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This Is Who Democrats Are: Notes From The Edge Of The Narrative Matrix

Democrats cannot wait for the midterms so they can lose and go back to letting the Republicans play the bad cop. ❖ This is who the Democrats are. It’s who they always will be....

The Left Will Never Achieve Its Goals Until It Prioritizes Countering Establishment Propaganda

A new Gallup poll finds that Americans’ opinion of Russia and China have plummeted to historic lows this year, with 79 percent of the population now reporting an unfavorable view of China and 77...

All Of Humanity’s Problems Are Caused By A Lack Of Awareness

I write about humanity’s problems as a species in all sorts of ways in this space, but really if you want to get straightforward about things all we’re ever actually talking about here is...

May The Unseen Be Seen

May what is unseen become seen. May the hidden dynamics of oligarchy and empire be revealed to all of humanity. May the depravity of the powerful be exposed before everyone. May government secrecy end....

Imperialism Is Capitalism’s Life Support System: Notes From The Edge Of The Narrative Matrix

Just another friendly reminder that establishment propaganda is the single most overlooked and under-emphasized aspect of our society and the left will never accomplish any of its goals until it prioritizes countering mass-scale manipulation...

There’s Only One News Story, Repeating Over And Over Again

Doing daily commentary on world power dynamics feels a lot like staring up at the sky watching clouds. Sometimes you see a three-legged pony up there, sometimes a gargoyle, sometimes a laughing baby, but...

The Universe Is Just Trying To See Itself

We each have an eye deep inside us, and it is all the same eye, and it is the universe’s eye. The eye wants the same thing any eye wants: to see. The eye...

Bullshit Spoken In An Assertive Tone: Notes From The Edge Of The Narrative Matrix

Watching the slow, silent realization creep over online Democrats that Biden really isn’t going to do anything for them. ❖ Americans: $2000 checks please Government: Sorry did you say airstrikes on Syria? Americans: No,...

The People Haven’t Risen Up For The Same Reason Abuse Victims Don’t Leave Their Abusers

There was a great exchange in a recent interview with singer-songwriter FKA twigs regarding her relationship with actor Shia LaBeouf, who she is currently suing for “relentless abuse” including assault and sexual battery. From...

US Bombs Syria And Ridiculously Claims Self Defense

On orders of President Biden, the United States has launched an airstrike on a facility in Syria. As of this writing the exact number of killed and injured is unknown, with early reports claiming...

The US Empire Is An Abusive Narcissist: Notes From The Edge Of The Narrative Matrix

Americans: healthcare please Government: Sorry did you say a new military base in northeastern Syria? Americans: no, healthcare Government: Alright you drive a hard bargain but here’s a new military base in northeastern Syria....

They Don’t Work To Kill All Dissent, They Just Keep It From Going Mainstream

One of the most consequential collective delusions circulating in our society is the belief that our society is free. Our society is exactly free enough to create the illusion that we have freedom; from...

It’s Not A Political Problem, It’s A Propaganda Problem: Notes From The Edge Of The Narrative Matrix

While we all fixate on electoral political solutions, the powerful focus on narrative control, because that’s where real power is at. The people who pose an actual threat to the machine are those who...

The Empire Attacks BDS For The Same Reason Nixon Started The Drug War

The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that Arkansas’ anti-BDS law violates the First Amendment of the US Constitution, because it plainly does. “The Arkansas Times has successfully challenged a law that prohibits the...

Tyranny By Propaganda Is Tyranny By Force

For most of recorded history, domination by brute force has been the norm for human civilization. Someone claws their way into a position of power over the other humans, and you obey and respect...

I Desire Your Freedom

“I desire your freedom,” the old professor told me. “My freedom?” I asked, leaning in. “Yes. I want you to be free from all forms of tyranny and oppression. Inward and outward, from the...

Conspiracy Theories Are Caused By Government Secrecy

The DC Circuit has ruled that the CIA is under no obligation to comply with Freedom of Information Act requests pertaining to its involvement with insurgent militias in Syria, overturning a lower court’s previous...

When America Voted Out Fascism: Notes From The Edge Of The Narrative Matrix

Biden may be trying to extradite a journalist for exposing US war crimes, and he may be inflicting mass murder and starvation sanctions on disobedient governments around the world to ensure perpetual global domination,...

The Real World And The Narrative World

We each inhabit two very different worlds simultaneously: the real world, and the narrative world. The real world is the physical world of matter, of atoms and molecules and stars and planets and animals...

Biden Will Escalate Aggressions Against China While Republicans Call Him A Beijing Puppet

“Team Biden is soft on China,” Republican Senator Ted Cruz tweeted the other day, echoing a very common accusation that’s been leveled against the president from the right with increasing frequency. Cruz, who biologically is mostly wetland...