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None Of The World’s Worst People Are In Prison: Notes From The Edge Of The Narrative Matrix
Caitlin Johnstone: The main obstacle to humanity forming a collaborative relationship with each other and our ecosystem isn’t because of “human nature”, it’s because manipulative psychopaths keep working their way into power. Finding a way to deal with psychopathy would solve most of our problems. ... Some people find it offensive that I say Trump is no worse than his predecessors. I find it offensive that they ignore the barbarism of Trump’s predecessors. ... Notice how most of the mainstream buzz about psychedelics today is about their usefulness in a turning psychologically troubled people into functional cogs in the machine, not in letting everyone use them so we can all see the insanity of the machine itself... Visit Website ]
Aug 8, 2020, 2:18pm

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In Hollywood
Caitlin Johnstone: In Hollywood people who have lost touch with their humanity teach the public how to be human. ... In Hollywood the most fake people in the world teach the public about reality. ... In Hollywood people pretend to be other people saying words that other people wrote telling stories about things which never happened and we base our entire culture on this. ... In Hollywood they make horror movies about a murderous psychopath running around slashing people, instead of making horror movies about the fact that murderous psychopaths rule our entire world right this very moment... Visit Website ]
Aug 6, 2020, 2:09pm

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Freedom Rider: How Trump Can Steal the 2020 Election
Margaret Kimberley: “No one in the media or the Democratic Party gives a basic civics lesson or talks about how elections are really stolen.” ... Republicans win the presidency when they steal votes. Democrats need a huge turnout to undo the impact of so-called “spoiled ballots,” electronic vote machine theft and the removal of Democratic voters, i.e. Black people, from the rolls. ... Many states are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic with increased availability of voting by mail instead of at polling places. That process solves one problem but creates many new ones. ... Republicans in states like Wisconsin are still working to remove 120,000 people from the rolls ... provisional ballots ... those are nearly always thrown out and are worthless... Election theft is an American tradition.... Visit Website ]
Aug 6, 2020, 2:01pm

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Regime Change The Media: Notes From The Edge Of The Narrative Matrix
Caitlin Johnstone: America this is serious: if you re-elect Trump, you’ll be trapped in a fascist dystopian oligarchy which will keep robbing you of your rights and wellbeing for the benefit of the powerful and the wealthy. ... And it gets even worse: these things will also be true if you elect Biden. ... Mass media “news” segments tell you what to think. Mass media “opinion” segments tell you how to think. It’s a complete training program. ... There’s no legitimate reason we can’t live in a world where at bare minimum nations just use their militaries for actual defense from actual invasions and stop trying to dominate the planet.... Visit Website ]
Aug 3, 2020, 12:37pm

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When Corporate Power Is Your Real Government, Corporate Media Is State Media
Caitlin Johnstone: The fact that this same plutocratic class also owns America’s media, which is now so consolidated that it’s almost entirely run by just six corporations, means that the people who run the government also run the media. This allows America’s true rulers to set up a system which promotes narratives that are favorable to their desired status quo. ... look at how power actually moves in that country, and you just see one more tyrannical regime which propagandizes its citizens, brutally cracks down on protesters, deliberately keeps its populace impoverished so they don’t get powerful enough to change things, and attacks any nation which dares to disobey its dictates... Visit Website ]
Jul 31, 2020, 2:11pm

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Freedom Rider: Let the Movement Be Radical
Margaret Kimberley: The unprecedented size and diversity of the new protest movement is something that black people should welcome. ... The COVID-19 pandemic drew back the curtain and further exposed a system that is not meant to serve human needs. ... But a strange thing happened in this process. Young white people often led the way in carrying out the most radical acts. ... Unfortunately, there are black people who do not appreciate the significance of this and other actions. ... After years of scorn about the notion of white allyship we are finally seeing it in action. ... We must say good-bye to establishment notions of what is acceptable and what is not... Visit Website ]
Jul 29, 2020, 4:02pm

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As US Eviction Crisis Looms, Remember That Poverty Is Weaponized By The Elite
Caitlin Johnstone: CNBC News reports that Americans are looking at the possibility of up to 40 million evictions in the coming months as unemployment payments expire and a federal moratorium on evictions runs out. ... the USA is largely a third-world country blanketed in first-world narrative ... In a nation where money equals power and power is relative, you necessarily get a ruling plutocratic class which needs to keep everyone else poor in order to maintain their rule. ... This will never create a healthy and harmonious world. It will only ever create more suffering and dysfunction. Something better is needed... Visit Website ]
Jul 28, 2020, 2:33pm

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Yankee McYeehaw: Notes From The Edge Of The Narrative Matrix
Caitlin Johnstone: Hi I’m Yankee McYeehaw. My government assistance during the pandemic consists of $1200 and a dick pic while congress passes a $740 billion annual military budget and trillions are funneled to giant corporations, so obviously I’m very very angry at Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping. ... Opposing the most destructive behaviors of the most powerful government on earth should not be an unusual and controversial position. ... Billionaires are just thieves who commit state-approved thievery. ... If you want actual equality and freedom, you need to fully democratize all narrative control. ... People will remain propagandized until something fundamentally shifts in their collective relationship with narrative... Visit Website ]
Jul 27, 2020, 1:19pm

