NATO’s Innovation of Mind Control

October 20, 2021

Today’s technology-oriented, media manipulated civilization has succeeded in imposing a degree of hyperreality capable of obscuring whatever remnants of reality still remain within the average person’s field of perception. This requires a permanent effort to deviate attention from hyperreality...

The Media Is Suffering From the Havana Syndrome

September 23, 2021

The Daily Devil’s Dictionary will never tire of covering a story about health and sickness that the serious media keeps returning to as if it was a worthy rival of COVID-19. For five years, this story has kept major media’s editorial board buzzing, not because its secrets are being...

What Planet Will Our Children and Grandchildren Inherit?

June 07, 2021

Let me start with my friend and the boat. Admittedly, they might not seem to have anything to do with each other. The boat, a guided-missile destroyer named the USS Curtis Wilbur, reportedly passed through the Straits of Taiwan and into the South China Sea, skirting the Paracel...

The American Century Ends Early

March 08, 2021

Like Gregor Samsa, the never-to-be-forgotten character in Franz Kafka’s story “The Metamorphosis,” we awoke on January 7 to discover that we, too, were “a giant insect” with “a domelike brown belly divided into stiff arched segments” and numerous “pitifully thin” legs that...

The World Order After the US Steps Back

December 06, 2019

The Financial Times claims that a major shift is taking place in the world order. Rana Foroohar writes: “Anyone who still doubts that the US is economically decoupling from the rest of the world should take a look at a proposal the commerce department put forward last week.” This assumes...

The Daily Devil’s Dictionary: Always “Anti-Communist”

July 26, 2018

In the eyes of CNN and much of the media, Russia will always be a communist country. In an article on the alleged Russian spy, Maria Butina, CNN offers this surprising analysis of one of the key actors in the story, Paul Erickson, a conservative Republican operative from South Dakota. Erickson...

The Daily Devil’s Dictionary: “Geopolitics” Is Back… Apparently

December 15, 2017

Golly geopolitics! A jack of all tirades is a McMaster of none. The world, with all its nations, cultures, languages and contested boundaries, can be seen as a complex place. Apparently some people in government feel the need to radically reduce its cumbersome complexity. Donald Trump’s...

Fidel Castro: The Last Great Revolutionary

November 30, 2016

With the death of Fidel Castro, the last great leader in the revolutionary movements of the 20th century has gone. It is with sadness that I learned about the death of the founder of modern Cuba, Comandante Fidel Castro. For the younger generations his may not be a familiar name, but for us...

The World This Week: Fidel Castro Divides Opinion

November 27, 2016

Fidel Castro was a complicated leader who leaves behind a tortured legacy that involves both fighting apartheid and then killing his loyal general who led that fight. Fidel Castro, the tall charismatic leader of Cuba, is dead. True to form, Donald Trump has called Fidel, as Castro has come to be...

How America Became a Superpower

November 25, 2016

Historic tensions between expansionism and isolationism continue to America’s role in the world. The United States of America is the most powerful country in human history. Responsible for nearly 40% of the world’s military spending, America’s era of global dominance has coincided with...

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