"Many people, especially
ignorant people, want to punish you for speaking the truth, for
Never apologize for being correct, or for being years ahead of
If you're right and you know it, speak your mind.
Even if you are a minority of one, the truth is still the truth."
COMMITTED TO THE TRUTH
Paul Craig Roberts
"You can't believe a word
the American media says. If they say anything correct, it's just
Paul Craig Roberts, 2008
Sami Ramadani / Phyllis Bennis / Larry Beinhart
/ Renee Parsons
"Over 45% of Americans
get their news from Facebook and 25% from Google. This has put
these two oligarch corporations in the position of gatekeepers
to what news people are allowed to see. By abusing their monopoly
powers they and their owners have become fabulously rich as they
cannibalize on all the traditional media corporations and other
online platforms in all forms of media content."
Jon Hellevig, 2019
Eric Toussant / Philip Weiss / Ian Pye
"The major function of
secrecy in Washington is to keep the U.S. people from knowing
what the nation's leaders are doing."
John Stockwell, former CIA official
Paul Antonopoulos / Robert Dodge / Marko Marjanovic / Christopher
"Reporters might not always
be consciously aware of all the pro-establishment guidelines they're
expected to follow in order to advance their careers, but they
know how the reporters who've ascended to the top of the media
ladder conduct themselves, and they see how the journalists who
win the accolades behave. With the help of editors and peers you
quickly learn where all the third rails and sacred cows are, and
when to shut your mouth about the elephant in the room."
Caitlin Johnstone, 2018
Marjorie Cohn / Alex Christoforou / Patrick Martin
"The CIA is using Facebook,
Twitter, Google and other social media to spy on people."
Michel Chossudovsky, 2017
Serban Enache / Rebecca Gordon / Steven Sahiounie
"Corporations hold a near
monopoly on all electronic and printed sources of information.
A few media giants control nearly everything we read, see, and
Chris Hedges, 2009
"Bill Kristol and Thomas
Friedman, have been rewarded for their treachery to America by
the New York Times, which pays these men, who have never been
right about anything, to pontificate from columns on its pages."
Paul Craig Roberts, 2008
"In many respects, the
Fourth Estate has become the fifth column of democracy, colluding
with the powers that be in a culture of deception that subverts
the thing most necessary to freedom, and that is the truth"