Is Capitalism Killing Us?

Is Capitalism Killing Us? Paul Craig Roberts Ecological economists, such as Herman E. Daly, stress that as the external costs of pollution and resource exhaustion are not included in Gross Domestic Product, we do not know whether an increase in GDP is a gain or a loss. External costs are huge and growing larger. Historically, manufacturing and industrial corporations, corporate…

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Patriotism Has Been Turned Against Patriots

Patriotism Has Been Turned Against Patriots Paul Craig Roberts To understand how screwed-up America is, consider that patriotism is now associated with the suppression of dissent. Rich football team owners, who know nothing of the hard lives of most Americans, and the police, who routinely shoot down black people in the streets and in their homes without accountability or due…

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The Law As Weapon

The Law As Weapon Paul Craig Roberts Robert Mueller is supposed to be investigating Russiagate, which has been shown to be a hoax concocted by former CIA director John Brennan, former FBI director James Comey, and current deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. As Russiagate is a hoax, Mueller has not been able to produce a shred of evidence of the…

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The Self-Imposed Impotence of the Russian and Chinese Governments

The Self-Imposed Impotence of the Russian and Chinese Governments Paul Craig Roberts The Russian and Chinese governments are puzzling. They hold all the cards in the sanction wars and sit there with no wits whatsoever as to how to play them. The Russians won’t get any help from the Western media which obscures the issue by stressing that the Russian…

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Is There Enough of America Left To Be Saved?

Is There Enough of America Left To Be Saved? Paul Craig Roberts As many readers of this website have noticed, the United States has lost its character and become a dysfunctional society. In place of a largely homogeneous population once united in veneration of the Constitution, there exists today massive diversity which Identity Politics has used to disunite the population…

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Apple, Google, Youtube, Facebook, Twitter Subvert the US Constitution, Free Speech, and American Liberty

Apple, Google, Youtube, Facebook, Twitter Subvert the US Constitution, Free Speech, and American Liberty Paul Craig Roberts The coordinated attack on widely watched Info Wars host Alex Jones by Apple, Facebook, Google/Youtube, and Spotify is all the proof that we need that the total failure to enforce America’s anti-trust laws has produced unaccountably powerful firms that are able to exercise…

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The Deep State Intends To Destroy Alex Jones—Don’t Let Them

The Deep State Intends To Destroy Alex Jones—Don’t Let Them Fabricated, unwarranted lawsuits are being used in an effort to shut down Alex Jones who raises too many issues that those who rule us do not want raised. At times Alex can be over the top, but overall he has spread a lot of awareness of events that otherwise would…

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The Only Existential Threat To Russia Is Neoliberal Economics

The Only Existential Threat To Russia Is Neoliberal Economics Paul Craig Roberts This week I was interviewed on Russian TV about the possible new anti-Russian sanctions that Washington is considering that would prohibit anyone in the entirety of the world from holding Russian government bonds. Think about this for a moment. Washington thinks that Washington has the right and the…

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Americans Live In A World Of Lies

Americans Live In A World Of Lies Paul Craig Roberts The US government and the presstitutes that serve it continue to lie to us about everything. Today the Bureau of Labor Statistics told us that the unemployment rate was 3.9%. How can this be when the BLS also reports that the labor force participation rate has declined for a decade…

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South Africa Is On The Road To Barbarism and So Is the Rest of the West

South Africa Is On The Road To Barbarism Life in a failed multi-cultural society: https://www.rt.com/news/434879-south-africa-confiscation-land-law/ https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-08-01/south-africa-amend-constitution-allow-land-expropriation Identity Politics At Work: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5534449/South-Africas-white-farmers-likely-killed-police.html Notice that at a Human Rights Day rally in Mpumalanga, “human rights” is associated with “cutting the throat of whiteness.” This legitimizes the murder and dispossession of South African whites, who have been in the country longer than most…

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Who Does America Belong to?

Who Does America Belong to? Not to Americans Paul Craig Roberts The housing market is now apparently turning down. Consumer incomes are limited by jobs offshoring and the ability of employers to hold down wages and salaries.  The Federal Reserve seems committed to higher interest rates—in my view to protect the exchange value of the US dollar on which Washington’s…

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The United States Is The Only Remaining Colonial Power

The United States Is The Only Remaining Colonial Power Paul Craig Roberts The United States government has never allowed independent governments in Latin America. Every time people elect a government that represents them instead of US economic interests, Washington overthrows the elected government. Marine General Smedley Butler told us this as have many others. There is no doubt about it.…

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The Treasonous Democratic Party

The Treasonous Democratic Party Paul Craig Roberts If America had more honest, fact-based journalists with integrity like Tucker Carlson, we would not be, as we are today, dissolving as a country. In this one TV broadcast— https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TGlj2T1tITg–Carlson shows that the Democrats have gone far beyond “lying through their teeth political partisanship” into deranged hatred of President Trump and the American…

