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…

The Psychology of Totalitarianism

Mattias Desmet From rationalism to mass formation – and towards Truth speech. At the end of February 2020, the global village began to shake on its foundations. The world was presented with a foreboding crisis, the consequences of which were incalculable. In a matter of weeks, everyone was gripped by the story of a virus—a story that…

Canadian Media Once Called Azov Neo-Nazis. Now They Hide That Fact

Davide Mastracci and Alex Cosh News outlets have stopped labelling the Azov Regiment as neo-Nazis because it has become politically inconvenient. Earlier this month, The Globe and Mail published a story profiling the wife of an Azov Regiment colonel, who denied that the group is made up of neo-Nazis. Instead, she insisted it’s “the most motivated, most…

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…

China Gives America a Taste of its Own Geopolitics

Brian Berletic Under the US’ own one China policy, Washington recognizes there is only one China, that Taiwan is a part of China, and that there is only one government of China, the People’s Republic of China (PRC) in Beijing. Despite this, the US undermines Chinese sovereignty over Taiwan by treating the island as a…

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…