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…

Journalists Who Challenge NATO Narratives Are Now ‘Information Terrorists’

Vanessa Beeley Nazis congregate on Google Plus 2019. A US state department sponsored round table on ‘countering disinformation’ was recently held at the National Security and Defence Council of Ukraine. “Information terrorists should know that they will have to answer to the law as war criminals” Andrii Shapovalov According to the press release – “NGOs, mass media…

How One Spook-Run London College Department is Training the World’s Social Media Managers

Alan MacLeod Staffed by NATO military officers and former government ministers and notorious for training the West’s top spies, the Department of War Studies at King’s College London is also providing the workforce for many of the largest social media companies. This includes Facebook, TikTok, Google, and Twitter. A MintPress study of professional databases and employment websites reveals a…

BBC Assault on Antiwar Academics Was Apparent Product of UK Intel Plot

Kit Klarenberg Leaked emails expose the fingerprints of UK intelligence all over a factually challenged BBC special that aimed to deprive antiwar academics of their jobs and destroy their reputations. On May 31, BBC Radio initiated an embarrassing imbroglio when it broadcast a factually challenged, overtly propagandistic documentary special called Ukraine: The Disinformation War. Fronted by a British…

Is the Ukrainian War on its Own People Now Over?

Henry KamensMy former neighbour in the US wrote to me, tongue in cheek, a few days ago. “I was told the Ukrainian civil war is over and Russia won because the Azov Battalion was wiped out. There is a total media blackout in the US, and worse than that – so much disinformation before and…

Fighting the Sleep of Reason: Reporting, Class, Independence

*Tortilla Con Sal An increasingly large number of people now agree that information of all kinds in the countries of North America, Europe and their Pacific allies is deployed overwhelmingly to serve the interests of Western corporate oligarchs and the politicians who front for them. Outlets including news media and NGOs, academic and scientific journals…

Manufacturing Consent: How the United States Has Penetrated South African Media

Ajit Singh, Roscoe Palm In recent weeks, South African public discourse has been focused on concerns about alleged Chinese influence in the country’s media landscape. However, these conversations have tended to overlook the already existing spheres of influence within South African media. Politically motivated sponsorship of prominent South African media outlets by the United States dates…

Ukraine and Cognitive Warfare

Alexander Kirk Cognitive warfare” consists of disarticulating Cartesian reasoning and replacing it with one that “seems” logical, but in reality is a manipulated representation of reality. Ukraine: how to unlearn A few days ago, the Ukrainian government announced that it had ordered the shutdown of one of the reactors of the Zaporizie nuclear power plant…

If Telling the Truth Puts Me on Ukraine’s ‘Russian Propagandist’ Blacklist, I’ll Wear that Proudly

Scott Ritter When it comes to fact-based analysis, I’ll take so-called ‘Russian propaganda’ over ‘Ukrainian truth’ every day. In 1997 I flew into Kiev, on-mission with the United Nations Special Commission to seek the assistance of the Ukrainian government in investigating the activities of a Ukrainian citizen suspected of illegally selling ballistic missile components and…

Reporters Without Borders Launches Campaign to Censor Russian Media

Steve Sweeney Reporters Without Borders General Secretary Christophe Deloire   A JOURNALIST has accused press freedom group Reporters Without Borders (RSF) of “abetting genocide” after it launched a controversial appeal for funds to censor Russian media. Canadian journalist Eva Bartlett accused RSF of silencing the voices of the Donbass region’s inhabitants. The group launched an appeal…

Communication: Strategy for Wars

Fabrizio Casari Wars have always been fought to conquer territories, to plunder the riches of the sea, land and subsoil, for the strategic control of sea and air routes. Today, wars are also fought to prevent the growth of competition in markets, to redefine the structure of world governance, where a unipolar and a multipolar…