How Ertugrul Resurrected the Muslim Imagination
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How Ertugrul Resurrected the Muslim Imagination

This piece contains spoilers for the TV series Dirilis: Ertugrul (Resurrection: Ertugrul). It was called Lion of the Desert. The film, funded by Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi and directed by Moustapha Akkad, told the story of Omar Mukhtar, the legendary Libyan and Senussi revolutionary who fought against Italian colonialism during the early 20th century.  As…

US – UK Intelligence Agencies Declare Cyber War on Independent Media
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US – UK Intelligence Agencies Declare Cyber War on Independent Media

British and American state intelligence agencies are “weaponizing truth” to quash vaccine hesitancy as both nations prepare for mass inoculations, in a recently announced “cyber war” to be commanded by AI-powered arbiters of truth against information sources that challenge official narratives. *** In just the past week, the national-security states of the United States and…

Internet Resources Become Weaponized – High Tech Oligarchs Threaten Democracy
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Internet Resources Become Weaponized – High Tech Oligarchs Threaten Democracy

The current electoral campaign differs from that of 2016 in that the media, both conventional and online, has realized its power and has been openly playing a major role in what might well prove to be a victory across the board for the Democratic Party. At least that is the expectation, bolstered by a flood…

Israeli Arms Trade, The Lobby and the Meaning of Chosenness
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Israeli Arms Trade, The Lobby and the Meaning of Chosenness

“America is willing to sacrifice its young soldiers and national interests and even its economy for Israel,” Gilad Atzmon, who was born in a Jewish family in Israel and grew up in Jerusalem al-Quds, tells the Tehran Times. * Atzmon, who now lives in Britain, also says, “Israeli pressure groups seem to believe that they…

The Status Quo Is The Real ‘Existential Threat’: Notes From The Edge Of The Narrative Matrix
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The Status Quo Is The Real ‘Existential Threat’: Notes From The Edge Of The Narrative Matrix

War is mass murder. Speaking out against it is more important than people’s emotional comfort. It’s worth disrupting family dinners over. It’s worth jeopardizing friendships over. History won’t look kindly on those who chose silent complicity over anti-imperialism. ~ I still regularly stop and gawk at the fact that a US imperial ally is committing…

The War on Populism: The Final Act
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The War on Populism: The Final Act

So, it appears the War on Populism is building toward an exciting climax. All the proper pieces are in place for a Class-A GloboCap color revolution, and maybe even civil war. You got your unauthorized Putin-Nazi president, your imaginary apocalyptic pandemic, your violent identitarian civil unrest, your heavily-armed politically-polarized populace, your ominous rumblings from military…