The Subtleties of Anti-Russia Leftist Rhetoric

Edward Curtin While the so-called liberal and conservative media – all stenographers for the intelligence agencies – pour forth the most blatant propaganda about Russia and Ukraine that is so conspicuous that it is comedic if it weren’t so dangerous, the self-depicted cognoscenti also ingest subtler messages, often from the alternative media. A woman I…

“The ‘Defactualization’ of America.” Ukraine as Mirror.

Patrick Lawrence What shall we think and believe today? Mariupol, 15 March. (Ukrainian government, cc by 4.0/ Wikimedia Commons.) This is the first of an occasional series, to appear in four parts, considering various aspects of our “bubble of pretend,” that protective membrane within which most Americans prefer to reside, safely removed from the realities of our…

How the CIA Shapes the Minds of Americans

Ted Snider Like Orwell’s Ministry of Truth, propaganda is pouring out of the US that is shaping our perceptions of the war in Ukraine. It is produced by the CIA, it is pronounced by the State Department and it is published by the media. It is coming from everywhere. The heroes and the villains were…

Ukraine: They Saw and Heard the Truth — Then Lied About It

Eva K Bartlett Photos from site of Ukraine’s March 14 missile attack on Donetsk. Photo: Eva Bartlett, March 24, 2022. Media on Donbass Delegation Omitted Mention of Ukraine’s 8 Year War on the Autonomous Republics *Following is a lengthy overview of my recent re-visit to the Donbass, on a two day media delegation, with a…

Radio Free Asia Slanders Russia and China

Christopher Black The depths to which American propagandists descend have been noted by observers for a very long time. We have witnessed and experienced it our entire lives and the lives of those before us. Enabled by their dominant economic and military power since the Second World War, their propaganda has been an important element…

Reichstag Fires, White Helmets, and Russian “Savages”

Fergie Chambers How disinformation amongst a unified western media does the bulk of the Empire’s dirty work “At a mass meeting thought is eliminated. And because this is the state of mind I require, because it secures to me the best sounding-board for my speeches, I order every one to attend the meetings, where they…

New Witness Testimony about Mariupol Maternity Hospital ‘Airstrike’ Follows Pattern of Ukrainian Deceptions, Media Malpractice

Kit Klarenberg A key witness to the widely publicized incident at the Mariupol maternity hospital has punctured the official narrative of a Russian airstrike on the facility, and raised serious questions about Western media ethics. Meanwhile, news of a massacre in the city of Bucha contains suspicious elements. On March 9th, shocking news of a deliberate Russian…

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…