George Monbiot has been regularly smearing icons of the progressive left, writes Jonathan Cook. Now, it seems, it is comedian Russell Brand’s turn to come under his scalpel.
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Why the Media Fear Julian Assange
In threatening to bring democratic accountability to the press and the security services, WikiLeaks exposes their long-standing collusion, writes Jonathan Cook.
The Murder of Nature
The popularity of both William Wordsworth, the Romantic English poet, and the Avatar franchise — in their respective eras — indicates a steady decline to destruction, writes Jonathan Cook.
Crippling the Left
Whenever it truly matters, from Assange to Corbyn, this Guardian journalist aligns with the corporate media herd, writes Jonathan Cook.
JOHN PILGER: Silencing the Lambs — How Propaganda Works
Leni Riefenstahl said her epic films glorifying the Nazis depended on a “submissive void” in the German public. This is how propaganda is done.
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.
The Hierarchy of Tribalisms
Westerners should forget about liberating Ukraine, writes Jonathan Cook. First we need to liberate our own minds so we can acknowledge our threatening presence in the world.
The West’s Hands in Ukraine as Bloody as Putin’s
Jonathan Cook confronts the demand throughout the Western press and social media to not only “condemn” the Russian president, but do so without qualification.
Boris Bashing & the Assange Factor
The sudden chorus of outrage at the prime minister for impugning the reputation of the opposition leader, Sir Keir Starmer, is strange in many ways, writes Jonathan Cook.
The Tribal Left’s Mirror Image of Tribal Right
Truly liberating oneself from propaganda and transcending the identities that have been largely manufactured is the riskiest of ventures, writes Jonathan Cook.