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Russia-gate Pushes Forward into the Ridiculous

By Robert Parry on October 10, 2017

A key distinction between propaganda and journalism is that manipulative propaganda relies on exaggeration and deceit while honest journalism provides context and perspective. But what happens when the major news outlets of the world’s superpower become simply conveyor belts for warmongering propaganda?

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A Wind of Change is Blowing in Catalonia

By Carlos Aznárez on October 1, 2017

Everyone could sense in the air that this Sunday was going to be a great day for the Catalan people and for the peoples of the world who fight for the right to self-determination. (more…)

Russia Gate: the Big Nothingburger

By Gerry Leupp on September 5, 2017

In a secretly taped video CNN’s Van Jones referred to the Trump-Russia story as a “big nothingburger.” Interesting that one of the network’s senior news commentators would say that, although not publicly, but privately to someone in an elevator. (more…)

Gaza and Barcelona: Same Attacks, Different Reactions

By Leandro Albani on August 18, 2017

On Thursday morning, a suicide attack shook the Gaza strip, that fragile portion of land that still belongs to Palestinians. A man trying to cross the border towards Egypt detonated a bomb on his body in a border crossing, ending his life and killing a Palestinian security agent (more…)

Ten Problems with Anti-Russian Obsession

By Rick Sterling on July 9, 2017

The U.S. mainstream media and Democratic Party politicians have built a major “scandal” out of accusing Russia of “meddling” in the U.S. election to help Donald Trump win the presidency and possibly even colluding with his campaign to do so. The charges began as “allegations” but now are routinely asserted as facts. (more…)

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