Posted in Australia Austria Belarus Germany Global Village Greece Portugal UK USA

How lockdowns triggered death and economic devastation on a global scale while doing little to slow the spread of Covid-19

[The Grayzone] “Marketed as life-saving public health measures, lockdowns triggered death and economic devastation on a global scale while doing…

Posted in Israel USA

Worst Offender in StopAntisemitism’s 2021 Antisemite of the Year Contest include HRW director Ken Roth, a “self-hating Jew”, and Black comedian Trevor Noah

[Jewish News Syndicate] “The public is invited to vote between 10 bigots in StopAntisemitism’s third annual Antisemite of the Year…

Posted in Global Village UK

COP26: Industry-Backed ‘Nature-Based Solutions’ is a Greenwashing Scam, Warns Global Climate Coalition

[Common Dreams] “As a global climate summit continued in Glasgow, Scotland on Tuesday, an international coalition of advocacy groups warned world…

Posted in UK

Thousands more die than usual in UK due to Covid-19 restrictions: delayed treatments, fewer consultations, lack of immunity

[The Telegraph] “While focus remains firmly fixed on Covid-19, a second health crisis is quietly emerging in Britain. Since the…

Posted in China Russia Ukraine USA

New proof about authenticity of Hunter Biden emails exposes CIA/Media/BigTech disinformation and censorship

[Glenn Greenwald] “A severe escalation of the war on a free internet and free discourse has taken place over the last…

Posted in China USA

Propaganda Watch: How The New York Times invented a new scoring system to put the U.S. ahead of China in the Olympics

[Alan Macleod, The New York Times] “First the New York Times made the Chinese medals in their pic smaller so…

Posted in Cuba USA

Propaganda Watch: Cuba protests supporting government portrayed in MSM as anti-government, anti-communist – even as 26 Julio flag is clearly visible

[Alan Macleod, The New York Times, The Guardian, Fox News, Financial Times, Wikipedia] The New York Times: “Anti-government protesters gathered…

Posted in Global Village USA

Propaganda Watch: Is Jeff Bezos ghostwriting for the Washington Post, a newspaper he owns?

[Alan Macleod, The Washington Post] Read more: Think twice before changing the tax rules to soak billionaires (archived) Read more:…

Posted in China Russia USA

Prelude to a new arms race? Pentagon claims UFO sightings may be Chinese or Russian ‘hypersonic’ weapons, ahead of US technology

[Express] “The Pentagon is growing increasingly concerned that the spate of mysterious UFOs captured on video are in fact China and Russia experimenting with…

Posted in Syria Turkey USA

Top US Diplomat: Working with terrorists in Syria would be “wise”, al-Jolani is “least bad option”

[PBS] “Abu Mohammad al-Jolani, a former leader of an Al Qaeda affiliate in Syria, is one of the most wanted…

Posted in Belarus EU Russia Ukraine USA

US-funded Belarusian regime-change activist taken from diverted plane is linked to Ukrainian neo-Nazis, fought in Donbas

[The Grayzone] “A high-profile Belarusian regime-change activist whose detention on a forcibly grounded airplane caused an international scandal has […] extensive…

Posted in Israel Palestine USA

“Israel loyalty oath”: Federal judge says anti-BDS law in US state of Georgia violates First Amendment

[The Hill] “A federal judge said that a Georgia law banning the state from doing business with anyone promoting a…

Posted in Israel UK

Revealed: Third of UK cabinet, including Boris Johnson, funded by Israel or pro-Israel lobby groups

[Daily Maverick] “While the UK government has been backing Israel’s intense bombing campaign in Gaza, Declassified can reveal that a…

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History of CIA coups, assassinations, false flag operations and mass murder

[CovertAction Magazine] “Vijay Prashad’s new book Washington Bullets: A History of the CIA, Coups, and Assassinations, details how manufactured foreign threats…

Posted in China USA

The Uighur Genocide allegations against China are unjustified

[Project Syndicate] “The US government needlessly escalated its rhetoric against China by claiming that a genocide is being mounted against…

Posted in Denmark Syria

Danmark declares Syria safe, far-right poster campaign tells refugees to ‘go home to sunny Syria’

[The Telegraph] “Danish anti-immigration activists are being sharply criticised after they put up mock travel adverts in Copenhagen telling Syrian…

Posted in Afghanistan China Iran Russia UK USA

US intel admits claim Russia put bounties on American troops was fake news – what about China, Iran?

