- Syria Comes In from the Cold: Saudi-Syria Relationship Warms Up
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- Exposing Myanmar’s US-Backed Opposition
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- The 2020-21 Worldwide Corona Crisis: Destroying Civil Society, Engineered Economic Depression, Global Coup d’État and the “Great Reset”
We are at the crossroads of one of the most serious crises in modern history. We are living history, yet our understanding of the flow of events since January 2020 has been blurred. Worldwide, people have been misled both by their governments and the media. The post The 2020-21 Worldwide Corona Crisis: Destroying Civil Society, Engineered Economic Depression, Global Coup d’État and the […]
- Somalia: Epicenter of Global Geopolitical and Geo-economic Competition
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- The Paycheck Protection Program Is Officially Out Of Money
By Tyler Durden The Paycheck Protection Program has officially “run out of money”, hopefully putting an end to what was likely one of the most... The Paycheck Protection Program Is...
- Activist Recorded American TV 24 Hours a Day for 30+ Years Because She Wanted to Protect the Truth (Documentary)
By B.N. Frank Activist Marion Stokes was so concerned about American broadcast networks disposing archives, as well as the influence that television was having on... Activist Recorded American TV 24...
- Gasoline Futures Soar After Colonial Gives No Timetable For Hacked Pipeline Restart
By Tyler Durden Just in case the US didn’t already have a “transitory hyperinflation” problem, gasoline futures soared more than 4% – and are likely... Gasoline Futures Soar...
- Action Alert: Contact U.S. Legislators ASAP to Get 5G Out of National Parks
By B.N. Frank American opposition to 5G is increasing due to concerns about reduced property value (see 1, 2, 3) and increased energy consumption (see... Action Alert: Contact U.S. Legislators ASAP...
- State Passes Revolutionary Bill to Finally Ban “No-Knock” Warrants
By Matt Agorist This week, the state of Tennessee made history after the House gave final approval to Senate Bill 1380 (SB1380) that bans “no-knock”... State Passes Revolutionary Bill to Finally Ban...
- Space Colonization Is a Capitalist Perception Management Op
Space colonization is largely a capitalist perception management op promoted by the likes of Musk and Bezos to strengthen the narrative that it’s okay to continue the world-raping global capitalist principle of infinite growth on a finite world because we can escape the catastrophic ecological consequences of that paradigm by fleeing to space.
- US Encirclement of China: A Progress Report
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- And Now Rents Are Soaring Too
By Tyler Durden With BofA predicting that the US is facing a period of “transitory hyperinflation” as a result of soaring commodity prices in everything... And Now Rents Are Soaring Too
- No Vaccine Passports in Texas! Medical Doctors Testify Before State Senate to Oppose Mandatory COVID Shots
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- The Way Out of the Impasse Between Iran & U.S.
Biden chose an astoundingly stupid and arrogant policy of the U.S.&UK imperium, instead of criticizing and renouncing his immediate predecessors’ policies on these matters.
- White Helmets Corruption Scandal Deepens: Dutch Gov’t Investigated Parent Org for Fraud, but Covered It Up
The Netherlands investigated fraud by the Mayday Rescue Foundation, which funded the Syrian White Helmets with over $120 million in Western government contracts. But top Dutch officials covered up the corruption.
- Celebrating Mother’s Day amid the COVID-19 Lockdown. Your Government Doesn’t Allow You to “Hug your Mom”.
First published on May 9, 2020. One year later, the same oppressive lockdown directives prevail. Mother’s Day. Sunday 10th of May 2020. [last year] The day families gather together, the day people in many countries around the World celebrate motherhood … The post Celebrating Mother’s Day amid the COVID-19 Lockdown. Your Government Doesn’t Allow You to “Hug your Mom”. appeared first […]
- The COVID-19 Crisis Has Already Left Too Many Children Hungry in America
Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, food insecurity has increased in the United States. This is particularly true for households with young children. I document new evidence from two nationally representative surveys that were initiated to provide up-to-date estimates … The post The COVID-19 Crisis Has Already Left Too Many Children Hungry in America appeared first on Global Research.
- Women’s Rights and Social Justice: Julia Ward Howe’s 1870 Anti-War Mother’s Day Proclamation, A Day of Peace
Julia Ward Howe was a humanist who cared about suffering people, a feminist, a social justice activist & suffragette, and it was because of her anti-war commitment that she wrote the famous “Mother’s Day Proclamation” 5 years after the Civil War, which resulted in 600,000 dead American soldiers The post Women’s Rights and Social Justice: Julia Ward Howe’s 1870 Anti-War Mother’s […]
- The Conscious Resistance Network Presents: The Pyramid of Power Ep. 1 – Big Education
By Derrick Broze The Conscious Resistance Network presents: The Pyramid of Power, a brand-new 16-part documentary series aimed at exposing the individuals and institutions which... The Conscious...
- A.I. Fueled Online Game Started Generating Disturbing Stories — Including Ones Featuring Kids
By B.N. Frank Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology has been criticized for replacing human jobs (see 1, 2) as well as being used for applications that... A.I. Fueled Online Game Started...
