First They Came For Alex Jones, Then RT And Syrian TV

By Ann Garrison, -

Shortly after Alex Jones was kicked off Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube, New York City residents let me know via email and Twitter that Russian cable news outlet RT was no longer available to [...]

After 9/11: The Staggering Economic And Human Cost Of The War On Terror

By Benjamin Dangl, -

“Our war on terror begins with Al Qaeda, but it does not end there,” President George W. Bush announced on September 20th, 2001, following the 9/11 attacks. Bush’s “War on Terror” did not end [...]

Censored Documentary Exposes Israel’s Attack On Black Lives Matter

By Max Blumenthal, -

When the Movement for Black Lives released a platform in August 2016 that supported the BDS (boycott, divestment and sanctions) movement and identified Israel as an apartheid state engaged in a [...]

Britain Should Be In The Dock Over Skripal Saga, Not Russia

By Staff, -

The latest announcement by British authorities of two named Russian suspects in connection with the alleged poison assassination of a former Russian spy and his daughter is more absurd drama in a [...]

Spike Lee’s Film Makes Cop That Spied On Blacks Into Hero

By Boots Riley, -

This contains spoilers, so read no further if you don’t want the film spoiled. This is not so much an aesthetic critique of the masterful craftwork of this film as it is a political critique of [...]

Why Won’t The Mainstream Media Tell The Truth About ‘Medicare For All’?

By Jacob Sugarman, -

At the end of a segment posted Friday in conjunction with, CNN’s Jake Tapper issues a playful warning to the country’s politicians: “You’re perfectly entitled to your own opinions,” [...]

‘Too Big To Fail’: Russia-gate One Year After VIPS Showed A Leak, Not A Hack

By Patrick Lawrence, -

A year has passed since highly credentialed intelligence professionals produced the first hard evidence that allegations of mail theft and other crimes attributed to Russia rested on purposeful [...]

Russiagate: Dems Would Rather Get Elected Opposing Russia Than On Popular Progressive Causes

By Staff, -

The world is watching the latest political in-fighting in Washington with a mixture of fascination and dread. This is not surprising, since every twist and turn of the melodrama around the [...]

The Myth That Capitalism Saved The World

By Umair Haque, -

Every year of my life so far, it seems, some wise and learned old man publishes a book which recites the same old gruesome and weird myth, almost word for word. It’s like groundhog day, but [...]

When It Comes To War, Words Matter

By Gayle Morrow, -

Words matter. It’s an important lesson learned by children in the play yard and PR firm executives alike. That is why the recent unheralded word change to the U.S. Department of Defense’s Mission [...]

A Plea To Progressives: Reject Russia Hysteria And Prioritize Social Justice

By Ben Spielberg, -

Skepticism of our intelligence agencies’ claims is warranted, as history has shown. From overthrowing the democratically elected Allende government in Chile and lying about it to secretly selling [...]

Here’s The Real Reason The US Must Talk To Russia

By Pepe Escobar, -

Future historians may well identify Russian President Vladimir Putin’s landmark March 1 speech as the ultimate game-changer in the 21st-century New Great Game in Eurasia. The reason is minutely [...]

Let’s See Who’s Bluffing In The Criminal Case Against The Russians

By Scott Ritter, -

It was a remarkable moment in a remarkable press conference. President Donald Trump had just finished a controversial summit meeting in Helsinki with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, [...]

Cynical Helmets

By Carola Chavez, -

The White Helmets have arrived at Cúcuta. They came to save the Venezuelan “refugees” who live there. They arrived with their doctor’s gowns, with their marketing helmets, with Gabi Arellano, [...]

The Media Needs To Radically Change The Way It Covers ‘Foiled Terror Plots’

By Adam H. Johnson, -

This holiday week, we saw yet another high-profile “foiled” terror plot. And once again, when one looks closely at the government’s case, it consists of an FBI ruse, driven largely by the [...]