Category manufacturing consent
It’s bogus, it’s boring, and it’s hurting the country
According to American linguist and political activist, Noam Chomsky, media operate through 5 filters: ownership, advertising, the media elite, flak and the common enemy. Narrated by Amy Goodman. Al Jazeera English Published on Mar 2, 2017 To learn more about Rise Up Times and support Media for the People! with a donation click here. No […]
Russia has become the universal rhetorical weapon of American politics.
Presidents…do have a duty under the Constitution to get Congress’s approval before waging war.
GOP and Democratic Party leaders and media pundits like Rachel Maddow are raising their anti-Russian rhetoric to cold-war levels. Jeffrey Taylor, contributing editor to The Atlantic, says they are ignoring the history of broken American promises, NATO expansion and attempts to develop American first strike nuclear capability. TheRealNews Published on March 21, 2017 To learn […]
Democrats are so eager to take down President Trump that they are joining forces with the Surveillance State…ex-FBI agent Coleen Rowley tells Dennis J Bernstein.
…but the idea that they drank the Kool-Aid and thought they were saving freedom is the part that I still don’t get.
There is a grave danger in playing partisan “gotcha” over U.S. relations with the world’s other major nuclear superpower
In the course of this mass murder, one American taking part in it was killed.
Diana Johnstone | France: Another Ghastly Presidential Election Campaign; the Deep State Rises to the Surface
Who’s a Patriot and what is Patriotism’s role in a decaying empire?
Snowden began by discussing the dark history of intelligence agencies and what it says about the U.S. government today.
“When the truth is replaced by silence,” said the Soviet dissident poet Yevtushenko, “the silence is a lie.”
The Year of the Commando:
U.S. Special Operations Forces Deploy to 138 Nations, 70% of the World’s Countries
The one-on-one interview between Fox’s Hannity and WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.
The U.S. government is creating a new $160 million bureaucracy to shut down information that doesn’t conform to U.S. propaganda narratives, building on the strategy that sold the bloody Syrian “regime change” war, writes Rick Sterling. By Rick Sterling Consortium News January 1, 2016 The U.S. establishment is not content simply to have domination over […]
“The CIA owns everyone of any significance in the major media”
On Wednesday, U.S. congressional negotiators approved $160 million to combat what they deem foreign propaganda and the alleged Russian campaign to spread “fake news.”
Coleen Rowley: “Trump’s selection of Pompeo for CIA Director … indicate…that the U.S. will once again begin to illegally torture, kidnap and illegally imprison captives.”
The popular vote showed there’s large support in this country for a politics of tolerance, of progressivism, around culture issues, around gender and race.