Does the United States Still Exist?

Does the United States Still Exist? Paul Craig Roberts Fareed Zakaria shows his extraordinary dishonesty by maintaining that it is racist to represent the interests of white people, but not racist to represent the interests of black people or other non-white people.  He adds to his dishonesty by claiming that it is difficult to know who is white and who…

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Obama: Front Man for Washington’s Imperialism

Obama: Front Man for Washington’s Imperialism Paul Craig Roberts Clarity Press is a good publisher for authors willing to provide real information in place of the officially sanctioned controlled explanations of our time. A current example is Jeremy Kuzmarov’s assessment of Obama, Obama’s Unending Wars. The forty-fourth president comes across as a successful front man for corporate rule and Washington’s…

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Approaching 9/11’s 18th Anniversary

Approaching 9/11’s 18th Anniversary Paul Craig Roberts This coming September it will have been 18 years since 9/11 and we still do not have from the US government a believable explanation of the event.  9/11 was the necessary “new Pearl Harbor” for the neoconservatives to launch their wars on the Muslim Middle East and North Africa and to put in…

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The Western Leftwing Preaches Hatred of the Working Class

The Western Leftwing Preaches Hatred of the Working Class Paul Craig Roberts Considering the American rightwing’s adsorption in war and hatred of Muslims, worship of capitalism whose operatives have sent American middle class jobs abroad, and blind support of Israel, a racist country, Americans desperately need a real leftwing.  All we have is a fake leftwing. I sometimes think the…

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Unhappy Thoughts For the Fourth of July

Unhappy Thoughts For the Fourth of July Paul Craig Roberts The human race, being a collection of stupids, continues to make decisions that imperil itself. For example, a simple mistake in a warning system about incoming ICBMs can end all life on earth.  The supersmart idiots who invented nuclear weapons did not think about the possible unintended consequences of their…

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The Torture of Julian Assange

The Torture of Julian Assange Paul Craig Roberts In a few days July 4th will be upon us.  We will hear endless nonsense from insouciant speakers and editorialists about what a great democracy we are, having won our freedom from being a British colony.   One thing the United States most certainly is not is a democracy.  A democracy requires…

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Putin Said That Liberalism Is A Failed Ideology That Has Undermined The West

Putin Said That Liberalism Is A Failed Ideology That Has Undermined The West Paul Craig Roberts “The liberal idea has become obsolete. It has come into conflict with the interests of the overwhelming majority of the population.”  — Vladimir Putin, President of Russia   https://on.rt.com/9x4u  The importance of Putin’s statement is not only in its correctness but also in its repudiation…

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Liberty Has Lost Its Protection

Liberty Has Lost Its Protection Paul Craig Roberts July 4 should be a day of mourning.  The rights our ancestors fought for have been taken away. Over the course of my lifetime there has been a fundamental shift in the attitude of the judiciary toward Constitutional rights.  I remember when guarding against any diminishing of constitutional rights was considered more…

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The Propaganda Ministry Known as “the Free Press”

The Propaganda Ministry Known as “the Free Press” Paul Craig Roberts As I have reported on many occasions, the presstitutes constitute not a free press but a Ministry of Propaganda for the government and ruling oligarchic interests.  Ben Norton explains that the New York Times gets permission from Washington before it prints a story: The New York Times has publicly…

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The Diminishing American Economy

The Diminishing American Economy Paul Craig Roberts Support Your Website   https://www.paulcraigroberts.org/pages/donate/  June 27, 2019: “The Diminishing American Economy” has been republished in Russian Translation in the journal of the Center for Strategic Analysis at Penza State University:  https://csa.pnzgu.ru/smi/aismi1  It has also been published in German and in Denmark.  American and British economists, largely shills for short-run greed, have ignored it. …

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Be Wary of Undue Optimism

Be Wary of Undue Optimism Paul Craig Roberts Caitlin Johnstone, one of my favorite commentators whose columns I often repost, apparently has felt some pressure from some readers for a bit of optimism.  She found it in the “underlying goodness” of Americans who must be deceived into war.  If Americans were really bad, she says, they would not have to…

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Bolton Is In Israel Conferring With Netanyahu How To Provoke US Attack On Iran

Bolton Is In Israel Conferring With Netanyahu How To Provoke US Attack On Iran Paul Craig Roberts As I posted on June 22 ( https://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2019/06/22/as-we-face-armageddon-the-western-world-is-leaderless/ ), the world still faces the danger of an attack on Iran by Washington acting as an agent of Netanyahu.  Israeli agent John Bolton is already in Israel conferring with Netanyahu.  It is a safe…

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As We Face Armageddon the Western World Is Leaderless

As We Face Armageddon the Western World Is Leaderless Paul Craig Roberts Please contribute to the success of the June quarterly appeal by donating to this website. According to news reports, the validity of which cannot be ascertained by the general public, a crazed US government came within 10 minutes of igniting a general conflagration in the Middle East, the…

