“[Johnstone] recounts in detail how the Western left betrayed its historical principles of social justice and peace and let itself be lured into approval of aggressive U.S.-NATO wars on the fallacious grounds of “human rights”.
New Documents From the Sham Prosecution of Gen. Michael Flynn Also Reveal Broad Corruption in the Russiagate Investigations
“The conflation of ideological and evidentiary questions, and the substitution of substantive political debates with tests of tribal loyalty, are indescribably corrosive to our public discourse.”
A fixed election system, mainstream corporate media, and more.
“Neoliberal capitalism is the underlying pandemic feeding the current global shortage of hospitals, medical supplies, beds and robust social welfare provisions, and increasingly an indifference to human life. The social contract has been all but eliminated while notions of the public good, social obligations and democratic forms of solidarity are under attack.”
Chris Hedges discusses the demise of Truthdig and the media, Julian Assange, and America now and the relationship of compassion and activism in resistance.
“While the foreign misinformation in question isn’t clear, the purpose of the domestic narratives surrounding said misinformation is.”
Supreme Court Crushes Media Diversity in Ruling on Lawsuit Accusing Comcast of Racial Discrimination
“What this story is about is, it’s basically — it’s about a series of black entertainment moguls who started media networks or television shows.”
“The pundits appear willfully ignorant of their own role in shaping electability narratives. In the debates, electability was a favorite topic of the journalists doling out questions, and the message (evidence be damned) was clear: Sanders is unelectable. As we reported after studying every debate question prior to Super Tuesday (FAIR.org, 2/29/20), Sanders’ electability was questioned more than four times as often as Biden’s (21 to 5).”
Electronic communications and foreign media act as today’s Trojan Horse. Sculpture from American Film “Troy.” By Soraya Sepahpour-Ulrich Women Against Military Madness (WAMM) Newsletter Volume 38 Number 1 Winter 2020 November 24, 2019, Iran: When protests in Hong Kong, Iraq, and Lebanon erupted, I was fully anticipating protests in Iran to follow. In 2018 alone, the National Endowment for […]
“It seems reasonable to speculate that in the early hours of January 8 a calamitous incident was contrived to happen.”
“There is something deeply wrong with having our news brought to us by the same corporations that bring us our killing.”
“The publication of classified documents is not yet a crime in the United States. If Assange is extradited and convicted, it will become one.”