Louise Mensch has defamed many people in the past few years, including the author of this column. Often, as in his case, she accused them of being Russian agents. The examples are almost too many to mention. But here’s a start.
McCarthyism, Polish Style
As Joe Biden visits Poland, Michal Krupa reports on the firing of a Polish academic for questioning the Polish government’s position on the war in Ukraine.
Caitlin Johnstone: Big Brains Going Extinct from Stupidity
This is peak crazy. A thinking species that regards as outrageous heresy any opposition to nuclear-war brinkmanship that can cause its extinction cannot get any more crazy.
Conditioned for War with Russia
Ray McGovern reviews key pieces of background that — thanks to the media — few Americans know about the widest war in 77 years that is now on our doorstep.
Caitlin Johnstone: Facebook Says It’s OK to Kill Russians
Normally when the U.S. and its allies are involved in a war they’ll at least pay lip service to the notion that they have nothing but good will for the people of the enemy nation.
Ukraine: Guides to Reflection
This crisis is rooted in Washington’s obsession with Russia, writes Michael Brenner. The country’s Phoenix-like rise from the ashes has been unsettling to politicos, policy-makers and think tankers alike.
Caitlin Johnstone: Smearing US Critics as ‘Russian Agents’
Here’s what imperial propagandists achieve by framing Fox News host Tucker Carlson and others as a treasonous foreign intelligence operative.
Caitlin Johnstone: The Secrecy of Evidence
There’s an evil Russian plot again, according to more anonymous sources.
Cold Wars & Profit
Craig Murray lambasts a Russophobic media that celebrates a supposed cyber attack on UK vaccine research, ignores collapse of key evidence of a “hack” and dabbles in dubious memorabilia.
‘A Determined Effort to Undermine Russia’
Retired Australian diplomat Tony Kevin, in conversation with former Australian Foreign Minister Bob Carr, says the West is unnecessarily determined to undermine Russia.