Wayne Madsen

Investigative journalist, author and syndicated columnist. A member of the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) and the National Press Club

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June 4, 2021
Think Tank Wars and the Enforcement of Thought Crime Laws

For those who believe that freedom of the press exists in the United States, here’s a news bulletin: Those days are long over!

April 11, 2021
Blinken’s Winking and Nodding to the Neocons

Biden’s Western Hemisphere foreign policy is not much different from that of Obama’s, Wayne Madsen writes.

March 31, 2021
The Dawning of the Age of Nefarious

If Friedrich Engels were alive today, he would likely define the criminal neglect of Covid-19 by the like of Trump and Bolsonaro as “social murder,” Wayne Madsen writes.

March 25, 2021
Sino-American Relations Exacerbated by U.S. Racism

Blinken, who graduated from Columbia University with a law degree, is obviously not well suited in history or diplomacy. When it comes to Asia Political Science, he earns a failing grade.

March 21, 2021
The Status Quo Enthusiasts of Foggy Bottom: Living in the Past

The Biden administration has displayed initial deluded and antiquated thinking when it comes to foreign policy.

March 11, 2021
The Danger of Quirky Cults and Politics

The forces of democracy should be on vigilant guard against dangerous far-right cults and political movements today as much as they were during World War II, Wayne Madsen writes.

February 25, 2021
Bannonism: A Clear and Present Danger to the Planet

The sooner the nations of the world awake to the threat posed by fascists abusing electoral systems to gain dictatorial power, the possibility of a repeat of the fascist rise to power during the 1920s and 1930s can be snuffed out.

February 19, 2021
Computer Security Breaches and Trojan Horse Backdoors

Who is at fault for the succession of major hacking events in the United States? – “The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, but in ourselves”

February 15, 2021
The Fascist ‘Big Lies’ – Deceptive Names Are Back

We should remain vigilant against the far-right, which continues to misappropriate the historical and traditional names of the parties of labor, the popular masses, equality, and progressivism, Wayne Madsen writes.

February 9, 2021
The New Guardrails for Biden’s Obama Interventionists

The devastation left by the Trump administration makes it nearly impossible for the Biden State Department to achieve a pre-Trump status quo ante.