As US Reels From COVID-19, Trump Turns to Sanctions, War Making and Threats

by Alan MacLeod, published on Mintpress News, May 15, 2020 Presiding over by far the worst COVID-19 outbreak in the world, the Trump administration is making it a key priority to escalate hostilities with its perceived international enemies. Last night President Trump suggested that he might “cut off” all trade with the People’s Republic of China. “Now, if you did,[…]

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Our Latest Sinophobia Fest

by Patrick Lawrence, published on Consortium News, April 27, 2020 One hundred nine years ago, one G. G. Rupert published an extraordinary book called “The Yellow Peril, or The Orient vs. The Occident as Viewed by Modern Statesmen and Ancient Prophets.” The book was a racist diatribe all dressed up as learned historical scholarship. It quickly proved a best-seller and[…]

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Media Struggle to Defend Washington’s Cruelty Toward Venezuela and Iran as Coronavirus Spreads

by Joe Emersberger, published on FAIR, March 25, 2020 An Associated Press article (New York Times, 3/17/20) headlined “IMF Rejects Maduro’s Bid for Emergency Loan to Fight Virus” declared: The request is an about-face for Maduro, who for years refused to share economic data with the Washington-based lender and just last month condemned it as a tool of US imperialism.[…]

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Human Rights Hypocrisy: Critical Analysis of Hong Kong Protests

by Erica Caines, published on Black Agenda Report, December 18, 2019 Why do corporate media love Hong Kong dissidents while neglecting protests in Haiti, Ecuador, Chile, Colombia, Honduras and Bolivia? “Hong Kong protestors engage in activities that in the U.S. would get them killed by the police or long prison sentences.” Before adjourning for the Thanksgiving holiday, the US Senate[…]

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Reckless US Actions Fire Up the Antiwar Movement

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, published on Popular Resistance,January 5, 2020 The reckless and dangerous act of war committed by Donald Trump and the Pentagon in killing Major General Qasem Soleimani of Iran and the Iraqi leader of the Popular Mobilization Units (PMU), Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, has brought the conflict in the Middle East (aka West Asia) to a new[…]

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Propaganda and the Defeat of Jeremy Corbyn

by Margaret Kimberley, published on Black Agenda Report, December 18, 2019 Corbyn can be defeated with a libel it can work just as well on Sanders. “Corporate in both countries behave in similar fashion and make a mockery of any claims of a free press.” One year ago this columnist wrote about the Integrity Initiative, an arm of British intelligence[…]

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Media’s Deafening Silence On Latest WikiLeaks Drops Is Its Own Scandal

by Caitlin Johnstone, published on Medium.com, December 28, 2019 WikiLeaks has published yet another set of leaked internal documents from within the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) adding even more material to the mountain of evidence that we’ve been lied to about an alleged chemical weapons attack in Douma, Syria last year which resulted in airstrikes upon[…]

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