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A Proactive Russia and China Could Prevent US War with Iran

Support your website A Proactive Russia and China Could Prevent US War with Iran Paul Craig Roberts There is so much disinformation that it is difficult to judge the Israeli news report below that the US is planning a military attack on Iran.  Israel wants the US to attack Iran and the report could be an attempt to push events…

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The Advent of Truth-Destroying Technology

Support Your Website The Advent of Truth-Destroying Technology Paul Craig Roberts Tyler Durden on Zero Hedge reports that the ability to falsify reality is growing by leaps and bounds.  Thoughtless geeks have now developed technology that makes fake reality indistinguishable from real reality: “I don’t think we’re well prepared at all. And I don’t think the public is aware of…

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The Stories are Beginning to Exceed even the Gullibility of Americans

The Stories are Beginning to Exceed even the Gullibility of Americans Paul Craig Roberts The past couple of days have seen interesting developments.  The US or Israel struck a Japanese ship with small rockets and tried to blame it on Iranian mines.  The Japanese ship owner put a halt to the false flag event.  He pointed out that the damage…

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An Israeli Double-Feature: 

An Israeli Double-Feature:  52nd Anniversary of Israel’s Attack on the USS Liberty Israel Is a Dictatorship, Not a Democracy Paul Craig Roberts Two days ago the US celebrated the 75th anniversary of D-Day with accolades to the armed forces and thanks to surviving veterans.  The country stood strongly with the military.  But today two days later is the 52nd anniversary…

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When the Journalists Ganged Up on Assange They Ganged Up on Themselves

When the Journalists Ganged Up on Assange They Ganged Up on Themselves Paul Craig Roberts Journalists did not appreciate the implications for themselves of the contrived and false indictment of Julian Assange by a corrupt US government.  It was obvious to a few of us that the indictment by the US government, a government constrained by the First Amendment, of…

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D-Day After 75 Years

D-Day After 75 Years Paul Craig Roberts Today is the 75th anniversary of the Normandy invasion.  Once again the event is celebrated by demonization of National Socialist Germany and glorification of America’s greatness in winning the war.   In actual fact the Normandy invasion was not a significant contributor to Germany’s defeat.  A small US/British/Canadian/French force of about 150,000 soldiers…

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The State of the Economy

Support Your Website Dear Readers: We live in a Matrix of Lies in which our awareness is controlled by the explanations we are given.  The control exercised over our awareness is universal.  It applies to every aspect of our existence.  In the article below I show that not only is our understanding of the economy controlled by manipulation of our…

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The War On Truth

The War On Truth Paul Craig Roberts “The ability of the owners of the political/media class to discredit and neutralize anyone who poses a threat to their interests simply by rearranging the narratives about them is one of the most destructive psychological weapons in their arsenal. The main reason it’s so hard to convince the public that they have been…

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Two Contrasting Commencement Addresses a Half Century Apart

Two Contrasting Commencement Addresses a Half Century Apart Paul Craig Roberts On June 1, 2019, American vice president Mike Pence gave the commencement address at West Point. He told the graduates that it was a certainty that they will “be on a battlefield for America” and “will move to the sound of guns.”  https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefings-statements/remarks-vice-president-pence-west-point-graduation-ceremony/  Pence did not say for whose…

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Our Jobs Were Offshored, Not Stolen By China

Our Jobs Were Offshored, Not Stolen By China Paul Craig Roberts For more a quarter century I have been explaining that America is not losing jobs to foreign competition but to our own corporations moving the work abroad in order to lower their labor costs and raise capital gains and bonuses for owners and executives.  My most recent explanation was…

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Western Supremacy Is On Its Way Out

Western Supremacy Is On Its Way Out Paul Craig Roberts On May 28 I wrote that “the Western world is collapsing so rapidly that I am afraid that I am going to outlive it” ( https://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2019/05/24/whiteness-is-the-new-evil/ ). My article was about the rising demonization of white people that is producing a collapse in their confidence. Inculcated guilt is making whites…

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White Peoples and Their Achievements Are Headed for the Trash Bin of History

White Peoples and Their Achievements Are Headed for the Trash Bin of History Paul Craig Roberts The Western world is collapsing so rapidly that I am afraid that I am going to outlive it. The Western presstitutes and politicians have demonized Putin, Maduro, Iran, and Trump to the same extent as the patriotic propagandistic Western court historians have demonized Adolf…

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Whiteness Is The New Evil

UPDATE:  “A Catalyst for Hate and Division.” New York Public School Teachers Ordered to Favor Black Children Over White Children https://nypost.com/2019/05/25/teachers-allegedly-told-to-treat-black-students-as-victims-punish-whites/?utm_campaign=iosapp&utm_source=mail_app  Whiteness Is The New Evil Paul Craig Roberts The assault on whiteness is now part of official educational policy.  In New York City the head of the education department, Richard Carranza, a son of Mexican immigrants, is conducting a campaign…

