“With the passage of time the difference between life in the Soviet Union in the 20th century and life in the Western world today is disappearing. Today, the journalist Julian Assange is undergoing the same kind of state terror and torture as any Soviet dissident, if not worse. The Western media is as controlled as the Soviet media, with print, TV, and public radio serving as a propaganda ministry for government and the interest groups that control government. Social media, such as Facebook and Twitter are systematically denying their platforms to those who express views not supportive of the ruling order and its agendas. It has turned out to be easy to get rid of the First Amendment guarantee of free speech, as the media have neither the ability nor the intention of exercising it.”
– Paul Craig Roberts
This is the first of a new monthly series where I will share my favorite articles and essays I discovered the previous month. These chosen essays will cover an eclectic assortment of topics, but all worthy of your time.
This month’s selection includes five articles covering such subjects as Nazi’s, parenting, and birds that steal your children.
So, without further ado, let’s get started.
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