YouTube has removed the entire six-year archive of the author’s show “On Contact.” This censorship, he says, is about supporting what I.F Stone reminded us is what governments always do — lie.
WATCH: Alternative Media & the Russia-Ukraine War
Consortium News editor-in-chief Joe Lauria and former C.I.A. officer John Kiriakou join Shadowproof‘s Kevin Gosztola for a conversation about the importance of alternative media during the Russia-Ukraine War.
WATCH: Lauria & Galloway on Censorship Over Ukraine
George Galloway speaks to CN Editor Joe Lauria about censorship and the war in Ukraine. Security analyst Mark Sleboda adds perspective on the origins of the war.
JOHN KIRIAKOU: I Work for Sputnik News
Torture, whistleblowing, extraordinary rendition, secret prisons, solitary confinement and corruption in the justice system. Those are Kiriakou’s subjects and he is happy to talk about them anywhere.
PATRICK LAWRENCE: The Casualties of Empire
Diabolic methods of propaganda and perception management are at work now that have no precedent. This is war waged in a new way — against domestic populations as well as those declared as enemies.
Pity the Nation
Fact-based arguments Scott Ritter made challenging the case for war against Iraq were effectively silenced. Today he sees the same template in play towards anyone challenging the dogma of “Putinism.”
The Predictable Demise of RT America
The closure of RT’s operations in the U.S. might be an opportunity to build the global alternative media structures that are so desperately needed, writes Sam Husseini.
Caitlin Johnstone: Assertions Without Evidence, May Be Dismissed Without Evidence
The U.S. media class is saying whatever it wants about Ukraine because five years of Russia hysteria have taught them that they will suffer zero professional consequences when they are proven wrong.
The Skimpy Partygate Report
The civil servant’s report on Downing Street’s alleged lockdown parties has finally been released, writes Martin Williams. All nine pages of it. Here are 11 key things it does not address.
Caitlin Johnstone: The Obedient Censors at Meta
A monopolistic Silicon Valley mega-corporation deleting political speech about an important historical figure because Washington says he was a terrorist is a notably brazen act of censorship.