- Emails Entered into Lawsuit Reveal Apple Management Decided NOT to Notify 128 Million iPhone Users of Hack
By B.N. Frank Since 2019, Apple has known that its AirDrop feature has been leaking user information. Thanks to a lawsuit, millions of iPhone users... Emails Entered into Lawsuit Reveal Apple...
- Why Moscow Doesn’t Just Knock Him Over
Moscow knows what Washington has not yet learnt: it's not just one guy, it's a whole country and sugar hits don't last.
- “Direct Attack on the First Amendment”: Trump DOJ Secretly Obtained Washington Post Journalists’ Phone Records
By Kenny Stancil Advocates for press freedom responded with outrage after the Washington Post reported Friday that former President Donald Trump’s Justice Department secretly...
- The Butterfly Effect Re-Setting the Global Paradigm
The shift of paradigm centred on the U.S. pivot away from West Asia naturally impacts on Iran’s JCPOA calculus, Alastair Crooke writes.
- Genocide Drowned out by Media Silence: The Yemen War Six Years Later
First published on April 16, 2021 “Life has become very difficult. We spend all our time looking for basic life necessities. We spend hours searching for either oil, electricity, solar energy, gas, any way to provide for our basic necessities, … The post Genocide Drowned out by Media Silence: The Yemen War Six Years Later appeared first on Global Research.
- Telecoms and Lobby Groups Sue to Block Legislation Offering $15/Month Internet for Low Income Families
By B.N. Frank The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is supposed to protect Americans from the telecom industry. Unfortunately it hasn’t been for decades (see 1,... Telecoms and Lobby Groups...
- Cyberattack Forces Shutdown Of Largest Gasoline Pipeline In United States
By Tyler Durden The largest gasoline pipeline on the East Coast, and the US in general, was shut down on Friday after its operator struggled... Cyberattack Forces Shutdown Of Largest Gasoline...
- Murdering Americans, a Secret Make-Work National Industry
Op-Ed by Karen Stewart I think anyone with an open mind, a logical thought process, and a respect for truth above comfort or identity politics,... Murdering Americans, a Secret Make-Work National...
- Beware of Covid PCR Testing and the Relentless “Vaccinate Vaccinate Vaccinate” Campaign
This therapy is untested. No substantial animal trials. In the few animal trials carried out, all animals died. Claiming an emergency, the FDA recognizes the gravity of the current public health emergency and has granted a so-called Emergency Use Application (EUA) for what effectively is a gene-therapy, not a vaccine. The post Beware of Covid PCR Testing and the Relentless “Vaccinate Vaccinate […]
- Walking with Fr. Daniel Berrigan, S.J., a Criminal for Peace
Today is a day to celebrate the prophetic voice and witness of Fr. Daniel Berrigan, the non-violent anti-war activist and poet, whose life and witness has touched so many lives. He was born on May 9, 1921 and would … The post Walking with Fr. Daniel Berrigan, S.J., a Criminal for Peace appeared first on Global Research.
- Holocaustüberlebende Vera Sharav: Stoppt den Masterplan Eugenik!
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- Video: The Al Qaeda Affiliated “Moderate Opposition” in Northern Syria
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- Let Mumia Out! Exploring Racial Justice as the Sun Sets over George Floyd
In recent days, Mumia Abu-Jamal, the former Black Panther and radio journalist who was arrested and charged under suspicious conditions, was taken to a hospital. Mumia has just entered his 40th year as an incarcerated prisoner. The post Let Mumia Out! Exploring Racial Justice as the Sun Sets over George Floyd appeared first on Global Research.
- The Spoils of War: Afghanistan’s Multibillion Dollar Heroin Trade
Since the US led invasion of Afghanistan in October 2001, the Golden Crescent opium trade has soared. According to the US media, this lucrative contraband is protected by Osama, the Taliban, not to mention, of course, the regional warlords, in defiance of the "international community". The post The Spoils of War: Afghanistan’s Multibillion Dollar Heroin Trade appeared first on Global Research.
- The Left Must Take Back Labour
The hundreds of thousands of Corbyn supporters who carried him though multiple leadership challenges have not vanished from the face of the earth, even though many have vanished from the Labour Party. If you believe that the Starmer project was a genuine belief that a right wing agenda would get Labour back into power, then The post The Left Must Take Back Labour appeared first on Craig Murray.
- White Helmets corruption scandal deepens: Dutch gov’t investigated parent org for fraud, but covered it up
The Netherlands investigated fraud by the Mayday Rescue Foundation, which funded the Syrian White Helmets with over $120 million in Western government contracts. But top Dutch officials covered up the corruption. The decade-long dirty war on Syria proved to be a cash cow for some of the most prominent US and UK regime-change operatives. Western government contractors got hundreds of millions of […]
- Social Unrest Fears Mount As World Food Prices Soar In April
By Tyler Durden Global inflation is headed into overdrive as the leading food price indicator that is the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization’s food price index... Social...
- Legislators Try to Fix State-Supported “Clean Energy” PACE Loans That Disproportionately Harm Black Homeowners
By B.N. Frank Last month Activist Post highlighted a ProPublica investigation into sketchy “Clean Energy” loans that have put low-income Americans at risk of losing... Legislators Try to Fix...
