Gaza and the student protests

9 May

… empire managers are acutely aware of something normal human beings are not: that power comes from manipulating the stories people tell themselves about reality. They know we are storytelling animals, our inner lives dominated by mental narratives about what’s … Read More »

The US-Israel game plan for Gaza

30 Apr

Short, lucid and pithily on point.  Jonathan Cook, ousted by his onetime Guardian employer for criticising Israel, spells out the murderous cynicism informing the WashingtonSpeak, dutifully relayed by media stenographers, of “peace proposals” whose inevitable “failure” will be spun as … Read More »