China Has Every Right To Reject WHO’s Embrace Of Lab Leak Theory

By Danny Haiphong, CGTN. -

Deputy of the National Health Commission Zeng Yixin asserted that China will not follow the World Health Organization's (WHO) suggested plan to focus second phase research into the origins of [...]

The Hypocrisy Of Washington’s Weaponization Of Protests In Cuba

By Peter Bolton, Counterpunch. -

On 11 July, Cuba saw thousands of demonstrators take to the streets in cities across the island. The protests are believed to have started in the Artemisa Province before spreading to neighboring [...]

Defense Of For-Profit Health Care Hasn’t Changed In Decades

By Luke Savage, Jacobin Magazine. -

This month marks the fifty-sixth anniversary of Medicare, signed into law by president Lyndon Johnson on July 30, 1965. The effects of the program were expansive and immediate: three years after [...]

Truthful Accounts – A View From Nicaragua

By Stephen Sefton, Tortilla con Sal. -

Efforts to depict journalism as if it ever existed in the idealized form of its propagandists have become increasingly ridiculous. Journalism, like accountancy, is just another sub-category of [...]

Disinformation Campaigns Target State Climate Initiatives

By Leanna First-Arai, Truthout. -

Right-wing groups have relied on disinformation and economic alarmism to promote the fossil fuel industry’s agenda for decades, advocates say. For example, in 2015, a multimillion-dollar PR [...]

A Truly Free Society Would Have No Official Narratives

By Caitlin Johnstone, Caitlin's Newsletter. -

Many of Anthony Fauci's emails during the US Covid-19 outbreak last year have been obtained via Freedom of Information Act and published by BuzzFeed News and The Washington Post. Depending on [...]

A People’s Guide To The War Industry: Bribery And Propaganda

By Christian Sorensen, Consortium News. -

Congress does not exercise effective oversight of the military-industrial-congressional complex. The average congressperson is clueless about the intricacies of war, espionage, and peace. The [...]

Lies, Damn Lies, and Inflation

By Hamilton Nolan, In These Times -

Now, inflation is actually here. Never mind the fact that the Fed believes that inflation can be kept under control, and that more government spending is in order — all popular media coverage of [...]

The Woke CIA PsyOp

By Abby Martin, Empire Files. -

Abby Martin explains what's behind the cringe ‘Humans of CIA’ recruitment ad promoting themselves as a place of ‘intersectional’ social progress. "Recently the CUA released a video that was [...]

‘Western Media Jeopardizing Uyghurs Interests’

By Dan Cohen, Mintpress News. -

Dan Cohen speaks with Gordon Gao, Director of Strategic Research at Tsinghua University Endowment Fund in Beijing and a native of Urumqi in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR). Gao [...]

The Myth Of Black Buying Power Is Robbing Black People Of Their Power

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

The myth of black buying power - that black people collectively hold trillions of dollars in wealth and that they could improve their economic status if only they 'spent their money more wisely' [...]

Tankie, Conspiracy Theorist, And Other Pejorative Tools Of Narrative Control

By Caitlin Johnstone. -

Bloomberg pundit Noah Smith had a very revealing interaction on Twitter the other day that I've been meaning to write about ever since. It began with Smith sharing a screenshot of an article [...]

Report: UK School Textbooks Altered To Favour Israel

By Middle East Eye. -

The international publisher Pearson has paused further distribution of two textbooks used by UK high schools after a group of academics said in a report that they distorted the historical record [...]

The Epoch Times, Trump’s Favorite Cult Propaganda Machine, Supporting The White House

By Lee Siu Hin, Action LA. -

The Epoch Times, the propaganda arm of the U.S.-backed Chinese cult Falun Gong, has built an unholy alliance among anti-China, anti-communist Republicans, far right domestic terrorists, and [...]

Is China Committing Genocide?

By Dan Cohen, MintPress News. -

Xinjiang Province, China - Up is down. War is peace. And the U.S., Canada and the Netherlands have accused China of genocide. “This is forced labor, this is forced sterilization, this is [...]