How the US Press Lost Its Way May 15, 2012 Exclusive: People often wonder what happened to the American press after it distinguished itself in the 1970s by exposing the Pentagon Papers and Watergate. How did the U.S. news media lose its way over the past four decades, a question addressed by Robert Parry at a conference on information and secrecy.
LEW ROCKWELL: TWIN DEMONS. The war machine and the money machine, in short, are intimately linked. It is vain to denounce the moral grotesqueries of the U.S. empire without at the same time taking aim at the indispensable support that makes it all possible. If we wish to oppose the state and all its manifestations–its imperial adventures, its domestic subsidies, its unstoppable spending and debt accumulation–we must point to their source, the central bank.