NATO Narratives and Corporate Media Are Leading to the ‘Doorstep of Doom’

Robin Andersen Wall Street Journal (The U.S. Should Show It Can Win a Nuclear War 4/27/22): “Unless the US prepares to win a nuclear war, it risks losing one.” A popular cartoon aptly expresses the political angst provoked by media pundits today as they chatter on about nuclear war: Two people, both a little hunched over, burdened…

Iran: From Social Mobilizations to the Direct Armed Phase

Mission Verdad The classic sequence of a destabilization process established in Iran under the codification of color revolution. Since mid-September, the Islamic Republic of Iran has been subjected to a new cycle of destabilization. The death of a young Kurdish-Iranian woman, Mahsa Amini (22), on September 16 was the starting point. Amini, who had been…

iSAGE: The Journalist-Run, Intelligence-Linked Operation that Warped British Pandemic Policy

Kit Klarenberg Presented as an independent voice for “unbiased” scientific advice, iSAGE provided a channel for media spinmeisters, spies and psy-op specialists to influence Britain’s pandemic policy without accountability. Leaked internal emails show members fretting over its unethical methods. Throughout Britain’s response to the COVID-19 crisis, a lobbying group known as the Independent Scientific Advisory…

Leaked Files Show DHS “Ministry of Truth” Lives On in Secret

Kit Klarenberg On October 31, journalists Lee Fang and Ken Klippenstein released a trove of leaked documents exposing how, in recent years, the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) desire – and ability – to curb speech in both online and offline realms has ramped up significantly. Along the way, a government department ostensibly founded to defend Americans…

The West Renounces Freedom of Expression

Thierry Meyssan This is a debate that we thought was closed: Westerners had affirmed that freedom of expression is an essential prerequisite for democracy and that they would never violate it again. However, the United States, the United Kingdom, Poland, Italy and Germany have already embarked on the path of censorship. Now there are things…

Sabotage as Part of the Euro-Atlantic Military Doctrine

Mission Verdad The attack on Russian gas pipelines Nord Stream 1 and 2 is an example of NATO’s warlike actions with which it subordinates Europe to its hegemonic interests ( Photo: AFP ) The hegemonic dominance of the United States is at stake. Even though the axis of its strategy is to escalate conflicts without limits…

Left Anti-Communism Allows Imperialist Propaganda to Operate Unchallenged

Rainer Shea Ukraine is the great test for U.S. imperialism’s ability to sway minds to its side. Two decades into a process of decline for Washington’s hegemony, catalyzed by the irrecoverable global blowback from the Afghanistan and Iraq invasions, the imperialists have staked their survival in the outcome of the Ukraine war. Not necessarily in…

Meet the Spooks, Mercs and Chickenhawk Politicos Enlisting as NAFO Trolls

Alexander Rubinstein While fundraising for a notoriously brutal militia in Ukraine and trolling critics of the proxy war, the membership roll of “North Atlantic Fellas Organization” has filled up with NATO suits, congressional chickenhawks, neocon operatives, mercenaries and intel agents. When he is not shedding performative tears over the fate of US democracy or publicly guffawing over the apparent…

Ukraine Proxy War Propaganda: Lessons from MKULTRA

Rainer Shea It’s useful for communists to view the enemies of Marxism as cults, or at least as in the vein of cults. This is especially true during our time of renewed great-power competition, when the CIA and NATO have been opening up the legal systems for ubiquitous psychological operations while partnering with neuroscientists to innovate in their cognitive…

Bucha, Revisited

Scott Ritter The Ukrainian narrative constructed by the west is built on a bodyguard of lies. And there is no lie greater than that which blames Russia for the deaths of hundreds of Ukrainian civilians in Bucha who were slaughtered by Ukrainian security forces. “60 Minutes” regurgitates disinformation about who committed war crimes Sometime during…

NATO: Dead Hand vs. Dead Brain

Davor Slobodanovich Vuyachich NATO is a brainless monster that wastes human lives with the same ease with which it wastes the taxpayer funds of the member states of that infamous military alliance. In November 2019, French President Macron warned his European allies that NATO was in a state of brain death. Maria Zakharova, the spokeswoman for the Ministry of Foreign…

How Covert British Information Wars Target Russia, Threaten Civilians and Journalists

KIT KLARENBERG In late July, a shocking interview with a captured Azov Battalion fighter began circulating online. In the clip, the prisoner-of-war claimed that Oleksiy Arestovych, once a key advisor to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, had, prior to the war, ordered his Neo-Nazi regiment (among other military units) to carry out and film “brutal murders” of captured…

EU Parliamentarian Calls to Sanction All Observers of Donbass Referendums

Max Blumenthal, Anya Parampil MEP Nathalie Loiseau of France is lobbying for individual sanctions on all observers of the Russian-organized referendums in the Donbass region. She has singled out journalist Vanessa Beeley not only for her coverage of the vote, but for her reporting on the foreign-back war against Syria’s government. A French Member of…

What Would the Elites Be Without Those Masses Who Shoot Themselves?

Clodovaldo Hernandez If the life of contemporary societies were a little more rational, more mathematical, the anti-popular elites would have serious difficulties in staying in government and imposing their policies for the simple reason that they are increasingly a minority, and the dissatisfied masses (who are increasingly day they are more nourished) would throw them…

Ukraine: How British Intelligence Globalized Online Trolling

Kit Klarenberg Since the conflict in Ukraine began, numerous commentators have drawn attention to the blatant weaponization of social media in service of the proxy war. Legions of users on Facebook, Twitter, and other major platforms, many anonymous and recently registered, have relentlessly propounded pro-intervention, pro-Ukraine propaganda, viciously attacking all those deviating even slightly from established Western…