New Cold War is Built on Interventionist Humanitarian Lies and Dismissal of War Crimes

by Danny Haiphong, published on Black Agenda Report, March 17, 2021 To manufacture consent for its own constant aggressions the US claims its competitors are guilty of even greater crimes – sheer inventions that never happened. “Humanitarian interventionist lies represent the most dangerous form of misinformation currently fueling the U.S.’s New Cold War.” A revolutionary’s first commitment is to the[…]

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Humanitarian Imperialism

by Alan MacLeod, published on Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting, March 3, 2021 Aversion to military intervention has been the default position of the left for at least half a century—certainly since the huge protests against the Vietnam War. Washington planners lamented the development of the so-called “Vietnam Syndrome”—a widespread progressive hostility towards US interventions (invasions, bombings, coups or economic[…]

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Democracy Now! Amplifies State Department Propaganda Behind Progressive Cover

by Danny Haiphong, published on The Grayzone, February 22, 2021 This is important because there are still many people who are, or should be active in our organizations who continue to rely on Democracy Now! for progressive news.  During the Iraq war, Democracy Now! gained an audience through coverage of facts that supported opposition to the war while they also[…]

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The Unbearable Levity of Digital Monopolies

by Rosa Miriam Elizalde, published on Resumen English, February 17, 2021 The closure of Trump’s accounts comes too late and does not have the smell of carnations, but of another discretionary practice of private Internet monopolies, which act according to the winds blowing in Washington. Trump’s expulsion from the paradise of social media platforms, as a result of the assault[…]

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Democratic Fascists Prepare to Drop the Hammer

by Glen Ford, published on Black Agenda Report, January 28, 2021 Democrats are determined to snuff out freedom of speech and assembly to protect the corporate ruling order – while pretending it’s to safeguard Black people. “The militants seeking social transformation and peace under the Black Lives Matter umbrella must weigh the full implications of the Black Democratic Misleaders’ deal[…]

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Breach of Capital Security Was Like a Military Operation

by Ann Garrison and Max Blumenthal, published on Black Agenda Report, January 13, 2021 The Grayzone founder notes that “such a disproportionate percentage” of the Capitol building attackers were former military, former law enforcement, or current law enforcement that began rappelling up the sides of the Capitol with ropes.” “We’re going to see new laws put into place like this[…]

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Violent Right Wing Forces Have Been Activated, It Requires Strategic Action To Stop Them

by Margaret Flowers, published on Popular Resistance, January 10, 2021 Since the assault on the US Capitol on January 6 by right-wing Trump supporters, the fallout has been rapid. The Democrats, both elected officials and voters, were quick to jump on the impeachment train. Some elected officials are calling for Members of Congress who supported the events to resign and[…]

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What the New York Times Left Out of the Picture on Venezuela

by Michelle Ellner, published on CodePink ‘Pink Tank’ Blog, January, 2021 On December 8th, The New York Times published its celebrated “Year in Pictures” article.  It showed two pictures from Venezuela, one displaying confrontation and the other despair, thus making it seem as if the country is living some kind of dystopian nightmare. As a Venezuelan-American and a photographer, I[…]

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