The Real Deflategate: Why Media Coverage of Real News Leaves Democracy Deflated

Michael Brenner [Editor’s Note: It’s not footballs that are deflated, notes Michael Brenner.  It’s our news, which is deliberately deflated and distorted so as to not disturb the ruling elites.  Brenner offers some compelling examples and issues calls for meaningful reforms.  His article makes for invigorating reading over this Labor Day Weekend.] An informed public…

No-Fault Wars

Henry Pelifian Today, war in the U.S. is like no-fault car insurance. Nobody is responsible, but everybody pays.  Even a declaration of war as stated in the U.S. Constitution is not needed.  This no-fault war policy is bipartisan and includes the endless Global War on Terror at enormous cost.  The policy includes a codicil extending to national security…