How a Neoconservative “Fact Checker” Called NewsGuard is Set to Insert Itself into Everything

As Newsguard’s project advances, it may soon become impossible to avoid this neocon-approved news site’s ranking systems on any technological device sold in the United States. by Whitney Webb MintPress News Jan 11, 2019 Soon after the social media “purge” of independent media sites and pages this past October, a top neoconservative insider — Jamie … Continue reading How a Neoconservative “Fact Checker” Called NewsGuard is Set to Insert Itself into Everything

4 Reasons Corporate Media Refuse to Talk About What Matters

  by Thom Hartmann  Independent Media Institute Jan 10, 2018 The media were all over Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib for recently calling Donald Trump a “motherfucker” in the context of wanting to impeach him. It got lots and lots of coverage, over a period of several days, while the really big work the Democrats were doing in the … Continue reading 4 Reasons Corporate Media Refuse to Talk About What Matters

New Documents Reveal a Covert British Military-Intelligence Smear Machine Meddling In American Politics

The Integrity Initiative mobilized an international disinformation campaign across Europe. Now, with government and right-wing foundation money, this massive “political smear unit” is infiltrating the US. By Max Blumenthal and Mark Ames GrayZone Jan 8, 2019 A bombshell domestic spy scandal has been unfolding in Britain, after hacked internal communications exposed a covert UK state … Continue reading New Documents Reveal a Covert British Military-Intelligence Smear Machine Meddling In American Politics

That sophisticated, specific Russian 2016 voter targeting effort doesn’t seem to exist

by  Philip Bump  Washington Post Jan 9, 2019 The revelation on Tuesday that Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, shared polling data with a colleague in Ukraine who had ties to Russian intelligence predictably kicked up a furor of speculation about the significance of the move. This is what one of the Russia-Trump collusion scenarios looks like: … Continue reading That sophisticated, specific Russian 2016 voter targeting effort doesn’t seem to exist

What Is Donald Trump Actually Saying?

What are Donald Trump’s garbled, rambling, grammar-school level speeches actually saying? Linguistics experts attempt to explain. by Nickolaus Hines All That Is Interesting https://youtu.be/D06SKuQ7p5M There is something about the way Donald Trump speaks that makes many people want to listen. He’s made a number of discredited claims, spewed divisive rhetoric, and gone so far as … Continue reading What Is Donald Trump Actually Saying?

Inside The Invisible Government: War, Propaganda, CLINTON & TRUMP

by John Pilger Defend Democracy Press The American journalist, Edward Bernays, is often described as the man who invented modern propaganda. The nephew of Sigmund Freud, the pioneer of psycho-analysis, it was Bernays who coined the term “public relations” as a euphemism for spin and its deceptions. In 1929, he persuaded feminists to promote cigarettes … Continue reading Inside The Invisible Government: War, Propaganda, CLINTON & TRUMP

US intensifies bombing in Syria after Trump announced withdrawal

  https://players.brightcove.net/665003303001/SJg0bzqkZ_default/index.html?videoId=5983906802001&autoplay=true&usrPersonaAds=false   US military escalates bombardment of ISIL-held areas in eastern Syria after President Trump announced troop pull-out. by Ali Younes & Trevor Aaronson Al Jazeera  Jan 3, 2019 The aftermath of the US bombing campaign in Al Kashmah, from where civilians have fled due to relentless attacks [Courtesy: The Intercept] After President Donald Trump announced … Continue reading US intensifies bombing in Syria after Trump announced withdrawal