From The Archive: MH-17 — Paul Craig Roberts

From The Archive: MH-17 Paul Craig Roberts Not long ago I wrote that every American institution, public and private, is corrupt. And every week Robert Parry’s reports prove the truth of my statement. In his latest, http://www.globalresearch.ca/from-brady-to-mh-17-power-defines-reality/5522142 , Parry says that “Power – far more than fact – determines what is defined as true in America, a nation that has…

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Letter from Oxford

Letter from Oxford Paul Craig Roberts The letter below came to me from Oxford University where I was a post-graduate. I do not think it conceivable that the letter was actually written by Oriel College, or any authority at Oxford. This letter was written in exasperation by someone who feels that the civilized world has collapsed around him. This is…

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World War III Has Begun — Paul Craig Roberts

World War III Has Begun Paul Craig Roberts The Third World War is currently being fought. How long before it moves into its hot stage? Washington is currently conducting economic and propaganda warfare against four members of the five bloc group of countries known as BRICS—Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa. Brazil and South Africa are being destabilized with…

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Washington Launches Its Attack Against BRICS — Paul Craig Roberts

Washington Launches Its Attack Against BRICS Paul Craig Roberts Having removed the reformist President of Argentina, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, Washington is now disposing of the reformist President of Brazil, Dilma Rousseff. Washington used a federal judge to order Argentina to sacrifice its debt restructuring program in order to pay US vulture funds the full value of defaulted Argentine bonds…

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Why Is the Progressive Left Helping the Elite Elect Hillary? — Paul Craig Roberts

Why Is the Progressive Left Helping the Elite Elect Hillary? Paul Craig Roberts Have you noticed that it is not only the presstitute media and the two establishment political parties that are beating up on Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump but also the progressive left? Sometimes the messages overlap so much that the progressive left sounds like the One Percent.…

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US Assaults British Sovereignty — Paul Craig Roberts

US Assaults British Sovereignty Paul Craig Roberts The Washington elite believe that the British people should serve Washington’s interest and not their own. To this end, President Obama has been sent to London to emphasize that the UK must remain in the EU. Does this make you wonder why it is important to Washington for the British people to surrender…

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How The American Neoconservatives Destroyed Mankind’s Hopes For Peace — Paul Craig Roberts

How The American Neoconservatives Destroyed Mankind’s Hopes For Peace Paul Craig Roberts When Ronald Reagan turned his back on the neoconservatives, fired them, and had some of them prosecuted, his administration was free of their evil influence, and President Reagan negotiated the end of the Cold War with Soviet President Gorbachev. The military/security complex, the CIA, and the neocons were…

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Syrian Elections Prove Again That Washington And Its Presstitutes Lie Through Their Teeth — Paul Craig Roberts

Syrian Elections Prove Again That Washington And Its Presstitutes Lie Through Their Teeth Paul Craig Roberts Today (April 14) Syria held parliamentary elections at 7,000 polling stations, keeping the voting open an extra five hours to accommodate the massive turnout. All were allowed to vote, even displaced Syrians from the two provinces still terrorized by Washington and Israeli backed ISIS.…

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President Killary — Paul Craig Roberts

President Killary Would The World Survive President Hillary? Paul Craig Roberts This is an English translation of an article that I wrote for the German magazine, Compact. I was encouraged by the high level of intelligent discourse that Compact brings to its readers. If only the US had more people capable of reaching beyond entertainment to comprehending the forces that…

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If Americans elect Hillary president, the One Percent’s control will be complete — Paul Craig Roberts

If Americans elect Hillary president, the One Percent’s control will be complete Paul Craig Roberts Richard C. Cook thinks that Bernie Sanders could become the next president: http://www.globalresearch.ca/presidential-campaign-clintons-may-not-win-the-prize-bernie-sanders-could-become-the-next-president/5519809 But could Sanders make any difference? Obama’s regime was totally different than his campaign messages, just as George W. Bush’s regime was different from his campaign messages. The neoconservatives created the specter…

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Washington Continues To Destroy Latin American Reformers — Paul Craig Roberts

Washington Continues To Destroy Latin American Reformers Paul Craig Roberts Currently, Washington is conducting operations against Latin American presidents who tried to represent their own peoples instead of American business interests and Washington’s foreign policy. Washington is trying to unseat and indict President Nicolas Maduro in Venezuela, President Evo Morales in Bolivia, President Rafael Correa in Ecuador, and President Dilma…

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Trans-Atlantic & Trans-Pacific “Partnerships” Complete Corporate World Takeover — Paul Craig Roberts

Trans-Atlantic & Trans-Pacific “Partnerships” Complete Corporate World Takeover Paul Craig Roberts As I have emphasized since these “partnerships” were first announced, their purpose is to give corporations immunity from the laws in the countries in which they do business. The principle mechanism of this immunity is the granting of the right to corporations to sue governments and agencies of governments…

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Where are Marx and Lenin when we need them? — Paul Craig Roberts

Where are Marx and Lenin when we need them? Paul Craig Roberts Marx and Lenin were ahead of their time. Marx wrote before offshoring of jobs and the financialization of the economy. Lenin presided over a communist revolution that jumped the gun by taking place in a country in which feudal elements still predominated over capitalism. In 21st century America…

