The most destructive addiction that is overtaking our society is something far more acceptable than drugs, alcohol or sex. As Pete Ross explains, it’s our addiction to outrage that is ruining our lives. Remember, admitting there’s a problem is the first step to recovery.
It’s been 18 years since the U.S. invaded and occupied Iraq. Opposing that war was a very uncomfortable thing to do, at the time. Caitlin Johnstone has some valuable perspective from nearly 2 decades later about why opposing the Iraq war was still the right thing to do.
You’ve likely noticed that there’s a full-court press on right now to eliminate much of what remains of our freedoms. You’ve also likely wondered why so few people are willing to do anything about it. Allan Stevo has a remarkable essay that reminds us that freedom isn’t free, cheap or easy. It always comes at significant sacrifice.
Getting timely, credible and useful information has always been a challenge. Even in the Information Age, truth-seekers have their work cut out for them. Jonathan Turley pulls back the curtain on the flagship of U.S. journalism–The New York Times–and how it has been caught lying about Project Veritas.