The mission that we have chosen to accept is a simple one: To tell the truth.
The mainstream, corporate media have made this childishly-simple task take on the aspect of a mission impossible.
It is the raison d'etre of eBeefs.
In an era when CIA-sponsored Libyan cut-throats and jihadists are called "revolutionary freedom fighters" - without the slightest hint of irony - it becomes all the more clear what we need to do.
In an age when a corrupt and pusillanimous media establishment have sold whatever dignity or morals they ever had for a mess of pottage, our mission is self-evident.
It is what Marx called "a ruthless criticism of everything existing".
In a word, analysis that is not afraid of its own conclusions, nor of conflict with our naked emperors.