CIA Files Confirm Guantanamo Bay Torture Program’s MKULTRA Roots

Kit Klarenberg GUANTANAMO BAY, CUBA —In March the CIA declassified a 2008 CIA Inspector General report on the agency’s treatment of 9/11 suspect Ammar al-Baluchi at overseas ‘black sites’ and Guantanamo Bay. The report was released as a result of legal submissions and its shocking contents offer an unprecedentedly candid snapshot of the brutal physical and psychological…

Communication: Strategy for Wars

Fabrizio Casari Wars have always been fought to conquer territories, to plunder the riches of the sea, land and subsoil, for the strategic control of sea and air routes. Today, wars are also fought to prevent the growth of competition in markets, to redefine the structure of world governance, where a unipolar and a multipolar…

Imperialism and the Weaponization of Empathy

Onyesonwu Chatoyer The ruling class propaganda apparatus depends on the cynical manipulation of our emotions and the weaponization of our empathy, it also depends on obscuring political and historical context in order to manufacture consent for imperialism. Empathy, the ability to understand and share the feelings of other beings, is present in some form in…

The Project to Keep Africa Dependent and Poor

Graham Peebles Exploited and abused for generations by white colonial powers and manipulative economic structures, there is a growing feeling of solidarity within parts of the African continent, as exemplified by the #NoMore movement. Covid vaccine inequality and environmental injustice, together with recent events in Ethiopia, have galvanized people. Ideas of African unity and rage…

Canadian Emergencies Act, Justin Trudeau, and Civil Disobedience in Context

Ray McGinnis On Valentines’ Day 2022, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau declared the 1988 Emergencies Act in response to the Trucker Freedom Convoy in Ottawa and US-Canada border protests in Windsor (ON), Emerson (MB), Coutts (AB), Osoyoos and Surrey (BC). This stunning political development ignored the House of Commons in favour of making the announcement at a press…

Trudeau Government Moves to Make Expanded Surveillance Powers Over Financial Transactions ‘Permanent’

NATE HOCHMAN As all eyes were trained on the aggressive police sweep of the Ottawa trucker convoy this week, Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau’s administration was quietly moving to implement a sweeping expansion of surveillance power at the federal level. The Trudeau government’s financial war against the truckers has been covered at length. But one underreported aspect of…

Shotgun Science and Bio-Colonialism

Michel Luc Bellemare Introduction As an Ottawa resident and an anarchist, it seems to me that an ultra-leftist analysis at ground zero of this thing is fundamentally necessary, specifically concerning the Canadian Government’s draconian get vaxxed or get fired policy. Having walked the congested downtown of Ottawa, it’s clear that this is an issue that…

Settler-Colonialism is an Inevitable Incubator for Fascism

Rainer Shea It’s ironic that U.S. patriots are the most insistent in claiming that China is headed for collapse. Not only is this narrative totally detached from China’s increasingly prosperous actual conditions, but it’s ignorant to just how long Chinese civilization has been here. This is in contrast to the makeshift settler colony that was…