White House Claims Iran Behind Attack On Nancy Kerrigan

by Onion edited by O Society June 20, 2019 WASHINGTON—Blasting the Middle Eastern nation for the brutal assault on the Olympic figure skater, President Donald Trump claimed Tuesday that Iran was behind the infamous 1994 kneecapping of Nancy Kerrigan. “It is because of the crazed actions of the Ayatollah that a world-class athlete was cut … Continue reading White House Claims Iran Behind Attack On Nancy Kerrigan

Exposé in “The Hill” Challenges Mueller & Media

The claim would-be key Russiagate figure Konstantin Kilimnik is a longtime American informant might be a game-changing story – in a country with a real press corps by Matt Taibbi Untitledgate edited by O Society June 9, 2019 John Solomon of The Hill just came out with what could be a narrative-changing story. If news organizations that heavily … Continue reading Exposé in “The Hill” Challenges Mueller & Media

How American Mass Media Poisons Us with Hate

Chris Hedges interviews Matt Taibbi  Truthdig edited by O Society June 11, 2019 https://youtu.be/8_vla4l-AX8 In the latest episode of "On Contact," host and Truthdig contributor Chris Hedges sits down with Matt Taibbi of Rolling Stone for a two-part series on American media, which Hedges calls a "purveyor of hate." They explore the ways in which Fox … Continue reading How American Mass Media Poisons Us with Hate

UN Special Rapporteur on Torture warns Julian Assange could die in prison

  In a June 1 interview with ABC Radio Adelaide, which you can find here, UN Special Rapporteur on Torture Nils Melzer warned Julian Assange could die in prison if his persecution is not stopped immediately. by Kevin Reed WSWS edited by O Society June 7, 2019 Last week, Melzer issued a scathing denunciation of … Continue reading UN Special Rapporteur on Torture warns Julian Assange could die in prison

Abuses show Assange case was never about law

by Jonathan Cook edited by O Society June 1, 2019 It is astonishing how often one still hears well-informed, otherwise reasonable people say about Julian Assange: “But he ran away from Swedish rape charges by hiding in Ecuador’s embassy in London.” That short sentence includes at least three factual errors. In fact, to repeat it, … Continue reading Abuses show Assange case was never about law

How our psychological vulnerabilities are exploited to control us

Eresh Jamal interviews Lissa Johnson for Daily Star Lissa Johnson is a clinical psychologist whose background is in media studies and sociology, and specializes in the psychology of manipulating reality-perception. In an exclusive (electronic) interview with talks about a recent investigative series she wrote on the US government’s hunt for Julian Assange, how propaganda works, and the psychology … Continue reading How our psychological vulnerabilities are exploited to control us

Western Media are Key to Maintaining Syria Deception

by Jonathan Cook   edited by O Society By any reckoning, the claim made this week by al-Qaeda-linked fighters that they were targeted with chemical weapons by the Syrian government in Idlib province – their final holdout in Syria – should have been treated by the western media with a high degree of scepticism. That the … Continue reading Western Media are Key to Maintaining Syria Deception