OffGuardian By Finian Cunningham at the American Herald Tribune As is often the case, you have to read between the lines to parse the truth about Syria –or indeed many other issues –as reported in the Western mainstream media. With a discerning eye the truth can be found. But that’s why it is played down, … More Geneva talks delay exposes (again) US links to terrorism
Cornell, one of the world’s leading academic institutions, has abandoned scientific objectivity, writes Stacy Malkan – and instead made itself a global hub for the promotion of GM crops and food. Working with selected journalists and industry-supported academics, Cornell’s so-called ‘Alliance for Science’ is an aggressive propaganda tool for corporate biotech and agribusiness. The founders … More Why Is Cornell University Hosting a GMO Propaganda Campaign?
TEHRAN (FNA)– Pondering Riyadh’s decision to execute prominent Shia cleric Nimr al-Nimr, which resulted in a political and diplomatic firestorm threatening to burn out of control, Syrian journalist Abbas Juma wonders whether the Saudis could have been duped into such a reckless move, whose consequences could include the collapse of the kingdom. On January 2, … More Did Saudis Get Duped Into Executing Cleric Nimr, or Do They Want Intifada?
OffGuardian by Mark Taliano The “War On Terror” and “The War On Drugs” are both fraudulent, and they are both related. In a classic example of “reverse projection”, ”the War on Terror” is literally a “War for Terror”, and the “War on Drugs” is literally a “War for Drugs”. Terror, coupled with the illegal trade … More War Fraud: The Great Lies Behind Imperial Warfare in the 21st Century
By Felicity Arbuthnot “It’s really 19th century behavior in the 21st century. You just don’t invade another country on phony pretexts in order to assert your interests.” -John Kerry, “Meet the Press”, 2nd March 2014. There has been a searing irony to Christmas since August 1990 and the decimating embargo on Iraq. It marked the beginning … More US-NATO’s “Counter-Christmas Crusade” against the Cradle of Civilization and the Holy Land
On December 23rd, Gallup headlines “Ukrainians Disillusioned With Leadership,” and reports that “nearly nine in 10 Ukrainians (88%) say corruption is widespread in their government, and about eight in 10 (81%) see the same widespread problem in their country’s businesses.” 8% of Ukrainians now say they “have confidence … about the national government.” 17% approve of the … More Gallup: Ukrainians Loathe the Kiev Government Imposed by Obama
With the US political establishment roiled by an increasingly acrimonious debate over how to escalate the US military intervention in Iraq and Syria, and with one Western European power after another joining in the assault, the overwhelming sentiment of broad masses of people both in Europe and America remains decidedly hostile to war. Despite the … More “Left” Propagandists for Escalation of Imperialist War
Originally posted on The Most Revolutionary Act:
“Emancipate yourself from mental slavery – none but ourselves can free our minds” – Bob Marley Redemption Song PsyWar: the Real Battlefield is the Mind Directed by Scott Noble (2010) Film Review PsyWar is about the fundamental role of propaganda in a political system that pretends to guarantee …
Originally posted on Antiwar literary selections:
==== Anti-war essays, poems, short stories and literary excerpts American writers on peace and against war George Santayana: Selections on war ==== George Santayana From Soliloquies in England and Later Soliloquies (1922) ? ? Good honest unguided creatures! They are hardly out of the fog of war when they are…
OffGuardian As France, the UK and now Germany obediently line up for war with Russia, feel free to send these to anyone who asks you “but do you think we should just let ISIS keep beheading people?” 1. Bashar al Assad’s secular government in Syria is a major obstacle to US/NATO ambitions to fragment the … More Six points to remember about the true origins of the Syria crisis as Europe obediently lines up for war with Russia.