Pay Attention To The Everyday Horrors By CAITLIN JOHNSTONE Substack.com September 9, 2023 Listen to a reading of this article (reading by Tim Foley): Have you ever noticed how the criticisms that both mainstream US political factions make about their opposition tend to be cartoonish exaggerations and whole cloth lies with little or no More
All mainstream journalism is “embedded journalism” now, for the battlefield is everywhere, writes Patrick Lawrence in this excerpt from his new book, Journalists and Their Shadows. Bad Faith and Blank Checks By Patrick Lawrence / Consortium News ScheerPost September 6, 2023 byEDITOR An embedded civilian journalist taking photographs of U.S. soldiers in Dana, More
Glenn Greenwald, SPECIAL EPISODE: The Real Story of Julian Assange, on the 4-Year Anniversary of His Imprisonment
On the 4th anniversary of Assange's arrest and years spent in the high security prison in England called Belmarsh, this video is a clip of a longer Glenn Greenwald video on his show System Update. To Twin Citians: The film Ithaka featuring John Shipton, father of Julian Assange, will be shown at St. Joan of More
The fourth estate is supposed to be a conduit to the people and a check on power. Instead, we have a bunch of geographically isolated, introspection-free, cozy-with-power, egomaniacal journalists thirsty for elite approval.
Glenn Greenwald of System Update interviews Lee Fang of the intercept about how corporations have coopted diversity, tailoring messages to Democrats and Republicans that hide corporate agendas.
All these issues matter: gun control, gay and trans rights, women’s rights (above all to control our own bodies), racism, homelessness, poverty, labor/union rights, police brutality, hunger, health care…the list is long. Yet if we do not have a livable planet all these struggles will be moot.
We’re going to try and do our best to examine what is actually a challenging and an interesting question: faced with a very small group of corporate giants who have used anti-competitive practices to make themselves virtually unchallengeable and inescapable, how can one shrewdly subvert their power without sacrificing one's integrity, or, worse, cynically exploiting the sincere anger of the public toward Big Tech for one's own personal aggrandizement?
Matt Taibbi joins CN Live! to discuss the implications of his Twitter Files revelations, including his latest on Hamilton 68 and its fatal blow to the Russiagate narrative. With Chris Hedges and John Kiriakou. Watch the replay. Twitter Files & the Death of Russiagate Consortium News February 1, 2023 Joe Lauria writes: https://youtu.be/kEymiIyDJx0 In the latest More
*,,,the mere possibility that one day the powers and the focus of those U.S Security State agencies would be turned inward, primarily targeting not our foreign enemies but the American people themselves."
. “All across the country, corporate conglomerates and hedge fund vultures have bought and consolidated local newspapers and slashed their newsrooms—all while giving executives and shareholders big payouts.”
"This didn’t just affect AP staff, it affected the whole world; we deserve to know what happened and who was responsible, and AP has no business obstructing that knowledge from us."
"To my fellow Jews, to my friends in the Democratic party who want to support Israel and think of themselves as Progressive, it is important to look at what Israeli law today does, what the lived experiences of Palestinians today means,"