Author Archives: Prole Center

Another Beautiful Soul: Counterpunching the Global Assault on Dissent

Originally posted on what's left:
April 25, 2018 By Stephen Gowans I was recently alerted to Sonali Kolhatkar’s Truth Dig article, “Why Are Some on the Left Falling for Fake News on Syria?”, which Counterpunch found important enough to…

Posted in Class War Chronicle | 2 Comments

Mehdi Hasan, beautiful soul, and his diatribe against the consequential Left

Originally posted on what's left:
April 21, 2018 By Stephen Gowans If it wasn’t already clear, The Intercept’s Mehdi Hasan, wants us to know he’s a beautiful soul. In an April 19 diatribe against “Bashar al Assad apologists,” Hasan…

Posted in Class War Chronicle | 2 Comments

First Step to Resolving Syria Crisis: Distribute Copies of the UN Charter to Washington, London and Paris

Originally posted on what's left:
April 15, 2018 By Stephen Gowans A draft resolution, defeated at the UN Security Council on April 14, demanded that the United States and its allies immediately refrain from the use of force in…

Posted in Class War Chronicle | 2 Comments

Why it’s as hard to escape an echo chamber as it is to flee a cult | Aeon Essays

Another good article on critical thinking and how to navigate your way through the shitstorm of ignorance, deliberate propaganda and general insanity. – PC via Why it’s as hard to escape an echo chamber as it is to flee a … Continue reading

Posted in Class War Chronicle | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Understanding Korea: Presentation & Launch – Stephen Gowans, 7/05/2018, Montréal

Originally posted on what's left:
Baraka Books April 13, 2018 INVITATION Livres Baraka vous invite à une conférence de Stephen Gowans et au lancement de son nouveau livre Patriots, Traitors and Empires, The Story of Korea’s Struggle for Freedom…

Posted in Class War Chronicle | 1 Comment

World War III: What It Is And What It Threatens To Become

Originally posted on what's left:
April 11, 2018 By Stephen Gowans World War III is not about to erupt; it has already begun; indeed, it began as long ago as 2015, when Russia, at the request of the Syrian…

Posted in Class War Chronicle | 2 Comments

21st century fascism

Originally posted on Dan Glazebrook:
This article originally appeared in Counterpunch magazine It is the contention of this article that we are entering into a new fascist epoch. Movements with outright fascist roots are winning elections and referendums in Britain…

Posted in Class War Chronicle | 2 Comments

Satanic panic: how British agents stoked supernatural fears in Troubles | UK news | The Guardian

Never a dull moment for covert operators, propagandists and psychological warriors. All this nonsense comes from the top. They are constantly stirring the pot of this toxic brew we call Western “Civilization.” – PC via Satanic panic: how British agents … Continue reading

Posted in Class War Chronicle, Prole Center | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Eight reasons why the latest Syria chemical weapons attack allegations are almost certainly complete nonsense

Originally posted on what's left:
April 8, 2018 By Stephen Gowans There is much ambiguity surrounding the alleged chemical weapons attack in Douma, said to have taken place late Saturday, but there are a few matters that are clear.…

Posted in Class War Chronicle | 2 Comments

Propaganda Everywhere – Even the title of this video is propaganda: (Sinclair’s Soldiers in Trump’s War on Media)

I think I was the last person to see this, but in case you missed it here is the Sinclair Broadcast Group video by Deadspin that has apparently “gone viral.” I just hope people don’t think that the liberal wing … Continue reading

Posted in Class War Chronicle, Prole Center | Tagged , , | 2 Comments