Narrative Management => Reality Management

by Caitlin Johnstone edited by O Society June 17, 2019 The Grayzone‘s Max Blumenthal published the first part of an investigative series on how so-called non-governmental organizations (NGOs) are being used to manipulate the narrative about what’s going on in Syria by posing as impartial investigative bodies and circulating pro-imperialist disinformation to the western political/ … Continue reading Narrative Management => Reality Management

The Climate Counter-Offensive: Secrecy, Deception, and Disarming the Green New Deal

by Richard Moser edited by O Society There are things we are not supposed to know and the corporate controlled news industry is not going to tell us. Totally absent from the obedient media is one of the most important stories of all time: war creates climate change.  The story of how this knowledge has been … Continue reading The Climate Counter-Offensive: Secrecy, Deception, and Disarming the Green New Deal

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

How Did Russia-gate Begin?

Why Barr’s investigation is important and should be encouraged. by Stephen Cohen Nation edited by O Society June 4, 2019 It cannot be emphasized too often: Russiagate—allegations the American president has been compromised by the Kremlin, which may even have helped to put him in the White House—is the worst and (considering the lack of actual … Continue reading How Did Russia-gate Begin?

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

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

American Hustle

What Mueller Found—and Didn’t Find—About Trump and Russia by Stephen Kotkin Foreign Affairs edited by O Society May 26, 2019 Robert Mueller III played lacrosse and majored in government at Princeton. He graduated in 1966 and soon thereafter volunteered for and was accepted into the Marine Corps. He won a Bronze Star for heroism in … Continue reading American Hustle