The powerful have reasons for wanting to combat what they consider to be “disinformation” — they want their version of the truth to become ours, writes Stavroula Pabst.
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Caitlin Johnstone: When Journalism Standards Vanish
Because Russia and Iran are both viewed as enemies of Washington, Western news media often feel comfortable publishing any old claim about them as fact regardless of sourcing or evidence.
Who Really Deserves a Peace Prize in Ukraine
Medea Benjamin and Ariel Gold say the 2022 Nobel Peace Prize missed a chance to help end a war so dangerous that Biden is warning of “nuclear Armageddon.”
Rafael Correa: ‘They Have Already Destroyed Assange’
Declassified UK’s Matt Kennard sits down with the former president of Ecuador who in 2012 granted the WikiLeaks publisher asylum and now lives in political asylum himself.
Caitlin Johnstone: The Jaw-Dropping Power of US Propaganda
The ability to manipulate public thought, not just within the U.S. but across vast swaths of nations, has allowed the U.S. to manufacture international consensus for whatever agendas it wishes to advance.
The Three Types of US ‘Regime Change’
When the U.S. overthrows a foreign government it either works from the top down, the bottom up, or through military invasion, writes Joe Lauria.
‘CIA Sidekick’ NED Gives £2.6M to UK Media Groups
A U.S. government-funded agency that claims to promote democracy but which helps undermine governments independent of Washington has moved decisively into Britain’s media space since 2016.
ROBERT PARRY: Who’s Telling the ‘Big Lie’ on Ukraine?
The U.S. group think still driving the Ukraine crisis began at least eight years ago, as detailed in this article by Robert Parry on Sept. 2, 2014.
PATRICK LAWRENCE: A Different World Order
A new order among nations does not imply some kind of Orwellian Oceania — a globally homogenized superstate, the grotesque dream of liberal cosmopolitans.
US-Funded Uyghur Activists Train as Soldiers of Empire
Profoundly illiberal forces lie behind the veneer of a peaceful campaign for human rights, Ajit Singh reports.