Tag Archives: Manufacturing Consent

The Warmakers Assault on Free Press:  Manning, Assange, WikiLeaks and US War Crimes, a panel with Coleen Rowley, Mel Reeves, Sue Ann Martinson

The “warmakers,” the ruling elite who wish to control the world, including of course the USA, found the short video “Collateral Damage” taking its place in global politics.

Two by Chris Hedges: The Mueller Report and the Press and Guns and Liberty

The Mueller report’s categorical statement that Donald Trump and his campaign did not collude with Russia ends one of the most shameful periods in modern American journalism…

US Government Admits It’s Making Fake Social Media Accounts to Spread Propaganda in Cuba, by Ben Norton

The US Office of Cuba Broadcasting is secretly creating fake social media accounts to inspire dissent and to spread right-wing pro-US, pro-capitalist propaganda in Cuba.

How the Empire Gets Away With Expanding (Some Observations)

Americans who dissent – that is, who are opposed to war – are branded supporters of the targeted government’s legitimate leadership.

The Bad, Good, and Beautiful: War and Peace Posters, By David Swanson

An exhibit of war and peace posters at the Weisman Art Museum at the University of Minnesota.

For Our Rulers, Smearing A Dissident Journalist Is As Good As Killing Him, by Caitlin Johnstone

Nobody actually thinks that Julian Assange is a Russian agent, or a rapist, or a “hostile non-state intelligence service”, or any of the other absurd smears I’ve seen circulating about him throughout all political sectors of the US-centralized empire.

Anti-Trump Cartoons Stopped by Censor at Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

None of these [anti-Trump] cartoons appeared in the Post-Gazette, despite Rogers being the paper’s full-time staff political cartoonist.

Military Madness, U.S. Style: What’s the Alternative?

Stephen Kinzer wrote that “coverage of the Syrian war will be remembered as one of the most shameful episodes in the history of the American press.’”

Tomgram: Andrew Bacevich, On Seeing America’s Wars Whole, A Letter to the NYT

The key point is that when it comes to recent American wars, the Times offers coverage without perspective.

Tomgram: Andrew Bacevich, A Memo to the Publisher of the New York Times

On Seeing America’s Wars Whole: Six Questions for A.G. Sulzberger

Russiagate or Russiagoat? Coleen Rowley, Nat Parry, Glenn Greenwald, James Risen

‘This is Nuts’: Liberals Launch ‘Largest Mobilization in History’ in Defense of Russiagate Probe February 9, 2018 Exclusive: Hundreds of thousands have pledged to take to the streets if Special Counsel Robert Mueller is removed, reflecting misplaced priorities and some fundamental misunderstandings, report Coleen Rowley and Nat Parry. Read more →   VIDEO: GLENN GREENWALD […]

Henry A. Giroux | The Ghost of Fascism in the Age of Trump

Power, culture, politics, finance and everyday life now merge in ways that are unprecedented and pose a threat to democracies all over the world.

The controversial Numes Memo with progressive views by The Nation, The Intercept, Consortium News, AntiMedia and the Real News Network

“Discrediting law enforcement is the memo’s transparent purpose and why it has been embraced by President Trump,” argued a Washington Post editorial that condemned Ryan’s choice.

Pew: US media bias ranks worst in the world

“Large gaps in ratings of the media emerge between governing party supporters and non-supporters. “

David Swanson | What We’re Supposed to Think (What Difference Does it Make?)

We’re supposed to think that government officials mean well.
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What other countries call bribes we call campaign contributions.

The U.S. Media Yesterday Suffered its Most Humiliating Debacle in Ages: Now Refuses All Transparency Over What Happened by Glenn Greenwald

WHY DOES THIS MATTER SO MUCH? For so many significant reasons…

Ukraine on Fire | Full length video with Oliver Stone

UKRAINE ON FIRE: The Real Story. Full Documentary by Oliver Stone (Original English version)

After Russian-linked ads, put social media under the microscope

Our response to this new problem, partly made easier by the growth of social media, must be multi-faceted.

How Donald Trump Will Destroy Capitalism: Chris Hedges Explains (Video)

Totalitarian movements conjure up a lying world of consistency…

Corporate Media ALWAYS Wants More War (Young Turks Video)

The inducements and encouragements to buy into an extreme anti-Russia frenzy have become pervasive.