[The Daily Beast] “It was a blockbuster story about Russia’s return to the imperial “Great Game” in Afghanistan. The Kremlin had spread…

Posted in Global Village UK USA

“Independent” Bellingcat is funded by West, staffed with ex-government agents, promotes official narratives

[MintPress News] The “evidence compiled in this investigation suggests Bellingcat is far from independent and neutral, as it is funded…

Posted in China Ukraine USA

NPR issues major correction after false claim Hunter Biden laptop story was ‘discredited’ by intelligence

[New York Post] “National Public Radio has corrected an online article that falsely asserted that documents from first son Hunter…

Posted in Syria USA

Foreign Policy’s change of heart: Sanctions against Syria will not harm civilians / are killing civilians

[Foreign Policy] “Sanctions Against Syria Will Help, Not Harm, Civilians” “The Caesar Act is an overdue effort to starve the…

Posted in Global Village USA

Leaked documents confirm Amazon had a secret Twitter army codenamed ‘Veritas’ to defend company, Jeff Bezos

[The Intercept, Insider] “AMAZON’S SMALL TWITTER ARMY of “ambassadors” was quietly conceived in 2018 under the codename “Veritas,” which sought to…

Posted in Global Village USA

US Congress Demands Big Tech CEOs Censor the Internet Even More Aggressively

[Glenn Greenwald] “Over the course of five-plus hours on Thursday, a House Committee along with two subcommittees badgered three tech CEOs,…

Posted in Israel Palestine USA

Microsoft’s involvement in Israeli state violence, surveillance and propaganda

[Mondoweiss] “Thanks to [clever] image-building campaigns, Microsoft doesn’t get scrutinized as much as its peers. The company sponsors think tanks that bolster…

Posted in Brazil Latin America

Brazil: Lula is free, may run against Bolsonaro in 2022

[openDemocracy] “Brazil’s former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva [commonly known as Lula, who led Brazil between 2003 and 2011,]…

Posted in Syria USA

Ex-OPCW officials, Chomsky, Ellsberg, Wilkerson, Gabbard and others to OPCW: address alleged chemical weapons use in Syria

[Courage Foundation] “We wish to express our deep concern over the protracted controversy and political fall-out surrounding the OPCW and…

Posted in Israel USA

U.S. State Department nominee contributed to book claiming ‘Israel lobby’ controls politics

[Jewish News Syndicate] “U.S. President Joe Biden’s nominee for a leading position in the U.S. State Department previously worked on…

Posted in Israel Palestine UK

War against David Miller and academic freedom in Britain

[Al Jazeera] “Over the past few weeks, David Miller, a professor of political sociology at Bristol University in the United…

Posted in India

India Targets Climate Activists With the Help of Big Tech

[The Intercept] “Tech giants like Google and Facebook appear to be aiding and abetting a vicious government campaign against Indian…

Posted in Iran Iraq USA

Propaganda Watch: The New York Times is not sure if Iran-backed militia is backed by Iran

[The New York Times] Headline: “U.S. Airstrikes in Syria Target Iran-Backed Militias That Rocketed American Troops in Iraq” Paragraph: “Little…

Posted in Russia UK USA

Reuters, BBC, and Bellingcat participated in covert UK Foreign Office-funded programs to “weaken Russia”

[The Grayzone] “The UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) have sponsored Reuters and the BBC to conduct a series of…