The Global Economy Can Kill Us In More Ways Than One

The Global Economy Can Kill Us In More Ways Than One Paul Craig Roberts 61 years ago Walter M. Miller Jr. published A Canticle for Leibowitz.  The story spans thousands of years as humans rebuild civilization after a devastating nuclear war.  Among the episodes is a conflict between warring nomads and a settled people who rely on cunning instead of…

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The Fate of post-WWII Germans Deported from their Homes by the Allies

The Fate of post-WWII Germans Deported from their Homes by the Allies Germany’s War, Chapter 6: The German Expellees by John Wear The Allies’ Crimes Exceed Those of the Third Reich At the end of World War II in violation of the Atlantic Charter, between 12 and 19 million Germans were expelled from their long-established homes in East Prussia, Pomerania,…

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A Failed Impeachment Still Serves Democrats

A Failed Impeachment Still Serves Democrats Paul Craig Roberts In yesterday’s column, “Making Sense of the Impeachment Charges,” I pointed out that the three impeachments of presidents by the House of Representatives were political acts.  Only in the case of Bill Clinton was there a real offense.  Clinton did lie under oath.  However, the Senate did not regard lying about…

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Making Sense of the Impeachment Charges

Making Sense of the Impeachment Charges Paul Craig Roberts Prior to the impeachment of Trump, not by Congress as presstitutes report but by self-interested House Democrats, during the entirety of US history there have been only two attempts to impeach a president—Andrew Johnson in 1868 and 130 years later Bill Clinton in 1998.  Clinton was impeached by House Republicans when…

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Remarks on the US/China “Trade Deal”

Remarks on the US/China “Trade Deal” Paul Craig Roberts The first thing to understand is that it is not a trade deal.  It is Trump backing off his tariffs when he discovered that the tarrifs fall on US goods and American consumers, not on China.  Trump is covering his retraction by calling it a trade deal.  China’s part of the…

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Disunity Is Now America’s Leading Characteristic

Disunity Is Now America’s Leading Characteristic Paul Craig Roberts The Old Dominion (the Commonwealth of Virginia) produced the most important members of our Founding Fathers and two of the most successful military leaders in history, Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson, but has somehow managed to elect a nutcase for its current governor. His name is Ralph Northam, and he…

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The Machines Have Us Trained for Obedience

The Machines Have Us Trained for Obedience Paul Craig Roberts Many decades ago there was an issue of Mad comics that portrayed a future time when everything was done by robots and humans had no function.  One day the system failed. As it had been eons since humans had to do anything, no one knew how to fix the system. …

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The Real Cause of World War II Was the Allies Deception of Germany with the 1918 Armistice and the Subsequent Versailles Treaty

The Real Cause of World War II Was the Allies Deception of Germany with the 1918 Armistice and the Subsequent Versailles Treaty Paul Craig Roberts John Wear and many other historians including David Irving have shown Churchill and Roosevelt’s guilt for World War II.  Suvorov has made a strong case that Stalin also was guilty.  https://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2020/01/13/rescuing-the-history-of-world-war-ii-wear-vs-suvorov/  The guilt of these…

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The Iranian Protests Are a Washington Orchestration

The Iranian Protests Are a Washington Orchestration Paul Craig Roberts It is difficult to know who is the most stupid, the protesting Iranian students or the Iranian government. The Iranian government, like the governments of Russia and China, permits NGOs financed by their Washington and British enemies, to operate in Iran.  Insouciant, indeed stupid, Iranian students receive money, encouragement, organization,…

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Rescuing the History of World War II : Wear vs. Suvorov

Rescuing the History of World War II : Wear vs. Suvorov Paul Craig Roberts The fourth chapter of John Wear’s book, Germany’s War is now posted.  The evidence is overwhelming that it was Roosevelt and Churchill who were determined to have war with Germany and not Germany who wanted war with the Anglo-Saxons. https://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2020/01/13/germanys-war-chapter-4-the-allied-conspiracy-to-instigate-prolong-wwii/  Hitler made many peace overtures to…

