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The Media Echo Chamber Is Silent On The Saudi War On Yemen

Since 2015, the civil war between the Saudi-backed Hadi government and Houthi rebels supported by Iran has killed nearly a hundred thousand Yemenis. Many more have been left impoverished, without access to necessities like food and water.…

Accelerating Imperial Decline

Washington’s foreign policy towards Iran is driven by desperation rather than a reasoned understanding of a world in historically significant flux. That can lead only to a continuing succession of failures.

War Begets War… and Nothing Else

Bomb bomb bomb, bomb bomb Iran . . . Thanks, John McCain! Let’s mix a little humor in with war. It’s so much easier to take when we do. By the way, have you noticed that we’re always on the verge of war? Whether in Iran, Venezuela,…

Donald Trump Is America’s Shadow

Let’s talk about decency. We are a nation that elected a man who in less than two and a half years has sullied our reputation across the world while here at home enabling our baser instincts to mug and molest our better angels. The…

VFP Member on Hunger Strike to Protest U.S. Sanctions

Sally Alice Thompson is 95 years old and she is on a hunger strike for the children, children victims of the U.S. government's sanctions and war mongering on the countries where they live--Yemen, Syria, Iran, North Korea, Cuba, Venezuela.…

Creating Consensus Reality

By carefully controlling mainstream media and educational institutions, elite social engineers are able to control the flow of public discourse in order to serve their own goals and interests. By doing this, they create something akin to…

It’s Bad Journalism to Take Cops at Their Word

when mainstream news outlets fail to fact-check the police, they fail their readers and they fail our society. Time and time again, by uncritically presenting claims made by police as truths, mainstream news outlets condone and enable…