"Those of us who see it coming, and who desperately seek to prevent it, have become the enemy."

On the bright side it's easier to identify the truth tellers with a glance at legacy media "fact checkers" for the most maligned characters. The reality is that without the enemies of corp totalitarianism we would have been sunk long ago so big time thanks for refusing to be silent.

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Censorship is an expression of fear. Keep them afraid.

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Phones being used to deliver and reinforce propaganda 24/7 is likely having a serious effect on people. Anyone who consciously reads or follows actual journalism is going to sound fringe on their beliefs about society, the war, etc. because the average person is plugged into a social ecosystem that is now 100% in alignment with what the establishment wants you to believe. Exposure to the work of any non-mainstream journalist had to have occurred prior to the mass censorship, or the person needs to have someone in their actual life helping facilitate exposure to solid journalism.

I'm worried.

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Thank you Chris Hedges for saying it loud and clear! This is the scary truth ... (I just read that Britain arrested 70 demonstrators of the Extinction Rebellion ... I wish we ALL would stand up, protest and be arrested, there would not be enough jails or prisons to hold us all)

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Why don't you mention the most important thing they're censoring which has caused so much damage -- many deaths and injuries, lost jobs and friendships, broken families, medical heroes using generic drugs successful worldwide having their license to practice taken away, probable autoimmune diseases in the near future, wholesale lying by an industry making billions via their bought and sold media mouthpieces. I'm talking about the fraudulent "vaccine" scam! CHRIS IT'S TIME TO MOVE BEYOND YOUR USUAL LEFTIST TALKING POINTS and address what's savaging this country and transcends politics. And more than this country. Are you aware of the upcoming WHO program to control health agencies worldwide with the power to transcend national mandate and passport policies? Are you aware of the Great Reset, the 4th Industrial Revolution, with the rapidly advancing prospect of transhumanism, human-machine interface and surveillance via smartphones of your financial, medical, and social status? This is the 21st century, man. Something new and evil is happening. Time to wake up!

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First they came for Alex Jones....this was entirely intentional, because Alex Jones is a loon whom few want to be seen defending.

Then, the tech giants were relying on obscure ToS violations, selectively applied. Seems that they have dropped even that pretense.

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You see the threat of Christian fascism. Do you see the threat of left-wing fascism associated with coerced vaccinations, lockdowns and vaccine passports/ papers? How easily that can lead to digital IDs and mass surveillance, which would be a Nazi regime wet dream?

Fascism is coming at us both from the right and the left. The left used to fight corporatism, but since covid they've backed corporatist-backed fascism and censorship in the name of technocratic control of a virus that at maximum has a 0.2 to 0.3% death rate around the world. This corporatist technocratic fascism has at least as much, if not more grip and power then a religious backed fascism.

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Shut up is the new black.

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The fragility of American free speech has been evident since the Alien and Sedition Acts.

The pattern has been: crush now, apologize later.

Sorry for the Red Scares, Mccarthy and the virtual destruction of the left. Can we move on?

An Irony of the attempt to limit discussion and rouse public support for ever "stronger" measures to assist Ukraine and validating the absurd "genocide" charge is that MSNBC and other corporate outlets are helping to send Biden's numbers into the sub-basement.

The Democratic Party cannot be pleased.


Nicolle Wallace, who worked in the administration of war criminal George W. Bush, alternately blubbers over the spectacle of “people just like us” i.e. white people — being massacred — and badgering officials and even the Times Pentagon reporter on why the US isn’t sending even more weapons into the conflict, musing about no-fly zones and more dangerously aggressive acts. She mumbled past the Times’ journalist, who tried to inform her about the risk of a nuclear conflict.

Ali Velshi: once presented as a competent journalist, has voiced demands that Putin be removed and seconded Biden’s gaffe on the subject — and has repeatedly denied that NATO has anything to do with the conflict. He’s also called for no-fly zones. He made a passing reference to his support for the Palestinians, who would be killed with the rest of us in the event of a nuclear exchange.

One exception: Ari Melber, strong and dogged in his opposition to mass incarceration, police shootings of Black people and immigration hypocrisy -- reduced two spokespersons to evasine embarrassment by pointing out that the US rejects the authority of the ICC, even while asking it to probe Russian crimes. I hope he survives.

