Media comparisons of Navalny to Nelson Mandela are totally off-base The death of Alexei Navalny at a remote Arctic penal colony is being used to try to sustain U.S. military aid to Ukraine at a time of growing congressional opposition and after the Russians have taken control of Avdiivka,...
Since a pack of lies about Alexei Navalny won last year’s Oscar for the best documentary film of the year when he was alive, there is little doubt he can win another Oscar when he is dead. But alive or dead, the prize-winning propaganda surrounding Navalny’s story bears no resemblance...
Fate of Wikileaks Founder Will be Decided by UK Court The UK’s High Court will hold a two-day hearing on February 20 and 21 on the U.S. request to extradite Wikileaks cofounder Julian Assange to the notorious Eastern District of Virginia (EDVA) to face 17 felony counts of espionage and...
The U.S. border problem, like everything else, it seems, has its mirror image in Germany. It is not as uncontrolled as it is in the U.S., but is still a problem, caused by the open-door policy on refugees. It is complicated because Germany actually lacks skilled workers, but the immigrants we...

Poisoning Gaza

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The buildings and the people in them are burning while the soil, sea, air, and groundwater are being poisoned in Gaza. Joshua Frank’s article, Making Gaza Unlivable ought to be read by everyone. Frank is the managing editor of CounterPunch. He describes the collapsing infrastructure and dire circumstances of Gaza...
And Surprise, Surprise: He’s Pushing for New Zealand to Join AUKUS, an Anti-China Military Security Partnership of the U.S., Australia and Great Britain New Zealand held its triennial general election in October 2023 and the result was what had been predicted by the polls all along—the Labour Party, which had...
Part of mounting popular disaffection against South Korea’s conservative leader whom the RAND Corporation branded as a “perfect partner” for the U.S. South Korea is hitting the headlines again but not for the reasons that its leaders would like. Protests have erupted in the wake of a new law supported...
Nancy Pelosi’s been in office for 37 years. She’s an ardent supporter of capitalism and imperialism, telling a college student who asked her in 2017 that “I have to say, we’re capitalist - and that’s just the way it is” at a time when 51% of 18-29 year olds said they didn’t support capitalism. She was part of the push on Obama to bomb Syria in 2013, she’s a hawk on Iran and she’s said that U.S. support for Israel is “ironclad.” ...
In 1967, the CIA issued a memo to its army of media “assets” instructing them on how to counter so-called “conspiracy theorists” who challenged the veracity of the Warren Commission report, which determined that Lee Harvey Oswald was the lone assassin of President John F. Kennedy. One of the CIA’s...
Joshua Schulte was given a forty year sentence for allegedly passing documents that exposed nefarious CIA practices Has been kept under brutal solitary confinement conditions in New York Metropolitan Correctional Center that violate human rights A federal judge in New York in early February sentenced CIA whistleblower Joshua Schulte to a...

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