Off-Guardian

2020 Nov 30 - 4:00am
Steve Lipman A review of Turning Back: The Personal Journey of a Born-Again Jew, by Michael Lesher. Published by Lincoln Square Books The typical Jew-who-has-found-the-light-and-discovers-God book follows a familiar pattern: some description of the author’s upbringing in an identifiably Jewish but resolutely secular family, some event that causes him as a young adult to examine …
Tags: Arts, Arts and Entertainment, Book Reviews, junktag (ignore), Philosophy & Abstract Thoughts, Michael Lesher
2020 Nov 29 - 10:30pm
Philip Roddis At the beginning of this month the most dangerous nation on earth held the four yearly circus[1] by which presidents and other occupants of high office are chosen. Four weeks on, so much has been written, some of it by me – here and here for instance – that I’ve steered clear of it in my chosen reads …
Tags: junktag (ignore), media criticism, Three Reads, Benyamin Netanyahu, Chris Hedges, donald trump
2020 Nov 29 - 9:00am
Binoy Kampmark A few nostalgic types still believe that the Union Jack continues to flutter to sighs and reverence over outposts of the world, from the tropics to the desert. They would be right, if only to a point. Britain, it turns out, has a rather expansive global reach when it comes to bases, military …
Tags: junktag (ignore), UK, Binoy Kampmark, Boris Johnson, China, Dominic Cummings
2020 Nov 29 (All day)
Colin Todhunter The world is fast losing farms and farmers through the concentration of land into the hands of rich and powerful land speculators and agribusiness corporations. Smallholder farmers are being criminalised and even made to disappear when it comes to the struggle for land. They are constantly exposed to systematic expulsion. In 2014, the …
Tags: Agriculture, junktag (ignore), junktag (ignore), The "New Normal", Big Ag, big food
2020 Nov 27 - 8:00am
If you are advocating for lockdowns, you are complicit in tearing families apart. You are complicit in inflicting untold suffering on millions of people around the world. You are complicit in casting the poorest and most vulnerable in our societies into even further grinding poverty. You are complicit in murder. For a list of sources, …
Tags: coronavirus, junktag (ignore), Video, COVID19, James Corbett, lockdowns
2020 Nov 26 - 10:00pm
Max Parry It has been more than three weeks since election day and the incumbent US president still has yet to concede defeat. Despite the media’s distraction over the perspiration of his personal attorney during a bizarre press conference, the legal team led by former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani has actually done a …
Tags: junktag (ignore), junktag (ignore), United States, US Election 2020, Color Revolutions, Cynthia McKinney
2020 Nov 26 - 4:00am
OffGuardian is on a new server, the move is over and we’re back. In fact we never left, thanks to a transition that was (so far…and touching wood) very smooth and relatively painless. So far we have managed to make sure there was zero downtime, but if, over the next day or so, you have …
Tags: junktag (ignore), OffG, site announcements
2020 Nov 24 - 6:17pm
Hi guys – title says it all. Pursuant to our move to a new server, comments will be closing today at 4pm GMT (11am EST). They are likely to remain closed for the next 24 hours. For a short while during this time the site will be unavailable. This is normal and no cause for …
Tags: junktag (ignore), junktag (ignore), OffG
2020 Nov 23 - 11:00pm
CJ Hopkins Break out the Wagner, folks…the Germans are back! No, not the warm, fuzzy, pussified, peace-loving, post-war Germans … the Germans! You know the ones I mean. The “I didn’t know where the trains were going” Germans. The “I was just following orders” Germans. The other Germans. Yeah…those Germans. In case you missed it, on November 18, the …
Tags: coronavirus, junktag (ignore), Germany, junktag (ignore), The "New Normal", CJ Hopkins
2020 Nov 23 - 8:00am
Edward Curtin In lieu of writing reviews of their own books – with the exception of Walt Whitman, who did that with Leaves of Grass – writers often write introductions or prefaces. The purpose of such introductions is to give the prospective readers a sense of what to expect in the pages that follow, as if the …
Tags: Arts and Entertainment, Book Reviews, junktag (ignore), Albert Camus, arts and culture, books
2020 Nov 23 - 1:15am
Mark Chapman In these troubling times it can be hard to find a clear path through the maze of disinformation and covid-denial. Print the following out and keep it with you at all times. Refer to it when confronted with a Covidiot or any suggesting you try thinking for yourself. A ANTI-VAXXER (Sic) Criminal lunatic …
Tags: coronavirus, Covid Positive, junktag (ignore), junktag (ignore), Great Barrington Declaration, Great Reset
2020 Nov 22 - 5:00am
Matthew Ehret It is an undeniable fact that the republic has entered one of the most dangerous crises of its short existence. This is not only due to the disputed election results of November 3rd, but also to a multitude of other factors beyond American borders, including the global financial crisis which a certain pandemic …
Tags: junktag (ignore), United States, US Election 2020, afghanistan, donald trump, fdr

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