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Jobs Report Blues — Paul Craig Roberts

Jobs Report Blues Paul Craig Roberts On Friday the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that there were 215,000 new jobs in March. John Williams of ShadowStats.com reports that these “new jobs” result from the the Birth-Death model that “artificially inflates headline month-to-month payroll gains with add-factors that currently average well in excess of 200,000 jobs per month.” In other words,…

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For Israel’s Sake The Israel Lobby Must Be Held To Account — Paul Craig Roberts

For Israel’s Sake The Israel Lobby Must Be Held To Account Paul Craig Roberts It was ten years ago that the London Review of Books published an article on the Israel Lobby by John J. Mearsheimer and Stephen M. Walt, distinguished scholars at two of America’s top universities. The following year the publisher, Farrar, Straus and Giroux found the courage…

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How They Brainwash Us — Paul Craig Roberts

How They Brainwash Us Paul Craig Roberts Anyone who pays attention to American “news” can see how “news” is used to control our perceptions in order to ensure public acceptance of the Oligarchy’s agendas. For example, Bernie Sanders just won six of seven primaries, in some cases by as much as 70 and 82 percent of the vote, but Sanders’…

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The Case of Ivan Teleguz

The Case of Ivan Teleguz UPDATE: Faced with the Governor of Virginia’s apparent indifference to the execution of apparently an innocent person, the federal 4th Appeals Court has issued an order of stay of execution. Hapless Americans have little idea how broken the criminal justice system is in America. “Freedom and Democracy” America not only has the largest percentage of…

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Update on the Boston Marathon Bomb Case — Paul Craig Roberts

Update on the Boston Marathon Bomb Case Paul Craig Roberts Movies are used to set official stories in stone, and a movie is going to be made about the heroic capture of a badly wounded 19 year old kid, not old enough to buy a beer, who, despite being shot up and severely wounded, is alleged to have written a…

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Does The United States Still Exist? — Paul Craig Roberts

Does The United States Still Exist? An address delivered to the Libertarian Party of Florida on March 23, 2016 in Destin, Florida Paul Craig Roberts To answer the question that is the title, we have to know of what the US consists. Is it an ethnic group, a collection of buildings and resources, a land mass with boundaries, or is…

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Is the Latest “ISIS Attack” Another False Flag? — Paul Craig Roberts

Is the Latest “ISIS Attack” Another False Flag? Paul Craig Roberts I have not looked into the latest attack blamed on ISIS, this time in Belgium, and I am not going to investigate it. The explanation was set in stone by the initial reporting, and any skepticism that is expressed is disregarded as conspiracy theory. I have seen reports that…

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American Crime Family Advances On The White House — Paul Craig Roberts

American Crime Family Advances On The White House Paul Craig Roberts Has any American previously been able to run for the presidential nomination while being under investigation by the FBI for security violations? That Hillary Clinton so easily escapes accountability indicates the immunity of those who serve the deep state. And serve the deep state the Clintons certaintly do as…

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The Real Likelihood of a Nuclear War — Paul Craig Roberts

Sputnik News.com interview with PCR The Real Likelihood of a Nuclear War BRAVE NEW WORLD John Harrison, Host Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, who served as an Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Economic Policy in the Reagan administration, shares his view that there is a real likelihood of a nuclear war breaking out. Below are the main points covered in…

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Democracy Struggles To Recover From Betrayal

Democracy Struggles To Recover From Betrayal Paul Craig Roberts First announcements. Then content. In responses to my questions about the usefulness of the newsletter service that informs you of new postings to the website, a number of you confused the “newsletter” with the website and urged me to continue to write. The question is not whether or not I continue…

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Russia’s Military Aims Achieved, Putin Switches to Diplomacy — Paul Craig Roberts

Russia’s Military Aims Achieved, Putin Switches to Diplomacy Paul Craig Roberts American presstitutes, such as the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal, expressed surprise at Russia’s support for the Syrian ceasefire, which Russia has been seeking, by Putin’s halt to attacks on the Islamic State and a partial withdrawal of Russian forces. The American presstitutes are captives of…

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Politicizing Sports — Paul Craig Roberts

Dear Readers—Many thanks for your support. Perhaps some of you who use the site but have not donated will add your support. Politicizing Sports Paul Craig Roberts One of the world’s best female tennis players, Maria Sharapova, has been suspended, because a medicine she has been taking legally under a doctor’s prescription for ten years was suddenly retroactively declared to…

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If You Value Truth, Support This Website — Paul Craig Roberts

If You Value Truth, Support This Website Paul Craig Roberts Dear Friends, This is my quarterly call for donations. This is your site and will be as long as you support it. Truth is the enemy of the state, and always has been. But today the Western populations live in a world of total lies. Try to think of anything…

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The Financial System Is A Larger Threat Than Terrorism — Paul Craig Roberts

The Financial System Is A Larger Threat Than Terrorism Paul Craig Roberts In the 21st century Americans have been distracted by the hyper-expensive “war on terror.” Trillions of dollars have been added to the taxpayers’ burden and many billions of dollars in profits to the military/security complex in order to combat insignificant foreign “threats,” such as the Taliban, that remain…

