We keep coming face-to-face with the wreckage of the Russiagate years, when the 45th president threatened the national security apparatus for, possibly, the first time since Kennedy fired Allen Dulles as C.I.A. director in 1961.
Category: Election 2016
What if the 2024 ‘Whispers’ Are Right?
Queen of Chaos: Her record, and her own words, show us exactly what we can expect from a Hillary Clinton presidency, write Jeremy Kuzmarov and Steve Brown.
Caitlin Johnstone: Re-Visiting Russiagate in Light of Ukraine War
Russiagate was never about removing Trump, but making sure Trump played along with their regime change plans for Moscow and manufacturing consent for the escalations we’re seeing today.
In the Spirit of Robert Parry
Four years ago today, Consortium News founding editor Robert Parry passed away unexpectedly. In this essay, adapted from an afterword for the forthcoming book, American Dispatches: A Robert Parry Reader, his son Nat reflects on his life and legacy.
PATRICK LAWRENCE: In Praise of Protest
If the Jan. 6 demonstrators defaced the Capitol in the name of one thing a year ago, Pelosi and all the other clowns rendering “commemorative” performances last week defaced it in the name of something else.
4 Years Later, NYT Says Steele Dossier ‘Turned Out to Be Democratic-Funded Opposition Research’
With the arrest of the principal source of the bogus dossier, The New York Times belatedly admits what the dossier was, a fact reported in Consortium News four years ago.
With Clinton Lawyer Charged, Russiagate Scam Now Under Indictment
Michael Sussmann is charged for failing to disclose he was acting on behalf of Clinton’s team, Aaron Maté reports. But the indictment makes clear the special counsel uncovered a wider deception.
Mainstream US Politics & Pretend Revolutions
A power structure built upon economic injustice will never permit economic justice, writes Caitlin Johnstone.
WATCH: CN Live! — 2 Yrs After Arrest: ‘Lawmakers for Assange’; Exclusive: Labor Party Resolution of Support
On the 2nd anniversary of the arrest, Australian MPs joined CN Live! to tell PM Scott Morrison to pick up the phone and tell Joe Biden to release Julian Assange. Watch the replay here.
There Were No Calls for Censorship Against Democrats for Their False Claims About the 2016 Election
Democrats have pressured social media to take down posts that question the 2020 election, but no such pressure was exerted on Democrats who questioned the 2016 election, writes Joe Lauria.