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The Danger In Threats

The Danger In Threats Paul Craig Roberts The high tensions caused by Washington between the US and Iran are to blame for the Ukrainian airliner that was shot down. “Human error at a time of crisis caused by US adventurism led to disaster.”  https://www.zerohedge.com/geopolitical/stunning-reversal-iran-admits-accidentally-shooting-down-ukrainian-passenger-jet#comment_stream  Just as the Iranian commander misinterpreted the airliner’s maneuver as a strike on a military base,…

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Remarks on Right-wing Talk Radio

Remarks on Right-wing Talk Radio Paul Craig Roberts Over the course of my life as a university professor, government official, business consultant, president of a community water company and editor and journalist for national and international publications, I have learned that a majority of people cannot think outside the indoctrination they received that formed their biases.  If you provide them…

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Thanks to my demonizers who raise my readership

Update:  I have figured out what CNN is up to.  It turns out that the American Free Press is the publisher of John Wear’s revisionist book, Germany’s War, a disapproved of book.  The American Free Press is disapproved of, and I am disapproved of for serializing Wear’s book, a redundant exercise I have learned as the book, published 6 years…

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The New Politics of Sex

The New Politics of Sex Paul Craig Roberts Several years ago four of us who were high school and Georgia Tech classmates got together for a reunion to remember the fun times of our youth while we could still remember.  A day or two before our reunion there had been one of those massive “gay pride” marches in New York…

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The State of the Iranian Crisis

  Update:  It is now clear that by demonstrating the accuracy of its missiles, Iran has caused Washington and Israel to de-escalate after years of making dire threats against Iran. The State of the Iranian Crisis Paul Craig Roberts Readers are asking my take on the Iranian retaliation and Trump’s response.  I think a deal might have been arranged between…

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The Justice Department Is Devoid of Justice

The Justice Department Is Devoid of Justice Paul Craig Roberts In the United States the criminal justice (sic) system is itself not subject to law.  We see immunity to law continually as police commit felonies against citizens and even murder children and walk away free.  We see it all the time when prosecutors conduct political prosecutions and when they prosecute…

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American Leadership Is Discredited — Will a New Leader Step Forward?

American Leadership Is Discredited — Will a New Leader Step Forward? Paul Craig Roberts This morning (January 7) Pompeo, the embarrassment we suffer as our Secretary of State, was on TV promising to “confront and contain” Iran.  A political general was featured declaring that he had seen the intelligence reports and was certain that the murder of Soleimani had stopped…

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Putin Should Take Control of the Iranian Situation Out of Israel’s Hands

Putin Should Take Control of the Iranian Situation Out of Israel’s Hands Paul Craig Roberts At this time, it is up to Israel whether or not war occurs between the US and Iran.  Israel very much wants this war as a means of putting Iran and Syria into chaos, thus leaving Hezbollah isolated and unsupplied.  Then Israel can succeed in…

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Rescuing World War II History

Rescuing World War II History Paul Craig Roberts The American Free Press has published a book by John Wear titled Germany’s War: The Origins, Aftermath & Atrocities of World War II. The book is a compendium of WW II revisionist history. Wear pulls together work of Harry Elmer Barnes, James Bacque, Viktor Suvorov, David Hoggan, David Irving, and others to…

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Putin’s Hour Is At Hand

Putin’s Hour Is At Hand was published in the Russian press Monday morning, January 6, 2020. Putin’s Hour Is At Hand Paul Craig Roberts Vladimir Putin is the most impressive leader on the world stage.  He survived and arose from a Russia corrupted by Washington and Israel during the Yeltsin years and reestablished Russia as a world power.  He dealt…

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Putin Will Restrain Iranian Retaliation