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CIA/FBI/DOJ Plot To Overthrow The President Of The United States

CIA/FBI/DOJ Plot To Overthrow The President Of The United States Paul Craig Roberts On July 21, I posted on my website a report on the discovery by John Solomon of The Hill magazine that Lisa Page testified to a congressional committee to the effect that the Russiagate probe conducted by Robert Mueller is a cover-up operation to obscure the criminal…

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The All-Pervasive Military/Security Complex

The All-Pervasive Military/Security Complex The article below by Professor Joan Roelofs is reproduced with permission from CounterPunch. The article appeared in the print edition of CounterPunch Vol. 25, No. 3, and is available online at https://joanroelofs.files.wordpress.com/2018/07/insecurity-blanket.pdf The article is long but very important and is worth a careful read. It shows that the military/security complex has woven itself so tightly…

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More Lies From The Corrupt Elite

More Lies From The Corrupt Elite Don’t believe them Paul Craig Roberts For two decades the offshoring of American jobs to Asia and Mexico has destroyed the careers and incomes of tens of millions of US citizens, the pension tax base for state and local governments, the federal tax base for Social Security and Medicare, and the opportunity society that…

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The Arrest of Maria Butina Is Another Hoax

The Arrest of Maria Butina Is Another Hoax Paul Craig Roberts The Guardian Neswspaper, which once was an honest newspaper that spoke for the British working class has now been suborned, in my opinion, by the CIA and British Intelligence (sic). Perhaps you remember a few years ago that The Guardian complied with illegal orders from the corrupt UK government…

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The False Prosecution of Dzhokhkar Tsarnaev

The False Prosecution of Dzhokhkar Tsarnaev Paul Craig Roberts As I reported at the time, and as all evidence indicates, the alleged Boston Marathon Bombing was a publicly announced drill in which crisis actors were used. There were no real deaths or injuries, and the Tsarnaev brothers did not set off a bomb. The drill was turned into a real…

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Russiagate Is Constructed of Pure Bullshit, No Facts

Russiagate Is Constructed of Pure Bullshit, No Facts Paul Craig Roberts All day today the presstitute scum at NPR went on and on about President Trump, using every kind of guest and issue to set him up for more criticism as an unfit occupant of the Oval Office, because, and only because, he threatens the massive budget of the military/security…

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The Coming Coup to Overthrow President Trump: Sedition at the Highest Levels

The Coming Coup to Overthrow President Trump: Sedition at the Highest Levels Paul Craig Roberts The annual budget of the military/security complex is $1,000 billion. This vast sum is drawn from US taxpayers who have many unmet needs. To justify such an enormous budget a major enemy is required. The military/security complex and the media and politicians that the complex…

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America Overrules Trump: No Peace With Russia

America Overrules Trump: No Peace With Russia Paul Craig Roberts The governments of Russia, China, Iran, and North Korea, if their countries are to survive, must give up their deluded hopes of reaching agreements with the United States. No such possibility exists on terms that the countries can accept. American foreign policy rests on threat and force. It is guided…

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Crazed US Presstitutes Drive The World To Nuclear War

Crazed US Presstitutes Drive The World To Nuclear War Paul Craig Roberts Humanity has on numerous occasions narrowly missed nuclear Armageddon. Each time it was averted by military officers, both American and Soviet, who understood that the relations between the US and the Soviet Union were not that strained. Today this situation has been radically altered by the corrupt American…

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Putin Confronts The American Dystopia

Putin Confronts The American Dystopia Paul Craig Roberts We have to hand it to Putin. He is the best that there is. Note the ease with which he mopped up the floor with that idiot Chris Wallace. https://www.rt.com/usa/433447-putin-interview-fox-wallace/ What is wrong with the US media that it cannot produce a second competent journalist as company for Tucker Carlson? Why are…

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Is President Trump A Traitor Because He Wants Peace With Russia?

Is President Trump A Traitor Because He Wants Peace With Russia? The Democrats say he is Paul Craig Roberts The US Democratic Party is determined to take the world to thermo-nuclear war rather than to admit that Hillary Clinton lost the presidential election fair and square. The Democratic Party was totally corrupted by the Clinton Regime, and now it is…

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Trump Should Fire Rosenstein Immediately

Trump Should Fire Rosenstein Immediately Paul Craig Roberts Does Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein’s indictment of 12 Russian military intelligence officers for allegedly hacking Hillary’s emails and interfering in the US election have any purpose other than to throw a monkey wrench in President Trump’s upcoming summit with Putin? Don’t forget that Rosenstein is implicated in the orchestration of Russiagate…

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The View of Russia in the West — Paul Craig Roberts

