false flag operations. With the Charlie Hebdo operation, they knew to immediately set the story in stone in order to avoid any questions from the print and TV media and in order to use the set story to take the…

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“Paris Changes Everything,” Say Merkel’s German Political Allies

“Paris Changes Everything,” Say Merkel’s German Political Allies Paul Craig Roberts In my recent writings I have explained the many agendas served by the false flag Paris attack. I also predicted that other countries would follow France’s lead in closing their borders, thus dispossessing the dissenting political parties of their issue and preserving the political power and control of the…

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Food For Thought: The Found Passport

Food For Thought: The Found Passport The “found passport” worked for them for 9/11. It worked again for Charlie Hebdo. So now they have used it a third time. They know that Americans are total dumbshits and can be told anything. No matter how preposterous, the dumbshits will believe it. But Americans are not capable of believing truth. They have…

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French Security Left Blind During Paris Attacks

French Security Left Blind During Paris Attacks Paul Craig Roberts I have received a report from European security that there was a massive cyber attack on French systems 48 hours prior to and during the Paris attacks. Among other things, the attack took down the French mobile data network and blinded police surveillance The attack was not a straightforward DDOS…

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The Matrix Extends Its Reach — Paul Craig Roberts

The Matrix Extends Its Reach Paul Craig Roberts NOTE: The remnant of the American left has again fallen in with the official terror story of the Paris attacks, because the official story serves the left-wing’s denunciatory needs. I see that the Russians as well are on board with the official story as it serves their posture that we must all…

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Another Paris False Flag Attack? — Paul Craig Roberts

Another Paris False Flag Attack? Paul Craig Roberts At 7pm on Friday 13th we do not have much information about the “terrorist attacks” in Paris other than that Paris is closed down like Boston was after the “Boston Marathon Bombing,” also a suspected false flag event. Possibly believable evidence will be presented that the Paris attacks were real terrorist attacks.…

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New Socialist Government Keeps Portuguese People Under The Whip– Paul Craig Roberts

Portuguese Revolution Falls Far Short Paul Craig Roberts The austerity imposed on the Portuguese people by the One Percent has resulted in the election of a coalition government of socialists, communists, and a “left bloc.”  In the 20th century, socialism and the fear of communism humanized Europe, but beginning with Margaret Thatcher the achievements of decades of social reforms have…

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The Re-enserfment of Western Peoples — Paul Craig Roberts

The Re-enserfment of Western Peoples Paul Craig Roberts The re-enserfment of Western peoples is taking place on several levels. One about which I have been writing for more than a decade comes from the offshoring of jobs. Americans, for example, have a shrinking participation in the production of the goods and services that are marketed to them. On another level…

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Another Phony Payroll Jobs Number — Paul Craig Roberts

Another Phony Payroll Jobs Number Paul Craig Roberts The Bureau of Labor Statistics announced today that the US economy created 271,000 jobs in October, a number substantially in excess of the expected 175,000 to 190,000 jobs. The unexpected job gain has dropped the unemployment rate to 5 percent. These two numbers will be the focus of the financial media presstitutes.…

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