Encircling Empire: Report #28 — A Review of 2017

In memory of Edward S. Herman b. April 7, 1926, d. November 11, 2017 An inspiration that lives on, may he rest in eternal peace. From provoking potential war with North Korea, to the fabricated US hysteria and fear-mongering about Russia, to the deluge of identity politics, and the escalated neoliberal attacks on democracy, there… Read More Encircling Empire: Report #28 — A Review of 2017

Encircling Empire: Report #27 — Donald Trump’s “America First” Foreign Policy

For frequent updates, please “like” our Facebook page and/or follow on Twitter. There are four parts to this report: Notes on Donald Trump’s first major foreign policy speech; An overview of Trump’s positions on NATO; An annotated list of articles on Trump’s foreign policy, in terms of its central ideas and their genesis, particular policy… Read More Encircling Empire: Report #27 — Donald Trump’s “America First” Foreign Policy

Encircling Empire: Report #26 — Reviewing Force Multipliers

For frequent updates, please “like” our Facebook page and/or follow on Twitter. Over the period of a month, from October to November of this year, an experiment was attempted: to deliver an extended “lecture” via Zero Anthropology and its Twitter and Facebook connections, using a combination of articles and image-quotes. These were extracted from material… Read More Encircling Empire: Report #26 — Reviewing Force Multipliers

Encircling Empire: Report #22—Freedom, Democracy, Human Rights, and Ice Cream

Freedom, democracy, and human rights–concepts deployed by the officialdom and corporate media of American Empire as if they were to be understood as singular and universal, with the U.S. cast as the zenith of achievement on these fronts, are concepts that heavily mark many of the unfolding events that have transpired since the last report.… Read More Encircling Empire: Report #22—Freedom, Democracy, Human Rights, and Ice Cream