The View of Russia in the West Paul Craig Roberts The upcoming Trump/Putin summit is hampered by the crazed portrait of Russia painted by presstitutes. Jonathan Chait, Amy Knight, Max Bergmann, Yaroslav Trofimov, Roger Cohen, and the rest of the conscious or de facto CIA assets that comprise the Western presstitute media have turned Putin into a superhuman who controls…

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North Korea Thinks Pompeo Has Reneged On The Deal

North Korea Thinks Pompeo Has Reneged On The Deal Paul Craig Roberts Pyongyang has voiced its regret over America’s attitude during high-level talks with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, and accused Washington of seeking unilateral and forced denuclearization from North Korea. “We were expecting the US… to come up with constructive measures to help build confidence in the spirit…

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Senate Intelligence Committee Prostitutes Itself In Behalf Of Russiagate

Senate Intelligence Committee Prostitutes Itself In Behalf Of Russiagate And Insults Trump Supporters At The Same Time Paul Craig Roberts Are you stupid enough to believe that American voters elected Trump president because Vladimir Putin influenced them to vote for Russia’s candidate? The US Senate Intelligence (sic) Committee is that stupid. This collection of nitwits actually produced a report that…

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Washington Moves Against Rafael Correa

Washington Moves Against Rafael Correa Paul Craig Roberts As President of Ecuador, Rafael Correa was a Godsend for the Ecuadorian people, for Latin American independence and for WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange. By serving justice and truth instead of Washington, Correa earned Washington’s hatred and determination to destroy him. Correa was succeeded as president by Lenin Moreno, who Correa mistakenly believed to…

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July 4 Is Matrix Reinforcement Day

July 4 Is Matrix Reinforcement Day Paul Craig Roberts July 4, 2018, is the 242 anniversary of the date chosen to stand as the date the 13 British colonies declared independence. According to historians, the actual date independence was declared was July 2, 1776, with the vote of the Second Continental Congress. Other historians have concluded that the Declaration of…

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The Two Superpowers: Who Really Controls the Two Countries?

The Two Superpowers: Who Really Controls the Two Countries? Paul Craig Roberts Among the ruling interests in the US, one interest even more powerful than the Israel Lobby—the Deep State of the military/security complex— there is enormous fear that an uncontrollable President Trump at the upcoming Putin/Trump summit will make an agreement that will bring to an end the demonizing…

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Two Views of the Putin/Trump Summit — Paul Craig Roberts

Two Views of the Putin/Trump Summit Paul Craig Roberts The meeting that the Deep State strived to make impossible with fabricated “Russiagate” assertions and an orchestrated “investigation” by Mueller has now been set in place by no less than Deep State neocon operative John Bolton. Patrick Lang explains how this came about: https://russia-insider.com/en/politics/stroke-brilliance-trump-has-made-bolton-his-point-man-putin-summit/ri23950 Many see benefits from the Putin/Trump meeting.…

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How Long Can The Federal Reserve Stave Off the Inevitable? — Paul Craig Roberts

How Long Can The Federal Reserve Stave Off the Inevitable? Paul Craig Roberts When are America’s global corporations and Wall Street going to sit down with President Trump and explain to him that his trade war is not with China but with them? The biggest chunk of America’s trade deficit with China is the offshored production of America’s global corporations.…

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The Persecution of Julian Assange Proves That Western Values No Longer Exist

The Persecution of Julian Assange Proves That Western Values No Longer Exist Paul Craig Roberts The Western world never ceases to speak of its “democratic values.” In Western political theory, the way democracy works is by free speech and a free press. By speaking out, citizens and media keep the government accountable. This liberal tradition means that there are no…

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The Entire Western World Lives In Cognitive Dissonance

The Entire Western World Lives In Cognitive Dissonance Paul Craig Roberts In this column I am going to use three of the current top news stories to illustrate the disconnect that is everywhere in the Western mind. Let us begin with the family separation issue. The separation of children from immigrant/refugee/asylum parents has caused such public outcry that President Trump…

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I Remember When America Was A Free Country

I Remember When America Was A Free Country Paul Craig Roberts Dear Readers, In the Western World truth, justice, and liberty are in total collapse. They cannot be resurrected and restored without information. Few people have that information. The young are born into what exists, and as the tyranny increases year by year, tyranny becomes the natural order to them.…

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Is Europe Too Brainwashed To Normalize Relations With Russia?

