Insights from the Cast-Iron Shore

Insights from the Cast-Iron Shore Paul Craig Roberts In my column last New Year’s eve, “The World Known to Me Is Fading Away” (https://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2018/12/31/the-world-known-to-me-is-fading-away/), I recalled a past era when a poor Irish boy in a class society in which the English treated the Irish worst than blacks were treated in the United States could rise without the burden of…

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Humpty Dumpty Has Had a Great Fall

Humpty Dumpty Has Had a Great Fall Paul Craig Roberts While the crazed and corrupt people who comprise the Democratic Party and US print and TV media continue to insist that Russiagate is real, a very real threat is emerging in Russia, China, North Korea, and Iran. The threat arises from the fact that Washington has taught each country to…

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Washington Has Destroyed Western Liberty: The Era of Tyranny Has Begun

Washington Has Destroyed Western Liberty The Era of Tyranny Has Begun Paul Craig Roberts A fish rots from the head. In the Western world rot is accelerating. The rot in Washington is swiftly spreading to state and local governments and abroad to the Empire’s vassal governments. Washington’s attack on journalism represented by the illegal arrest of Julian Assange has now…

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The Veto

The Veto Paul Craig Roberts Here is real journalism, a profession that is no longer practiced by the print and TV media in the Western world. Indeed, the Western media are now known as presstitutes, because they are devoid of all integrity and all humanity. This film, The Veto, shows how CNN, Channel 4, and even Al Jazeera participated in…

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The Orchestration of Russiaphobia Is The Prelude To War

The Orchestration of Russiaphobia Is The Prelude To War Paul Craig Roberts The Russian Embassy in Washington has prepared an accurate 121-page report, THE RUSSIAGATE HYSTERIA: A CASE OF SEVERE RUSSOPHOBIA. https://washington.mid.ru/upload/iblock/3c3/3c3d1e3b69a4c228e99bfaeb5491ecd7.pdf Everyone should read this report. It documents the fake news, lies, violations of diplomatic standards and international law, and gratuitous aggressive actions taken against Russia during the period…

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The Three Purposes of Russiagate

The Three Purposes of Russiagate Paul Craig Roberts Russiagate has three purposes. One is to prevent President Trump from endangering the vast budget and power of the military/security complex by normalizing relations with Russia. Another, in the words of James Howard Kunstler, is “to conceal the criminal conduct of US government officials meddling in the 2016 election in collusion with…

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The Triumph of Evil

The Triumph of Evil Paul Craig Roberts Today (April 17) I heard a NPR “news” report that described the democratically elected president of Venezuela as “the Venezuelan dictator Maduro.” By repeating over and over that a democratically elected president is a dictator, the presstitutes create that image of Maduro in the minds of vast numbers of peoples who know nothing…

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The Fake Charge Against Julian Assange Proves That the US Government Has No Integrity

The Fake Charge Against Julian Assange Proves That the US Government Has No Integrity Paul Craig Roberts “If Julian Assange is criminalized and incarcerated for revealing the truth about what our rulers are doing, have done, then you might as well deliver yourself behind those walls, you might as well volunteer for a prison cell yourself, because you’ll no longer…

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Russian Military Expert Says Time for Russia to Prepare for War

Russian Military Expert Says Time for Russia to Prepare for War Paul Craig Roberts Someone should speak to the Russian finance minister, Anton Siluanov, and put him in touch with reality. According to a RT news report, Siluanov has called for restoring economic and political ties between Moscow and Washington. Ties between the US and Russia were intentionally wrecked on…

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April 15 Is Slavery Day

April 15 Is Slavery Day Paul Craig Roberts The Jews’ path to profitable victimhood was the Holocaust. For blacks the path is slavery. We hear endlessly about Slavery. Slavery is always the fault of white people, especially the Founding Fathers, the Confederacy, and Robert E. Lee. Slavery is never the fault of black Africans who engaged in slave wars against…

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The Age of Injustice

The Age of Injustice Paul Craig Roberts April 11, 2019, brought us a new word for Judas: Moreno—the puppet president of Ecuador who sold Julian Assange to Washington for his 30 pieces of silver. This morning’s arrest of Assange inside the Ecudoran embassy in London is the first stage in Washington’s attempt to criminalize the First Amendment to the U.S.…

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The Problem With Wikipedia and the Digital Revolution

The Problem With Wikipedia and the Digital Revolution Paul Craig Roberts Yesterday (April 10, 2019) a reader alerted me to the fact that I am being smeared on Wikipedia as a “vocal supporter of the current Russian government and its policies.” The reader also reports that an article in the Daily Beast calls me a “Putin worshiper.” The reader says…

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America Is No Longer A Nation

America Is No Longer A Nation Paul Craig Roberts The America in which I grew up and lived my early adult life was a nation. Over the course of my life I have watched my country turn into a Tower of Babel. Homogeneity and shared values permitted us to understand one another. This doesn’t mean that there was uniformity or…

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Identity Politics Smears Robert E. Lee

Identity Politics Smears Robert E. Lee Paul Craig Roberts Robert E. Lee has been dead for 150 years, but the Identity Politics freaks can’t leave him alone. The latest attack on Lee is by CounterPunch music writer Lee Ballinger reviewing a one-sided and utterly false book by John Reeves with the biased title of “The Lost Indictment of Robert E.…

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How Real Is White Supremacy?

