The BBC-to-NATO Pipeline: How the British State Broadcaster Serves the Powerful

The death of Queen Elizabeth II, where the BBC dropped programming to run endless, wall-to-wall coverage, has underlined the fact to many Britons that the network is far from impartial, but the voice of the state. The BBC website draped itself in black, printing stories such as “Death of Queen Elizabeth II: The moment history…

The BBC-to-NATO Pipeline: How the British State Broadcaster Serves the Powerful

The death of Queen Elizabeth II, where the BBC dropped programming to run endless, wall-to-wall coverage, has underlined the fact to many Britons that the network is far from impartial, but the voice of the state. The BBC website draped itself in black, printing stories such as “Death of Queen Elizabeth II: The moment history…

Where’s the $60+ billion for the Bronx?

March 26 protest in the Bronx The following statement was issued by the Bronx Anti-War Coalition, a grassroots, community-based peace group, dedicated to challenging U.S. militarism at home and abroad and fighting for community reinvestment in our borough. Our goal is to end the $800-billion per year military budget used to uphold U.S. imperialist interests…

Houston Starbucks workers hold a one-day strike

Home » U.S. and Canada » Houston Starbucks workers hold a one-day strike Gloria Rubac, center, with Starbucks workers Madeline Gierkey and Josh Deleon, who was fired. Houston A spirited 12-hour demonstration was held Oct. 1 outside Houston’s first unionized Starbucks store from 6 a.m. until 6 p.m. It was an unfair labor practice strike,…

The BBC-to-NATO Pipeline: How the British State Broadcaster Serves the Powerful

The death of Queen Elizabeth II, where the BBC dropped programming to run endless, wall-to-wall coverage, has underlined the fact to many Britons that the network is far from impartial, but the voice of the state. The BBC website draped itself in black, printing stories such as “Death of Queen Elizabeth II: The moment history…

Can Europe Afford to Turn a Blind Eye to Evidence of a US Role in Pipeline Blasts?

The sabotage of the two Nord Stream pipelines leaves Europeans certain to be much poorer and colder this winter, and was an act of international vandalism on an almost unimaginable scale. The attacks severed Russian gas supplies to Europe and caused the release of enormous quantities of methane gas, the prime offender in global warming.…

‘Who shut it down? We shut it down!’

Home » U.S. and Canada » ‘Who shut it down? We shut it down!’ Solidarity with Ansley Mall Starbucks workers — Dianne Mathiowetz holds one side of the banner. Atlanta Ansley Mall Starbucks workers chose National Coffee Day, Sept. 29, as the time for their strike. A robust and loud picket line formed in front…

Hidden Motives: Why Lapid is Not Serious about a Palestinian State 

Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid threw a wrench into the works when he declared from the United Nations General Assembly podium: “An agreement with the Palestinians, based on two states for two peoples, is the right thing for Israel’s security, for Israel’s economy and for the future of our children.” The statement took many by…

US Supreme Court to decide on responsibilities of social networks

Voltaire Network | 6 October 2022 The United States Supreme Court is poised to hear two cases concerning the responsibilities of social networks. In the first, Gonzalez v. Google, the Court will have to rule on Google’s responsibility for allowing videos with radical content to circulate on its YouTube application. The family of Nohemi Gonzalez,…

American-Chinese rivalry in the metaverse

Voltaire Network | 4 October 2022 Several US senators are looking into the financing of the London-based start-up Hadean, specialized in the metaverse. The company received funds from the British government and the US CIA – through the Q-Tel investment fund – to develop products for military simulation. ‎ The problem is that Hadean’s funders…

The United States declares war on Russia, Germany, the Netherlands and France, by Thierry Meyssan

Russian satellite photograph of the boiling water after the sabotage of Nord Stream. The United States’ fight to maintain its global hegemony has reached its third stage. – After the expansion of Nato to the East in violation of Western commitments not to station US weapons in Central Europe, Russia, which cannot defend its huge borders,…

Ukraine

12 out of 16 Germany’s federal states no longer have room for Ukrainian refugees, RND writes

The German municipalities are increasingly imposing bans on accepting new refugees Reportedly, the number of...

Ukraine: Will U.S. sabotage grain deal?

July 24 — A deal brokered by Turkey for the export of grain from both Ukraine and Russia presents a political problem for U.S. imperialism and its war aims. Washington’s response: ship more weapons. The landmark deal to move hundreds of tons of grain, if it moves forward, undermines U.S./NATO . . . Continue reading…

The tragedy of the Ukrainian working class

  Soviet Ukraine   Prior to 1991, Ukrainians had lived and worked within the USSR’s economic community....

Enough is ENOUGH! “Feed Our People, Not Ukkkraine” Protest at Georgia State Capitol a Victory!

Members of the Atlanta headquarters of the Black Hammer Party along with other members...

US media, after months of disinformation, prepare the public for Ukrainian defeat

If the Zelensky government continues to adhere to Biden's installation for an eternal conflict...

