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How To Make Sense Of Foreign Protests

Tuesday, 27 August 2019, 5:49 pm | Caitlin Johnstone

The Australian Broadcasting Corporation, our government-funded media outlet, has published an article titled "Australian expat living in Hong Kong throws off business suit to join protest movement". The entire story is in the headline: some random ... More >>

Manufacturing Normality

Friday, 16 August 2019, 9:40 am | Caitlin Johnstone

If people could see the world with fresh eyes, as though they were viewing it for the very first time, they would suddenly find themselves smashed between two equally strong yet wildly different experiences. More >>

What Progressives Hopefully Learned From Russiagate

Monday, 29 July 2019, 3:44 pm | Caitlin Johnstone

The Robert Mueller hearing on Tuesday was widely regarded as a humiliating disaster, not just by critics of the establishment Russia narrative, but by mainstream Democratic pundits. We haven't seen a US official look so befuddled and disorganized during ... More >>

‘Anti-Trump’ CNN Presstitute Defends Persecution of Assange

Monday, 22 July 2019, 9:13 am | Caitlin Johnstone

In the endless brain fart cyclone that is the Trump era, CNN White House Correspondent Jim Acosta has made a name for himself posing as a martyr of the free press. While US mass media has made a theatrical WWE performance of Trump's occasional mean words ... More >>

Twitter Restores Assange Activism Account

Friday, 19 July 2019, 2:55 pm | Caitlin Johnstone

After a week of vocal protests from online supporters of Julian Assange, Twitter has reversed its unjust removal of the prominent pro-Assange activism account @Unity4J. More >>

New CNN Assange Smear Piece Is Amazingly Dishonest

Tuesday, 16 July 2019, 3:12 pm | Caitlin Johnstone

CNN has authored an unbelievably brazen and dishonest smear piece on Julian Assange, easily the most egregious article of its kind since the notoriously bogus Assange-Manafort report by The Guardian last year. It contains none of the "exclusive" documents ... More >>

Opposing War Is The Best Approach To Revolution

Thursday, 11 July 2019, 2:59 pm | Caitlin Johnstone

One of the most common labels people use to describe what I do is some variation of "anti-war journalist" or "anti-imperialist blogger", and I'm always a tiny bit surprised when I see it. Not because I disagree with it; opposition ... More >>

Government That Tortures Journalists Bans RT From Media Conf

Wednesday, 10 July 2019, 9:21 am | Caitlin Johnstone

The British Foreign Office has banned Russian outlets RT and Sputnik from attending the upcoming Global Conference on Media Freedom in London, citing their predilection for "disinformation". More >>

US Foreign Policy Is A War On Disobedience

Monday, 8 July 2019, 12:09 pm | Caitlin Johnstone

In an excellent new essay titled " We’re Not the Good Guys -- Why Is American Aggression Missing in Action? ", Tom Engelhardt criticizes the way western media outlets consistently describe the behavior of disobedient nations like Iran as "aggressions", ... More >>

Jingoistic Military Fetishization Is As American As It Gets

Thursday, 4 July 2019, 5:00 pm | Caitlin Johnstone

"Putin's America," tweeted Anand Giridharadas, a pundit who was genetically engineered in a Monsanto laboratory to appeal to NPR listeners on every possible level. More >>

War Is So Normalized That Opposition Is “Isolationism"

Monday, 1 July 2019, 9:27 am | Caitlin Johnstone

After getting curb stomped on the debate stage by Tulsi Gabbard, the campaign for Tim "Who the fuck is Tim Ryan?" Ryan posted a statement decrying the Hawaii congresswoman's desire to end a pointless 18-year military occupation as "isolationism". More >>

Remarkably Ignorant Attitude Toward Nukes And North Korea

Wednesday, 26 June 2019, 2:59 pm | Caitlin Johnstone

Half of the responders to an innovative new survey of 3,000 Americans conducted by the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists and the British research firm YouGov reported that they would support a nuclear strike against North Korea if it tested a long-range ... More >>

You Are Fighting In The Most Important Battle Of All Time

Tuesday, 25 June 2019, 9:50 am | Caitlin Johnstone

If you are reading this, it's most likely the result of a series of events in your life which have drawn your interest and attention to the fact that our world is quite a bit different from what we've been told by our school teachers, by the news media, ... More >>

Starvation Sanctions Are Worse Than Overt Warfare

Monday, 24 June 2019, 9:21 am | Caitlin Johnstone

"We are putting major additional Sanctions on Iran on Monday," President Trump tweeted today. "I look forward to the day that Sanctions come off Iran, and they become a productive and prosperous nation again - The sooner the better!" More >>

The government's lies prove America's goodness

Monday, 24 June 2019, 9:20 am | Caitlin Johnstone

Last night Fox's Tucker Carlson praised Trump's decision not to go forward with a planned attack against Iran which the president claims would have killed approximately 150 people in response to a downed drone, which if true would have been a profoundly ... More >>

Do Drones Dream Of Electric War Crimes?

Friday, 21 June 2019, 1:52 pm | Caitlin Johnstone

Minerals drop explosive minerals onto organic matter with faces and feelings, and eyes are ripped from heads and fingers are ripped from hands and limbs are ripped from torsos and insides are ripped outside from bodies once cuddled and breastfed ... More >>

Pause And Think About How Many People AREN’T Whistleblowing

Thursday, 20 June 2019, 9:09 am | Caitlin Johnstone

Whistleblower Chelsea Manning is now being slammed with $500 fines for every single day that she remains imprisoned in contempt of court for refusing to testify in a secret grand jury against Julian Assange. Next month it will increase to $1,000 a ... More >>

Report: US Planning Massive Airstrike On An Iranian Facility

Wednesday, 19 June 2019, 9:36 am | Caitlin Johnstone

According to a new article from English-language Israeli publication The Jerusalem Post , the Hebrew-language Israeli publication Maariv has reported that diplomatic sources in the UN are assessing a US plan to conduct a "massive" airstrike ... More >>

Narrative Management = Reality Management

Tuesday, 18 June 2019, 8:53 am | Caitlin Johnstone

The Grayzone 's Max Blumenthal has published the first part of an investigative series on how so-called non-governmental organizations (NGOs) are being used to manipulate the narrative about what's going on in Syria by posing as impartial investigative ... More >>

Seven Reasons To Be Highly Skeptical Of The Gulf Of Oman

Friday, 14 June 2019, 2:03 pm | Caitlin Johnstone

In a move that surprised exactly zero people, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has wasted no time scrambling to blame Iran for damage done to two sea vessels in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday, citing exactly zero evidence. More >>

 

 

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