Putin Will Restrain Iranian Retaliation Paul Craig Roberts A number of intelligent analysts predict Iranian retaliation for Washington’s murder of a high Iranian official who was in Iraq on a diplomatic mission.  I understand their logic.  However, I wonder. Putin doesn’t want war.  Why should he when Washington’s arrogance is destroying the US and the empire.  Even Germany has had…

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War Again on the Front Burner

War Again on the Front Burner Paul Craig Roberts The nonsensical statement below from the Pentagon announcing that the US government has committed an act of war against Iran should frighten everyone: “At the direction of the president, the US military has taken decisive defensive action to protect US personnel abroad by killing Qasem Soleimani, the head of the Islamic…

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The Year Before Us

The Year Before Us Paul Craig Roberts Dear Friends,  Thank you for the many Christmas and New Year greetings. I am encouraged by the return year after year of readers and donors to the website and to the steady growth of readership. During 2019 this website had 2.5 million unique visitors who made almost 5 million visits.  That number is…

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The External Costs of Human Activity Are Killing the Planet

The External Costs of Human Activity Are Killing the Planet Paul Craig Roberts Humans are exterminating themselves by exterminating other life forms. As a person committed to free thought, I sometimes catch myself wondering if what is really needed is a form of Borg Star Trek mind control to stop us from destroying the planet for the sake of profits…

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How Controlled Explanations Are Achieved

How Controlled Explanations Are Achieved Paul Craig Roberts In 2014 Progressive Press published a book by a French author, Laurent Guyenot, titled JFK-9/11: 50 Years of Deep State. The book contains much interesting reporting that shows that the official explanations we are given about even major events, such as the assassination of a President and 9/11, are transparently false. Yet,…

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Privatization Is Resurrecting Feudalism

Update: A reader points out that the US prison population is higher by 21,100 than the combined prison populations of China and India, the two largest countries in terms of population whose combined populations are eight times larger than that of the US. https://prisonstudies.org/highest-to-lowest/prison-population-total?field_region_taxonomy_tid=All Privatization Is Resurrecting Feudalism Paul Craig Roberts America is a country of scandals. The latest scandal…

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Christmas Column 2019

Christmas Column 2019 Dear Donors, Thank you for your support in 2019. 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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Trump’s Letter to Pelosi

Trump’s Letter to Pelosi Paul Craig Roberts The Saker has posted President Trump’s letter to Nancy Pelosi with his commentary https://thesaker.is/very-important-letter-from-donald-trump-to-nancy-pelosi-must-read/ . I agree with Saker that Trump’s impression of the good condition of the US economy is largely a mirage produced by official statistics that have long been unreliable. The bad data fed to Trump is not his fault.…

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Sexual Perverts Are the New American Privileged Class

Support your website or you will find yourselves trapped forever in The Matrix Sexual Perverts Are the New American Privileged Class Paul Craig Roberts The United Church of Christ in Ames, Iowa, for reasons unknown flew a LGBTQ flag/banner of sexual perversion. A 30 year old Hispanic immigrant took it down and burned it. For this “crime” he was sentenced…

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America on the Ropes

Only those who are independent can speak the truth. Keep me independent by supporting this website. America on the Ropes Paul Craig Roberts The impeachment proceedings orchestrated by the idiot House Democrats with the aid of the corrupt FBI, CIA, NSA and presstitute media have been a boon for Republican fundraising. Jews such as Schiff and Nadler have created the…

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Trump Has Given Israel Immunity To International Law

This website is your way out of The Matrix. Support this website. Trump Has Given Israel Immunity To International Law Paul Craig Roberts In Israel’s treatment of Occupied Palestine, Israel has been violating international law for decades. Under international law, an occupying power is not permitted to incorporate the occupied land into its own domain. However, Israel has persistently done…

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Neoliberal Economics Destroyed the Economy and the Middle Class

Support Your Website: The financial and news media provide controlled explanations, not truth Neoliberal Economics Destroyed the Economy and the Middle Class Paul Craig Roberts According to official US government economic data, the US economy has been growing for 10.5 years since June of 2009. The reason that the US government can produce this false conclusion is that costs that…

