Revisiting Robert Scheer’s 1987 Los Angeles Times review: “From Moscow, First Report of an Unprecedented Call for Change: The Gorbachev Manifesto.”
Month: August 2022
SCOTT RITTER: The Death List
The odious legacy of Stepan Bandera drives the suppression of those who dare challenge the narrative of the Russian-Ukrainian conflict promulgated by the Ukrainian government, its Western allies and a compliant mainstream media.
Confronting Colombia’s Inequality
Sam Pizzigati wishes the new president luck getting his wealth-tax proposals passed.
Craig Murray: Marx Was Right
The crisis of capitalism is now upon us. There are no palliative measures that will make the situation bearable.
$3 Billion More for War, But Nothing for Free Covid Tests
A U.S. government portal says shipments will be suspended on Sept. 2 because Congress hasn’t provided additional funding to replenish the nation’s stockpile of Covid tests.
The ‘Noble Lie’ of a Democratic West
Interviews with Volodymr Zelensky, Keir Starmer and Sam Harris strip away the illusion that we control our political system, writes Jonathan Cook.
Chris Hedges: Ukraine & the Politics of Permanent War
Critics, already shut out from the corporate media, are relentlessly attacked and silenced for threatening the public’s quiescence while the U.S. Treasury is pillaged and the nation is disemboweled.
Media Bias Enables Israel’s War on Palestine
The deadly Israeli wars on Gaza, including the slaying of children, are made possible by an endless stream of Western media misinformation and misrepresentation, writes Ramzy Baroud.
How Murdoch’s Rogue News Corp Operates
In his early days, Rupert Murdoch offered promise and hope, but his media empire instead has diminished democratic life, writes John Menadue.
Gough, Rupert and the London Job
Rupert Murdoch certainly believed that he had played a major part in the 1972 Australian election result and that something was due to him, writes John Menadue.