A Failure of Leadership

A Failure of Leadership Paul Craig Roberts The below is a factual commonsense statement: “If the current approach of telling everyone to stay home is to be lifted, widespread and faster testing will be needed to identify infected people for isolation. Easing stay-at-home orders in the absence of sufficient testing would risk reigniting the outbreak.” The question is:  Where were…

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Shutdown Society or Not

Shutdown Society or Not Paul Craig Roberts A leading microbiologist gives the opposite view of virologist Marc Wathelet whose approach to controlling the virus I have posted on this website. https://www.hannenabintuherland.com/europa/leading-german-microbiologist-society-shut-down-is-grotesquely-dangerous-collective-suicide-sucharit-bhakdi/ Both scientists make a lot of sense.  As I understand them, Dr. Wathelet’s recommendations stem from the West’s unpreparedness.  The lack of masks, tests, hospital capacity, and ventilators, together…

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My Take On Covid-19 “Conspiracy Theories”

My Take On Covid-19 “Conspiracy Theories” Paul Craig Roberts A number of readers have been asking me for my take on the various “conspiracy theories”?  For example, is the virus a bioweapon?  Did the US release it on China or China on the US?  As Bill Gates and the US military ( http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/55003.htm ) knew in advance or predicted the…

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A light in the Darkness

A light in the Darkness Paul Craig Roberts Diana Johnstone’s just published book, Circle in the Darkness: Memoir of a World Watcher, is the best book I have ever read, the most revealing, the most accurate, the most truthful, the most moral and humane, the most sincere and heartfelt, and the best written.  Her book is far more than a…

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Santa Clara County Public Health Officer Dr. Sarah Cody May Have Saved One Million American Lives

Santa Clara County Public Health Officer Dr. Sarah Cody May Have Saved One Million American Lives by Ron Unz “Under a decaying and decadent political system, there is often a dangerous tendency to select public officials based upon ideological factionalism or the blandishments of self-interested lobbies. During normal times, this may lead to the sort of inefficiency and corruption that…

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Marc Wathelet, a virologist and specialist in coronaviruses and respiratory diseases explains why Asia was successful in containing Covid-19 and why the West is not.  

Marc Wathelet, a virologist and specialist in coronaviruses and respiratory diseases explains why Asia was successful in containing Covid-19 and why the West is not.   My dear fellow citizens, I am the virologist, specialist in coronaviruses and respiratory diseases, whose views differ significantly from the experts who advise the government on the management of the COVID-19 pandemic. The situation…

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Escape From New York

Escape From New York According to news reports New Yorkers are leaving the city transporting with them the virus to other states, principally Florida.  President Trump announced that he was considering locking New Yorkers in place but said he hoped not to do that.   Trump’s indecision has forced Rhode Island governor Gina Raimondo to hunt down New Yorkers seeking…

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Are the Nevada Governor and President of France in the Pay of Big-Pharma?

Are the Nevada & Michigan Governors and President of France in the Pay of Big-Pharma? Paul Craig Roberts This question is invited by news reports that they are preventing the use of the anti-malaria drugs chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine to treat coronavirus patients.  According to experts, the anti-malaria drugs are effective if used early enough in the infection.  But the drugs…

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The Key Question: Increase Debt or Write It Down?

THE Key Question Ignored by Economists and Policymakers Is: Should the Fed be increasing debt — https://finance.yahoo.com/news/feds-cure-risks-being-worse-110052807.html — or writing it down — https://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2020/03/25/a-brady-bond-solution-for-americas-unpayable-corporate-debt/  ? Will the One Percent in a futile attempt to save its own paper wealth doom us all? The Fed is socializing debt without writing it down. Socialization or nationalization of companies should be used to…

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Adverse consequence of long running constant Democrat and Media Attacks on Trump

Adverse consequence of long running constant Democrat and Media Attacks on Trump Paul Craig Roberts An unfortunate consequence of the attacks on Trump, whether justified or not, is that it is difficult for President Trump to acknowledge the severity of the health and economic crises.  If he timely acknowledges the seriousness of the situations, the result is that more blame…

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Coronavirus Profiteers Are Worse Than War Profiteers

Coronavirus Profiteers Are Worse Than War Profiteers France is being intentionally destroyed.  Are pharmaceutical companies mass murderers? Is the same thing happening in the United States? Didier Raoult is Professor of Microbiology and the leading world specialist in treatment of infectious diseases.  He is the director of IHU Mediterranee Infection Institute.  He was part of a clinical trial in which…

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A Brady Bond solution for America’s Economic Crisis and Unpayable Corporate Debt

A Brady Bond solution for America’s Economic Crisis and Unpayable Corporate Debt* by Michael Hudson and Paul Craig Roberts Even before the Covid-19 crisis had slashed stock prices nearly in half since it erupted in January, financial markets were in an inherently unstable condition. Years of quantitative easing had loaded so much money into stock and bond prices that stock…

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Debt Forgivness and Nationalization Are the Answers to the Economic Crisis

