Politicians Celebrate “World Press Freedom Day” As Julian Assange Languishes In Prison

By David Walsh, WSWS.org -

May 3 is World Press Freedom Day, sponsored annually by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). UNESCO holds the event, it avows, to celebrate “the [...]

Julian Assange: Call for International Days of Action May 1 and May 2

By Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance -

We urge people to take action at British embassies in the United States, at US Department of Justice and US Attorney's offices and other appropriate locations on May 1 and 2 and if you are in [...]

Assange: 7 Years Of Deception Leads To Media Prosecution For Publishing

By Staff, Jonathan-cook.net -

In my last blog post, I warned that the media and political class would continue with their long-running deceptions about Julian Assange now that he has been dragged from the Ecuadorean embassy. [...]

In Court, Assange Flashes Thumbs Up, Faces Extradition To US

By Andy Wells, Yahoo News -

Julian Assange has appeared in the dock at Westminster Magistrates’ Court after being arrested at the Ecuadorian embassy this morning. Assange has been further arrested over an alleged conspiracy [...]

Julian Assange: At the Forefront of 21st Century Journalism

By Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance -

If there were ever a doubt about whether the editor-in-chief of WikiLeaks, Julian Assange, is a journalist, recent events erase all those doubts and put him at the forefront of a movement to [...]

Julian Assange Facing Expulsion And Extradition

By Popular Resistance. -

News broke yesterday that Julian Assange is facing imminent expulsion from the Ecuadorian Embassy in London. The news was leaked by whistleblowers. The justification for the expulsion is that [...]

WaPo’s ‘Hard-Line’ Stance Against Medicare For All

By Michael Corcoran, FAIR.org. -

The phrase “hard-line,” as commonly used in the Washington Post, is almost always a pejorative. Often it references official enemy states like Iran (5/4/18, 5/9/18) or North Korea (1/18/19). In a [...]

The NY Times Spreads Lies About Venezuela And Cuba

By Manuel Henríquez Lagarde, En.granma.cu -

After the New York Times confirmed that a truck carrying “humanitarian aid” was burned by opposition thugs - not Venezuelan security forces – someone alerted me that this unusual favor offered by [...]

Facebook Bans Zero Hedge

By Tyler Durden, Zerohedge.com -

Over the weekend, we were surprised to learn that some readers were prevented by Facebook when attempting to share Zero Hedge articles. Subsequently it emerged that virtually every attempt to [...]

‘Weaksauce’: State Department Tries Ordering Media How To Cover Venezuela

By Nebojsa Malic, RT.com -

With regime change in Caracas going poorly, the State Department is trying to create reality by browbeating reporters into following the official line. Veteran AP reporter Matt Lee was not [...]

Venezuela-Baiting: How Media Keep Anti-Imperialist Dissent In Check

By Alan MacLeod, Fair.org -

Corporate media have always attacked leftists for their positions on Venezuela, a country consistently demonized and misrepresented in the US press (FAIR.org, 6/1/02, 11/1/05, 4/1/13, 2/22/19). [...]

What War Films Never Show You

By Mike Ferner, Otherwords.org -

I treated wounded GIs from Vietnam. I saw carnage that seldom makes its way into harrowing war stories like “They Shall Not Grow Old.” Newspapers on the other side of the world are calling it [...]

Worshiping The Electronic Image

By Chris Hedges, Truthdig.com -

Donald Trump, like much of the American public, is entranced by electronic images. He interprets reality through the distortions of digital media. His decisions, opinions, political positions, [...]

Facts Don’t Interfere With Propaganda Blitz Against Venezuela’s Elected President

By Joe Emersberger, FAIR. -

The Miami Herald (2/8/19) reported, “Venezuelan leader Nicolás Maduro continues to reject international aid—going so far as to blockade a road that might have been used for its delivery.“ The [...]

How BBC Depicted Staged Hospital Scenes As Proof Of Chemical Attack

By RT. -

In an extraordinary turn of events, corporate media appears to have been exposed again as an extension of state foreign policy, by a member of the establishment media cabal, manufacturing consent [...]