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Are Eric Zuesse’s Posts Promoting Healthy Debate?

  We’re on Day 2 of our experiment in letting Eric Zuesse post whatever he wants from a “Progressive” perspective. There have been a slew of comments – and responses – to Eric’s posts (look at the new “Recent Comments” … Continue reading


Let’s Have a Public Debate Now, For and Against Replacing Trump by Pence

Eric Zuesse Here is an argument for replacing Trump by Pence. Here is an argument against replacing Trump by Pence. The public needs now to become engaged in this debate, because otherwise the only people who will be participating at … Continue reading


Should Mike Pence Become the President?

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at On August 26th, Morning Consult headlined “More Voters Want Pence as President Than Trump, Poll Shows” and reported that “In a choice between the president of the United States and his second-in-command, more voters … Continue reading


Russian TV Says U.S. Breaks Peace Treaty

Eric Zuesse Headlining “‘More US troops at our borders’ – Russian Defense Ministry”, Russian Television (whose U.S. broadcasts the U.S. Government is considering to ban) reported, on Friday, October 13th, that “On Thursday, the U.S. announced the presence of a … Continue reading


NYT: $100,000 Russian Facebook Political Ads Prove Censorship Need

Eric Zuesse A front-page news-story in the New York Times on Friday, October 13th, says that Silicon Valley has been so very discredited by around $100,000 of Facebook ads that were allegedly placed by entities in Russia, so that companies … Continue reading


Studies Show Republicans Don’t Understand What Produces Wealth in America

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at A Pew poll published on May 2nd was headlined “Why people are rich and poor: Republicans and Democrats have very different views”, and it reported that, “Most Republicans link a person’s financial standing to … Continue reading


NATO “Concerned by Russia’s Military Buildup Close to Our Borders”

Eric Zuesse The Secretary-General of NATO said this on October 9th, speaking in NATO member Romania, right across the Black Sea from Russia’s region of Crimea (which had always been part of Russia except for the brief period 1954-2014, when … Continue reading


U.S. Public Don’t Care if ‘News’media Lie

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at To say that the U.S. public don’t care if ‘news’media lie, is shocking, but I shall here present evidence that it actually is true — not in some mere theory, but in empirical fact. … Continue reading


Wall Street Bailout: Latest Updated Report

Eric Zuesse The latest of the U.S. Government’s updates on the status of the Wall Street bailout is 151 pages long, and highlights from it will be excerpted here below. Technically known as the quarterly report to Congress from the … Continue reading


The Meaning of the U.S. Constitution’s 2nd Amendment

Eric Zuesse The Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was written into the Bill of Rights and the Constitution in 1787 as the replacement-Constitution for this country, replacing the prior Articles of Confederation, which had bound the United States together … Continue reading


Las Vegas Massacre Proves 2nd Amendment Must Be Abolished

Eric Zuesse The Las Vegas gunman wasn’t operating merely as a gunman but as a sniper, and yet the U.S. Constitution’s 2nd Amendment makes no distinctions whatsoever regarding handguns versus snipers’ weapons — automatic (or semi-automatic) rifles which spew bullets … Continue reading


Gallup: Trump Has Record-Low Approval Ratings

What are the implications, nationally and internationally? Eric Zuesse, originally posted at U.S. President Donald Trump’s latest job-approval rating in Gallup’s latest poll (which was taken during “Sep 18-24, 2017”), is 38%. Gallup also posts there the relevant comparisons … Continue reading


Trump’s Support for ISIS Angers Readers

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at A September 26th news-report at the most reliable news-site that specializes on the war in Syria, Almasdar News, headlined “Breaking video: ISIS fighter admits that ISIS is forbidden to attack Kurdish forces in Deir … Continue reading

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How the BBC Spreads Lies: How to read propaganda

Eric Zuesse, originally published at The Saker Propaganda frequently masquerades as ‘news’. A ‘news’ narrative’s relevant background needs to be understood, in order for the reader or hearer to be able to understand anything of the truth, from the propaganda, … Continue reading


Economic Sanctions Against Russia Flop

The first comprehensive study of anti-Russia sanctions shows they hit EU much more than Russia. Eric Zuesse, originally published at The Saker Did U.S. President Barack Obama create the anti-Russia sanctions in order to weaken the EU in its competition … Continue reading


How America’s Corrupt Government Wastes Its Taxpayers’ Money

Eric Zuesse First, just look at these billions of dollars of U.S.-taxpayer-purchased weapons being exploded — simply wasted — in Ukraine, instead of killing people there, as America’s aristocracy had intended when it got its President and Congress to donate, … Continue reading


“Bernie is the most honest person in the Senate” Says Senator Lindsey Graham

Eric Zuesse In the CNN Town Hall debate between Senators Bernie Sanders and Lindsey Graham (plus Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Bill Cassidy) that was telecast on Monday evening September 25th (see the transcript of it here), the Republican Senators Graham … Continue reading


People ignore facts that contradict their false beliefs.

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at The more people there are who ignore facts that contradict their beliefs, the likelier a dictatorship will emerge within a given country. Here is how aristocracies, throughout the Ages, have controlled the masses, by … Continue reading


Signs Indicate Trump Continuing Obama’s Support for Al Qaeda in Syria

Eric Zuesse According to a report issued on September 22nd by the most accurate reporter on the current status of forces in the war against Syria — the anonymous military and geostrategic blogger who owns, and posts exclusively at, the … Continue reading


U.S. Near Bottom in Public Trust of Newsmedia

Eric Zuesse According to the most extensive study ever done of the public’s usages of, and trust in, the newsmedia in their country — a study that (in late January early February) scientifically sampled thousands of people in each one … Continue reading