Debt Forgivness and Nationalization Are the Answers to the Economic Crisis Paul Craig Roberts The US airline companies have bankrupted themselves by buying back their stock in an enrichment scheme for CEOs and board members (https://www.lewrockwell.com/2020/03/david-stockman/the-crony-capitalist-thieves-are-back/). With the impact of the virus on their revenues, Congress is handing them a $50 billion bailout.  Instead of being bailed out they should…

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Everything Accomplished During the Great Depression to Make Capitalism Workable Has Been Taken Away Resulting in Economic Crisis that Only Debt Forgiveness Can Mitigate

Everything Accomplished During the Great Depression to Make Capitalism Workable Has Been Taken Away Resulting in Economic Crisis that Only Debt Forgiveness Can Mitigate Paul Craig Roberts Below are an interview I gave to the Herland Report prior to the coronavirus explaining our precarious economic situation and Michael Hudson’s article today explaining that the way out of the economic crisis…

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An Effective Treatment for Coronavirus Apparently Has Been Found.

Update:  allmedicinedata.info gives these side effects for Hydroxychloroquine: Blurred vision or any other change in vision—this side effect may also occur or get worse after you Stop taking hydroxychloroquine convulsions (seizures) increased muscle weakness mood or other mental changes ringing or buzzing in ears or any loss of hearing sore throat and fever unusual bleeding or bruising More troubling is…

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Modern Weapons Make War No Longer an Option and Critics No Longer Produce Reforms

Modern Weapons Make War No Longer an Option and Critics No Longer Produce Reforms Paul Craig Roberts The World Was Insane to Produce Nuclear Weapons, the Use of Which Destroys Us, and Bioweapons, the Use of Which Destroys Us https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-8127997/Nuclear-war-using-1-worlds-arsenal-spark-global-food-crisis-experts-warn.html  In the midst of the coronavirus assault on humanity, the US still has sanctions affecting medical supplies to Iran.  What…

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Hopeful Reports on Virus Treatment and Detection

Hopeful Reports on Virus Treatment and Detection This is a repost as there were dysfunctional links in the original post a few minutes ago. Don’t give up and don’t give up on your website.  Support it as it supports you with good information. https://www.forbes.com/sites/lisettevoytko/2020/03/18/japanese-flu-drug-effective-against-coronavirus-in-clinical-trials-chinese-officials-say/  https://abcnews.go.com/Health/chloroquine-malaria-drug-treat-coronavirus-doctors/story?id=69664561 https://www.forbes.com/sites/lisettevoytko/2020/03/19/trump-says-fda-approved-anti-malaria-drug-chloroquine-to-test-as-coronavirus-treatment/#30ba29b2303d  https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-health-coronavirus-britain-johnson-te/uk-in-talks-to-buy-game-changer-coronavirus-antibody-test-idUKKBN2163AM  https://thehill.com/policy/healthcare/public-global-health/488410-us-testing-two-generic-drugs-as-possible-coronavirus  http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2020-02/17/c_138792545.htm 

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Economic Effect of Coronavirus Could Be Revolutionary

SUPPORT  YOUR  WEBSITE Economic Effect of Coronavirus Could Be Revolutionary Paul Craig Roberts Coronavirus and globalism will teach us vital lessons.  The question is whether we can learn vital lessons that do not serve the ruling interest groups and ideologies. Coronavirus will teach us that a country without free national health care is severely handicapped. Millions of Americans live paycheck…

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Treatments for coronavirus that have worked in China

These are scientific papers showing effective treatments for coronavirus being used in China Treatments for coronavirus that have worked in China Hydroxychloroquine https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/32150618 https://reader.elsevier.com/reader/sd/pii/S0924857920300820?token=92457EBC4E75F28D02F311F610DB2D48113E501DC04D49C824E6FD819F77BE34A9937B4AEAC0D115710BDB7BCC2175B5 These research papers show great antiviral promise for both Hydroxychloroquine and Chloroquine. The Chinese have started using them. So should we. The antiviral effects were originally discovered in Europe during SARS, but then forgotten about as…

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We Are Threatened By More Than Coronavirus: The Deadly Consequences of Wokeness and Identity Politics

Your website needs your support https://www.paulcraigroberts.org/pages/donate/  The Consequences of Identity Politics Cultural, social, and moral death inflicted by “wokeness”  Paul Craig Roberts We face more dangers—perhaps greater ones—than the coronavirus. Both the US as a community of people and its economy are under dangerous assault by forces of our own making. This article focuses on the threat to community.  A…

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Have we brewed a whirlwind?