- Sloppy Journalism: The Associated Press is a “Superspreader” of Fake News
A recent Associated Press (AP) “report” entitled “The superspreaders behind top COVID-19 conspiracy theories”, directed against several authors, academics and independent media including Global Research describes Michel Chossudovsky as “a professor emeritus of economics … and a conspiracy theorist who … The post Sloppy Journalism: The Associated Press is a “Superspreader” of […]
- Il mondo ritorna alla visione dei “cinque mari” di Assad
Come tutto è iniziato con Damasco, la fine verrà da Damasco Durante il mandato dell’ex presidente americano George W. Bush e dopo l’ammissione pubblica del fallimento delle guerre da lui condotte attraverso la pubblicazione del famoso “rapporto Baker-Hamilton” emesso [6 … The post Il mondo ritorna alla visione dei “cinque mari” di Assad appeared first on Global Research.
- In Wake of HRW Apartheid Report, Israeli Propagandists Launch Global PR Offensive
Much of the online anger at the Human Rights Watch report was actually manufactured by an Israeli government-sponsored app, Act.IL, which organized supporters of the Jewish state to act in sync to create an artificial groundswell of opposition to it. The post In Wake of HRW Apartheid Report, Israeli Propagandists Launch Global PR Offensive appeared first on MintPress News.
- VIDEO: The Democrats and CNN made George Floyd’s death lose any possible meaning
Can the President cycles of police violence with bureaucracy?
- The Democrats and CNN Made George Floyd’s Death Lose Any Possible Meaning
Trying to ban racial profiling essentially means that via bureaucracy we want to punish people for an unfair decision making process that they make in their subconscious minds.
- Prepping for a Cyber Pandemic: Cyber Polygon 2021 to Stage Supply Chain Attack Simulation
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- Oh What a Lovely New War! False Flagging in the Middle East?
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- The Shaping of Canada’s Contemporary History: The Role of Walter Gordon
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- Rules-based International Order: NATO, Goldman Sachs and the Council on Foreign Relations
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- USAID Admits to Venezuela Regime Change Fraud
Red Lines host Anya Parampil explores an internal USAID report admitting the agency’s policy on Venezuela was driven by the State Department and National Security Council’s push for regime change.
- The WHO, the CDC and the Davos WEF: The New Nuremberg Trials of 2021. Crimes Against Humanity
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- Without Access to the Sputnik V Vaccine, Brazil Turns to U.S. and EU for Surplus Doses
Vaccine diplomacy is indeed a reality, and one that is severely mismanaged to the benefit of countries that boast allegiances.
- This Biden “Health Security” Proposal Could Make the US a “Digital Dictatorship”
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- Global Casinos: Financial Markets Are a Fraudsters Paradise
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- Big Tech’s Monopoly Creep
The 2020 House report on competition in digital markets was damning in its content but feeble in its consequences, and the reason may be found within the report. At some point a particularly abusive tactic of Amazon is noted.
- Chris Hedges on the Ruling Class’ Revenge Against Julian Assange
Pulitzer Prize-winner Chris Hedges joins Robert Scheer to discuss the WikiLeaks founder’s plight as he languishes in a British prison.
- Channel Islands Fisheries and Abuse by Tory Jingoism
Exactly thirty years ago I was Head of Maritime Section at the FCO and negotiating the voisinage agreement on mutual fishing rights in territorial waters between France and the Channel Islands. Memory dims with age, but it is hard to forget the evening in Cherbourg where a meeting with French fishermen became so heated we The post Channel Islands Fisheries and Abuse by Tory Jingoism appeared […]
- USAID admits to Venezuela regime change fraud
Red Lines host Anya Parampil explores an internal USAID report admitting the agency’s policy on Venezuela was driven by the State Department and National Security Council’s push for regime change. The report specifically investigated USAID’s attempt to use the US military to force aid through Venezuela’s border with Colombia on February 23, 2019. Anya highlights the most interesting […]
- US Special Forces trained Mexican drug cartels linked to decapitation, torture, rape
An investigation into how U.S. Special Forces trained feared Mexican drug cartels responsible for grisly murders, and how Pentagon-backed counter-insurgency in Colombia and Guatemala has bled into organized crime. (This article was first published in CovertAction Magazine.) The Cártel Jalisco Nueva Generación (CJNG) has established itself as one of the most feared paramilitaries in Mexico over […]
- Regavim: The Israeli Faux Environmental Org Converting US Donations into Palestinian Evictions
Funded largely through tax-deductible donations from the United States, Regavim petitions the Israeli government to evict Palestinians under the guise of protecting the environment. The post Regavim: The Israeli Faux Environmental Org Converting US Donations into Palestinian Evictions appeared first on MintPress News.
- Corporate Media Keep “Confirming” the Same False Story
Journalists with major outlets know they spread a false, retracted story about the FBI and Giuliani but refuse to remove it, because their real job is spreading disinformation.
- The Leaked Zarif Tape: What Western Media Heard and What He Actually Said
Western regime change evangelists, mainstream media, radlib analysts, and Persian native informant media all heard the anti-Iran and anti-Russia echoes they wanted to hear in the leaked Zarif tape, but as Navid Zarrinnal asserts, there is more to the story. The post The Leaked Zarif Tape: What Western Media Heard and What He Actually Said appeared first on MintPress News.