How Real Is White Supremacy? Paul Craig Roberts I don’t share the interest many have in the reported mass shootings. However, there are wider issues associated with the shootings, and I do find these issues interesting. For example, mass shootings are a relatively new occurrence. I believe the first was in 1966 at the University of Texas when a former…

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The Growing Opposition To Factual Knowledge

The Growing Opposition To Factual Knowledge News From Information Clearing House I just heard from Tom Feeley: “I have been unable to determine why the website has been  suspended, I have sent lots of, emails, telephone calls and faxes and have not received any response. “The really frustrating thing is that I am locked out of the C panel and…

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Where Is The World Headed? — Paul Craig Roberts

Where Is The World Headed? Paul Craig Roberts Since 2016 the United States has been in the Russiagate box, a hoax created by the US military/security complex to prevent President Trump from normalizing relations with Russia.  Normalized relations would devalue THE RUSSIAN THREAT, an orchestration that protects the $1,000 billion annual budget of the military/security complex.   The Democratic Party,…

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Western Culture Has Died A Politically Correct Death

Western Culture Has Died A Politically Correct Death Paul Craig Roberts https://www.rt.com/news/455007-political-correctness-art-west-culture/  It is amazing the power that politically correct kooks have acquired over language, art, and literature. It is a sign that the West is culturally dead.   When high museums rename paintings because some emotional weakling declares the name to be offensive, it becomes obvious that the custodians…

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Child Protective Service Created A Gestapo Police State

Child Protective Service Created A Gestapo Police State Paul Craig Roberts https://www.theorganicprepper.com/unvaccinated-children-torn-from-parents-in-horrifying-late-night-swat-raid/ My generation and that of our children grew up without Child Protective Service (CPS).  We stand up very well compared to subsequent generations.   Child Protective Services is an extremely intrusive government agency that would not have been tolerated.  The power of this police agency trumps parental rights…

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The Democrats Are Self-Destructing

The Democrats Are Self-Destructing Paul Craig Roberts The Democrats cannot stop making fools of themselves.  Thom Hartmann is an example. He writes for Common Dreams and has a progressive talk radio program.  During the George W. Bush regime I was a frequent guest on his program.  It was OK to tell the truth about the Bush regime’s  deceits and illegal…

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Jussie Smollett Allowed To Walk Free But Not Manning or Assange

Jussie Smollett Allowed To Walk Free  But Not Manning or Assange Paul Craig Roberts The black actor, Justin Smollett, who staged and falsely reported to the Chicago police an attack on him by white supremacist Trump supporters wearing MAGA hats who allegedly put a rope around his neck, was arrested on 16 felony accounts carrying 48 years in prison for…

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Ukrainian Security Official Says Ukraine Shot Down MH-17 

Ukrainian Security Official Says Ukraine Shot Down MH-17  Paul Craig Roberts 298 Passengers and crew were murdered by Ukraine in order to create a propaganda attack on Russia.  The filth that comprise the Western media and governments hid the truth for the sake of Washington’s anti-Russian propaganda.   The security official says that his suspicions were aroused by “the amazingly…

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Trump Is Netanyahu’s Man  and the US Media Are Imbeciles

Trump Is Netanyahu’s Man  and the US Media Are Imbeciles Paul Craig Roberts As I said, Trump is America’s first Zionist president.  But apparently Trump does not understand that a declaration he signs giving Golan Heights to Israel has no authority under international law.  I doubt many others will prostitute themselves in this way, so all Trump has achieved is…

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Now We Will Find Out If Trump Is Really The President Or Merely A Figurehead

Now We Will Find Out If Trump Is Really The President Or Merely A Figurehead Paul Craig Roberts What can we conclude from the utter and total failure of the Russiagate “investigation” to find any evidence of “Russian collusion”? We can conclude that it was a hoax cooked up by an utterly corrupt and immoral military/security complex determined to protect…

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Trump Is America’s First Zionist President

Trump Is America’s First Zionist President Paul Craig Roberts It is impossible not to feel some sympathy for President Donald Trump.  His agenda to restore normal relations with Russia and to end Washington’s gratuitous wars has been frustrated by the “Russiagate hoax” that the military/security complex and corrupt Democratic Party used in the effort to remove Trump from the presidency. …