Have we brewed a whirlwind? Paul Craig Roberts Dear friends, it is March and time for my quarterly call for your donations.  I am here for you as long as you want me.  PCR In the United States and throughout the Western World there is public distrust of public authorities and distrust among the public of one another.  Public authorities…

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How to strengthen yourself against the virus

This information will help you to understand how viruses attack us, and it provides information that you can use to help protect yourself.  It is somewhat technical, but the recommendations are clear.  Click “Download here.” Download here

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Bad Decisions Have Spread Coronavirus

Bad Decisions Have Spread Coronavirus Paul Craig Roberts The coronavirus was spread throughout China by travel associated with the Chinese new year.  Now the virus is being spread throughout the US by travel associated with spring break.   The coronavirus escaped from China, because governments and airlines waited too long before they stopped flights in and out of China. The…

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Coronavirus Could Be on the Verge of Worldwide Breakout

Coronavirus Could Be on the Verge of Worldwide Breakout Paul Craig Roberts It is difficult to get reliable information about coronavirus.  The information difficulty is further complicated by interest groups using the outbreak for their own agendas.  For example, many both inside and outside China are using the spread of the virus to criticize the Chinese government.  Others, both inside…

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Schiff Is Laying Groundwork for Tying Up Trump’s Second Term in More False Charges

Schiff Is Laying Groundwork for Tying Up Trump’s Second Term in More False Charges Paul Craig Roberts There is no evidence that Russia is interfering in the 2020 US presidential election in order to reelect Trump.  Nor is there any reason for Russia to prefer Trump, who has done nothing for Russia.  Indeed, Trump has imposed sanctions and endangered Russia…

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Is Russia Doomed?

Is Russia Doomed? Paul Craig Roberts Winston Churchill said that Russia was “a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma.”  Having read two contrasting news reports of attitudes in Russia, I understand what Churchill meant. General Valery Gerasimov, chairman of the Russian General Staff, has concluded from Washington’s many NATO intensified drills on Russia’s border that Washington and its…

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Will Censorship Prevail over the First Amendment?

Will Censorship Prevail Over The First Amendment? Paul Craig Roberts I remember when censorship in America was a limited phemonenon.  It applied during war time—“loose lips sink ships.”  It applied to pornography.  It applied to curse words on the public airwaves and in movies.  It applied to violence in movies.  There could be violence, but not the level that has…

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White People Are Being Erased

White People Are Being Erased Paul Craig Roberts White people aren’t supposed to know that they are being demonized by the New York Times, PBS, universities, the Democrat Party’s Identity Politics, and corporations, and if they find out they are not allowed to protest.  If they do protest, they are in even more trouble. Those Americans empowered by “white privilege”…

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PBS Assaults White Americans

PBS Assaults White Americans Paul Craig Roberts The New York Times’ assault on white Americans, about which I wrote yesterday ( https://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2020/02/11/the-new-york-times-assault-on-white-americans/ ), is not unique to the New York Times.  White people are the targets of Identity Politics—the political ideology of the Democrat Party.  The demonization of white people is the main focus of “Black Studies” in universities and…

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The New York Times’ Assault on White Americans

The New York Times’ Assault on White Americans Paul Craig Roberts Dean Baquet, the executive editor of the presstitute New York Times, announced on August 12, 2019, the “1619 Project” which reinvents American history and reduces it to racism and slavery.  As I wrote in my remarks on the project on August 22, 2019, the New York Times has an…

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The Consequence of Globalism Is World Instability

The Consequence of Globalism Is World Instability Paul Craig Roberts If the coronavirus proves to be serious, as it does not appear to be at the present time, many economies could be adversely affected. China is the source of many parts supplied to producers in other countries, and China is the source of the finished products of many US firms…

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As the Democratic Party Hates “Trump Deplorables,” How Can It Represent White People?

As the Democratic Party Hates “Trump Deplorables,” How Can It Represent White People? Paul Craig Roberts The Democrats are toast because they are incapable of producing a leader and are the politicians of divisive Identity Politics.  The party’s ideology is anti-white and anti-male.  The party is also ensnared in Biden’s corruption. The Obama regime used Ukraine as a money laundering…

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Coronavirus Update

Coronavirus Update Paul Craig Roberts Using more recent data from China of the coronavirus’ infection and death rates than the Indian scientists had, “Moon of Alabama” concludes that the “pandemic” has reached its peak and will be over with in a month.   https://www.moonofalabama.org/2020/02/coronaupdate.html  If so, then Jon Rappoport was correct in the beginning that coronavirus was just another big…

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America At War Forever

America At War Forever Paul Craig Roberts Film-maker Oliver Stone has won 12 Academy Awards for his films.  But this outstanding record doesn’t help when he seeks financing for a film critical of one of America’s wars. “You do those kinds of stories, it’s not going to happen.”  Stone said that his dissent from the pro-war narrative has brought him…

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A Well Known Liberal Professor Who is Expert on Digital Matters Says Google and Social Media Can Easily Throw Elections to the Candidates Preferred by the Elite

A Well Known Liberal Professor Who is Expert on Digital Matters Says Google and Social Media Can Easily Throw Elections to the Candidates Preferred by the Elite Paul Craig Roberts Dr. Robert Epstein, a Hillary Clinton supporter who happens also to be an honest expert, told Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) on Tuesday that Google and social media can manipulate votes…

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The Marginalization of White People

The Marginalization of White People Paul Craig Roberts This morning (Januay 27, 2020) on NPR I heard a white female novelist describe her difficulty in getting her novel published.  The problem was not that her novel was uninteresting or badly written.  Her problem was that one of the characters was black. Unbeknownst to her, it is now considered cultural imperialism…

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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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