- Houthi Advances and Secret Saudi-Iranian Talks Prompt New Conciliatory Tone from Saudis
Bin Salman’s half-hearted appeal for peace, which allegedly included demands that the Houthis drop their alliance with Iran and abandon support for the Palestinian cause, did little to convince Ansar Allah’s leadership to ease the pressure on the Kingdom. The post Houthi Advances and Secret Saudi-Iranian Talks Prompt New Conciliatory Tone from Saudis appeared first on MintPress News.
- Between the Lines: Congressional Report Finds US Sanctions to Blame for Venezuela Crisis
If the U.S. government’s propaganda is correct that the current crisis is due to Maduro’s mismanagement and corruption, then illegal and inhumane sanctions would not be needed to dislodge the “regime.” The post Between the Lines: Congressional Report Finds US Sanctions to Blame for Venezuela Crisis appeared first on MintPress News.
- How the US gov’t cultivated environmental and Indigenous groups to defeat Ecuador’s leftist Correísta movement
When socialist Rafael Correa became Ecuador’s president, CIA cutouts poured money into environmental and Indigenous groups, while the US embassy cultivated opportunistic leaders to undermine his constituency. These forces helped secure victory for right-wing banker Guillermo Lasso in 2021. The people of Ecuador were hit by a surprise in the April 2021 presidential election: Hard-right banker […]
- Appeal For Defence Funds
UPDATE The defence fund has received £46,520 in the 24 hours since it was relaunched to fund the appeal to the Supreme Court. That does not get us there, but it is a good start on our way as the appeal continues. Over 2,000 people have donated, with the smallest donation being 82p and the The post Appeal For Defence Funds appeared first on Craig Murray.
- Chris Hedges: Don’t Be Fooled By Joe Biden
What is exceptional about America is its culture of sadism. The post Chris Hedges: Don’t Be Fooled By Joe Biden appeared first on MintPress News.
- The Squad & Co: Unite as a Block to Downsize Biden’s Military Budget
Now is the time for progressive congressional luminaries such as the Squad’s AOC, Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib, and Ayanna Presley to unite with Congressional Progressive Caucus to put their feet down and stand as a block against a bloated military budget. The post The Squad & Co: Unite as a Block to Downsize Biden’s Military Budget appeared first on MintPress News.
- Chris Hedges: Don’t Be Fooled By Joe Biden
What is exceptional about America is its culture of sadism.
- This Invisible Essential Labor Force Is Organizing for a Better Life
The migrant women farmworkers who put food on our tables are organizing for a better future after the pandemic.
- Why the ACLU Abstained From the BLM Censorship Controversy
The once-principled group issues P.R.-scripted excuses or engages in obfuscation to avoid taking stances that would offend its liberal donor base.
- Policía mundial: Washington busca encarcelar a empresarios extranjeros por incumplir sanciones ilegales
Violando la legislación internacional, Estados Unidos busca extraditar y encarcelar a empresarios extranjeros por sortear sus sanciones unilaterales. Los objetivos de Washington incluyen al ciudadano venezolano Alex Saab, el norcoreano Mun Chol Myong, y la ejecutiva china de Huawei Meng Wanzhou. Por Stansfield Smith Traducido por Diego Sequera (You can read this article in English here.) Estados […]
- In 2018 the US Was at War With Uyghur Terrorists. Now It Claims They Don’t Even Exist
With China now in the U.S. crosshairs, the ETIM has moved from being an adversary to being a potential asset. The post In 2018 the US Was at War With Uyghur Terrorists. Now It Claims They Don’t Even Exist appeared first on MintPress News.
- Xinjiang shakedown: US anti-China lobby cashed in on ‘forced labor’ campaign that cost Uyghur workers their jobs
A campaign against supposed forced labor in Xinjiang has forced Uyghur workers out of their jobs while extracting a handsome payout from a US apparel company to Uyghur exile groups lobbying against China. A self-described “worker rights organization” in Washington, DC called the Worker Rights Consortium has helped direct a “Coalition to End Forced Labour in the Uyghur Region” that has […]
- David Harris on Whatever Happened to Americans’ Moral Compass
Journalist and anti-war activist David Harris speaks to Robert Scheer about his resistance to America’s genocide in Vietnam and his education in federal prison.
- Matt Taibbi: Why “Securing Democracy” Will Be Taught in Journalism Schools
Haters gonna hate, but Glenn Greenwald's latest is a field guide to bringing home (another) scoop of a lifetime.
- Ukrainian ultranationalist lobby flaunts influence over Biden, blocks top Russia expert’s appointment
Demonstrating the power the ultranationalist Ukraine lobby has attained in Biden’s Washington, the White House has withdrawn consideration of esteemed Russia specialist Matthew Rojansky. Matthew Rojansky is the head of the Kennan Institute, a notable think tank at the US government-funded Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington. Despite his well-established expertise on […]
- West Africa is the Latest Testing Ground for US Military Artificial Intelligence
In its preparation for great power competition, the US military is modernizing its artificial intelligence and machine learning techniques and testing them in West Africa. The post West Africa is the Latest Testing Ground for US Military Artificial Intelligence appeared first on MintPress News.
