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

By Scott Ritter, Theamericanconservative.com -

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, Resumen-english.org -

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, Truthdig.com -

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 [...]

Why Venezuela Reporting Is So Bad

By Joe Emersberger, Fair.org -

For almost 20 years, the US government has been trying to overthrow Venezuela’s government, and establishment media outlets (state, corporate and some nonprofit) throughout the Americas and [...]

Western Media Whitewash Yemen Genocide

By Finian Cunningham, Strategic-culture.org -

With the United Nations warning that millions of civilians could die from violence or starvation from the ongoing military siege of the Yemeni port city of Hodeida, there is no other way to [...]

The NED’s Useful Idiots

By Joyce Nelson, Counterpunch.org -

On Friday, June 8, MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow augmented her nightly Russiagate fetish by extolling the merits of the National Endowment for Democracy (NED), telling her huge audience that the NED, [...]

Does The Burns/Novick Vietnam Documentary Deserve An Emmy?

By Doug Rawlings, Commondreams.org -

By the time I reached Episode Four in this ten-episode film, I concluded it should not be touted as an Emmy Award-winning documentary. In my eyes, documentation is rooted in facts and, if at all [...]

Are You Brainwashed?

By Uri Avnery, MWC News -

Does it take a dictatorial regime—Nazi or Communist—to turn the media into a brainwashing machine? Common sense says that this is impossible in a democracy. Common sense is wrong. How is this [...]

How The Corporate Media Enslave Us To A World Of Illusions

By Jonathan Cook, Jonathan-cook.net -

For several years now, I have been writing regular posts on my blog with one end in mind: to help open a door for readers and encourage them to step through. I select issues, usually those that [...]

Open Letter to Amnesty International by a Former Amnesty International Prisoner of Conscience

By Camilo E. Mejia, Latin America in Movement -

Nicaragua’s close ties with Venezuela, Cuba, Russia, and especially China, with whom the country signed a contract to build a canal, the other main reason the United States is after the [...]

New York Times And Israel Smear Slain Palestinian Medic

By Donald Johnson, James North and Philip Weiss, Mondoweiss -

The New York Times today printed a long article giving credence to Israeli claims that Razzan al-Najjar, the young medic killed by an Israeli sniper a week ago, was not innocent. The article [...]

The Propaganda And Economic Attacks On Venezuela Continue After Election

By Roger Harris, Popular Resistance -

When I read the Foreign Policy article referenced in the first paragraph I was amazed at the how many false myths could be contained in one article. Then I saw the author was José R. Cárdenas who [...]

The New York Times And The Murder That Wasn’t

By Andre Damon, Wsws.org -

On Tuesday, the right-wing Ukrainian regime reported that Arkady Babchenko, a Russian journalist living in Kiev and a vocal critic of the Kremlin, had been shot dead in his apartment building. [...]

Russiagate: Spooks Spooking Themselves

By Daniel Lazare, Consortiumnews.com -

As the role of a well-connected group of British and U.S. intelligence agents begins to emerge, new suspicions are growing about what hand they may have had in weaving the Russia-gate story, as [...]

Propaganda Killing Kills Propaganda – First The Skripals, Now Arkady Babchenko Come Back From The Dead

By Staff, Moonofalabama.org -

But the case was murky. Babchenko was critical of all Russians who did not protest against the Russian involvement in Syria and Ukraine. When the TU 154 with the Red Army Choir crashed and 92 [...]