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Don’t Expect Any Truth From Washington

Support Your Website or Forget About Truth Don’t Expect Any Truth From Washington Paul Craig Roberts On November 25 I predicted that the DOJ would never rat on itself. https://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2019/11/25/washington-the-cesspool-of-the-world-will-never-rat-on-itself/ Inspector General Michael Horowitz, who is part of the problem, has proven me correct with his whitewash of the politically orchestrated “investigation” of President Trump for collusion with Russia to…

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Will Artificial Intelligence Destroy Us or Simply Make Humans Irrelevant?

Help Save Truth — Support Your Website Will Artificial Intelligence Destroy Us or Simply Make Humans Irrelevant? Paul Craig Roberts Artificial Intelligence is generally seen as a great advance and benefit for mankind. Smart humans, however, see it as our undoing and even possibly our extermination. Much of modern technology has far more prospect for harm than for good. Consider…

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The Holocaust

Help Truth Survive — Support Your Website Donate: https://www.paulcraigroberts.org/pages/donate/ The Holocaust Paul Craig Roberts Having been fraudulently declared on Wikipedia by CIA and Zionist trolls to be a “Holocaust Denier,” I decided to see what that meant. I turned to Ron Unz’s article “American Pravda: Holocaust Denial.” Just as incompetent Wikipedia attributed David Irving’s views to me, no doubt Wikipedia…

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The Future of This Website

The Future of This Website Dear Readers: As of 2:12 US East Coast time on December 6, this website has had 4,495,316 visits in 2019, half from the US and half from abroad. That number places this website in the highest visibility rank that an individual’s website can attain. The question keeps coming up whether the site should be monetized…

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Why Do Western Governments Favor Immigrant-invaders Over Law-abiding Citizens?

Help Truth Survive — Support Your Website Donate: https://www.paulcraigroberts.org/pages/donate/ NOTE: Some readers have asked why I’m not writing about the impeachment proceedings. The answer is that there are no grounds for impeachment. This is a purely partisan exercise of power by the House Democrats and the presstitutes. It is a pointless exercise as I cannot imagine that the Senate would…

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Can Truth Be Our Future?

Can Truth Be Our Future? Paul Craig Roberts On December 31 this website will be eight years old. It originated when readers called me out of retirement—all two months of it—and put me back to work. The readership has expanded dramatically, but the financial burden is carried by a relatively few core group of monthly donors, supplemented by responses to…

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Hitler’s War Crimes vs. Those of Churchill & the Americans

Hitler’s War Crimes vs. Those of Churchill & the Americans Paul Craig Roberts Third and Final Installment of Ron Unz’s “Understanding World War II” http://www.unz.com/runz/american-pravda-understanding-world-war-ii/ When we want to demonize someone the worst epithet we can think of is to call him a Nazi or compare the person to Hitler, as Hillary Clinton did when she declared Russia’s President Putin…

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The Problem of Wikipedia

The Problem of Wikipedia Paul Craig Roberts Over the course of my life I have watched integrity shrivel up and die everywhere in the Western world. It is not like it was ever really abundant, but there was a goodly amount of it, and it had authority. People, especially those in public life, weren’t shameless as they are today. In…

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Washington, the Cesspool of the World, Will Never Rat on Itself

Washington, the Cesspool of the World, Will Never Rat on Itself Paul Craig Roberts Former US Attorney Joe diGenova predicts that US Justice (sic) Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz’s report on the Obama regime’s FISA court violations and US Attorney John Durham’s criminal investigation of the Russiagate hoax perpetrated by the CIA, FBI, Democratic National Committee, and presstitute media will…

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Germany Did Not Start World War II