- Human Rights Watch Confirms Israel is an Apartheid State
The forthright branding of Israel as an apartheid state by Human Rights Watch could be a watershed moment in mainstream acceptance of what Israel has become. Human Rights Watch is not an outlier or left wing organisation. It is very much a part of the establishment in the United States and is not generally associated The post Human Rights Watch Confirms Israel is an Apartheid State appeared […]
- Standing with Women Water Protectors
The Ojibwe, who are fighting a massive assault on their ancestral territory, are on tenterhooks waiting for a White House decision that could forever change their lands and lives.
- “The Present” — A Painful Short Film Tells the Whole Story of What It Means to be Palestinian
In “The Present,” as throughout all of Palestine, soldiers, police officers, secret police, or Shabak agents, have the power -- indeed they are instructed -- to harass, humiliate, and take the lives of Palestinians in the most arbitrary fashion. The post “The Present” — A Painful Short Film Tells the Whole Story of What It Means to be Palestinian appeared first on MintPress News.
- World police: Washington seeks to imprison foreign businesspeople for violating illegal US sanctions
In violation of international law, the US is seeking to extradite and imprison foreign businesspeople for circumventing its unilateral sanctions. Washington’s targets include Venezuelan national Alex Saab, North Korean Mun Chol Myong, and Chinese Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou. (Aquí se puede leer este artículo en español.) The United States uses economic sanctions as a weapon against states […]
- How US government fronts shape media coverage of Myanmar upheaval, propagandize for Western intervention
Western media coverage of Myanmar has relied heavily on organizations funded and developed by a notorious US intelligence cutout and UK Foreign Office partner. Can they be trusted? On April 11, news site Myanmar Now exposed what appeared to be the most gruesome massacre to date in the conflict-ridden country. According to the online outlet, at least 82 people had been slaughtered by security […]
- The CIA’s Chinese Walls
It is not in dispute that the CIA is in possession of Julian Assange’s legal and medical files seized from the Ecuadorean Embassy, including correspondence and drafting by his lawyers on his defence against extradition to the USA on Espionage charges. The defence submitted evidence of this in court. After Julian was arrested in the The post The CIA’s Chinese Walls appeared first on Craig […]
- Lee Camp: The CIA Has Been Taking Over for Decades—Even Former Presidents Tried to Warn Us
If you're looking for proof the CIA and the whole cavalcade of other intelligence agencies working with them have gotten too big, look no further than the DNI's latest report.
- Challenged on Syria cover-up, OPCW chief lies and US-UK-France evade
Facing new outcry over the Syria cover-up scandal, OPCW chief Fernando Arias has been caught lying, while the US-UK-France are desperately trying to change the subject. Aaron Maté recaps recent meetings at the EU and UN, where the growing Douma controversy was center stage. The US-UK-France bombed Syria in April 2018 after accusing it of a chemical weapons attack in the city of Douma. Leaks […]
- Melina Abdullah: ‘When We Fight, We Win’
As the jury was deliberating its verdict in George Floyd’s murder by former police officer Derek Chauvin, BLM co-founder Melina Abdullah spoke with Robert Scheer about the movement’s enormous impact and the work that remains.
- Bypassing the Road Block
I almost never write about somebody else’s article, but this from Barrhead Boy sums up exactly how I feel today. 80% by readership of the pro-Independence new media has been disillusioned by the current SNP leadership to the point of turning against it. Peter Bell, Barrhead Boy, Robin McAlpine, James Kelly, Jeggit, Stuart Campbell, Iain The post Bypassing the Road Block appeared first on Craig […]
- Glenn Greenwald: What Americans Must Urgently Learn from Brazil
Chris Hedges talks to the journalist Glenn Greenwald on this week’s “On Contact” about his reporting exposing the corruption among Brazil’s political, judicial and economic elite. Greenwald was able to show through a trove of documents how the current Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro and his crypto-fascist party manipulated the legal system, with the connivance of
- The Director of National Intelligence’s Hypocritical Annual Threat Assessment
DNI Avril Haines' Annual Threat Assessment of the U.S. Intel Community is written in classic DC-establishment-ese but leaves room for plenty of policy indecency.
- At UN, ex-Colin Powell aide calls out ‘egregious’ OPCW Syria cover-up
Speaking to the UN Security Council, Lawrence Wilkerson, the former chief of staff to Colin Powell, calls out the OPCW’s Syria cover-up scandal. Years after renouncing his role in helping to make the phony case for the Iraq war, Lawrence Wilkerson returns to the United Nations Security Council to challenge a new pro-war deception: the OPCW’s Syria cover-up. Lawrence Wilkerson is a retired […]
- What the U.S. Could’ve Done With the $2 Trillion Spent on the Afghanistan War
Rather than leave 240,000 people dead, the U.S. could have greened half its electrical grid--for starters.
- Hedges: The Unraveling of the American Empire
US leadership has stumbled from one military debacle to another, a trajectory mirroring the sad finales of other historical imperial powers.
