Propaganda


American Take on the Freedom of the Press

By Martin Berger New Eastern Outlook January 31, 2016   American Take on the Freedom of the Press     In the “free and democratic system” being pushed upon all other states in the world by the United States and its Western allies, journalists are increasingly unhappy about the repressions they’ve been facing over the […]

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PC Is About Control, Not Etiquette

By Jeff Deist Mises.org December 28, 2015   PC Is About Control, Not Etiquette   [This appears appears in the November–December 2015 issue of The Austrian.] I’d like to speak today about what political correctness is, at least in its modern version, what it is not, and what we might do to fight against it. […]


Standard Narrative on Syria Conflict Whitewashes US Role

By Jeremy R. Hammond JeremyRHammond.com November 24, 2015       [Correction: The Al-Ahram articles I refer to below were misdated and were actually published in 2012, not 2011. For more details about the error, please click here. The post has been amended to make note of it.] The standard mainstream narrative of the war […]

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Presstitutes At Their Work — Paul Craig Roberts

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org October 27, 2015   Presstitutes At Their Work   The Western media has only two tools. One is the outrageous lie. This overused tool no longer works, except on dumbshit Americans. The pinpoint accuracy of the Russian cruise missiles and air attacks has the Pentagon shaking in […]


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The New York Times Justifies US Afghan Hospital Bombing

By Stephen Lendman Global Research October 22, 2015   The New York Times Justifies US Afghan Hospital Bombing     Almost daily, The Times finds new ways to disgrace itself. Instead of full and accurate reporting, it fronts for imperial lawlessness – making it complicit with high crimes of war and against humanity.  Its administration and […]


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Two Minutes of Hate For Belarus

By Daniel McAdams Ron Paul Institute October 12, 2015   Two Minutes of Hate For Belarus   With Belarusian president Aleksander Lukashenko elected to a fifth term in office on Sunday, the ritual western hate-fest against the former Soviet Republic shifts into high gear. The regular march of western journalists to Minsk to report on […]


US Exploited Assad’s Fight Against Al-Qaeda

By Daniel McAdams Ron Paul Institute September 28, 2015   US Exploited Assad’s Fight Against Al-Qaeda     The US government has been relying on its standard narrative that the Syria crisis emerged spontaneously after an “Arab Spring” inspired protest was violently suppressed by the Syrian government. The entire US intervention was justified on these […]

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How the American government is trying to control what you think

By Against Crony Capitalism September 28, 2015   How the American government is trying to control what you think     People in Washington DC are very concerned with “narratives” and “optics.” Such things drive the place in many respects.(Second only to money, and the 2 are entwined.) How do people think about stories? How […]


The Crisis of the Now: Distracted and Diverted from the Ever-Encroaching Police State

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute September 22, 2015   The Crisis of the Now: Distracted and Diverted from the Ever-Encroaching Police State       “When a population becomes distracted by trivia, when cultural life is redefined as a perpetual round of entertainments, when serious public conversation becomes a form of baby talk, […]

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The BBC’s Credibility Crisis is Terminal

By Ulson Gunnar New Eastern Outlook September 15, 2015   The BBC’s Credibility Crisis is Terminal     The BBC is seeking to establish a Russian version of its World Service. It claims it must do so to counter the well-funded “propaganda” of Russia’s RT. The UK Independent’s article, “BBC to face down Vladimir Putin with […]


White House: Russian Military Action Against ISIS in Syria Would be ‘Destabilizing’

By Daniel McAdams Ron Paul Institute September 4, 2015   White House: Russian Military Action Against ISIS in Syria Would be ‘Destabilizing’     Today’s lesson in how propaganda works: The rumor mill turns a trickle of a story early this week about “thousands” of Russian soldiers deploying to Syria any day — a wholly unsourced […]

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Abusing Dead Syrian Children

By Daniel McAdams Ron Paul Institute September 3, 2015   Abusing Dead Syrian Children     Images are a powerful tool in the hands of propagandists. A picture is worth a thousand words, as the saying goes. If a powerful image can be manipulated to tell a tale even if false, it can persuade more […]


Gullible Americans Forever

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org August 18, 2015   Gullible Americans Forever   “Next the statesmen will invent cheap lies, putting the blame upon the nation that is attacked, and every man will be glad of those conscience-soothing falsities, and will diligently study them, and refuse to examine any refutations of them; […]

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