Thoughts On The Iraq Invasion

by Caitlin Johnstone It has now been eighteen years since the Iraq invasion, and I’m still not done raging about it. Nobody should be. The reason it’s so important to stay enraged about Iraq is because it’s never been addressed or rectified in any real way whatsoever. All the corrupt mechanisms which led to the invasion are […]

When America Voted Out Fascism: Notes From The Edge Of The Narrative Matrix

by Caitlin Johnstone Biden may be trying to extradite a journalist for exposing US war crimes, and he may be inflicting mass murder and starvation sanctions on disobedient governments around the world to ensure perpetual global domination, but at least America voted out fascism. ❖ The “two” party puppet show is always fake. Always, always, always, always. […]

How Alamos Gold and others are plundering Turkey

Destroyed Kaz Mountains in Turkey by Alamos Gold

With its ancient forests, plains hosting a wide array of flora and endemic species, Mount Ida (Kaz Daglari) is known as Turkey’s one of the most important natural spots. For centuries, the climate and geography it enjoys have been ideal for farming and agriculture. Yet Mount Ida in particular and the Biga Peninsula in general have been opened up for mining activities to Alamos Gold. In a world in which people invest heavily in or buy gold and silver, mining is a lucrative if destructive business.

Venezuelan Elections Rigged?

Venezuelan elections

Was the Venezuelan election rigged like the corporate media and US politicians proclaim? Abby Martin spoke with an election observer who witnessed the voting process.

Sanctions kill people they’re supposed to be protecting and undermine entire system of human rights & humanitarian aid – UN

Sanctions kill - UN

The Covid-19 pandemic could have brought humanity together in cooperation to combat the deadly disease. Instead, 2020 has seen an expansion of the use of unilateral sanctions, which target entire nations and hurt their ability to respond to outbreaks on their territory while undermining global efforts to provide humanitarian assistance to them. The result is that people keep dying, not getting medical treatment for their diseases and are otherwise being denied their basic human rights.