Reuters, BBC, And Bellingcat Participated In Covert UK Foreign Office-Funded Programs To ‘Weaken Russia’

By Max Blumenthal, The Grayzone. -

The UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) have sponsored Reuters and the BBC to conduct a series of covert programs aimed at promoting regime change inside Russia and undermining its [...]

‘Muscular’ Foreign Policy: Media Codeword For Violence Abroad

By Alan Macleod, Fairness and Accuracy In Reporting. -

Writing in the Washington Post , pro-war columnist Josh Rogin appeared relieved that Joe Biden picked Kamala Harris as his running mate for November—as opposed to a progressive like Elizabeth [...]

Haiti: Danny Shaw Reports On The Serious Political And Social Crisis

By Danny Shaw, Council on Hemispheric Affairs. -

COHA’s Senior Research Fellow, professor Danny Shaw, opens a window to the mass movement in Haiti which is demanding President Jovenel Moïse step down and cease rule by decree. Demonstrators [...]

Cuomo’s Nursing Home Scandal Vindicates His Critics In The Press

By Ari Paul, Fairness and Accuracy In Reporting. -

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s moment as the “hero” of the Covid-19 crisis is fading, with revelations (New York Times, 2/12/21) that his administration covered up the scope of the coronavirus [...]

How To Write About Iran

By Ladane Nasseri, McSweeneys. -

Whether you are working from your DC office or your home in LA or New York, here’s all you need to know to become an expert on Iran. 1. Always refer to Iran as the “Islamic Republic” and its [...]

The Mechanics Behind The Egyptian Revolution

By Hossam el-Hamalawi, ROAR Magazine. -

The Egyptian revolution, which flared from early 2011 to mid-2013, is usually presented in the media (and some academic circles) as a “Facebook Revolution” or at least as one gigantic event that [...]

The Witch Hunt Has Come For Ken Loach

By Kerry-anne Mendoza, The Canary. -

First, the media and political opportunists tried to convince us life-long anti-racist Jeremy Corbyn was Hitler-in-waiting. Now, life-long anti-racist Ken Loach is being attacked by the same [...]

Post Workers Suspended After Refusing To Deliver Epoch Times

By Katie Nicholson and Jason Ho, CBC.CA. -

Ramiro Sepulveda, one of the suspended postal workers, told CBC News he objects to the insinuations in some of the paper's past coverage of the origins of the coronavirus, which the paper calls [...]

Pro-Biden Propaganda

By Margaret Kimberley, Black Agenda Report. -

The bad orange man is now back in Florida. Donald Trump, known as “45” by people who refused to speak his name, is history. His accidental presidency is now a bad memory and the sight of him [...]

UN Independent Expert: ‘This Is How The Human Rights Industry Works’

By Geraldina Colotti, Orinoco Tribune. -

Indeed, a “human rights industry” exists, and many officials of the UN’s Office of the High Commissioner [for Human Rights], diplomats, activists from non-governmental organisations, human rights [...]

Corporate Media Bash Teachers Unions For Resisting School Reopenings

By Alan Macleod, Mintpress News. -

The seven-day average COVID death toll hit an all time high yesterday, with over 3,400 Americans expected to die on any given day. Educator cases are on the rise. Studies have shown that children [...]

Open Society Tries To Stage A Counterrevolution In Cuba

By Javier Gómez Sánchez, Popular Resistance. -

On November 28, 2020 Cuban Television abruptly ended the Cuban State media’s reluctance to publicly expose the U.S. attempts to fund and organize a new counterrevolution to bring about a soft [...]

I Observed Venezuela’s Elections Firsthand

By Rick Sterling, Mintpress News. -

On election day, Sunday, December 6, we began a tour of election sites. Typically, the voting takes place at a school, with five to ten classrooms designated as “mesas,” and each voter goes to [...]

Meet The Pseudo-Left Imperialists Fighting Against Universal Healthcare

By Dan Cohen, The Grayzone. -

It’s no coincidence that the pundits who are circling the wagons around AOC and seething at a comedian for pushing for a Medicare For All floor vote are also a bunch of pseudo-left imperialists. [...]

Remembering Leo Panitch

By Ronan Burtenshaw, Tribune Magazine. -

My first meeting with Leo Panitch didn’t go so well. I was sitting in a restaurant before the 2016 Labour Party conference in Liverpool with Jacobin editor Bhaskar Sunkara. Leo arrived dressed in [...]