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The current taboo seems to be that any hint that the war in Ukraine began in February 2014 rather than February 2022. Pointing out that Russia has valid and obvious security concerns that make Crimea as unacceptable a part of NATO as Cuba was an unacceptable part of the Warsaw Pact sixty years ago makes a person a Putin troll to the censors. Going so far as to characterize Russia's invasion of Ukraine as justifiable self defense against the incorporation of Ukraine as a defacto member of NATO is even more beyond the Pale. And characterizing the sainted Zenlensky as a clown whose subservience to his American puppeteers is treated as akin to sacrilege, despite the obvious fact that his refusal to negotiate seriously is prolonging his country's agony and is a betrayal of his country's overwhelming electoral mandate as a peace candidate.

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I read a lot ((I mean A LOT) and have for much of my life. Before the internet I subscribed to many magazines and newspapers. A few months ago, the internet went out and i had not finished my morning 3-4 hours of reading. In that silence, I was transported back to the past where i would have been surrounded by newspapers and magazines. And, of a sudden, the dependence I now have on the internet and those who control the sites on which what I read appears came home to me. It was perhaps one of the most frightening experiences I have had in a long time. There are no longer any protected outlets for speech given the dependence we now have on the internet and computers. We are in so much trouble. I fear for my people and my country.

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This is not the country I grew up in. This is not the country I had friends die for. It is the country I am ashamed of.

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It is a joy to welcome you to Substack, Chris. I have been a fan of your relentless journalism for decades and have frequently recommended “War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning.”

I appreciate that you are one of the few voices on the left still faithful to the principles of classical liberalism and willing to defend free speech, open debate, and diversity of thought while the establishment left has gone full-tilt authoritarian.

Censorship and criminalization of independent thought are the centerpieces of every dictatorship and dystopian novel, and today’s manifestation of totalitarianism is no different. Indeed, it poses a greater threat than any past iteration because of the totality of its global reach and the technocratic surveillance powers now available to GloboCap.

I have been examining the totalitarianism that has swept over the planet in the name of “public health” at my Substack for the past year. I know this has not been your focus but hope you will delve into this issue in future essays. I would be honored if you would take the time to read some of my own essays on COVID tyranny as I have been exhaustively researching this topic since the outset of this mass persuasion/hypnosis/coercion campaign. Here are a few examples to get you started:

• “A Primer for the Propagandized: Fear Is the Mind-Killer” (https://margaretannaalice.substack.com/p/a-primer-for-the-propagandized)

• “Are You a Good German or a Badass German?” (https://margaretannaalice.substack.com/p/are-you-a-good-german-or-a-badass)

• “Letter to a Colluder: Stop Enabling Tyranny” (https://margaretannaalice.substack.com/p/letter-to-a-colluder-stop-enabling)

• “Letter to a Tyrant” (https://margaretannaalice.substack.com/p/letter-to-a-tyrant)

• “Profiles in Courage: Dr. Tess Lawrie” (https://margaretannaalice.substack.com/p/profiles-in-courage-dr-tess-lawrie)

I also write political letters that I and others submit as public comments. For example, California is currently considering a slate of medical tyranny bills, the most Orwellian of which is AB2098, which threatens to strip physicians of their licenses if they make statements not in alignment with the Ministry of Truth’s ever-fluctuating, politically formulated catechisms on COVID. Below is the letter I submitted to the California legislature:

• “Letter to the California Legislature” (https://margaretannaalice.substack.com/p/letter-to-the-california-legislature/)

After the letter, I include instructions on how people can submit their own letters of opposition. I hope you will join in the effort to raise awareness about and encourage opposition to these despotic bills as they are likely a foreshadowing of similar measures to come throughout the country and ultimately world.

Other examples of my political letters include:

• “Letter to the WHO” (https://margaretannaalice.substack.com/p/letter-to-the-who)

• “Letter to the UK Government” (https://margaretannaalice.substack.com/p/letter-to-the-uk-government)

• “Letter to the Washington State Board of Health” (https://margaretannaalice.substack.com/p/letter-to-the-washington-state-board)

• “Letter to the Oregon Health Authority” (https://margaretannaalice.substack.com/p/letter-to-the-oregon-health-authority)

I look forward to joining with you on future efforts to resist totalitarianism—especially the WHO’s proposed international pandemic treaty (https://drtesslawrie.substack.com/p/urgent-my-video-call-with-the-who), which would be used to override constitutional rights and represents the most brazen step toward One-World tyranny to date.

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As usual Chris you shine a spotlight on an issue that I need to hear. I’m not a journalist so I count on independents like yourself to get information. I know mainstream news agencies (though I’m loathe to even call them that) are not going to share this kind of unflattering information with the general public. I think suppression of dissent is very serious and I believe once it starts it’s all the ruling oligarchs need to silence and control the masses. It’s hard to watch as my country slowly crashes and burns.

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It seems the American public can't process graphic news and overreacts

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