Category Media

The Legacy of Psychological Warfare: The Deep State

Together, the anonymous sources of the “deep state” and the mass corporate media have become accustomed to controlling the narrative told to the public.

Diana Johnstone | France: Another Ghastly Presidential Election Campaign; the Deep State Rises to the Surface

Manufacturing Consent

Jeremy Scahill | Seymour Hersh Blasts Media for Uncritically Promoting Russian Hacking Story

Hersh denounced news organizations as “crazy town” for their uncritical promotion…

Real News Network | Did the Deep State Facilitate Flynn’s Resignation? with Coleen Rowley (Video)

A two-part video interview with Coleen Rowley on the deep state.

Raimondo and Swanson | Two independent media views about the firing of Mike Flynn

The ousting of Mike Flynn takes us down the road to a police state.

Ted Rall | Before Trump, the Media Loved “Alternative Facts”

Media malpractice has been so sustained and widespread that it’s hard to know where to start.

Mike Madden | Senior Advisor Sharon Burke at New America Says Ending the Worst Excesses of the War on Terror, Including Torture, Would Be “Concessions to ISIS”

What likely concerns Ms. Burke, is that social media is further from government control than is the traditional media.

Why ‘Pro-Immigrant’ Super Bowl Ads Were Fascist Propaganda

Who’s a Patriot and what is Patriotism’s role in a decaying empire?

Yonatan Zunger | Trial Balloon for a Coup?

Yesterday was the trial balloon for a coup d’état against the United States. It gave them useful information.

David Brooks’ Anti-PC Screed: Women’s March Edition

Typical of Brooks’ columns, he makes loaded, self-serving assertions without bothering to cite any basis for them.

Jeremy Scahill | Intercepted Podcast: The Clock Strikes 13, and Donald Trump is President

Intercept co-founder Glenn Greenwald and Editor-in-Chief Betsy Reed join Jeremy Scahill for a discussion on the crazy apocalyptic present in which we find ourselves.

Steven Harper | The Trump Resistance Plan: Step One

TRP Strategy #1: Disconnect from Trump
TRP Strategy #2: Seek the Truth
TRP Strategy #3: Fight Back

John Rachel | The Politics of Panic and Puerile Propaganda

…we are still looking at a total retreat from journalistic integrity, an abandonment of responsibility vital to our survival as a nation…

Robert Fisk | We are not living in a ‘post-truth’ world, we are living the lies of others

But justice is not on the menu. This is a word which few politicians, statesmen, even journalists, any longer use.

John Pilger | The Issue is Not Trump, It is Us

“When the truth is replaced by silence,” said the Soviet dissident poet Yevtushenko, “the silence is a lie.”

Chris Hedges | The Real Purpose of the U.S. Government’s Report on Alleged Hacking by Russia

The purposes of the declassified report…offers no evidence of hacking…

‘Fake News’ Isn’t New: Dissecting Two Decades Of War Propaganda

The war for regime change has many fronts, and the battle over the story told to the public is equally powerful.

Mazin Qumsiyeh | Meddling in Elections

A Palestinian perspective

Glenn Greenwald | Watch How Casually False Claims are Published: New York Times and Nicholas Lemann Edition

…it was the press, not Snowden, which decided what stayed secret and what was reported.

Michel Chossudovsky | U.S. Foreign Policy and the Campaign to Destabilize the Trump Presidency

Political Insanity prevails. And insanity could potentially unleash World War III.