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Exclusive Interview with the Author of ‘Bought Journalists': How He was “Taught to Lie, to Betray and NOT to Tell the Truth to the Public” Bought journalists: Udo Ulfkotte: “I am the first to accuse myself and to proof many others are to blame.” German journalist Udo Ulfkotte reveals in his bestseller ‘Bought Journalists’, how he was “taught to lie, to betray and not to tell the truth to the public.” The former editor of Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, which is one of Germany’s largest newspapers, was secretly on the payroll of the CIA and the Bundesnachrichtendienst (German secret service), spinning the news in a way that was positive for the United States and bad for its enemies. According to Ulfkotte the corruption is widely spread in the Western media. Some media are just propaganda outlets of political parties, secret services and high finance entities. ‘Bought journalists’, who are they?

Permanent war is official US policy. Obama is the latest in a long line of rogue warrior presidents. He’s waged multiple direct and proxy wars. He’s done so throughout his tenure. He has lots more death and destruction in mind. More on this below. America’s culture is violent. It’s always been this way. It glorifies […]

    Yves here. Even though monied dynasties have long had outsized influence in the US, Steve Fraser contends that billionaires and their scions like the Koch brothers, the Walton heirs, and Sheldon Adelson wield far more power than their predecessors and are in the process of remaking America. By Steve Fraser, the author of Wall […]

The new book, ‘Capitalism: A Ghost Story,’ explores the blurred connection between corporations and the foundations they endow. The following is an excerpt from Arundhati Roy’s new book, Capitalism: A Ghost Story,  (Haymarket Books, 2014).  Reprinted here with permission. What follows in this essay might appear to some to be a somewhat harsh critique. On the other hand, […]

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