Aleppo’s Liberation Four Years Ago: Lest We Forget

by Jan Oberg, initially published on The Transnational, December 13, 2020 A retrospective on the turning point in Syria, where the western powers drive to destroy the Syrian government and the fabric of Syrian society was checked and diverted into its current twisted formulation.   I think Jan is right that we should not forget what went before and how we[…]

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Missing Perspective in Media: Iran/Venezuela Ties Are None of US’s Business

by Gregory Shupak, published on Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting, June 10, 2020 The American state not only snuffs out lives by pressing knees to necks domestically, it also seeks to asphyxiate entire countries like Iran and Venezuela. When the US empire’s foes defy Washington’s dictates, corporate media willingly participate in drumming up a crisis over it—even when what’s at[…]

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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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WaPo’s Afghan Papers Propagate Colonial Narrative of Noble Intentions Gone Awry

by Joshua Cho, published on Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting, December 26, 2019 Yes.  Another perspective on this article.  It is rare that an article in the Mainstream media gets this much attention and I think we should consider what is happening here. [UNAC Ed] In an earlier article (FAIR.org, 12/18/19) regarding the Washington Post’s Afghanistan Papers (12/9/19), I discussed[…]

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