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Billet de blog 18 mars 2020

Nicholas Molodyko
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Quarantine the American corporate media

Propaganda is meant for war. America has not been at war for decades.

Nicholas Molodyko
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Ce blog est personnel, la rédaction n’est pas à l’origine de ses contenus.

State Emergency Service of Ukraine/Handout © Reuters

March 18, 2020

While U.S. presidents come and go, American corporations remain, some of the big ones for what seems like eternity in the business world. Our American culture is defined globally by our corporations, from McDonalds, to Levi’s, to JP Morgan, to Raytheon. Such an entity is only as good as its public image or its anonymity, so PR, marketing, advertising, Hollywood, news media and social media reign supreme.

The advent of the internet changed the currency but not the shop window. In the new millenium we became increasingly governed by that corporate apparatus, the paradigm of quasi-state mass media. But in the last several years we grew more aware of its coercive nature. And if we are lucky, which I think we are, we are now facing its demise.

Recently, U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted: “The world is at war with a hidden enemy. WE WILL WIN!” He’s absolutely right, and so much more.

© Twitter

American corporate media is the face of the invisible enemy in the world. Trump’s presidency has been a series of hoaxes, each together revealing that invisible enemy: the Russia Hoax, the Ukraine Hoax, the Impeachment Hoax, and now the Coronavirus Hoax. This one is next level hoaxville. It’s really quite something to behold. During the Third Reich, hoaxes were staged in the Nazi’s effort to enrage the German population and justify the war. Even if they are poorly executed as these during Trump’s presidency have been, hoaxes of such magnitude are not to be scoffed at. They worked for Hitler, after all.

The mass media industry operated in America with impunity for decades, covering up and deflecting crimes against humanity of billions of innocent people around the world. Some of the corporations and the very wealthy who own the media have connections to high-level politicians.

This is where the notion of "elite" comes from and with the law, those who can be implicated in the terrible terror they’ve spread globally. But media ownership worldwide in the last decade has changed considerably —huge cartels replaced oligarchy— and their weaponry became far more potent. This began with the 9/11 terrorist attacks. CNN alone became the go-to network for round-the-clock tragedy and everybody tuned into it.

Terror became part of our cultural zeitgeist, part of our routine. 

At the same time, the media ownership changes are hard to fully express because that is the nature of cartels. But in order to bring U.S. foreign policy along sane and moral lines that reflect the American public, media ownership and more importantly media reform has got to be addressed first. Maybe the best way to achieve this begins with public awareness about the true nature of media ownership? 

Because the U.S. corporate media is the visible face of that hidden enemy that the American President tweeted about.

Authoritarian regimes eliminate independent news reporting, from the Bolsheviks in Russia in 1917 to the Nazis in Germany in 1933. This has happened in America today. The model of the 20th century was expanded globally for the 21st century by the same American corporations that supported those evil regimes in Russia and Germany during the World Wars.

The connection between control of journalism and control of the population is demonstrated most clearly today in the U.S. with a quasi-state corporate media.

All of that said, to understand the media today, we must reflect upon the role of American corporations and Wall Street financial elite in the 1917 Revolution in Russia and the 1933 seizure of power by Adolf Hitler in Germany. The same kind of players are in Washington to serve their own profit-maximizing interests.

The Neoconservative foot soldiers of the corporations do not journey to DC as lobbyists and administrators in order to serve the U.S. but to serve them—the corporations and the very wealthy. Their purpose is not to further a competitive, free-market economy, but to manipulate a politicized regime through the mass media.

Famous Neoconservative Irving Kristol applied ‪the intellectually dishonest work of German-American political philosopher Leo ‬Strauss appealing directly to U.S. corporations to commission Neocons as “intellectual champions” to attack the “undesirable other.” Kristol’s corporate network became legendary, and he won the informal title “godfather” for his skill at connecting people to sponsors, making him a potential goldmine for those willing to toe the line. Kristol described Neoconservatism more as a “persuasion” than an ideology. You and I would call it a pyramid scheme.

The Neocons respond to what the elitist element in corporate society wants done. 

Let’s go back to the virus. It’s really a phenomenal example of our predicament. The madness over the coronavirus is not limited to politicians and the medical community. We've reached peak levels of political hysteria. Beltway think tanks (the War Lobby) like the Center for European Policy Analysis and others are in on the mix and no doubt they are well-funded by corporations to take full advantage of the pandemic hoax. The head of the Neoconservative Atlantic Council wrote an editorial this week urging NATO to pass an Article 5 declaration of war against the COVID-19 virus! Are they going to send in tanks? It's nothing to joke about because they probably would.

These people wake up every morning hoping that Marshall Law blankets the world. Already, the word "war" is used by the media too often and completely inappropriate for the coronavirus. Maybe the media has exhausted the drum beating for real war and terrorism, which means “pandemic” is their desperate attempt to continue spreading the fear necessary for globalism?

Globalism is a social construct, meaning that it is not a real, tangible thing and thus cannot exist without an existential threat like a virus, terrorism or war that encompasses the globe. What we are seeing is that the coronavirus is the use of a state of emergency as a paradigm of greater quasi-state media power.

The hysteria and panic from the corporate media are omnipresent and unrestrained. However, if you look close enough, you can't be fooled. The whole thing is a Hollywood production. To create powerful media images, they've even recruited Hollywood celebrities, the likes of Tom Hanks, Olga Kurylenko, and Idris Elba. —I must note here that Hanks is Greek Orthodox and Kurylenko is Ukrainian Orthodox because it matters in this instance.

Let's get real. Coronavirus isn’t a pandemic, but convulsions of a dying globalism, a hoax, too. If the virus is a real, then why are the media and authorities doing everything possible to spread panic and provoke a real state of emergency with serious restrictions on movement and suspension of daily life? 