Is Europe Too Brainwashed To Normalize Relations With Russia? Paul Craig Roberts Dear Readers, I need your support if this website is to continue. Judging from statements made by G-7 leaders at the recent meeting, President Trump’s application of US sanctions to Europe and disregard of European interests, just as Washington dismisses every country’s interests except Israel’s, has not caused…

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In The Western World Truth Is An Endangered Species: Come To Its Support

In The Western World Truth Is An Endangered Species: Come To Its Support Paul Craig Roberts Nowhere in the Western world is truth respected. Even universities are imposing censorship and speech control. Governments are shutting down, and will eventually criminalize, all explanations that differ from official ones. The Western world no longer has a print and TV media. In its…

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The Israeli Attack On The USS Liberty — Paul Craig Roberts

The Israeli Attack On The USS Liberty Paul Craig Roberts This is your website. Support it or it will cease to exist. Fifty-one years ago today Israeli fighter aircraft and torpedo boats tried to sink the USS Liberty, a surveillance ship stationed off the coast of Egypt during Israel’s attack on Egypt and Syria. Israel was unable to sink the…

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Ron Unz: A Defender of Truth — Paul Craig Roberts

Ron Unz: A Defender of Truth Paul Craig Roberts This is your website. Support it. Ron Unz is one of the best men of our time. He searches for truth and he supports others who do the same. In this article, he comes to the defense of David Irving, the best historian of the 20th century. http://www.unz.com/announcement/the-remarkable-historiography-of-david-irving/ Zionists destroyed David…

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Telling the Truth Is More Expensive than a Ferrari

Telling the Truth Is More Expensive than a Ferrari Paul Craig Roberts This is my quarterly call for your support For the last 3 or 4 years I have been invited to speak at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum in Russia. I have never accepted, not from lack of interest or lack of something to say, but because the…

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The Absence of Diplomacy Is Isolating Washington — Paul Craig Roberts

The Absence of Diplomacy Is Isolating Washington Paul Craig Roberts The dissolution of the Soviet Union removed the constraint on Washington’s unilateralism. The neoconservatives, who had just risen to power, seized the opportunity and replaced diplomacy with threat and coercion. One infamous example is from the George W. Bush regime when the Deputy Secretary of State, Richard Armitage, told Pakistan…

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Democracy Is Fighting to Survive the Rise of Western Authoritarianism

Democracy Is Fighting to Survive the Rise of Western Authoritarianism Paul Craig Roberts The European peoples whose governments were paid to sell out the sovereignty of their nations to the EU are experiencing great difficulties in being permitted to govern themselves. As the result of Italians’ frustration with the self-serving elite who have ruled Italy for decades, the recent democratic…

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Will Putin’s Policy of Concession Succeed?

Will Putin’s Policy of Concession Succeed? Paul Craig Roberts Russian president Vladimir Putin’s speech at the St. Petersburg International Economic Conference last weekend shows the Russian government’s ensnarement by neoliberal economic policy. Putin defended globalism and free trade, and he warned that crisis will result from the breakup of the global system. In fact, crisis is the result of globalism…

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America’s Fifth Column Will Destroy Russia

America’s Fifth Column Will Destroy Russia This is the lecture I would have given if I had been able to accept the invitation to address the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum in Russia this weekend. Paul Craig Roberts Executive Summary:  From the standpoint of Russia’s dilemma, this is an important column.  Putin’s partial impotence via-a-vis Washington is due to the…

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Putin’s Peace Efforts Are Coming To Naught

Putin’s Peace Efforts Are Coming To Naught Paul Craig Roberts The Trump regime has sabotaged Putin’s peace efforts in Syria, Iran, Ukraine, and North Korea. In the interest of peace Putin has avoided responding to US and Israeli provocations in Syria. Putin went so far as to invite the war criminal and genocidal maniac Netanyahu to Russia for the celebration…

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Democrats Confirm Torturer As Director Of CIA

Democrats Confirm Torturer As Director Of CIA Paul Craig Roberts How did a person who should be in the criminal dock both in the US and in the International Criminal Court for running a torture prison get appointed the Director of the US Central Intelligence Agency? What is all the Washington talk about defending human rights when a torturer is…

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You Build A House. Israel Destroys It. You Raise A Child. Israel Kills Him.

“You build a house. They destroy it. You raise a child. They kill him.” Chris Hedges, America’s Last Real Journalist, a profession now owned by propagandists hired by interest groups to tell their lies, gives us reason to think—Are Israelis God’s Chosen People or Satan’s Genocidal Racist Psychopaths? There is little doubt that Israel has the most totally evil government…

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Is Putin’s Strategy Finally Beginning To Work?

Is Putin’s Strategy Finally Beginning To Work? Paul Craig Roberts I have explained Russian President Vladimir Putin’s Christian practice of turning the other cheek to Western provocations as a strategy to convey to Europe that Russia is reasonable but Washington is not and that Russia is not a threat to European interests and sovereignty but Washington is. By accommodating Israel…

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Trump Is A Disaster

Trump Is A Disaster Paul Craig Roberts Trump is a disaster for the environment, for wildlife, and for human life. Trump has handed over to polluters oil and mineral rights in US National Monuments. Mining will now deface what was before Trump protected national monuments, and oil drilling will destroy the Arctic National Refuge. He has appointed polluters to run…

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