- In moving UN speech, veteran diplomat confronts OPCW ‘stonewalling and smear tactics’ on Syria
Speaking to the UN Security Council, veteran diplomat Hans von Sponeck calls out the OPCW’s “stonewalling and unacceptable smear tactics” amid growing outcry over the Syria cover-up scandal. Returning to the United Nations, veteran German diplomat and former top UN official Hans von Sponeck calls for an end to the stonewalling of accountability for the OPCW’s cover-up of its April 2018 […]
- The Extraordinary Rendition of Japanese Latin Americans During World War II
During the war, the U.S. government orchestrated the mass abduction of more than 6,000 Japanese, Germans, Italians, and Jews with the collaboration of 18 Latin American countries and interned them in the U.S. These are only a few of their incredible stories.
- Pure: Ten Points I Just Can’t Believe About the Official Skripal Narrative
A lie repeated often enough enters the public consciousness, so I am republishing this in the hope of stimulating the honest and the intellectually awake. I still do not know what happened in the Skripal saga, which perhaps might more respectfully be termed the Sturgess saga. I cannot believe the Russian account of Boshirov and The post Pure: Ten Points I Just Can’t Believe About the Official […]
- Jonathan Taplin: Capitalism Killed the Rock-and-Roll Star
The music industry veteran joins Robert Scheer to discuss his new memoir about the time he spent among rock-and-roll royalty like Bob Dylan and Janis Joplin.
- Yet Another Imperialist Occupation of Afghanistan Ends in Disaster
Every single Imperial occupation of Afghanistan since Alexander the Great has had the same justification. They were all defensive invasions, necessary to reduce the “threat” from Afghanistan to the Imperial power. As those who have read my book Sikunder Burnes will know – and if you haven’t, you should – the first British occupation of The post Yet Another Imperialist Occupation of […]
- The Fine Print on Biden’s Afghanistan Announcement
Contrary to what Joe Biden has said and corporate media has parroted, U.S. warfare in Afghanistan is set to continue well beyond September 11, 2021.
- Politics Without Lying
It is hard to envisage politics without lying, nowadays. A world where politicians are honest about facts, actions and motives appears an impossible aspiration. In general, the electorate seem now to accept this lying as priced in. I don’t think that anybody now doubts that Boris Johnson shagging Jennifer Arcuri led him to send public The post Politics Without Lying appeared first on Craig […]
- Joe Biden Is No “Radical” Progressive Hero
The press is building an image of a "radical" progressive hero, while reality looks like the same corporate Democrat.
- ‘Scheer Intelligence’ Interview With Janet Yang Wins NAEJ Award
"The Power and Pain of Being Asian American During the Coronavirus Crisis," a prescient episode of veteran journalist Robert Scheer's podcast which features Hollywood powerhouse Janet Yang, has received a National Arts & Entertainment Journalism award.
- Covid-19 and Commonsense
I am planning to travel to Spain at the weekend to give evidence in the criminal case against UC Global for spying on Julian Assange and his visitors (including me) in the Ecuadorean Embassy. It has taken me six solid hours so far to try to work out the logistics of this. I shall travel The post Covid-19 and Commonsense appeared first on Craig Murray.
- Book Review: Driving the Samburu Bride
Driving the Samburu BrideBy Diane C. Perlov Reviewed by H Patricia Hynes / Original to ScheerPost Diane Perlov’s memoir of the two years she lived among semi-nomadic people in northern Kenya as a doctoral student in anthropology is singularly engaging for a host of reasons. For one, it has compelling freshness of detail, story, humor,
- Domestic Covid-19 Identity Documents Must Be Resisted
Discrimination against people on the grounds of their health status is not acceptable, while the ever increasing reach of the surveillance state is pernicious. The idea of people without Covid-19 antibodies being treated as second class citizens should be anathema to anybody with concern for human liberty. It is improbable that Covid-19 will be eliminated The post Domestic Covid-19 Identity […]
- My Day With Prince Philip
Below is the story of my day touring Tema with Prince Philip, in this chapter from my book “The Catholic Orangemen of Togo”. You may be surprised to read that I rather liked him. The African Queen One morning I was sitting in the lounge at Devonshire House, with its fitted wool carpets and chintz The post My Day With Prince Philip appeared first on Craig Murray.
- The Game Has Changed
If both Theresa May and Boris Johnson had not refused formal requests for a S30 agreement for an Independence referendum, Scotland would already be independent. Alex Salmond was absolutely right yesterday to insist that other paths of democratic legitimacy are open to Scotland, as a referendum is being unreasonably refused. The start of such alternative The post The Game Has Changed appeared […]
- The Strange Convulsion in Scottish Politics
On 24 March, two of the SNP MP’s most closely aligned to Nicola Sturgeon, Stewart MacDonald and Alyn Smith, asked for a meeting with the British internal security service MI5 to discuss cooperation against Russia. MI5 is the agency charged with countering perceived internal threats to the UK state; Scottish nationalists, environmentalists and anti-nuclear campaigners The post The Strange […]
- The British ambassador who supported a coup
By Mark Curtis and Matt Kennard, Declassified UK, 30 March 2021 Britain’s ambassador to Bolivia, Jeff Glekin, played a personal role in events leading up to the 2019 military-backed coup that deposed the country’s democratically-elected president, Evo Morales — and strongly supported the new regime as it carried out two massacres of unarmed protesters, Declassified
- Charles of Arabia: How Britain’s next king bolsters autocratic Gulf regimes
By Phil Miller and Mark Curtis, Declassified UK, 24 February 2021 The heir to the British throne, Prince Charles, has held 95 meetings with eight repressive monarchies in the Middle East since the ‘Arab Spring’ protests of 2011 threatened their power. Charles has played a key role in promoting £14.5-billion worth of UK arms exports
- Contempt of Court
I am still frankly stunned that I was found in contempt of court. I maintain that I carefully identified nobody and, as empirically proven, the MSM did far more than I in revealing identities. I also believe that the terms of the Opinion would make it simply impossible to report anything except the prosecution case The post Contempt of Court appeared first on Craig Murray.
