It’s Over: Trump Promises “Orderly Transition” On Jan. 20 After Biden Win Certified

BY TYLER DURDEN Millions of Americans will remember Wednesday as the first time in decades that the US Capitol building was successfully stormed and overrun – though, to be fair, when the British sacked Washington during the War of 1812, they didn’t stop to take selfies with the Capitol Police. At any rate, the flashes of the chaotic crowd breaking windows and scuffling with police, accompanied by the news that 4 people died during the chaos (1 woman was shot by a Capitol Police officer, while 3 others died during…

The Threat of Authoritarianism in the U.S. is Very Real, and Has Nothing To Do With Trump

Glenn Greenwald The COVID-driven centralization of economic power and information control in the hands of a few corporate monopolies poses enduring threats to political freedom. Asserting that Donald Trump is a fascist-like dictator threatening the previously sturdy foundations of U.S. democracy has been a virtual requirement over the last four years to obtain entrance to cable news Green Rooms, sinecures as mainstream newspaper columnists, and popularity in faculty lounges. Yet it has proven to be a preposterous farce. In 2020 alone, Trump had two perfectly crafted opportunities to seize authoritarian power…

Twitter (Absurdly) Bans Former Assistant Treasury Secretary Paul Craig Roberts

[Editor’s note: I have long regarded Paul Craig Roberts as our nation’s leading public intellectual. That Twitter would ban him discredits Twitter and indicates the profound corruption of the Social Media Giants in their despicable censorship of freedom of speech and of freedom of the press. This is disgusting beyond belief. Update: It appears to have been an account that Paul Craig Roberts himself requested be taken down. See below.] Sputnik News Twitter has suspended noted anti-war commentator, economist and former Assistant Secretary of the Treasury, Paul Craig Roberts. The suspension…

RT: CENSORSHIP PURGE? 10 Top alt-media BANNED by FACEBOOK & TWITTER

RT Sites dealing with government transparency, pages dedicated to police brutality and alternative media – take a closer look at the top ten accounts with millions of followers that were recently suspended by Twitter and Facebook. PAGE:  The Free Thought Project NUMBER OF FOLLOWERS: 3.1mn ABOUT: The widely known website which calls itself “a hub for free thinking conversations” focuses on government transparency. Founded in 2013 by Jason Bassler and Matt Agorist, the site claims to “shed light” on “corrupt entities”across our planet. Its reports have covered the Monsanto row, police brutality and shootings in the US, as…

LEAKED INTERNAL DOCUMENT: Google Admits They’ve ‘Shifted Towards Censorship’ to Suppress Nationalist Movements

Chris Menahan  A leaked internal document from Google shows Big Tech has abandoned free speech in favor of censorship in order to suppress various nationalist movements in America and Europe.  Though Google loves to outright lie and claim they have no political bias in their search algorithms, the document just openly admits that they and other major tech companies are censoring free speech to stop “bad behaviour,” which they refer to, among other examples, as the rise of nationalism and trolling of celebrities by right-wingers. They even say their censorship regime…