Extensive government blacklists, revealed by the Twitter Files, are used to censor left-wing and right-wing critics. This censorship apparatus has been turned on the reporter who exposed them.
Tag: Matt Taibbi
Chris Hedges: Why Russiagate Won’t Go Away
Myths make us feel good. Myths demonize those blamed for our self-created debacles. Myths celebrate us as a people and a nation. But it is like handing heroin to junkies.
WATCH: The Most Pernicious Censorship Since the 1950s
Chris Hedges talks to Matt Taibbi, who revealed that the source of many claims of Trump-era Russian disinformation was itself a disinformation operation concocted by former U.S. intelligence officials.
WATCH: Twitter Files & the Death of Russiagate
Matt Taibbi joins CN Live! to discuss the implications of his Twitter Files revelations, including his latest on Hamilton 68 and its fatal blow to the Russiagate narrative. With Chris Hedges and John Kiriakou. Watch the replay.
Chris Hedges: Ukraine — The War That Went Wrong
NATO support for a war designed to degrade the Russian military and drive Vladimir Putin from power is not going according to plan. The new sophisticated military hardware won’t help.
CN Editor Named on Secret ‘Disinfo’ List
CN Editor Joe Lauria was one of 644 Twitter accounts that secretly formed part of Hamilton 68’s fake “dashboard” that wrongly influenced major media about alleged “Russian influence.”
Caitlin Johnstone: Walking Back the Russian Troll Scare
None of the news outlets that helped spread suspicion about Russian Twitter trolls helping Trump win the 2016 U.S. election is owning up to their hype or catching any flak.
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.
‘What Happened to Glenn Greenwald?’
Jonathan Cook says Trump happened – and put the left’s priorities to the test.
Chris Hedges: The Ruling Elite’s War on Truth
American political leaders display a widening disconnect from reality intended to mask their complicity in the seizure of power by global corporations and billionaires.