[Note to TomDispatch Readers: Today’s post is an excerpt from my newest book, A Nation Unmade by War, my personal portrait of our increasingly mad world. It’s just hitting the bookstores, so do support this site (and me) by picking up a copy. Pulitzer-Prize-winning historian John Dower says, “Since SeptemberRead More →

YouTube has ramped up their censorship campaign and this time, they are coming after CBD ( cannabidiol) oil. Channels which discuss CBD oil will be banned because according to YouTube, it “poses a risk of serious physical harm or death.” Mike Adams, otherwise known as The Health Ranger on YouTube hasRead More →

Glyphosate-based herbicides like Monsanto’s Roundup are used the world over. In fact, Roundup is still the most popular and widely used weedkiller in the entire world. Pesticide propagandists are fond of leaning on the idea of “safe” dose, but can there really be a safe dose for a substance that causesRead More →

“Whether the mask is labeled fascism, democracy, or dictatorship of the proletariat, our great adversary remains the apparatus—the bureaucracy, the police, the military. Not the one facing us across the frontier of the battle lines, which is not so much our enemy as our brothers’ enemy, but the one thatRead More →

Editor’s Note: Perhaps the reporting tools Twitter and Facebook are implementing will result in no one being able to post on the platforms at all at some point…because it sure sounds like this could erupt into many users reporting everything they don’t agree with as abusive…ultimately making both sites entirelyRead More →

It’s often half-jokingly said that if there was one thing that could bring Americans together, it would be cannabis. That might seem a little farfetched at first, but once you discover how many people want cannabis legalized, it will make sense. As of 2018, nine states allow recreation use in some form,Read More →

James Huberty, a 41-year-old survivalist who had recently lost his job as a security guard, spent the morning of July 18, 1984, at the San Diego Zoo with his wife, Etna, and their two daughters. The family ate lunch at a McDonald’s restaurant in the Clairemont neighborhood before returning toRead More →

“[A]ccording to the 2016 American Customer Satisfaction Index, the Federal Government ranks among the bottom of all industries in the United States in customer satisfaction;” Calling citizens customers is like calling slaves employees. “Customer” implies that you could take your business elsewhere. And the ability to go somewhere else when youRead More →

“No power on earth has a right to take our property from us without our consent.” — John Jay, first Chief Justice of the United States We have no real property rights. Think about it. That house you live in, the car you drive, the small (or not so small)Read More →

A recent report on consumer habits suggests recreational cannabis users rely less on alcohol, over the counter pain medications, and sleep aids. According to the Recreational Cannabis Consumer report conducted by High Yield Insights, a consumer analysis firm, “Recreational consumers report using cannabis products for a variety of reasons, from relaxation toRead More →