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. […]
The Lesson Of The BLM Protests: Notes From The Edge Of The Narrative Matrix
emember when Americans shook the earth with massive protests demanding an end to the police state and the entire liberal establishment just kept saying “I hear you, I agree with you” and then did absolutely nothing to even reduce police brutality? It’s important to remember such lessons.
Turkey: Breaking the Silence (Documentary)
Turkey’s story holds lessons about the fragility of democracy — and why a free press matters.
Ex-UK ambassador: War on Syria continues with US occupation, sanctions, propaganda
Interview – by Aaron Mate
Former UK ambassador to Syria Peter Ford on how the US and its allies continue to wage war on Syria via sadistic sanctions, an illegal US military occupation, the OPCW cover-up, and media propaganda that masks the brutality.
How Alamos Gold and others are plundering Turkey
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.
Britain’s hypocrisy, and allegations regarding humanitarian situation in Syria is astonishing
Syria on Tuesday expressed astonishment at the hypocrisy and distortion of the facts made by the so-called British envoy to Syria, Jonathan Hargreaves regarding the humanitarian situation in Syria.
Syrian students in Cuba reiterate their standing by the homeland
Syrian students studying at Cuban universities reaffirmed their standing by their homeland Syria in the face of the continued aggression launched against it, hailing the steadfastness of the Syrian army and people in the face of the global terrorism.
Turkey: Shaky Economy Destabilises Erdogan’s Authoritarian Presidency
All is not looking rosy for Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Turkey’s authoritarian president. Once feted for presiding over what was generally considered a regional success story, his stock is falling rapidly as the economic problems faced by his country pile up.
Silencing dissent: WikiLeaks and the violation of human rights
WikiLeaks has raised fundamental questions about human rights and free speech both in Australia and around the world – and about Australia’s place in the world.
Australia has no explicit constitutional protection of free speech.
Venezuelan Elections Rigged?
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
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.