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‘Confirmed’ Has Become A Meaningless Word In Mainstream News Reporting

By Caitlin Johnstone Source: CaitlinJohnstone.com Last week Politico published a major exclusive report that the “Iranian government is weighing an assassination attempt against the American ambassador to South Africa” in retaliation for the assassination of General Qassem Soleimani earlier this year, citing (you guessed … Continue reading

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From Terrorists to Viruses: Dystopian Progress

By Edward Curtin Source: Behind the Curtain For anyone old enough to have been alive and aware of the attacks of September 11, 2001 and of so-called COVID-19 in 2020, memory may serve to remind one of an eerie parallel … Continue reading

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Killing Democracy in America

By William J. Astore Source: Strategic Culture Foundation The phrase “thinking about the unthinkable” has always been associated with the unthinkable cataclysm of a nuclear war, and rightly so. Lately, though, I’ve been pondering another kind of unthinkable scenario, nearly as nightmarish … Continue reading

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Twitter QAnon Purge Gives Bigger Monopoly to Corporate Media

By Tony Cartalucci Source: Land Destroyer News outlets like CNN reported on Twitter’s move to purge the QAnon movement from its platform. Articles like, “Twitter cracks down on QAnon accounts,” would claim Twitter fears QAnon’s rhetoric online could eventually lead … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Afghanistan War Exposed: An Imperial Conspiracy

Every American Should Watch Abby Martin’s New Afghanistan War Documentary Abby Martin’s new documentary, “Afghanistan War Exposed: An Imperial Conspiracy,” is a tour de force, a must watch for every American seeking a holistic understanding of American’s longest-running war. By … Continue reading

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As Long As Mass Media Propaganda Exists, Democracy Is A Sham

By Caitlin Johnstone Source: CaitlinJohnstone.com A new Reuters/Ipsos poll has reportedly found that a majority of Americans believe the completely discredited narrative that the Russian government paid Taliban-linked fighters to kill the occupying forces of the US and its allies … Continue reading

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Russiagate’s Last Gasp

By Ray McGovern Source: Consortium News On Friday The New York Times featured a report based on anonymous intelligence officials that the Russians were paying bounties to have U.S. troops killed in Afghanistan with President Donald Trump refusing to do anything about … Continue reading

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The War in Questions

Making Sense of the Age of Carnage By Tom Engelhardt Source: TomDispatch.com My first question is simple enough: After 18-plus years of our forever wars, where are all the questions? Almost two decades of failing American wars across a startlingly … Continue reading

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