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John Pilger: A Giant Muckraker Dies at 84

One of my three journalist mentors, John Pilger, died December 30, 2023, of pulmonary fibrosis. I first knew of his work when he covered the US’s aggressive dirty war (with Australia’s active support) against Vietnam-Cambodia-Laos when I was an anti-war activist in the United States. As Jeremy Corbyn wrote about him, “John gave a voice …

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No Virginia, That’s Not Snow over Gaza and Lebanon for the Holiday; It’s White Phosphorus Sent by Uncle Sam

Visitors and occasional readers of ThisCantBeHappening who aren’t on our blast list may not know it, but we are. in the process of moving our now 14-year-old news site to Substack.com, a subscription platform that will cost $8 a month to subscribers, $80 per year or $150 for a lifetime subscription.  At this point I …

Check it out -- especially the recommendation at the end of a remarkably thoughtful and philosophical review

‘A Compassionate Spy’ just got the most incredible review!

  To read the whole review in The Decider (it’s worth it! and they’ve also got a the official trailer embedded in it), go here. Here  are some particularly good parts of  John Serba’s incisive Nov. 30 review and his parting recommendation: “The documentary A Compassionate Spy (now streaming on Hulu) arrived nearly in concert with Oppenheimer, …

Henry Kissinger NRIP (1923-2023)

Is There a 10th Circle of Hades Available for Heinz?

  Henry (Heinz) Alfred Kissinger, national security director and secretary of state to Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford and advisor to eight other presidents, died at 100 years of age on November 30. Already the corporate media and politicians are memorializing him as a great statesman and brilliant diplomat, but for the many countries his …

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The IDF is Coming Up Almost Empty in Search for Underground Hamas ‘Pentagon’

US backpedaling in its support for Israel’s brutal invasion of Gaza and the destruction of the entire northern half of the walled-off and blockaded territory that is home and prison for 2.3 million trapped Palestinians. This stepping back from full-throated support for Israel is occurring however, only after Israel  achieved or claimed to have achieved …