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Murder Is Washington’s Foreign Policy — Paul Craig Roberts

Murder Is Washington’s Foreign Policy Paul Craig Roberts Washington has a long history of massacring people, for example, the destruction of the Plains Indians by the Union war criminals Sherman and Sheridan and the atomic bombs dropped on Japanese civilian populations, but Washington has progressed from periodic massacres to fulltime massacring. From the Clinton regime forward, massacre of civilians has…

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Sandy Hook Puzzles

NOTE: A reader brought to my attention this FBI site, which reports no murders in Newtown, Connecticut in 2012. The FBI is reported to have been on the Sandy Hook case and surely is aware of the reported murders. https://www.fbi.gov/about-us/cjis/ucr/crime-in-the-u.s/2012/crime-in-the-u.s.-2012/tables/8tabledatadecpdf/table-8-state-cuts/table_8_offenses_known_to_law_enforcement_by_connecticut_by_city_2012.xls According to Snopes, the “record keeping anomaly” stems from the murders being included in Connecticut state police records under statewide…

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Guest Contributions — Paul Craig Roberts

Guest Contributions Dear Readers: The purpose of guest contributions is to offer you different views on events from those presented to you by presstitutes and governments pursuing secret agendas. For example, when I post speeches by Vladimir Putin, I am letting the Russian President speak for himself in place of being spoken for by presstitutes determined to demonize him. I…

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Only In America: An Indiscreet Selfie Can Put A Kid In Prison — Paul Craig Roberts

Only In America: An Indiscreet Selfie Can Put A Kid In Prison Paul Craig Roberts Did you know that if you are an American under 18 years old and you use your cell phone to send a nude “selfie” of yourself to a friend, you can be convicted of manufacturing and distributing “child pornography” and sent to prison? In case…

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Do Americans Live In A False Reality Created By Orchestrated Events? — Paul Craig Roberts

Do Americans Live In A False Reality Created By Orchestrated Events? Paul Craig Roberts Most people who are aware and capable of thought have given up on what is called the “mainstream media.” The presstitutes have destroyed their credibility by helping Washington to lie—“Saddam Hussein’s weapons of mass destruction,” “Iranian nukes,” “Assad’s use of chemical weapons,” “Russian invasion of Ukraine,”…

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The Public Is Being Looted By Privatization And Deregulation — Paul Craig Roberts

The Public Is Being Looted By Privatization And Deregulation Paul Craig Roberts The privatization movement and the deregulation movement have turned out to be failures. Privatization in Britain under the Thatcher government had its origin in the belief that the absence of incentivized managers and shareholders with a stake in the bottom line resulted in nationalized companies operating inefficiently, with…

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The Evil Empire Has The World In A Death Grip — Paul Craig Roberts

The Evil Empire Has The World In A Death Grip Paul Craig Roberts In my archives there is a column or two that introduces the reader to John Perkins’ important book, Confessions of an Economic Hit Man. An EHM is an operative who sells the leadership of a developing country on an economic plan or massive development project. The Hit…

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Presstitutes At Work — Paul Craig Roberts

Presstitutes At Work Paul Craig Roberts This morning I was stuck in front of a Fox “News” broadcast for a short period and then with a NPR news program. It was enough to convince me that Nazi propaganda during Hitler’s Third Reich was very mild compared to the constant stream of dangerous lies that are pumped out constantly by the…

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Expanded Version: The Us Economy Has Not Recovered and Will Not Recover

Expanded Version: The US Economy Has Not Recovered And Will Not Recover Paul Craig Roberts The US economy died when middle class jobs were offshored and when the financial system was deregulated. Jobs offshoring benefitted Wall Street, corporate executives, and shareholders, because lower labor and compliance costs resulted in higher profits. These profits flowed through to shareholders in the form…

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The Neoconservatives Are Brewing A Wider War In Syria — Paul Craig Roberts

The Neoconservatives Are Brewing A Wider War In Syria Paul Craig Roberts While you are enjoying your Sunday, the insane neoconservatives who control Western foreign policy and their Turkish and Saudi Arabian vassals might be preparing the end of the world. Any person who relies on Western media has no accurate idea of what is happening in Syria. I will…

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President Kennedy and His Brother Robert Kennedy Were Murdered By The Military-Security Complex — Paul Craig Roberts

President Kennedy and His Brother Robert Kennedy Were Murdered By The Military-Security Complex Paul Craig Roberts Presstitute Media, such as the UK Telegraph, spend a lot of energy debunking exposes of government conspiracies. For example, the thousands of highrise architects, structural engineers, physicists, nano-chemists, demolition experts, first responders, military and civilian pilots, and former government officials who have provided vast…

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Are Americans Too Insouciant To Survive? — Paul Craig Roberts

Are Americans Too Insouciant To Survive? Paul Craig Roberts When one looks at the deplorable state of the world, one cannot help but wonder at the insouciance of the American people. Where are they? Do they exist or are they a myth? Have they been put to sleep by an evil demon? Are they so lost in The Matrix that…

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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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