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The Difficulty of Writing for Americans

The Difficulty of Writing for Americans Paul Craig Roberts Writing for Americans, unless for their entertainment, is a challenging undertaking.  One reason is that many, especially of the younger generations, no longer have a concept of objective truth. For them “truth” is simply a bias reflecting one’s race, gender, upbringing or predisposition.  Emotion overwhelms fact. Biases are not considered to…

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In America Truth Is On The Ropes

In America Truth Is On The Ropes Is a knockout on the way? Paul Craig Roberts Morris Dees, founder and director of the Southern Poverty Law Center, an element of the Israel Lobby that smears and demeans truth-tellers, was fired. The article reporting Dees’ removal speculates that he was fired for sexual harassment.  More likely he was fired for having…

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Microsoft Workers Protest War Profiteering

Microsoft Workers Protest War Profiteering Be Interesting to see if they all are fired Paul Craig Roberts A global coalition of employees of the Microsoft Corporation is demanding that a contract for work with the U.S. Army be dropped. Some employees —I don’t know the percentage—have sent an open letter to both the CEO and the president/chief legal officer of…

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Will the Censors Win?

Will the Censors Win? Paul Craig Roberts The Internet is seen as a savior that will take over the function of honest reporting and free speech now that the print and TV media and NPR serve as the Ministry of Propaganda.  This is true only if people migrate from Google, Facebook, Twitter, and so forth, to the alternatives that do…

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Presstitutes Turn Blind Eye to UN Report on Venezuela

SUPPORT YOUR WEBSITE  I am keeping my end of our deal; you keep yours Presstitutes Turn Blind Eye to UN Report on Venezuela Washington and the Convict Appointed to Overthrow Venezuela Continue the Lies Paul Craig Roberts. Don’t you think something is fishy when the presstitutes orchestrate a fake news “humanitarian crisis” in Venezuela, but totally ignore the real humanitarian…

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The Persecution of Julian Assange Is the Persecution of Truth

Support Your Website:  https://www.paulcraigroberts.org/pages/donate/  The Persecution of Julian Assange Is the Persecution of Truth The Moral Bankruptcy of the Western World Paul Craig Roberts “The persecution of Julian Assange is the conquest of us all: of our independence, our self respect, our intellect, our compassion, our politics, our culture.” — John Pilger The next time an American, Britisher, or Australian…

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Truth-tellers Are Being Censored

Truth-tellers Are Being Censored: My Quarterly Call For Your Support Dear Readers: I have had to take measures to strengthen the website from outside interference. The entirety of the interview archive disappeared off the website.  Readers complained that they had ceased receiving the newsletter notices of new postings to the website. Soren Korsgaard helped to restore the interview archive,  and…

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Is Neoliberlism Killing Russia?

Is Neoliberlism Killing Russia? Paul Craig Roberts and Michael Hudson Putin’s approval rating is high, but it has declined over the past year. The decline is mainly related to domestic policy.  Apparently, the public perceives recent Kremlin economic policy as a continuation of the disastrous policies that Washington imposed on Russia in the 1990s when Russia was loaded up with foreign…

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Will No One Stop American Gangsterism?

Will No One Stop American Gangsterism? Paul Craig Roberts An accurate description of the US orchestrated event today at Venezuela’s border with Colombia was posted on The Saker’s website 3 days ago.  http://thesaker.is/alert-this-would-be-the-plan-for-next-february-23-2019/ Most of the world sees this as “US gangsterism.”  But no one does anything about it. John Wight asks:  “Does anybody really think that Donald Trump, Mike…

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No One Trusts the US Government, Not Even the American People

  No One Trusts the US Government, Not Even the American People Paul Craig Roberts Atlantic Bridge, a German front organization set up by Washington to propagandize Germans to serve Washington, has failed in the job.  The latest survey conducted by the front group shows that 85% of Germans are alienated from the US.  The front group’s chairman acknowledged “the…

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Max Blumental Proves Western Media A Propagandist For War Criminals

Max Blumental Proves Western Media A Propagandist For War Criminals There is not an ounce of integrity anywhere in the Western print and TV media “Grocery shelves lie empty as food becomes increasingly scarce” in Venezuela, the UK Independent weeps. The country’s shops remain open but “sparsely stocked,” The Guardian laments. Even “basic commodities” such as toothbrushes aren’t available for…

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Washington Newspeak

Washington Newspeak Paul Craig Roberts President Daniel Ortega of Nicaragua has twice been elected to the presidency and has been a popular leader in Nicaragua since 1979.  The neoconservative war criminal, John Bolton, picked by President Trump to run US foreign policy, has declared that Washington is going to overthrow the duly elected Ortega and replace him with a puppet. …

