Posted in Brazil Hungary Israel Italy Philippines

Netanyahu’s ‘hug-a-fascist club’: Duterte, Orban, Salvini, and now Bolsonaro

[Haaretz] “Until very recently, Jair Bolsonaro was a big player in domestic Brazilian politics. For years he’d been projectile-vomiting baleful rhetoric at…

Posted in Brazil Hungary Israel Italy Latin America Palestine Philippines

Israel cosies up to the World’s far right

[The Washington Post] “Under Netanyahu’s watch, Israel has amassed a conspicuous crop of illiberal allies. Some, like Salvini and Hungarian Prime…

Posted in Albania Hungary North Macedonia

Fugitive Macedonian ex-PM Gruevski escapes with Hungarian diplomatic help, seeks asylum

[BalkanInsight] “Data from the Macedonian, Albanian and Montenegrin police now paint a relatively accurate picture of former prime minister Nikola…

Posted in Israel Palestine USA

REVEALED: Canary Mission Blacklist Is Secretly Bankrolled By Major US Jewish Federation

[The Forward] “For three years, a website called Canary Mission has spread fear among undergraduate activists, posting more than a thousand political…

Posted in Israel Syria

Israel secretly armed and funded Syrian rebels

[Foreign Policy] “Israel secretly armed and funded at least 12 rebel groups in southern Syria that helped prevent Iran-backed fighters…

Posted in Poland Ukraine

Ukrainian Far-Right Fighters Trained by Major EU Security Firm in Poland

[bellingcat] “Since 2016, the European Security Academy (ESA) an EU-based company that offers advanced training programs for security, law enforcement and military…

Posted in USA

Governor of New York Andrew Cuomo Received $25,000 From Weinstein as He Suspended Probe

[Capital & Main, BuzzFeed News] “Last year, a political firestorm erupted when journalists revealed that Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein’s lawyer…

Posted in Global Village UK USA

Amazon employs a ‘small army’ to tweet nice things about working conditions after horror stories

[Insider] “A small army of accounts have popped up on Twitter to tweet positive things about the working conditions at…

Posted in Bangladesh Myanmar

Latest research: Rohingya death toll in Myanmar massacres up to 25,000

[The Daily Star] “An estimated 25,000 Rohingyas were murdered and 19,000 Rohingya women and adolescents raped during the military crackdown…

Posted in Israel Russia USA

Noam Chomsky: Israeli interference in US elections ‘vastly overwhelms’ anything Russia has done

[The Independent] “Veteran activist Noam Chomsky has accused Israel of “brazenly” interfering in US electoral politics in a way that vastly outweighs any efforts that…

Posted in USA

Police Brutality: New allegations of secret tattooed deputy gangs within L.A. County Sheriff’s Department

[Los Angeles Times] “For decades, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department has struggled to combat secretive cliques of deputies who bonded over…

Posted in Hungary Ukraine USA

Claim Investigated: George Soros was a Nazi collaborator involved in confiscating properties of deported Jews

[Vox, Snopes.com] “Donald Trump Jr. suggested George Soros is a Nazi. [He] is more than his father’s right-hand man —…

Posted in USA

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. doesn’t think Sirhan Sirhan killed his father

[New York Post] Robert F. Kennedy Jr. is not convinced that Sirhan Sirhan fired the shot that killed his father…

Posted in Myanmar

Amnesty International: Rohingya armed group ARSA massacred Hindus in Myanmar

[Amnesty International] “A Rohingya armed group [Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army or ARSA] brandishing guns and swords is responsible for at…

Posted in Europe Spain

Basque militant group ETA announced its dissolution – Timeline of events

[AP News] “The Basque militant group ETA on Wednesday announced its dissolution in a much-awaited declaration that marked the end…

Posted in Hungary USA

The Federalist admits gerrymandering, cronyism and undemocratic illiberalism in Hungary, claims Left’s hypocrisy creates leaders like Orbán

[The Federalist] “If you get your news from the mainstream media, you might think that Hungary just suffered a fascist coup….

Posted in Israel Syria USA

False but True: “Clinton Email: We must destroy Syria for Israel”

[PolitiFact, Snopes.com] “Hillary Clinton’s emails are back in the news — the fake news, that is. […] The article cites…

Posted in Syria USA

Sky News cuts UK general when he says Assad winning in Syria, not in his interest to use chemical weapons

[Activist Post] “An interview between Sky News and one of Britain’s former senior military officials on reports of a chemical…

Posted in Myanmar

Change in Tone: The Irrawaddy, other ‘democratic’ media promote hate and fake news

[Financial Times] “The military’s rampage against the Rohingya last year was without Aung San Suu Kyi’s apparent consent or prior…

Posted in Syria USA

Mattis Admits There Was No Evidence Assad Used Poison Gas in Syria

[Newsweek, AP News] “Lost in the hyper-politicized hullabaloo surrounding the Nunes Memorandum and the Steele Dossier was the striking statement by…

Posted in UK

Days after Jo Cox murder, media wrote ‘Kill Jeremy Corbyn’ – and a suspect of another terror attack wanted to kill him

[The Guardian] “The Mail on Sunday once ran an article by sometime Labour member Dan Hodges under the headline “Labour MUST kill…

Posted in USA

The NY Times & U.S. Government Worked Together to Suppress Post-9/11 Reporting

[Democracy Now!, The Intercept] “interview with former New York Times reporter James Risen, who left the paper in August to…