- Barnard Castle Revisited
I was pretty diffident a year ago in suggesting corrupt backhanders as a potential motive for Dominic Cummings to visit GSK in Barnard Castle, because part of me resisted the idea that even the Tories would seek to make personal profit from a pandemic. Since then, of course, we have learnt of the quarter of The post Barnard Castle Revisited appeared first on Craig Murray.
- Torturing the Scapegoat
I frequently find myself differing with readers who find it hard to understand that I can have personal friendships with people with politics very contrary to my own. I do not believe having a different opinion to me makes you a bad person. But there are times when I look at political opponents and consider The post Torturing the Scapegoat appeared first on Craig Murray.
- What A Week
Firstly I do promise that very shortly I shall get back to blogging about things that are not me. But it has been a wild week. I received intimation I had been found in contempt of court, my blog was taken down, I stood for internal election as an Action for Independence (AFI) candidate for The post What A Week appeared first on Craig Murray.
- Temporary Blog Closure
In view of our understanding that the High Court has found some articles on this blog to be in contempt of court, and in view of the fact that the Crown Office had sought to censor such a large range of articles, this blog has no choice but to go dark from 15.00 today until The post Temporary Blog Closure appeared first on Craig Murray.
- A Small Story of Scottish Justice
A story you will not have heard unless you read the Oban Times or are one of the 146 people who live on the island of Lismore, gives a profound insight into the abuse of state power in Scotland today. You may recall that back in April 2020 Dr Catherine Calderwood, the Scottish government’s chief The post A Small Story of Scottish Justice appeared first on Craig Murray.
- Values for a New World: Panel Discussion
- Noam Chomsky: Solidarity movements key to changing US Middle East policy
Noam Chomsky: Solidarity movements key to changing US Middle East policy Noam Chomsky Interviewed by Lilach Ben David February 17, 2021. +972 Magazine. Professor Noam Chomsky, the world-renowned linguist and one of the most important political thinkers of last half century, may have celebrated his 92nd birthday late last year, but his intellect and instincts
- Revealed: Dozens of UK former senior officials profit from fossil fuel corporations, rubber-stamped by Whitehall committee
By Mark Curtis, Declassified UK, 4 February 2021 New research finds that dozens of senior UK defence, foreign office and intelligence officials find employment with oil, gas and mining corporations once they leave public office, rubber-stamped by a Whitehall committee which pays little attention to potential conflicts of interest. Such private profiting from energy companies
- Noam Chomsky: Trump “Was a Political Genius”
- S4 Episode 3: Wealth tax
- Sky News acts largely as a platform for the UK defence and foreign ministries, research finds
by Mark Curtis, Declassified UK, 1 February 2021 Declassified UK’s analysis of the written outputs of three of Sky News’ principal foreign affairs journalists has found that the media outlet acts largely to amplify the views of the British Ministry of Defence and Foreign Office, while rarely offering critical, independent analysis. A study by Declassified,
- Confluence of Challenges: The Fate of the Human Experiment
- S4 Episode 2: Chomsky speaks to us
- The Function of the University in a Time of Crisis
The Function of the University in a Time of Crisis This essay first appeared in Robert M. Hutchins Mortimer J. Adler, eds., The Great Ideas Today Nineteen Sixty-Nine 1969. The Great Ideas Today Nineteen Sixty-Nine. Writing 150 years ago, the great liberal reformer and humanist Wilhelm von Humboldt defined the university as “nothing other than
- ‘Crazed mob’ on Capitol Hill didn’t come out of nowhere: Noam Chomsky dissects America’s airbrushed ‘ills’
- Inquiry needed into govts’ Covid-19 failures
Inquiry needed into govts’ Covid-19 failures With Vijay Prashad. January 22, 2021. Asia Times. Warnings that the oxygen supply was running out in the city of Manaus, Brazil, came to local and federal government officials a week before the calamity led to the deaths by asphyxiation of patients afflicted with Covid-19. No modern state –
- Chomsky: Coup Attempt Hit Closer to Centers of Power Than Hitler’s 1923 Putsch
Chomsky: Coup Attempt Hit Closer to Centers of Power Than Hitler’s 1923 Putsch An Interview with C.J. Polychroniou January 19, 2021. TruthOut. Even as the Biden administration takes the reins of power, the fact remains that authoritarianism and a fascist strain of political thinking have taken firm root on U.S. soil among a large proportion of its citizens. This utterly disturbing […]
- Tomgram: Andrew Bacevich, The Madness of War, American-Style
In choosing a title for his final, posthumously published book, the prominent public intellectual Tony Judt turned to a poem by Oliver Goldsmith, The Deserted Village, published in 1770...
