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Whether this should have been a unilateral action is something we all must consider.
The refrain of Russian attribution has been repeated so regularly and so emphatically that it’s become easy to forget that no one has ever truly proven the claim.
“Each new day in the current round of strife in Palestine seems to bring news that more Palestinians have been killed in increasingly gruesome ways by Israeli security forces. …”
David Vine| Garrisoning the Globe: How U.S. Military Bases Abroad Undermine National Security and Harm Us All
Vine: The Pentagon’s overseas presence is actually even larger. There are U.S. troops or other military personnel in about 160 foreign countries and territories, including small numbers of marines guarding embassies and larger deployments of trainers and advisors like the roughly 3,500 now working with the Iraqi Army. And don’t forget the Navy’s 11 aircraft carriers.
Johnstone: Western leaders share major responsibility for making much of the world unfit for normal human habitation. And so far, they are getting away with it. The massive refugee crisis swamping Europe is just the beginning of the troubles that these unscrupulous leaders have brought on their own countries.
Lee Fang: Civil Rights Group Backed by Telecom Industry Seeks to Block Net Neutrality, Instantly Contradicts Itself
From the article: MMTC has gone to bat for other major media companies, arguing in 2011 that minority communities would benefit from the Comcast-NBC Universal merger. After urging support for the deal, MMTC received at least $350,000 from Comcast.
When “human rights” hurts North Koreans: A defense of WomenCross DMZ
Mark Hand: Feeling Trapped in a Dead-End System? Cartoonist’s Affirmations Encourage Resistance | Stephanie McMillan
McMillan: There is a huge lack of inspirational literature to encourage and uplift people whose lives are dedicated to social transformation.
I believe it important to understand how western media beat the drum of war on behalf of George W. Bush. The echo chamber demonstrated it could be counted on to back acts of aggression around the world with impunity. By Peter Lavelle Global Research November 18, 2014 Sputnik 17 November 2014 Region: Russia and FSU Theme: Media Disinformation We have recently been hearing a […]
Talking heads like former General Jack Keane are all over the news media fanning fears of ISIS. Shouldn’t the public know about their links to Pentagon contractors? Lee Fang TheNation.com September 12, 2014 Retired General Anthony Zinni, retired General Jack Keane and former Bush administration official Fran Townsend If you read enough news and watch […]
“Rudderless and without a compass, the American ship of state continues to drift, guns blazing.” —Andrew J. Bacevich BY DAN FROOMKIN The Intercept September 11, 2014 President Obama’s plan to “degrade and destroy” the Islamic State counts on pretty much everything going right in a region of the world where pretty much […]
The New York Times muddies the waters about the deaths of the three Israeli teens that started the recent attacks on Gaza by Palestine… By Peter Hart FAIR.org September 5, 2014 It is, by many accounts, the action that caused the most recent war in Gaza: the kidnapping and murder of three young Israelis […]
BOB BUTLER, PRESIDENT OF THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BLACK JOURNALISTS, WRITES THAT THE ARREST OF TWO JOURNALISTS IN FERGUSON REMINDS HIM OF 1964 By#TEAMEBONY August 15, 2014 Press freedom in Ferguson: Is this 1964 or 2014? Fifty years ago, America’s living rooms were interrupted with images of peaceful protesters in Selma or Washington or […]
Published on Aug 1, 2014 Russell Brand The Trews (E114). You may have seen Sean Hannity offering to educate me on his Fox News show. This is my response to his ‘education’. Subscribe or “Follow” us on RiseUpTimes.org. Rise Up Times is also on Facebook! Check the Rise Up Times page for posts from this blog and more! […]
Exclusive: The U.S. media’s Ukraine bias has been obvious, siding with the Kiev regime and bashing ethnic Russian rebels and Russia’s President Putin. But now – with the scramble to blame Putin for the Malaysia Airlines shoot-down – the shoddy journalism has grown truly dangerous, says Robert Parry. By Robert Parry ConsortiumNews.com July 20, 2014 In the heat of the U.S. media’s […]
Israeli government is misleading the world one press conference at a time. Marwan Bishara Al Jazeera Last updated: 16 Jul 2014 16:55 Israel’s media strategy aims to mystify, mislead and even misrepresent the reality, writes Bishara [EPA] Do you wonder why there are many questions left unanswered regarding the Israeli escalation in Gaza? Why the questions are […]