It’s a safe bet the U.S. would be a completely different country if separation of media and state and separation of corporation and state were enshrined like the separation of church and state is, writes Caitlin Johnstone.
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Biden Nominee Dropped After ‘Israel Apartheid’ Comment
The withdrawal of James Cavallaro’s nomination to a human rights commission was decried by rights advocates as a clamp-down on criticism of the Israeli government’s violent policies in Palestine.
Earthquake Sets Off Criticism of US Sanctions on Syria
The U.S. State Department made it clear on Monday that it was only willing to support some work carried out in Syria by NGOs, but that it would have no dealings with the al-Assad government, Peoples Dispatch reports.
Washington’s Version of Venezuela
The U.S. government believes that the only democratic institution in Venezuela is an assembly that has not met in seven years and whose term has expired, writes Vijay Prashad.
Lethal US Hypocrisy on Press Freedom
The only media the U.S. government supports are those whose persecution can be politically leveraged and those who can be used to peddle propaganda, writes Caitlin Johnstone.
SCOTT RITTER: Russia’s ‘Dirty Bomb’ Scare
Russia appears to be legitimately concerned about the possibility of Ukraine building and using a “dirty bomb,” so much so that it has taken the unprecedented step of reaching out to multiple senior Western defense authorities.
Caitlin Johnstone: US Rejects Moscow’s Offer to Talk
It’s inexcusable that these direct peace negotiations are not already underway. The recent escalation of this war makes peace talks more necessary, not less.
The Historic Collapse of Journalism
Accuracy no longer matters. Witnessing no longer matters. Conformity matters, writes Patrick Lawrence.
Caitlin Johnstone: Defending the Lies of Psychological War
This is the stage of narrative control where the public is trained to defend their government’s right to commit psychological warfare, even when it’s openly based on outright lies.
PATRICK LAWRENCE: Propaganda and Evidence
The wall of propaganda that towers over us, resting on an insidious culture of irrationality that has come to suffuse the American polity, is weakening.