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Freedom Rider: Media Silent as Trump Declares Wars
Margaret Kimberley: “There is no congressional opposition to Trump’s acts of aggression which are literally killing people around the world.” ... While visiting the U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) in Florida, Trump gave an interview to Noticias Telemundo and said the following, “Something will happen with Venezuela. That’s all I can tell you. Something will be happening with Venezuela.” ... The U.S. is waging war by other means all over the world. ... Israel, the U.S. partner in crime, bombs Iranian defense facilities in hopes that they can finally see their war fantasy come to reality. ... The end result of these machinations is that Russia and China are closer than ever, as both countries seek protection from U.S. imperialism... Visit Website ]
Jul 22, 2020, 2:54pm

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Cancel Government Secrecy: Notes From The Edge Of The Narrative Matrix
Caitlin Johnstone: Want a healthy world? End secrecy for the powerful, break up all media and fully democratize it, and decriminalize psychedelics. Stop interfering in people’s ability to clearly see what’s going on in their world, in their nation and in themselves, and a healthy system will naturally arise. ... The amount of power you have over other people should have an exactly inverse relationship to your right to privacy. ... It’s the authoritarian mind that thinks it knows exactly what’s best for everyone. ... The first and foremost job of any US president is to serve as a decoy to draw the fire of all public scrutiny toward real power structures. ... Propaganda is the root of all our problems; people consent to inequality and injustice because they’re manipulated into doing so... Visit Website ]
Jul 20, 2020, 12:51pm

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Portland, Capitalism, And Other Notes From The Edge Of The Narrative Matrix
Caitlin Johnstone: If you’ve been shrieking about tyranny over masks and lockdowns but you’re fine with masked anonymous feds invading Portland and kidnapping protesters into unmarked vans, you have replaced your brain with a political party. ... Capitalism will always necessarily lead to authoritarianism, because cutthroat dominators will always be the ones to rise to the top of any capitalist system. ... Nobody who is being successfully manipulated is free, and our world is dominated by mass-scale manipulation. ... In a mad world, conforming to expectations is an act of madness... Visit Website ]
Jul 18, 2020, 1:43pm

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Every Billionaire Is A Predator: Notes From The Edge Of The Narrative Matrix
Caitlin Johnstone: Mainstream news is just advertising. You watch advertisements for maintaining the plutocratic status quo, then you watch advertisements between those advertisements for useless crap to make plutocrats even richer. It’s all just different layers of marketing. ... People calling for climate action without calling to defund the Pentagon do not actually care about climate action. ... Not every predator is a billionaire, but every billionaire is a predator ... Me, a naive idiot: The world can be saved by a mass-scale shift in human consciousness into a healthy relationship with mental narrative... Visit Website ]
Jul 17, 2020, 3:37pm

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Freedom Rider: Propaganda Won’t Get Rid of Trump
Margaret Kimberley: It is true that Joe Biden can defeat incumbent Donald Trump in the November 2020 presidential election. However, the rosy scenarios painted by the corporate media don’t take into account the vagaries of the election process in this country ... The biggest threat to his chances is the continuing suppression of black votes and the refusal of the Democrats to do anything about it. Voter identification requirements, felon disenfranchisement, voter enrollment purges, and simpler schemes such as sending fewer machines to polling places in black neighborhoods all diminish the franchise... Visit Website ]
Jul 15, 2020, 3:26pm

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2020 Is The Year The Unseen Becomes Seen
Caitlin Johnstone: 2020 is the year the most powerful government on earth responded to a pandemic virus with the largest upward transfer of wealth in history ... 2020 is the year increased public consciousness was brought to racism and race relations ... Everywhere you look, the common thread across all plots and subplots of the story of 2020 is revelation. The movement from the unseen to the seen, from the unconscious to the conscious. ... Maybe invest less energy in stressing and bickering about masks and cancel culture and the US election and if the left or the right are going to get us all killed, and see if you can enter into a state of deep listening... Visit Website ]
Jul 14, 2020, 2:08pm

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Propaganda Brainwashing, And Other Notes From The Edge Of The Narrative Matrix
Caitlin Johnstone: The focus shouldn’t just be on bad things done by individual plutocrats – Gates did X, Bezos did Y etc. The primary focus should be on how we shouldn’t have a system which allows any individual to have that much power over our world. No individual should have that much power to do that much harm. ... You couldn’t create a more perfect profit-generating scheme than war. Entire civilizations can be streamlined into the task of cranking out top-of-the-line, name-brand killing machines at the drop of a false flag. War will continue as long as human behavior is driven by profit... Visit Website ]
Jul 13, 2020, 11:26am


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