What Is To Be Done? — Paul Craig Roberts

THIS IS YOUR SITE. IT DEPENDS ON YOUR SUPPORT. What Is To Be Done? Paul Craig Roberts The question in the title is V.I. Lenin’s question. His answer was to create a revolutionary “vanguard” to spread revolutionary ideas among the workers, the economic class that Karl Marx had declared to be the class rising to the ascendency of political power.…

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Can Truth Prevail? — Paul Craig Roberts

Can Truth Prevail? Paul Craig Roberts According to official US economic data, the US Gross Domestic Product (GDP) has expanded for 22 quarters, raising real GDP 12.1% above its high prior to the 2008-09 economic contraction. Yet, US manufacturing output and US industrial production have not recovered to their pre-contraction high. So what is driving the real GDP growth? In…

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The Resurrection of Armageddon — Paul Craig Roberts

The Resurrection of Armageddon Paul Craig Roberts “The U.S. intelligence community’s extraordinary campaign of leaks claiming improper ties between President Trump’s team and Russia seeks to ensure a lucrative New Cold War by blocking detente.” — Gareth Porter It only required 24 days for the Deep State to castrate President Donald Trump and terminate the promise that the high tensions…

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The Stakes for Trump and All of Us — Paul Craig Roberts

The Stakes for Trump and All of Us Paul Craig Roberts We need to understand, and so does President Trump, that the hoax “war on terror” was used to transform intelligence agencies, such as the NSA and CIA, and criminal investigative agencies, such as the FBI, into Gestapo secret police agencies. Trump is now threatened by these agencies, because he…

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The Trump Presidency: RIP

The Trump Presidency: RIP Paul Craig Roberts Has Donald Trump overestimated his presidential power? The answer is yes. Is Steve Bannon, Trump’s main advisor, politically inexperienced? The answer is yes. We can conclude from the answers to these two questions that Trump is in over his head and will pay a big price. How large will the price be? The…

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Western Interests Aim To Flummox Russia

Western Interests Aim To Flummox Russia Paul Craig Roberts and Michael Hudson An article by Robert Berke in oilprice.com, which describes itself as “The No. 1 Source for Oil & Energy News,” illustrates how interest groups control outcomes by how they shape policy choices. Berke’s article reveals how the US intends to maintain and extend its hegemony by breaking up…

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The Globalization of Environmental Degradation

The Globalization of Environmental Degradation George Abert and Paul Craig Roberts Figuratively speaking, a ginormous asteroid is hurtling to a cataclysmic rendezvous with earth, but we are not supposed to notice. The asteroid is the rising threat from environmental degradation. Evidence is accumulating that environmental degradation is becoming global. We can either act responsibly by accepting the challenge or take…

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Has The American Establishment Opted for Thermo-Nuclear War?

Has The American Establishment Opted for Thermo-Nuclear War? Paul Craig Roberts If you want to be an American TV talking head or a Western presstitute, you are required to be braindead and integrity-challenged like Bill O’Reilly, CNN, MSNBC, and the New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal and all the rest. In an interview with President Donald Trump, O’Reilly…

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Is The Trump Administration Already Over? — Paul Craig Roberts

Is The Trump Administration Already Over? Paul Craig Roberts Hopes for the Trump administration are not burning brightly. Trump’s military chief, Gen. Mattis, is turning out to be true to his “mad dog” nickname. He has just declared that Iran “is the single biggest state sponsor of terrorism in the world.” https://sputniknews.com/politics/201702041050338034-mattis-iran-terrorism/ He has declared Russia to be the number…

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The Leftwing Has Placed Itself In The Trash Can Of History — Paul Craig Roberts

The Leftwing Has Placed Itself In The Trash Can Of History Paul Craig Roberts At a time when the Western world desperately needs alternative voices to the neoliberals, the neoconservatives, the presstitutes and the Trump de-regulationists, there are none. The Western leftwing has gone insane. The voices being raised against Trump, who does need voices raised against him, are so…

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Cal Berkeley Fascists Violently Protest Free Speech

Cal Berkeley Fascists Violently Protest Free Speech Paul Craig Roberts 150 masked “protesters” at Cal Berkeley, precisely 0.0039 percent of the 38,000 student body was all it took to shut down free speech at the University of California, Berkeley. The protesters are so confused that they see the shutdown as a victory for free speech. Something is wrong here. The…

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From MAD to Madness — Paul Craig Roberts

From MAD to Madness Paul Craig Roberts A book that Western peoples need to read is the just published by Clarity Press memoir of Paul H. Johnstone with an introduction by his daughter Diana, From MAD to Madness http://www.claritypress.com. Paul Johnstone worked for two decades in the upper echelons of US intelligence—Air Force Intelligence, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the…

