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“No You Guys, THIS US-Backed Coup Is Perfectly Legitimate!"

Thursday, 14 November 2019, 4:40 pm | Caitlin Johnstone

I just keep tripping on how dumb this latest US-backed military coup is. It's in Bolivia in case you've lost track, which would be perfectly reasonable since US-backed coups have become kind of like US mass shootings--there's so many of them they're ... More >>

MSM Adamantly Avoids The Word “Coup” In Bolivia Reporting

Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 8:11 am | Caitlin Johnstone

There has been a military coup in Bolivia backed by violent right-wing rioters and the US government , but you'd hardly know this from any of the mainstream media headlines. More >>

Propaganda Narratives Are Custom-Made For Each Echo Chamber

Wednesday, 6 November 2019, 4:36 pm | Caitlin Johnstone

Yesterday I started a thread on Twitter lamenting the fact that support for WikiLeaks and Julian Assange has been eroded all across the political spectrum since 2016 by the establishment smear campaign. More >>

The Imperial Propaganda Machine

Tuesday, 5 November 2019, 3:59 pm | Caitlin Johnstone

(Headline abbreviated, original headline: The Imperial Propaganda Machine: Notes From The Edge Of The Narrative Matrix) More >>

On Journalists Who Refuse To Defend Dissident Journalists

Thursday, 31 October 2019, 3:13 pm | Caitlin Johnstone

Mainstream Journalists Who Refuse To Defend Dissident Journalists Are Worshippers Of Power More >>

“We Want To Keep The Oil”

Friday, 25 October 2019, 3:23 pm | Caitlin Johnstone

"Well you may throw your rock and hide your hand, workin' in the dark against your fellow man. But as sure as God made black and white what's down in the dark will be brought to the light." ~ Johnny Cash/traditional, 'God's Gonna Cut You ... More >>

Only Cowards And Sadists Support The Persecution Of Assange

Wednesday, 23 October 2019, 9:33 am | Caitlin Johnstone

Former British ambassador Craig Murray has published a very disturbing account of Julian Assange's court appearance yesterday which I recommend reading in full. There have been many reports published about Assange's case management hearing, but the ... More >>

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 >>

 

 

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