We’ve lived so long under the spell of hierarchy—from god-kings to feudal lords to party bosses—that only recently have we awakened to see not only that “regular” citizens have the capacity for self-governance, but that without their engagement our huge global crises cannot be addressed. The changes needed for human society simply to survive, let alone thrive, are so profound that the only way we will move toward them is if we ourselves, regular citizens, feel meaningful ownership of solutions through direct engagement. Our problems are too big, interrelated, and pervasive to yield to directives from on high.
—Frances Moore Lappé, excerpt from Time for Progressives to Grow Up

Monday, January 5, 2015

How Bloomberg ‘News’ Lies

Click here to access article by Eric Zuesse from Washington's Blog.

I'm sure that this piece will come as no shock to people who have been aware of ruling class lies for many decades; but for those who have been consumed by the lies, this article provides an excellent antidote to their brainwashing.

In the article Zuesse makes a devastating attack on a piece of propaganda published in one of Wall Street's premier publications, Bloomberg News.
On December 31st, Josh Rogin of Bloomberg ‘News’ headlined “Inside Obama’s Secret Outreach to Russia,” and his opening sentence ‘reported’ on “the fact that Russian President Vladimir Putin has shown little interest in … halting his aggression in neighboring Ukraine.”