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The War Against Ordinary Americans — Paul Craig Roberts

The War Against Ordinary Americans Paul Craig Roberts The Saker is a level-headed person. I take it seriously when he spells out the threat to Trump’s presidency presented by the paradoxical alliance of the ruling oligarchs with what purports to be the “liberal/progressive/left.” It is amazing that the “liberal/progressive/left” are aligned with war and not with peace and are aligned…

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Trump Is Being Sabotaged by the Pentagon — Paul Craig Roberts

Trump Is Being Sabotaged by the Pentagon Paul Craig Roberts President Trump says he wants the US to have better relations with Russia and to halt military operations against Muslim countries. But he is being undermined by the Pentagon. The commander of US forces in Europe, General Ben Hodges, has lined up tanks on Poland’s border with Russia and fired…

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Can Trump Deliver? — Paul Craig Roberts

Can Trump Deliver? Paul Craig Roberts My view of Trump is conditional and awaits evidence. I am encouraged by the One Percent’s opposition to Trump, or we have just experienced the greatest ruse in history. Indeed, a pointless ruse, as the Establishment had its candidate in Hillary. Trump’s executive orders don’t support the argument that he is acting for the…

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The Left Is Self-Destructing — Paul Craig Roberts

The Left Is Self-Destructing Paul Craig Roberts The mindlessness is unbearable. Amnesty International tells us that we must “fight the Muslim ban” because Trump’s bigotry is wrecking lives. Anthony Dimaggio at CounterPunch says Trump should be impeached because his Islamophobia is a threat to the Constitution. This is not to single out these two as the mindlessness is everywhere among…

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The Justice System Is Criminal — Paul Craig Roberts

The Justice System Is Criminal Paul Craig Roberts On January 23, 2017, I asked, “Are Americans Racists?” I pointed out examples where racist explanations prevail over empirical fact. I did not write that there is no racism in America. I said that racism is not the be-all and end-all explanation of American history and institutions. The point I made is…

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The Media Is Now The Political Opposition

Stephen Bannon Is 100% Correct—The Media Is Now The Political Opposition Paul Craig Roberts Bannon is correct that the US media—indeed, the entire Western print and TV media—is nothing but a propaganda machine for the ruling elite. The presstitutes are devoid of integrity, moral conscience, and respect for truth. https://www.rt.com/usa/375271-bannon-trump-media-cnn/ Read the comments in which morons define freedom of the…

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Lifting of Sanctions Could Be Costly To Russia

Lifting of Sanctions Could Be Costly To Russia Paul Craig Roberts Tweets on social media say Trump is about to lift the sanctions placed on Russia by the Obama regime. Being a showman, Trump would want to make this announcement himself, not have it made for him by someone outside his administration. Nevertheless, the social media tweets are a good…

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The Demise of the Left — Paul Craig Roberts

The Demise of the Left Paul Craig Roberts On several occasions I have asked in my columns the rhetorical question: What became of the left? Today I answer my question. The answer is that the European and American left, which traditionally stood for the working class and peace (bread and peace) no longer exists. The cause championed by those who…

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Three days in and Trump has already kept one pledge

Three days in and Trump has already kept one pledge Paul Craig Roberts On Trump’s third day Trump is one up on the Establishment. Can this last? I am not a Trump booster. I am a scorekeeper. On the third day of his presidency Donald Trump signed an executive order withdrawing the United States from the Trans-Pacificic Partnership (TPP). Based…

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Are Americans Racists?

Are Americans Racists? Paul Craig Roberts “Racist” is the favorite epithet of the left. Every white person (except leftists) is a racist by definition. As we are defined as racists based on our skin color, I am puzzled why we are called racists a second, third, and fourth time due to specific acts, such as favoring the enforcement of immigration…

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Lest We Forget — The USS Liberty

Lest We Forget — The USS Liberty https://wikispooks.com/wiki/Document:USS_Liberty_-_Government_Betrayal_and_Cover-up

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Trump’s Declaration of War

Trump’s Declaration of War Paul Craig Roberts President Trump’s brief inaugural speech was a declaration of war against the entirety of the American Ruling Establishment. All of it. Trump made it abundantly clear that Americans’ enemies are right here at home: globalists, neoliberal economists, neoconservatives and other unilateralists accustomed to imposing the US on the world and involving us in…

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Where Is The Left-Wing When A Country Needs One?

