British Propaganda and Disinformation: An Imperial and Colonial Tradition

Wayne Madsen When it comes to creating bogus news stories and advancing false narratives, the British intelligence services have few peers. In fact, the Secret Intelligence Service (MI-6) has led the way for its American “cousins” and Britain’s Commonwealth partners – from Canada and Australia to India and Malaysia – in the dark art of…

Fake News: A New Name for Old Strategies of the Imperial Offensive Against Cuba

Alejandra García | internet@granma.cu On April 14, 2016, a cable released by the Spanish news agency EFE informed the world of the confiscation of 401 kilograms of cocaine in Panama’s Colón port, arriving in a container from the Cuban port of Mariel, that had Belgium as its final destination. After conducting the relevant investigations, including…

“Whoever Reads Bourgeois Newspapers Becomes Blind and Deaf”

Apologies to John Heartfield The Political Photomontage of John Heartfield Meral Bostancı Via Tortilla Con Sal The art of photomontage features the elaborate arrangement of the photographs which embody profound metaphors. Thus, the montage manifests itself as a pictorial metaphor with the entire energy and the power of the reality. The majority of the views…

The Dawn of Psychographic Outcome-based Warfare

Wayne Madsen Somewhere deep in the bowels of the Israeli intelligence-surveillance-military complex – perhaps, in a dozen or more highly-secured computer systems laboratories in Tel Aviv, Herzliya, Ramat Gan, and Petach Tikva – the idea was first stumbled upon. Borrowing from the psychographic tools developed by online marketing firms and coupling them with age-old propaganda…

The New Latin American Dictatorships

Jorge Beinstein Translation by Internationalist 360° The authoritarian rise The reactionary radicalization of the governments of countries like Paraguay, Argentina, Brazil, Mexico or Honduras generates controversy around their characterization. None of these regimes have been the result of military coups. In the cases of Brazil, Honduras or Paraguay the dismissal of the presidents was carried…

Pan-Africanism: The Real Afro-Futurism

A-APRP Members and others in Oakland, U.S. in front of mural of Huey Newton   Black Panthers and Africa “I am not African because I was born in Africa but because Africa was born in me.” Kwame Nkrumah “The fortunes of the African revolution are closely linked with the world-wide struggle against imperialism. It does not…