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If Truth Is Politicized, All Is Lost

If Truth Is Politicized, All Is Lost Paul Craig Roberts Trump’s surrender to the  neoconservatives makes it impossible for an informed person to support him.  He has signed off on the coup against democracy in Venezuela, and he has placed all life at risk by pulling out of the INF treaty with Russia.  Putin has publicly announced that the consequences…

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Venezuela Under Washington’s Gun

Venezuela Under Washington’s Gun Paul Craig Roberts A full court press is taking place in Florida today (Presidents Day) with Republicans, Democrats, expatriates from Cuba and Venezuela and the fascist warmonger ministry of propaganda that constitutes the US media all denouncing Maduro and blaming him for the hardships imposed on Venezuelans by Washington’s sanctions and attacks on Venezuela’s currency .…

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Self-Hating Whites

Self-Hating Whites Paul Craig Roberts White people are on the point of extinction. If you say anything about it, you are labeled a “white supremist.” Black lives matter, but not white lives. We this, for example, in South Africa where white farmers are being massacred under the slogan “land or death” by blacks whose forebears arrived in South Africa after…

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Disunited America

Disunited America Paul Craig Roberts Prior to the Democrats becoming the anti-American political party of Identity Politics, whites, blacks, and Puerto Ricans could laugh at themselves and at one another. Dean Martin turned a roast, in which good humored fun is poked at a prominent person, into mass entertainment. That blacks were equal opportunity targets was testimony to the success…

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Who Does Government Serve?

Who Does Government Serve? Whose interests are served when Pelosi sells out health care and Pompeo sells out peace? Paul Craig Roberts The US health system is the most high cost and dysfunctional health care system in the world. The reason is that it is privatized. In the rest of Western civilization the system is socialized. The reason health care…

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Zbigniew Brzezinski as I Knew Him

Zbigniew Brzezinski as I Knew Him a repost from June 2, 2017 “When you hear a source called a ‘Russian agent,’ an ‘anti-semite,’ or a ‘conspiracy theorist,’ you had better listen to them. These are those in the know who accept arrow slings in order to tell you the truth.” I decided to repost this column for several reasons. One…

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Venezuela Is An Opportunity For Russia And China To Change The World

Venezuela Is An Opportunity For Russia And China To Change The World Paul Craig Roberts Nothing better illustrates Washington’s opposition to democracy and self-determination than the blatantly public coup Washington has organized against the properly elected president of Venezuela. Washington has been trying to overthrow the Venezuelan government for years. Washington wants the state owned oil company to be privatized…

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Was Sammy Davis Jr a Self-Hating Black?

Was Sammy Davis Jr a Self-Hating Black? Paul Craig Roberts Today on NPR a sorry excuse for a white male, who said he was a professor—pity the students—was sympathizing with the hurt that blacks feel when a white person puts on black face and dresses up like a black person. The professor said that this was not unique to Virginia…

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Trump’s Speech: An Assessment

Trump’s Speech: An Assessment Paul Craig Roberts Readers are requesting my take on President Trump’s state of the union speech. Briefly, judging by the polls taken by his hostile critics—CNN and CBS—the speech was very successful with 76% of the public expressing approval. And this despite several years of demonization of Trump by the presstitutes, Democratic Party, former intelligence and…

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America Is Morally Lost

America Is Morally Lost Paul Craig Roberts Virginia’s Democratic governor Ralph Northam stands by his support of abortion up to the point of birth which apparently includes while the woman is delivering. “No, I don’t have any regrets,” he says. Northam says that women have the right to be executioners and should be able to determine whether their born-alive infant…

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Is Putin Too Polite?

Is Putin Too Polite? Paul Craig Roberts The article below by Gilbert Doctorow echos my own expressed apprehensions about Putin’s extraordinary restraint in the face of extraordinary provocations. I admire Putin for his restraint, which is totally missing among his Western counterparts. Nevertheless, I have expressed concern that the same restraint that is preventing war might be leading to war.…

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Washington Resurrected the Arms Race

Washington Resurrected the Arms Race Paul Craig Roberts The meetings in Beijing during January 30-31 between Washington, Russia, China, France and the UK apparently failed to preserve the commitment to prohibit intermediate range nuclear weapons. Washington stuck to its determination to withdraw from the historic agreement of Reagan and Gorbachev to destroy all land-based intermediate range nuclear missiles. This US…

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A Lawless Government

A Lawless Government Paul Craig Roberts I remember when a suspect was regarded as innocent until proven guilty in a fair trial. Today prosecutors convict their victims in the media in order to make an unbiased jury impossible and thereby coerce a plea bargain that saves the prosecutor from having to prove his case. In the United States law is…

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