"Biden is a classic example of the traditional elites, who now are completely out of touch. Remember, he’s built an alliance with the traditional establishment of the Republican party, the old Liz Cheneys, and Bill Kristol, and all these people, who are appalled by the kind of cult-like Republican party that’s built up around Trump."
A Tale of Two Wars: Biden Decries Russian Atrocities in Ukraine While Backing Saudi/UAE War in Yemen
CodePink. “Why is there such a disparity between coverage of the war on Ukraine vs. the war on Yemen? Coverage of Yemen reveals the US and UK’s complicity in creating the humanitarian crisis. Coverage of Ukraine constructs the US, the UK, & their allies as the 'saviors of democracy.'” [as quoted on Democracy Now!]
Martin Fredriksson, shown in a file photo and a winner of a major investigative reporting prize in 2014 for his work exposing right-wing groups opposed to NATO, has been secretly paid for years by Säpo, the Swedish Security Service, according to news reports based on his own admissions.
“The attitude toward the media expressed in the 2015 Pentagon manual is a violation of the international laws of war to which the USA is a signatory, going back to the 1907 Hague Convention, and including the Geneva Conventions,” said Badsey...
The investigation began in 2011 after the media uncovered an improper relationship between the Malaysian government and a company making documentaries about Malaysia. By MintPress News Desk MintPress News August 20, 2015 LONDON — This week, after a multi-year investigation, a prominent British media watchdog accused multiple TV networks of improperly accepting sponsorship money in More
The Moor Has Done His Duty: Russian Opposition Journalist Andrey Babitsky Discovers Western Freedom of Speech
Russian Opposition Journalist Andrey Babitsky Discovers Western Freedom of Speech BY ANATOLY KARLIN The UNZ Review March 21, 2015 Andrey Babitsky was the quintessential Russian democratic journalist. A correspondent for the US government funded Radio Liberty/Radio Free Europe (RFERL) since 1989, his star began to shine at the start of the Second Chechen War in 1999, More
Media wars have entered new territory: Secretary of State John Kerry, members of the EU and the military alliance NATO all have singled out this television station - RT - as some kind of security threat. Since when is holding and broadcasting a different opinion or narrative a threat to global media freedom? By Bruce More
Bouchaud: RWB's described the operation as the brainchild of GreatFire, a Chinese non-profit operated by free speech activists that has been finding ways to circumvent censorship since 2013.
As of December 7, there are now 42 students from the Ayotzinapa Normal School missing after police in the city of Iguala, Guerrero, opened fire on their buses and kidnapped a group of 43 of them, in a case that has gripped the country and sparked protests globally. To help readers who might be unfamiliar with this story, here is a timeline of key events to understand the ongoing case.