Now, the globalist visage of media that participated in the catastrophic secrecy, cover-ups, blundering and pathological lying which resulted in an unprecedented failure in Ukraine is getting caught once again in the unfolding phony virus scare. The phony notion of globalism needs a phony war, phony terrorism or a phony pandemic to exist. Ain't nobody got time for that.


Thankfully, Orthodox Christians have got the right idea. Georgian and Ukrainian clergy have been blessing streets with holy water and sharing wonderworking icons during coronavirus pandemic. This is the certainly the right spirit and everybody ought to reflect on both this and themselves. The world needs lots of prayers and holy water at this moment. We’ve got a bunch of complete lunatics in charge of our global communications. This phony virus scare should be renewing everyone’s faith in God because the international media is a freaking disaster.

Any honest person who went to public health school —as I did— will tell you that absolutely nothing in the current figures on mortality and the spread of the Coronavirus justifies the global response. Like SARS, Coronavirus is influenza, so the measures we’re taking now are ridiculous. Of course, the flu can be deadly and public health prevention is important and necessary, but we’ve been duped into thinking the Coronavirus is tremendously worse.

The disastrous political reactions to the Covid-19 pandemic reveal the control of the American corporate media among Western democracies and Israel. On the contrary, China and Cuba and other nations out of the reach of the American media’s totalitarian propaganda appear impervious to it.

You see, while we are not dealing with a totalitarian regime, we are up against a totalitarian façade, a Soviet-like propaganda and agitation apparatus. Let’s call them corporate-backed Bolsheviks. It’s the same cartel that covered up Holodomor in Ukraine but all these years later it is still around. During that famine in the 1930s that killed 7 million unbeknownst to the rest of the world, the state cover-up vehicle was probably only the New York Times —that would have been sufficient then. Not so anymore.

The entire news media industry seems to be in the terror business, accomplices to mass murder, plundering and corruption, poverty, and the persecution of Christians. Once again, Ukraine is their target. With media-manufactured fear of the virus they are pushing that country to further disaster.

I encourage you to monitor an American “journalist” posted in Ukraine called Christopher Miller who is employed by Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFERL), part of the U.S. Agency for Global Media. His paycheck comes from the U.S. government. But he is not a journalist, he’s a propagandist for the corporations behind the Russia Hoax, the Ukraine Hoax, the Impeachment Hoax and now the Coronavirus Hoax. In fact, the other news organizations Miller writes for ‪—BuzzFeed, Vice, The Times—‬ are front organizations for the U.S. government like those that supported Soviet policies or policies conducive to the USSR. And like the KGB, the CIA always places disinformation in international media. This is where Christopher Miller comes in. If he isn’t straight up CIA, he’s definitely got a very cozy relationship with the “intelligence community.”

The censorship efforts of the corporations supporting the U.S. government make the former Soviet Union look like Disneyland. As a U.S. citizen I might have kept quiet if the clandestine Americans involved with Ukraine achieved good results. Exactly the opposite happened. They were either malignly incompetent in their “intervention” or malevolently intent on destroying Ukraine.

Christopher Miller’s colleague, a Canadian intelligence agent on Twitter called Ariana Gic blew the entire “Ukraine crisis” trillion dollar corporate-backed “perception management” operation for the Rendon Group and the U.S. military-intelligence and media industrial complex. U.S. foreign interventions are historically premised on lies. I doubt that Miller and Gic would know the truth if it was staring them in the face.

They’ve hidden the truth that former U.S. Vice President Biden, a corporatist himself, exploited the Maidan protest movement against globalism, staged a bloody coup of a democratically elected president, and created, financed, trained and armed neo-Nazi militia. He brought war (14,000 dead, 1.5 million displaced), corruption and plundering, poverty, and the persecution of Christians to Ukraine. In particular, Joe Biden manufactured the hatred that became the looting, desecration and seizing of churches, violence against Orthodox in Ukraine, and the eviction of clergy and their families in Ukraine.

Miller and Gic are part of a “brigade” that counts its troops among the Atlantic Council, National Endowment for Democracy, Freedom House, George Soros’s Open Society, and Human Rights Watch. In their convulsions of hatred for the American President Donald Trump, they have exposed their long-standing political decision to target their main enemy—Westphalian sovereignty both abroad and at home in America.

We now have absolute proof that the media is all lies, like the Russians and Ukrainians under the Bolsheviks. It’s never been about anything more than a country’s sovereignty. But let’s not let off the journalists and "intelligence community" agents so easily because the quasi-state media are responsible for America’s disregard for human life around the globe. 

Propaganda is meant for war and America has not been at war for decades. However, Miller, Gic, the brigade, and especially the corporate media have been spreading it like a deadly virus. It’s time to quarantine them. The only “social distancing” required is that we remove ourselves from exposure to the virulent corporate media. 

If you switch off the television, smart phone, tablet and other ways to access the “news,” then there will be no coronavirus. It is a mass psychosis. ‪The steps we take to respond to this panic-demic and mitigate its fallout will determine the trajectory of democracies for decades to come. Because the corporate media is the face of our adversary. ‬


The above was written in March of 2020, a year ago. It is suddenly very relevant. It is being republished (unchanged) in French and I would like to draw your attention to two key passages:

“During the Third Reich, hoaxes were staged in the Nazi’s effort to enrage the German population and justify the war. Even if they are poorly executed as these during Trump’s presidency have been, hoaxes of such magnitude are not to be scoffed at. They worked for Hitler, after all.”

“Authoritarian regimes eliminate independent news reporting, from the Bolsheviks in Russia in 1917 to the Nazis in Germany in 1933. This has happened in America today.”

Lastly, consider this quote:

“The struggle against fascism begins with the struggle against Bolshevism,” ~ Otto Rühle

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