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The Assange/Manning Cases Discredit US and UK Justice Systems

The Assange/Manning Cases Discredit US and UK Justice Systems In my explanation today ( https://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2019/05/20/the-assange-manning-cases-have-discredited-america/ ) of Assange’s case, I noted corruption in the British court’s ruling.  Former British Ambassador Craig Murray indentifies the corrupt act committed by the British judge, Lord Phillips.  The ambassador’s explanation is here:  https://www.craigmurray.org.uk/archives/2019/05/the-missing-step/ 

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The Assange/Manning Cases Discredit Humanity

UPDATE: https://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2019/05/20/the-assange-manning-cases-discredit-us-and-uk-justice-systems/  The Assange/Manning Cases Discredit Humanity The rule of law has given way to law as a weapon in the hands of government Paul Craig Roberts Everyone who is aware of the US government’s extraordinary criminal actions at home and abroad bears a heavy weight.  The millions of peoples murdered, maimed, orphaned, widowed, and displaced by gratuitous American military…

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The Tariff Issue

The Tariff Issue Paul Craig Roberts Wherever I look at US policy, foreign or domestic, I see only insanity, ignorance, and incompetence. Take the issue of tariffs, which is Trump’s mistaken approach to bringing the jobs back home. The tariff “solution” overlooks that offshored US production counts as imports when US firms bring their goods into the US to be…

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The Lies About World War II

The Lies About World War II Paul Craig Roberts  In the aftermath of a war, history cannot be written. The losing side has no one to speak for it.  Historians on the winning side are constrained by years of war propaganda that demonized the enemy while obscuring the crimes of the righteous victors.  People want to enjoy and feel good…

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Trump Is Being Set-up for War with Iran

Trump Is Being Set-up for War with Iran Paul Craig Roberts Trump destroyed his chance at being a successful president by the stupid appointments he has made.  At the moment he is being set up by his national security advisor John Bolton and Israel for a war with Iran. Using the same format of lies that was used against Iraq,…

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The Lies That Form Our Consciousness and False Historical Awareness

The Lies That Form Our Consciousness and False Historical Awareness Paul Craig Roberts My generation associated dystopias, such as George Orwell’s 1984, with the Soviet Union, a country in which explanations were controlled and criticism of Stalin would land a person in the Gulag.  We thought of the United States and our life here much differently. But with the passage…

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Does Trump Have Control of His Government, or Is It His Government?

Does Trump Have Control of His Government, or Is It His Government? Paul Craig Roberts I smell a rat.  John Bolton, Trump’s national security adviser or, more correctly, Israel’s agent, has assembled a team consisting of himself, Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Emirati crown prince Mohammed bin Zayed, and Saudi ruler Mohammed bin Salman. These men are Iran’s four worst…

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Are You Ready for a Worse Dystopia than 1984 ?

Are You Ready for a Worse Dystopia than 1984 ? Paul Craig Roberts I have been lonely in my concern with the dire economic implications of robotics, but now Clarity Press has provided me with some company by publishing The Artificial Intelligence Contagion by David Barnhizer and Daniel Barnhizer.  It is telling as to the irrelevance of the economics profession…

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America Needs A Debt Jubilee

America Needs A Debt Jubilee Paul Craig Roberts As school children my friends and I were very interested in archaeology and ancient civilizations. We read all the available books. My best friend intended to become an archaeologist and to explore ancient ruins about which we imagined more than we actually knew.   As far as I can discern these days…

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The US Desperately Needs a New Secretary of State

The US Desperately Needs a New Secretary of State Paul Craig Roberts The ignorant warmonger masquerading as an American Secretary of State should be arrested for his impersonation of an American government official.  Mike Pompeo cannot possibly be the US Secretary of State, because not even Donald Trump would appoint an idiot to this high position who thinks that Article…

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White People Will Be Rubbed Out Along With Their History

  Update:  It appears to be the case that the majority of white immigrants into the  American British colonies between the years 1630 and the American Revolution in 1776 were slaves or indentured slaves who often remained slaves beyond their term.  In other words, depending on the death rates of white slaves, most white Americans today are descendants of former…

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apres moi le deluge

apres moi le deluge Paul Craig Roberts I was listening while driving to rightwing talk radio.  It is BS just like NPR.  It was about the great Trump economy compared to the terrible Obama one.  The US hasn’t had a great economy since jobs offshoring began in the 1990s, and with robotics about to launch Americans are unlikely ever again…

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Does America Have an Economy or Any Sense of Reality?

Does America Have an Economy or Any Sense of Reality? Paul Craig Roberts We are having a propaganda barrage about the great Trump economy. We have been hearing about the great economy for a decade while the labor force participation rate declined, real family incomes stagnated, and debt burdens rose.  The economy has been great only for large equity owners…

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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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