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U.S. intelligence community claims endorse a fake crisis that hides the real one.
Noam Chomsky Unravels the Political Mechanics Behind His Gradual Expulsion From Mainstream Media (Video)
The prolific author and acclaimed MIT professor is never featured on major networks.
As if to prep the populace for their desired outcome, for weeks, mainstream corporate media has been readying the people for a Clinton/Trump general election contest.
Time and again, members of the Washington press corps have credulously accepted officials’ lies and misinformation and passed them on to their readers as the truth. Their real-time skepticism is almost nonexistent. And they keep doing it.
Greenwald: For the past decade, I’ve been writing critically about the American media, usually with a focus on the specific policy and legal topics I know best. So like most politically engaged people, I’ve long been rationally aware of how frequently deceitful and inaccurate claims are passed off by the most respected media outlets as fact, using highly authoritative tones.
Day after day, night after night, the press relied on propaganda from both ISIS and the US government to whip up fear and a thirst for revenge in the American public. Gruesome beheading videos distributed by Isis were played over and over. By Medea Benjamin Common Dreams October 10, 2014 Like these cars in the Syrian city […]
The current mainstream debate regarding the crisis in Iraq and Syria offers a near perfect example of both the death of historical memory and the collapse of critical thinking in the United States. It also signifies the emergence of a profoundly anti-democratic culture of manufactured ignorance and social indifference. By Henry A. Giroux Truthout.org | News Analysis […]
The bizarre, unhealthy, blinding media contempt for Julian Assange It is possible to protect the rights of the complainants in Sweden and Assange’s rights against political persecution, but a vindictive thirst for vengeance is preventing that. Glenn Greenwald The Guardian guardian.co.uk, Wednesday 22 August 2012 13.10 EDT Julian Assange: the British press’s public enemy No1. […]
The Hijacking of Arab Spring, and the Media’s Complicity By Russ Baker (about the author) June 26, 2012 opednews.com This article cross-posted from WhoWhatWhy For those versed in the black arts of propaganda, the hijacking of Arab Spring must be a beauteous thing to behold. First came evidently spontaneous uprisings in Tunisia and Egypt. Then some […]