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The Iron Jaws of the Police State: Trump’s America Is a Constitution-Free Zone

“Policing is broken… It has evolved as a paramilitary, bureaucratic, organizational arrangement that distances police officers from the communities they’ve been sworn to protect and serve. When we have shooting after shooting after shooting that most people would define as at least questionable, it’s time to look, not just at a few bad apples, but […]

Newsbud Exclusive- The Balkanization of Syria & Iraq: The Roadmap to US-Israeli Hegemony in the Middle East

We are often told that the invasion and occupation of Iraq and the war in Syria are disastrous failures of Western foreign policy. This article, however, argues that the architects of these wars were, and are, well aware of the destabilising consequences of their military efforts, and in fact, had always regarded the breakup of […]

Newsbud Exclusive- Trump’s Pentagon Bombs Caves Built by the CIA

After the United States dropped a GBU-43B, or Massive Ordnance Air Blast bomb—the largest conventional bomb in its arsenal—on a tunnel complex in the Nangarhar province of Afghanistan, both WikiLeaks and Edward Snowden tweeted the complex was built by the CIA. “Those tunnels the U.S is bombing in Afghanistan? They were built by the CIA,” […]

Numerical Hat Tricks & Interventions: ‘Official’ government statistics vs. U.S. economic reality

The true state of the American economy in a post-2008 Financial Crisis world is not what it is depicted and sold as being by the U.S. Government and the sycophantic mainstream corporate financial press which remains mostly obedient to its dictations.  Credible statistics for such vital economic indicators as the “official” rates of unemployment, inflation […]

Syria Missile Attack: Democrats Once Again Reveal They Are the Party of War

Following President Trump’s cruise missile attack in Syria in response to a chemical attack blamed on Bashar al-Assad, nearly all members of Congress voiced support, including many Democrats. While Republicans, with the exception of Kentucky Senator Rand Paul, offered full and unreserved support, Democrats said they should have been consulted and any future attacks must […]

Beware the Dogs of War: Is the American Empire on the Verge of Collapse?

Wake Up, America- There’s Not Much Time Left Before We Reach The Zero Hour! Of all the enemies to public liberty war is, perhaps, the most to be dreaded because it comprises and develops the germ of every other. War is the parent of armies; from these proceed debts and taxes… known instruments for bringing […]

Newsbud Exclusive- NATO’s Currency War against Turkey: Comparative Resistance & Solutions

Turkey is being attacked by Anglo-American finance as punishment for Ankara’s perceived noncompliance with NATO’s geostrategic goals.  Despite Turkey’s Justice and Development Party (AKP), under President and once Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, running a successfully growing emerging markets economy for nearly a decade and a half while enduring multiple scares, Turkey’s economy is now […]

Newsbud Exclusive Report- A Distillation of DOD Spending Spree for March 2017

DOD Spent$34,050,000,000+ on 296 Individual Contracts in March 2017 The Pentagon issues a jumbled list of contracts every business day around 5:00PM local time. Our project distills an entire month of these contracts into an accessible form. The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) spent at least $34,050,000,000 on 296 individual contracts during March 2017. This […]

China’s Great Leap Forward: Western Frogs Croak Dismay

From their dismal swamps, US academic and financial journal editorialists, the mass media and contemporary ‘Asia experts’, Western progressive and conservative politicians croak in unison about China’s environmental and impending collapse. They have variably proclaimed (1) China’s economy is in decline; (2) the debt is overwhelming; a Chinese real estate bubble is ready to burst; […]

Newsbud Exclusive- Germany Protects Gülen Movement from Erdogan

BND Warns Turkey Not to Challenge NATO Line German-Turkish relations keep plummeting as Berlin and Ankara argue over the threat posed by U.S.-based Turkish preacher Fethullah Gülen and his movement, but there is more to the latest dispute than meets the eye. In recent weeks, tensions have been running high between Germany and Turkey due […]

Soft Power Centralization: The CIA, Bilderberg & the First Steps Towards European Integration

Everyone is familiar with hard power. We know that military and economic might often get others to change their position. […] But sometimes you can get the outcomes you want without tangible threats or payoffs. The indirect way to get what you want has sometimes been called ‘the second face of power.’ [Aside from] threatening […]

Newsbud Members Exclusive Update: Vietnam Report, New Weekly Productions & More!

Sibel Edmonds’ Monthly Newsletter- March 2017 Hello, Newsbud Community Members! March has been a busy month. We’ve brought on another addition to the team, developed a new show and an online course program, journeyed to and from Vietnam to bring you an insightful investigative report, and are beginning to ramp up for Kickstarter, Phase 3. […]

China’s Environmental Issues & Culture: Interview with Jingfang Liu

Jingfang Liu is an Associate Professor in the Communications Department at Fudan University in Shanghai, China. Her paper, “China’s Green Public Culture: Network Pragmatics and the Environment”, co-authored with G. Thomas Goodnight, appeared in the International Journal of Communication in 2016. Green Public Culture “is an ensemble of communicative activities that come to exist in […]

Rule by Thieves: One Week in the Life of the American Kleptocracy

Our Freedoms Have become Casualties in an All-Out War on the American People “The first and most important thing to understand about politics is this: forget Right, Left, Center, socialism, fascism, or democracy. Every government that exists — or ever existed, or ever will exist — is a Kleptocracy, meaning ‘rule by thieves.’ Competing ideologies […]

The Rising Tide of Militarism in the 21st Century: From Clinton, Bush, Obama & Trump

Militarism: An essential structural feature of US imperialism’s insertion in the international system US militarism expanded exponentially through the first two decades of the Twenty-First Century, and was embraced by both Democratic and Republican Presidents. The mass media’s hysteria towards President Trump’s increase in military spending deliberately ignores the vast expansion of militarism, in all […]