Reading Time: 7 minutes The story of a mysterious computer back channel between the Trump Organization and Alfa Bank — one of Russia’s largest private banks, whose leaders are close to Putin.
Reading Time: 13 minutes Famed author and thinker Peter Dale Scott offers hope — and enlightenment — to those despairing in the age of Trump.
Reading Time: 3 minutes In the major moral crisis growing out of Charlottesville, a lot of attention has been paid to Trump’s lack of leadership.But the whole nation has a stake in a related matter, the inaction of the local police.The Charlottesville Police Department was not caught unawares. It had anticipated a crowd of from 2,000 to 6,000 people, Read More
Reading Time: 6 minutes From Watergate to Iraq War propaganda, conflicts between the Deep State and the Executive branch have proven helpful to the public. They provided a glimpse into the White House and the nation’s intelligence apparatus, leading to important reforms. So perhaps an open conflict between the Trump administration and the Deep State isn’t such a bad thing.
Reading Time: 14 minutes The world’s richest are now more likely to be Internet billionaires than traditional “captains of industry.” However, these young mavericks are still trying to shape the world in a way that suits them. With regard to the deep state, the players may have changed, but the game remains the same.
Reading Time: 22 minutes On the campaign trail, Donald Trump attacked Wall Street, but now he plans to roll back the recent reforms of the financial sector. This action confirms the importance of his connections to big money, both new (often self-made) and old (mostly institutional).
Reading Time: 10 minutes In this final excerpt, Peter Dale Scott focuses on CIA drug ties into Latin America and shows that, by working with the drug underworld, the national security state also ends up harming….national security.
Reading Time: 24 minutes With Donald Trump taking office in two weeks and Congress controlled by a GOP majority with a record of dismissing science, this alarming essay from Peter Dale Scott on the War on Science is more important now than ever before.
Reading Time: 11 minutes Last month, we reported startling new evidence that answered the questions, What did the FBI know about accused Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev — and when did it know it? Now the public is asking the same questions about Omar Mateen. For an in-depth look at how the FBI interacts with prospective informants, please see the story below. Published two years ago, it is still highly relevant.
Reading Time: 23 minutes In Canada, 2000 scientists, and decades of research were dumped. In this comprehensive, alarming essay, Peter Dale Scott warns that, unopposed, the Koch brothers, who are heavily invested in the Albertan tar sands, could do the same thing to science in America.