- Tomgram: Engelhardt, Partyland 2020
It's party time in the nation's capital and the Christmas spirit reigns supreme, even if the Texas Republican Party does want to secede from the Union...
- Tomgram: Rebecca Gordon, All-War-All-the-Time?
It was the end of October 2001...
- The Ministry of Defence blacklisted Declassified – but won’t admit it
by Mark Curtis, Declassified UK, 11 December 2020 A UK government review into how the Ministry of Defence (MOD) handled relations with the organisation I edit, Declassified UK, concludes the MOD “did not have a policy” of blacklisting us, despite providing evidence that it did. It reveals a deep problem in UK governance – that
- More than two dozen Saudi Typhoon pilots trained in Britain
By Phil Miller and Mark Curtis, Declassified UK, 7 October 2020 Britain’s Royal Air Force has trained 25 pilots from Saudi Arabia how to fly the powerful Typhoon jet and continues to provide instruction on using missiles involved in devastating attacks on civilians in Yemen. The Royal Air Force (RAF) has taught 25 Saudi Typhoon jet pilots
- Tomgram: Rajan Menon, On the Frontlines of Covid-19 Suffering
As autumn fades and winter looms, the dire predictions public-health experts made about Covid-19 have, unfortunately, proven all-too-accurate...
- THE MOST LETHAL VIRUS IS NOT COVID. IT IS WAR.
John Pilger describes the invisible weapon of past and current wars, and the threat of nuclear war, under cover of the Covid pandemic. This is propaganda, aided by censorship by omission.
- Tomgram: Liz Theoharis, Making Sense of Mass Abandonment Amid Abundance
Martin Luther King, Jr., offered this all-too-relevant comment on his moment in his 1967 speech "Where Do We Go from Here: Chaos or Community?"...
- Tomgram: Lachmann, Schwartz, and Young, Is a Green New Deal Planet Possible?
As Donald Trump gave in to the demand that the transition process to the Biden years officially begin, the administration and its fossil-fuel allies doubled down on their efforts to implement destructive environmental policies that President Biden might try to reverse...
- Tomgram: William Astore and Danny Sjursen, Pen Pals of War
If you have a moment, how about joining two retired officers, Bill Astore and me, Danny Sjursen, as we think about this country’s catastrophic forever wars that, regardless of their deadly costs and lack of progress, never seem quite to end?
- Tomgram: Michael Klare, How to Make War, Twenty-First-Century-Style, and Lose a World
In the military realm, Donald Trump will most likely be remembered for his insistence on ending America’s involvement in its twenty-first-century “forever wars” -- the fruitless, relentless, mind-crushing military campaigns undertaken by Presidents Bush and Obama in Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, and Somalia...
- Tomgram: Andrea Mazzarino, Stop Thanking the Troops and Lend a Hand
By the end of this year, the White House will reportedly have finally brought home a third of the 7,500 troops still stationed in Afghanistan and Iraq (against the advice of President Trump’s own military leaders)...
- Tomgram: Engelhardt, The Age of Opacity
We’re now living in an age of opacity, as Rudy Giuliani pointed out in a courtroom recently...
- Tomgram: Hartung and Smithberger, The Pandemic of Pentagon Spending
Now that Joe Biden is slated to take office as the 46th president of the United States, advice on how he should address a wide range of daunting problems is flooding in...
- BRITAIN'S CLASS WAR ON CHILDREN
In this abridged article published by the London Daily Mirror and based on his 1975 film, 'Smashing Kids', John Pilger describes how class remains the most virulent disease in Britain, resulting in record levels of child poverty.
- Tomgram: Andrew Bacevich, Yes, It's Time to Come Home
Within establishment circles, Donald Trump’s failure to win re-election has prompted merry singing and bell-ringing galore...
- Tomgram: Danny Sjursen, What If They Called an Election and Nothing Changed in the War State?
In this mystifying moment, the post-electoral sentiments of most Americans can be summed up either as “Ding dong! The witch is dead!” or “We got robbed!”...
- Tomgram: Cassandra Stimpson and Holly Zhang, A World Being Made for War
War: what is it good for? Apparently, in Washington’s world of think tanks, the answer is: the bottom line...
- Tomgram: Liz Theoharis, Grappling With a Divided Nation
In the two weeks since Election 2020, the country has oscillated between joy and anger, hope and dread in an era of polarization sharpened by the forces of racism, nativism, and hate...
- Tomgram: John Feffer, There's No Returning to Normal After Trump
Imagine for a moment that Hillary Clinton had won the presidential election in 2016...
- Tomgram: Nick Turse, You Can't Go Home Again
I saw them for only a few seconds. One glimpse and they were gone...
- Tomgram: Engelhardt, Gloom and Doom 2020
In 2016 as now, he was the candidate of chaos...
- Tomgram: William Astore, On Being Black and Blue in America
As I lived through the nightmare of the election campaign just past, I often found myself dreaming of another American world entirely. Anything but this one...
- Tomgram: Rebecca Gordon, "In Short, There Is Still Much to Do"
In the chaos of this moment, it seems likely that Joe Biden will just squeeze into the presidency and that he'll certainly win the popular vote, Donald Trump's Mussolini-like behavior and election night false claim of victory notwithstanding. Somehow, it all brings another moment in my life to mind...