Glenn Greenwald interviews Tulsi Gabbard

https://youtu.be/iYgfj0OcHjk   Glenn Greenwald interviews 2020 Presidential Candidate Tulsi Gabbard Ever since Tulsi Gabbard was first elected to Congress in 2012, she has been assertively independent, heterodox, unpredictable, and polarizing. Viewed at first as a loyal Democrat and guaranteed future star by party leaders — due to her status as an Iraq War veteran, a telegenic and … Continue reading Glenn Greenwald interviews Tulsi Gabbard

How Rachel Maddow Became InfoWars

by Peter Van Buren American Conservative edited by O Society April 8, 2019 Rachel Maddow (MSNBC screenshot)   Though she doesn’t often bring it up these days, MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow remembers how the media abetted the Bush administration’s lies justifying the 2003 Iraq invasion. That was when elite (in many cases handpicked) journalists spent months serving … Continue reading How Rachel Maddow Became InfoWars

NBC News Relies on Firm Just Caught Fabricating Russia Data for the Democratic Party to Claim Russia Supports Tulsi Gabbard

by Glenn Greenwald Intercept Jan 3, 2019 https://twitter.com/TulsiGabbard/status/1092558059300442117 NBC NEWS PUBLISHED a predictably viral story Friday, claiming “experts who track websites and social media linked to Russia have seen stirrings of a possible campaign of support for Hawaii Democrat Tulsi Gabbard.” But the whole story was a sham: The only “expert” cited by NBC in support of its key … Continue reading NBC News Relies on Firm Just Caught Fabricating Russia Data for the Democratic Party to Claim Russia Supports Tulsi Gabbard

Beyond BuzzFeed: The 10 Worst, Most Embarrassing U.S. Media Failures on the Trump/Russia Story (1)

by Glenn Greenwald  Intercept Jan 20, 2019 BUZZFEED WAS ONCE notorious for traffic-generating “listicles”, but has since become an impressive outlet for deep investigative journalism under editor-in-chief Ben Smith. That outlet was prominently in the news this week thanks to its “bombshell” story about President Trump and Michael Cohen: a story that, like so many others of its kind, … Continue reading Beyond BuzzFeed: The 10 Worst, Most Embarrassing U.S. Media Failures on the Trump/Russia Story (1)

The FBI’s Investigation of Trump as a “National Security Threat” is Itself a Serious Danger. J. Edgar Hoover Pioneered the Tactic

by Glenn Greenwald Intercept Jan 14, 2018 LAST WEEK, the New York Times reported that the FBI, in 2017, launched an investigation of President Trump “to consider whether the president’s own actions constituted a possible threat to national security” and specifically “whether he had been working on behalf of Russia against American interests.” The story was … Continue reading The FBI’s Investigation of Trump as a “National Security Threat” is Itself a Serious Danger. J. Edgar Hoover Pioneered the Tactic

Crickets and sonic attacks: Mass hysterias will never go away

Were U.S. diplomats at the embassy in Cuba stricken by a mass delusion? by Barry Markovsky Conversation Jan 8, 2019 Ancient and quaint seem the days of witch crazes, demon scares and tulip manias. Instances of mass hysteria may strike you as rare events in modern advanced societies. But such outbreaks are products of their times. … Continue reading Crickets and sonic attacks: Mass hysterias will never go away

Texan Loses Her Job For Refusing to Sign a Loyalty Oath to Israel. No, the Oath isn’t to America or Texas, It’s a Pledge to Israel

by Glenn Greewald Intercept Dec 17, 2018 A CHILDREN’S SPEECH PATHOLOGIST who has worked for the last nine years with developmentally disabled, autistic, and speech-impaired elementary school students in Austin, Texas, has been told that she can no longer work with the public school district, after she refused to sign an oath vowing that she “does not” … Continue reading Texan Loses Her Job For Refusing to Sign a Loyalty Oath to Israel. No, the Oath isn’t to America or Texas, It’s a Pledge to Israel