The Russian cyberattack on the world that wasn’t (again)

Summary: Here Constantin Gurdgiev tells the story of Mirai, the bot that terrorized the world. Confident reports by experts blamed Russia. As usual these days, that was fake news. Here's the rest of the story. "Remember the Russian Attack on the Internet?" By Constantin Gurdgiev at True Economics, 16 December 2017. In 2016, a bot, named Mirai, … Continue reading The Russian cyberattack on the world that wasn’t (again)

A review of Russiagate, its propaganda and hysteria

RussiaGate

Summary: Cold War II steadily gains momentum, despite having almost no basis in reality. Here we review a few of the many articles debunking this propaganda campaign. Let's hope Americans begin to pay attention. A people so disconnected from reality, so credulous, cannot hope to remain a Republic. "There’s really no question about Trump/Putin collusion, … Continue reading A review of Russiagate, its propaganda and hysteria

Is the “The U.S. Military Pampered, Safe And Very Scared”?

America politics

Summary: Here is another look at the worldview of the high-energy political extremes that dominate the political stage, dividing us with their lies. These "useful idiots" are allies of the 1% (by effect, not intent). So long as we listen to them we will remain weak. As has been amply documented in these posts, among … Continue reading Is the “The U.S. Military Pampered, Safe And Very Scared”?

Paul Krugman shows why the climate campaign failed

Summary: Like all of Krugman's work, we can learn much from his latest column about climate change. See this annotated version to see how he shows why 30 years of climate crusading has produced so little policy action in the US.   "The Axis of Climate Evil" "Bad faith may destroy civilization" Paul Krugman's op-ed … Continue reading Paul Krugman shows why the climate campaign failed