Where Is The Left-Wing When A Country Needs One? Paul Craig Roberts I was about to write a detailed and favorable review of Greg Palast’s book, Billionaires & Ballot Bandits when a friend sent me a request to “share” Palast’s Facebook LIVE broadcast of Palast’s documentary exposing “exactly how Trump and his cronies attacked the voting rights of a million…

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Remember Don Siegelman

Remember Don Siegelman Paul Craig Roberts I hope that President Obama commuted Manning’s unjust sentence not as a sop to transgenders, but as a sign that a bit of humanity still remains in the outgoing war criminal president. Manning did his duty and reported US war crimes by releasing the astounding video of US troops murdering innocent people and journalists…

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Trump vs. the CIA — Paul Craig Roberts

Trump vs. the CIA Paul Craig Roberts When I read Trump’s defenders, such as Daniel Lazare, having to balance their defense with denunciations of Trump, I think the CIA’s propaganda is working. In his article, Lazare asks the rhetorical question, “Is a military coup in the works?” He then goes on to describe the CIA and presstitute coup against Trump…

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Can Trump Take Back The Presidency From The CIA? — Paul Craig Roberts

Can Trump Take Back The Presidency From The CIA? Paul Craig Roberts If Trump intends to survive, he must break the CIA into a thousand pieces as President John F. Kennedy intended before the CIA assassinated him. Trump must arrest for treason the neoconservatives and put them on trial. Trump must curtail NSA’s spying, which is in complete violation of…

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Europe’s Courageous Journalism Voice Has Passed Away — Paul Craig Roberts

Europe’s Courageous Journalism Voice Has Passed Away Paul Craig Roberts On January 13, Udo Ulfkotte died, reportedly of a heart attack. Ulfkotte had been an editor at the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitzung. He published a courageous book in which he said that the CIA had a hand on every significant journalist in Europe, which gave Washington control over European opinion and…

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Is Trump Already Finished? — Paul Craig Roberts

Is Trump Already Finished? Paul Craig Roberts It did not take long before we knew there was no hope of change from President Obama. But at least he went into his inauguration with an unprecedented number of Americans on the Mall showing their support for the President of Change. Hope was abundant. But with Trump, we are already losing faith,…

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The Establishment Is Trying To Steal The Presidency From Trump — Paul Craig Roberts

The Establishment Is Trying To Steal The Presidency From Trump And the Liberal-Left Is Helping Paul Craig Roberts Reuters reports that 2,700 US troops accompanied by tanks are moving across Poland toward the Russian border. Col. Christopher Norrie, commander of the 3rd Armoured Brigade Combat Team, declared: “The main goal of our mission is deterrence and prevention of threats.” Apparently,…

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Ten Aircraft Carriers Aligned in a Row — Paul Craig Roberts

Ten Aircraft Carriers Aligned in a Row Paul Craig Roberts Readers have asked me why 10 of 11 US aircraft carriers are lined up in a row in dock allegedly for maintanence. It reminds them of the battleships at Pearl Harbor. Readers ask if this could be an indication that the Deep State is planning a false flag attack on…

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Review of The CIA As Organized Crime

Review of The CIA As Organized Crime by Douglas Valentine, Clarity Press, 2017 Paul Craig Roberts If you want to learn about the CIA as a deep state within the surface state, read this book. The strength of this book is that it gives us the goods on the Phoenix program used in Vietnam for assassination and murder and explains…

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Obama The War Criminal Butcherer of Women and Children

Obama The War Criminal Butcherer of Women and Children Paul Craig Roberts There is no doubt that US President Barak Obama is a war criminal as are his military and intelligence officials and most of the House and Senate. Obama is the first president to keep the US at war for the entirety of his eight-year regime. During 2016 alone…

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Don’t Count On Trump Being Inaugurated — Paul Craig Roberts

Don’t Count On Trump Being Inaugurated Paul Craig Roberts The Ruling Establishment Does Not Intend For Trump To Become President. The latest “explosive” fake news is that “multiple US officials with direct knowledge” told CNN that they have “classified documents” that Russia has compromising documents on Trump that would allow them to blackmail the US President. The documents consist of…

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Obama Regime Moves To Federalize Elections — Paul Craig Roberts

Obama Regime Moves To Federalize Elections Paul Craig Roberts The ruling establishment has responded to Donald Trump’s election by laying the groundwork to federalize, and thus control, future elections. Read Tyler Durden’s report: http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-01-06/stunning-last-minute-power-grab-obama-designates-election-systems-critical-infrastru The federal government does not have the constitutional authority to administer elections, only to set the date. The Obama regime’s designation of elections as “critical infrastructure”…

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The Governor of Vermont Is An Idiot — Paul Craig Roberts

The Governor of Vermont Is An Idiot Paul Craig Roberts Apparently, the CIA not only owns the US and European media, university faculties, the US Congress, the heads of state of the US Empire, many pseudo-fake leftwing and progressive Internet sites, but also the governors of the US states. How can it happen that the citizens of Vermont are so…

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A Case Study in the Creation of False News — Paul Craig Roberts