Black hammer strikes Lilia Kim

After the release of our material about a failed Russian screenwriter who, having taken...

Enough is ENOUGH! “Feed Our People, Not Ukkkraine” Protest at Georgia State Capitol a Victory!

Members of the Atlanta headquarters of the Black Hammer Party along with other members...

US media, after months of disinformation, prepare the public for Ukrainian defeat

If the Zelensky government continues to adhere to Biden's installation for an eternal conflict...

Black hammer strikes Lilia Kim

After the release of our material about a failed Russian screenwriter who, having taken...

90% of The World Doesn’t Back The US Right Now

The Most Censored News with Lee Camp hosted by comedian/ writer/ raconteur/ provocateur/ saboteur Lee Camp is a twice-weekly look at the most censored stories within corporate media hosted by the new video platform Behind the Headlines – a MintPress video project that is 100% viewer supported.  Camp both brings to light stories that are…

One hurricane, two systems

Dramatic images and accounts of the devastation wreaked by Hurricane Ian continue to dominate the news. The death toll, approaching 100 as of this writing, is expected to rise. Over a million are still without electric power in Florida, hundreds of thousands without water. Homes were leveled, and roads and bridges washed away. And other…

Despite decades of U.S. blockade/Cuba slowly begins to recover from devastating Hurricane Ian

By Alejandra Garcia Havana, Cuba The following slightly edited article appeared in the Sept. 30 online edition of “Resumen LatinoAmericano and the Third World.” Sept. 29 — Cuba is slowly rising from the aftermath of Hurricane Ian, which left desolate images in the western part of the country. Fallen trees and power lines crossed in…

Protests and anger intensify in Haiti

Home » Human needs before profits » Protests and anger intensify in Haiti Beginning in late August, on the date commemorating the start of the 1804 revolution that liberated Haiti, hundreds of thousands of Haitians throughout the country have repeatedly taken to the streets to demand that the regime of acting President Ariel Henry be…

The DNC Secretly Just Changed Their Rules To Help The Elite Establishment

The Most Censored News with Lee Camp hosted by comedian/ writer/ raconteur/ provocateur/ saboteur Lee Camp is a twice-weekly look at the most censored stories within corporate media hosted by the new video platform Behind the Headlines – a MintPress video project that is 100% viewer supported.  Camp both brings to light stories that are…

Middle East

Milwaukee Palestinians and allies rally to call for liberation and justice for Shireen Abu Akleh

Milwaukee, WI - june 15 marked the 74th anniversary of the Nakba, the day that Zionist paramilitaries began the violent removal of Palestinians from a majority of their historic homeland. Various organizations in Milwaukee, led primarily by American Muslims for Palestine and Students for...

«Turkish diplomacy»

On 25th of January  2018 telephone conversation between the presidents of Turkey and USA...

Legitimizing Terrorism: Inviting Al Qaeda “Moderates” to Washington for “Consultations”

The recent visit of Free Syrian Army commanders to Washington amounts to an exercise...

US to Exacerbate Venezuelan Crisis With More Sanctions Against President Maduro

The United States is planning to ramp up sanctions against Venezuela’s democratically-elected President Nicolas...

A Thirty Year History of ‘Russian Aggression’

Repeat after me (by orders of the Neo-Con Thought Police): "Russian aggression," "Russian aggression,"...

Latin America

Interview with Venezuelan trade union leader Jacobo Torres de Leon

Fight Back! interviewed Venezuelan trade union leader Jacobo Torres de Leon, the international coordinator for the Bolivarian Socialist Council of Workers at the Workers’ Summit...

US to Exacerbate Venezuelan Crisis With More Sanctions Against President Maduro

The United States is planning to ramp up sanctions against Venezuela’s democratically-elected President Nicolas...

Jacksonville: Newly formed Community Action Committee demands community control of the police

#WalkingWhileBlack is not a crime By staff Jacksonville, FL - On June 20, Devonte Shipman, a...

Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Responds to Merkel’s Words on Crimea

The Russian Foreign Ministry's spokeswoman commented Monday on German Chancellor Angela Merkel's statement comparing Crimea's reunification with Russia to the German reunification. MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Russian Foreign Ministry's spokeswoman Maria Zakharova commented Monday on German Chancellor Angela Merkel's statement comparing Crimea's reunification with Russia to the German reunification, joking that it...

This is What Putin, Trump Discussed for ‘At Least an Hour’ at G20

Russian and US presidents Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump discussed anti-terrorism efforts at their meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Hamburg...

Technologies

Vladimir Putin held talks with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Samarkand today. In...

New Art of War: Finns Schooled to Resist Hybrid Warfare in Major Drill

Two hybrid warfare-themed emergency preparedness exercises are being held simultaneously in swaths of Finland...

Muslim Man Attacks French Soldier With Knife in the Center of Paris

A man armed with a knife attacked a soldier from the Sentinel operation patrolling...

