Are Wikileaks and other similar organizations “hostile foreign agencies,” as CIA Director Mike Pompeo asserted recently? He’s looking at a way to punish media organizations for telling their readers the truth while being able to avoid going after the mainstream media companies that publish materials provided by Wikileaks. It is all about stripping some organizations and individuals from First Amendment protection. Don’t miss this exclusive Ron Paul Liberty Report with Wikileaks Founder, Julian Assange:

Former UK Independence Party Leader Nigel Farage notes Emmanuel Macron will experience fading support as the focus on his “vacuous” policy positions versus sharp contrast with Le Pen will weaken his candidacy.  Suggests Macron will nevertheless win but Le Pen will not pull just 40% as pundits suggest

The choice could not be more stark. In the second and final round of France’s presidential election voters have before them two candidates: Macron is an arch-Europhile and Le Pen is a Eurosceptic. This is truly momentous for France, Europe, and the Western world. CrossTalking with John Laughland and Pepe Escobar.

There is a desperate effort to block the truth which pervades all Western media, near total censorship of events occurring in Syria, claims Virginia State Senator Richard Black.

 

The United States and North Korea are hurling threats at one another. In Japan, the sale of bomb shelters is booming. And in South Korea, a country that has seen this all before and is typically nonplussed about a test or two, citizens are feeling a bit anxious. Could war really break out on the Korean…

 

The newly built “Silk Road Golden Bridge” in Beijing Olympic Park gets its lights tested on April 18, 2017, in preparation for the upcoming Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation that will be held from May 14 to 15. [Photo/VCG] Globalization stands at a crossroads, making it necessary for us to fully comprehend the trends…

President Trump will sign an executive order Wednesday to start pulling the federal government out of K-12 education, following through on a campaign promise to return schools to state and local control. The order, dubbed the “Education Federalism Executive Order,” will launch a 300-day review of Obama-era regulations and guidance for school districts and direct Education…

Parry examines Trump’s ego and sociopath tendencies.  After his election, Donald Trump had a narrow path to a transformational presidency, but it required breaking the neocon grip on U.S. foreign policy and telling truth to U.S. citizens. Already, Trump has failed.  

During this 20+ minute interview Jason asks Bill questions about a global US Dollar shortage, whether China will have to devalue its currency 20-30% to bailout its state owned banks and municipalities, if he is heavily short a lot of stocks yet, how overvalued the stock market is, if the Fed can reduce its ~$4.5 trillion balance sheet and how the economy on Main St is doing with so many retail stores shutting down in 2017.

Most Americans paying attention to global affairs have some conception of his opponent, nationalist firebrand Marine Le Pen, but Macron is likely to be very much a black box. I hope today’s post changes that.