Disturbing Revelation

As a kid, one of my favorite games was Contra for the original Nintendo NES. As an adult, I now know this game was a propaganda effort to raise support for the reactionary Contras in Nicaragua fighting against the Sandinista government. The ending theme of the original game was titled “Sandinista” (サンディニスタ?). You’re known asContinue reading “Disturbing Revelation”

Decline of Empire

According to the “royalist” camp of reactionaries, populated by the likes of Michael Savage, Glenn Beck and Kelsey Grammar, all cultures perish sooner or later due to “moral decay,” which they interpret as collective senility, as opposed to their perfect world of Spartan discipline and imperialist-fascist militarism ala the film “Starship Troopers.” The more dynamicContinue reading “Decline of Empire”

Something to Remember when Analyzing Bandera Roja

Bandera Roja is considered a disgrace, a stain on history that is used to attack Marxist-Leninists or to attack the legacy of Enver Hoxha. Bandera Roja openly supported right-wing opponents of Chavez in their native Venezuela (including Manuel Rosales in 2006) and have since lost much political credibility and most of their members, some ofContinue reading “Something to Remember when Analyzing Bandera Roja”

Good and Bad Genocide: Suharto and Pol Pot

Good and Bad Genocide Double standards in coverage of Suharto and Pol Pot By Edward S. Herman Coverage of the fall of Suharto reveals with startling clarity the ideological biases and propaganda role of the mainstream media. Suharto was a ruthless dictator, a grand larcenist and a mass killer with as many victims as Cambodia’sContinue reading “Good and Bad Genocide: Suharto and Pol Pot”

Nazi Murderer of Ernesto “Che” Guevara Klaus Barbie was German & CIA Agent

From Nazi Criminal to Postwar Spy German Intelligence Hired Klaus Barbie as Agent   By Georg Bönisch and Klaus Wiegrefe    Klaus Barbie was a notorious Nazi war criminal known as the “Butcher of Lyon” because of his horrific deeds in occupied France. Now new research has revealed that he also worked as a spyContinue reading “Nazi Murderer of Ernesto “Che” Guevara Klaus Barbie was German & CIA Agent”