Germany Did Not Start World War II Paul Craig Roberts This is the second installment of Ron Unz’s long report on the emergent truth about World War II. (http://www.unz.com/runz/american-pravda-understanding-world-war-ii/) Unz has a facility for summarizing vast works of scholarship into their essentials. Unz is also intellectually honest and has massive intellectual courage. He saves the rest of us a lot…

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The Truth About World War II Is Beginning To Emerge 74 Years Later

The Truth About World War II Is Beginning To Emerge 74 Years Later Paul Craig Roberts “The Lies About World War II” (https://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2019/05/13/the-lies-about-world-war-ii/) is my most popular column of the year. It is a book review of David Irving’s Hitler’s War and Churchill’s War, the first volumn of Irving’s three volume biography of Winston Churchill. A person does not know…

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Impotent Republicans Are a Joke—the Democrats Don’t Take Republicans Seriously

Impotent Republicans Are a Joke—the Democrats Don’t Take Republicans Seriously Paul Craig Roberts With the entirety of the presstitute media endeavoring to turn second-hand hear-say into an impeachable offense, do not expect to hear any contrary news. Such as: This on Zero Hedge: Adam Shifty Schiff involved in illegal sodomite drug den EXPOSED: https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2019-10-20/adam-shifty-schiff-involved-illegal-sodomite-drug-den-exposed This on en Volve: BOMBSHELL: Feds…

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Bolivia Proves that Latin America Cannot Exit the American Empire

Bolivia Proves that Latin America Cannot Exit the American Empire Paul Craig Roberts UPDATE: Racist statements come out of the mouth of Bolivia’s self-declared president: https://russia-insider.com/en/bolivias-self-declared-interim-president-believes-indians-are-satanic-shouldnt-be-allowed-cities Jeanine Anez, one of the Bolivian Spanish elite, has declared herself the President of Bolivia. She is one of the elite allied with Washington who accused Evo Morales of rigging his reelection. But the…

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The Democrats Have the Country on a Slippery Slope

The Democrats Have the Country on a Slippery Slope Paul Craig Roberts The fake “whistleblower’s name— Eric Ciamerella—has been known for a long time, but not officially. Now it is official. Senator Rand Paul has officially released his name. Funny, isn’t it, that only the Republicans want Ciamerella to testify. The Democrats won’t hear of it. https://www.zerohedge.com/political/rand-paul-drops-c-word-names-whistleblower-demands-testimony?utm_campaign=&utm_content=ZeroHedge%3A+The+Durden+Dispatch&utm_medium=email&utm_source=zh_newsletter If the American…

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The Latest False News on the Trump Impeachment

The Latest False News on the Trump Impeachment Paul Craig Roberts As the media are all out to get Trump, there is no way to get any valid information about the so-called impeachment. But you don’t have to pay too much attention to notice that the Democrats and the presstitutes are constantly changing the focus. The alleged whistleblower, who only…

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There Is No Such Thing as a Free Press

There Is No Such Thing as a Free Press Paul Craig Roberts Udo Ulfkotte’s amazing book, Gekaufte Journalisten (Bought Journalism) was published by Kopp Verlag in 2014. The book was a sensation and sold 1,500,000 copies in Germany, but no major US publisher would bring out an English translation. Finally, last month a small publisher, Progressive Press, published an English…

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Washington Has Disassociated America from Good and Deprived Her of Moral Basis

Washington Has Disassociated America from Good and Deprived Her of Moral Basis Paul Craig Roberts Not long ago I read that a US Assistant Secretary of State, or perhaps it was a member of the National Security Council, said that now that Washington had reestablished control over Ecuador, it would not be long before the governments of Bolivia, Venezuela, and…

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Feminism and Immigrant-Invaders Destroyed Europe

Feminism and Immigrant-Invaders Destroyed Europe Paul Craig Roberts In Sweden the rape of white Swedish women by black immigrant-invaders never stops. In the latest outrage four black Eritreans forced a 13 year old Swedish girl into a bathroom and took turns raping her while filming the gang rape. According to the news report, the vaginal rape was “preceded by violence…

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