The covert war inside Iran continues. The latest episode occurred on Saturday when a military parade in Ahvaz was attacked by gunmen, later said to be Islamic State terrorists. 29 people were killed, including women and children.
It looks like we’re headed for a brave new world where all citizens are rated on their loyalty to the state and are punished for wandering from its narrative.
Call it the gamification of repression.
This is what happens if you go up against the state and you have a degree of notoriety—you get framed, or set-up for a fall and a lifetime of shame.
The unelected bureaucrats at the European Union are in the process of destroying the web and social media as we know it. In the not too far distant future, we may be obliged to use other technologies to post news and commentary—for instance, a mimeograph machine.
It’s long been obvious the United Nations is a rubber stamp lapdog of the United States. It set the stage for a decade of sanctions that killed hundreds of thousands of Iraqis and piled sanctions of Libya that resulted in the US and NATO (another lapdog) taking military action that killed around 30,000 Libyans.
Alternative media sites are under attack, the powers that be are working overtime to make sure we can’t get the truth out—deplatforming us from social media and even removing dead tree books from the Amazon store.
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After the Syrians accidentally targeted a Russian surveillance aircraft over the Mediterranean and the Russians pinned the blame on Israel, the corporate propaganda media scrambled to spin the story.