A Case Study in the Creation of False News Paul Craig Roberts For many weeks we have witnessed the extraordinary attack by the CIA and its assets in Congress and the media on Donald Trump’s election. In an unprecedented effort to delegitimize Trump’s election as the product of Russian interference in the election, the CIA, media, senators and representatives have…

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Murdering the Innocent in Order to Support the Lie — Paul Craig Roberts

Murdering the Innocent in Order to Support the Lie Paul Craig Roberts As my readers know, I reported, factually, on the Boston Marathon alleged bombing case. I interviewed carefully the pro bono attorney, John Remington Graham, who intervened in behalf of the Russian aunt, a lawyer in the Russian Federation, in behalf of the falsely convicted younger Tsarnaev brother, Dzhokhar,…

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The Coup Against Truth — Paul Craig Roberts

The Coup Against Truth Paul Craig Roberts Jon Rappoport’s mocking of the US presstitutes is superb: “Vladimir Putin is the secret president of the United States. “Yep. That’s it. The US is now the USSR. It’s all over. Trump is a Communist who took orders from Putin. Trump is a Red. That was his game all along. He’s a billionaire…

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Can Trump Fix The Economy In 2017? — Paul Craig Roberts

In the West Junk Information And Junk Judgment Prevail Paul Craig Roberts The Western world and that part of the world that partakes of Western explanations live in a fictional world. We see this everywhere we look—in the alleged machinations of Russia to elect Donald Trump president of the US, in claims that Saddam Hussein and his (nonexistent) weapons of…

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What Is The Obama Regime Up To? — Paul Craig Roberts

What Is The Obama Regime Up To? Paul Craig Roberts Obama has announced new sanctions on Russia based on unsubstantiated charges by the CIA that the Russian government influenced the outcome of the US presidential election with “malicious cyber-enabled activities.” The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has issued a report “related to the declaration of 35 Russian officials persona…

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What is Henry Kissinger Up To? — Paul Craig Roberts

What is Henry Kissinger Up To? Paul Craig Roberts The English language Russian news agency, Sputnik, reports that former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger is advising US president-elect Donald Trump how to “bring the United States and Russia closer together to offset China’s military buildup.” https://sputniknews.com/politics/201612271049024500-kissinger-trump-russia/ If we take this report at face value, it tells us that Kissinger,…

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The Greatest Gift For All

Christmas Column, 2016 Dear Donors, thank you for your support in 2016. 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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As the Coup Against Trump Fails, the Threat Against His Life Rises — Paul Craig Roberts

As the Coup Against Trump Fails, the Threat Against His Life Rises Paul Craig Roberts The use of the presstitute media to deny Trump the Republican presidential nomination failed. The use of the presstitute media to deny Trump victory in the presidential election failed. The vote recount failed. The effort to sway the Electoral College failed. But the effort continues.…

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Will Trump Lower the Cost of Speaking the Truth?

Will Trump Lower the Cost of Speaking the Truth? Paul Craig Roberts Dear Donors: Thank you for your committment to this website. You have kept your side of our agreement, and I will keep my side. This is truly your website. It is here because of you. I am fortunate that I grew up during a time when, despite the…

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The Striking Audacity of the Coup-in-Process — Paul Craig Roberts

The Striking Audacity of the Coup-in-Process Paul Craig Roberts Unsubstantiated stories have been planted throughout the presstitute media by anonymous CIA officials that Donald Trump’s electoral victory was the result of Russian intervention. This absurd claim has now been elevated to the even more absurd claim that Putin himself oversaw and even conducted the manipulation of the US presidential election.…

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Only a Counter-Coup Can Save American Democracy — Paul Craig Roberts

Only a Counter-Coup Can Save American Democracy Paul Craig Roberts The CIA has long engineered coups in other countries. Now we are approaching at breakneck speed a CIA coup in the USA. When the presstitute media first published unverifired, unsourced leaks attributed to unnamed CIA officials, both the FBI and the Director of Homeland Security said that they did not…

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A CIA-led Coup Against American Democracy Is Unfolding Before Our Eyes — Paul Craig Roberts

A CIA-led Coup Against American Democracy Is Unfolding Before Our Eyes Paul Craig Roberts This article by Moon of Alabama is not conspiracy theory: http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/46056.htm Read it carefully. Check out the links. The article is a documented and accurate description of a coup that is underway. The extraordinary lies that are being perpetrated by the media and by members of…

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How Come No One Involved in the Russian Hacking Conspiracy Talked?

How Come No One Involved in the Russian Hacking Conspiracy Talked? Paul Craig Roberts The claims that the Russian government hacked US voting machines are absurd. Voting machines are not connected to the Internet. To hack a voting machine you have to be physically in proximity to the machine and use a hand held device. The machines can be programmed…

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