Japan Makes No Headway in Convincing India to Buy Its Amphibious Aircraft

Japan has been persuading India to buy its ShinMaywa US-2i amphibious aircraft since the...

Denmark Delegates Border Control to Army to Free Up Police for Crime-Fighting

Plagued with rising crime and gang violence, and concerned about the threat of terrorism, Denmark has decided to employ its armed forces as border controls and guarding duties in order to release more police officers for other work. Danish police are very busy keeping abreast...

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Amazonian Fake News

Just before the opening of the Biarritz G7, an intense disinformation campaign was launched in the international press with the complicity of French President, Emmanuel Macron and the President of the European Council, Donald Tusk. It aims to allow Europeans to control the Amazon, its minerals, its pharmaceutical treasures and its precious woods. Its purpose…

The Trust Project: Big Media and Silicon Valley’s Weaponized Algorithms Silence Dissent

After the failure of Newsguard — the news rating system backed by a cadre of prominent neoconservative personalities — to gain traction among American tech and social media companies, another organization has quietly stepped in to direct the news algorithms of tech giants such as Google, Facebook, and Microsoft. Though different from Newsguard, this group,…

Pope mandates sex abuse report to church, not police

Pope Francis issued a groundbreaking new church law Thursday requiring all Catholic priests and nuns around the world to report clergy sexual abuse and cover-ups by their superiors to church authorities, in a new effort to hold the Catholic hierarchy accountable for failing to protect their flocks. The law provides whistleblower protections for anyone making…

Emiratis purchasing plots of Palestinian land for Israelis: Report

A high-ranking Palestinian official says Emirati companies have been purchasing plots of Palestinian land in occupied East Jerusalem al-Quds and then transferring their ownership to Israelis.   Kamal Khatib, the deputy head of the northern branch of the Islamic Movement, made the remarks in an interview with Qatar’s pan-Arab broadcaster Al Jazeera on Wednesday. Those firms…

Voices from Inside the Besieged Venezuelan Embassy

VENEZUELAN EMBASSY, WASHINGTON — A group of activists banding together as the “Embassy Protection Collective,” in defense of the sovereignty of the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington, defied orders by the U.S. government to vacate the premises by the 25th of April. Later in the morning, the Trump administration’s special envoy to Venezuela, Elliot Abrams, condemned…

Russian comment on attack against oil infrastructure facilities in Saudi Arabia

According to media reports, a large-scale drone attack was launched in the early hours of September 14 against oil refineries of the Saudi Arabian Oil Company Saudi Aramco near the cities of Abqaiq and Khurais in the eastern part of the Kingdom. The Houthi Ansar Allah movement, now fighting against forces loyal to President Abdrabbuh…

US Trained Honduran Police Get Medieval as Political Prisoner Edwin Espinal Released

TEGUCIGALPA, HONDURAS — “It’s sad how the United States is supporting this corrupt government,” Honduran political prisoner Edwin Espinal told MintPress News immediately after his release from prison, where he had spent 19 months. Edwin’s case — and the medieval violence to which U.S.-trained police in Honduras tried to subject me — perfectly illustrate the…

US and Israeli Collectors Buy Up What Remains of Yemen’s Ancient Heritage

SANA’A, YEMEN — Yemen was once described as a living museum, but U.S. made bombs dropped by the Saudi-led Coalition’s jets have not only killed thousands of civilians and led to famine and the spread of disease but also pulverized the country’s rich architectural history and left its inimitable heritage at the mercy of the…

Yemenis, Angered Over Saudi Strikes on Civilians, Back Houthi Missile Attacks on Riyadh

SANAA, YEMEN — “What happened, where am I?” muttered 44-year-old Adel Ali Ahmed al-Gheit, as neighbors pulled him from the rubble of his home after it was targeted by a Saudi airstrike. Al-Gheit lost his wife and children in the attack and later died after succumbing to his own injuries at the Amran General Hospital.…

Belgium: Protesters rally against NATO’s ‘militarism’ as summit continues

Protesters took to the streets of Brussels on Wednesday as the NATO summit continued in the Belgian capital. Demonstrators can be seen chanting slogans and holding banners. One of the them, Joselyne de Markten, explained her reasons for being at the rally. “We are protesting the growing militarism of the EU and the NATO member…

Is Oily Econo-Politics Behind Saudis’ Crude Canadian Diplomacy?

TORONTO — In a near repeat of Saudi Arabia’s feud with Qatar last year, the diplomatic spat between the Saudis and the Canadian government seems to have spiralled out of control after it began last Friday. Apparently beginning as a result of the Canadian Foreign Ministry’s decision to criticize via Twitter the Saudi government’s arrest…

Maduro Won Venezuela’s Election Despite US Meddling, Now What?

Nicolas Maduro was re-elected for another term of office in the Venezuelan presidential election on Sunday 20 May. The majority of the reactionary opposition, with full support from Washington and Brussels, had called for a boycott, which led to a very low turnout in the middle-and-upper-class areas of the main cities. Their demand that the…