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Investigating Venezuela’s ‘Humanitarian Crisis’: Max Blumenthal Tours a Supermarket in Caracas

    Investigating Venezuela’s ‘Humanitarian Crisis’: Max Blumenthal Tours a Supermarket in Caracas

 This video was produced as part of a MintPress News and Grayzone collaboration. Max Blumenthal is an award-winning journalist and the author of several books, including best-selling Republican Gomorrah, Goliath, The Fifty One Day War, and The Management of Savagery. He has produced print articles for an array of publications, many video reports, and several documentaries, including Killing Gaza. Blumenthal founded…

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The Limits Of Dissent – Glenn Greenwald And The Guardian

    The Limits Of Dissent – Glenn Greenwald And The Guardian

When we think of prisons, we tend to think of Alcatraz, Bang Kwang and Belmarsh with their guard towers, iron bars and concrete. But in his forthcoming book, ’33 Myths of the System’, Darren Allen invites us to imagine a prison with walls made entirely of vacuous guff: Censorship is unnecessary in a system in which…

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American Television Audiences Don’t Care for Palestinian Lives – Just Ask the Networks

    American Television Audiences Don’t Care for Palestinian Lives – Just Ask the Networks

On Wednesday, Israel carried out a 24-hour, round-the-clock military assault on Gaza, one of the most densely populated places on earth, killing at least three Palestinians, including a 23-year-old pregnant mother and her 18-month-old daughter. Images of the young family’s blood splattered home trickled out onto the Internet, but that’s pretty much where much of the media’s reporting of…

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US Mainstream Media is No Friend of the American People

    US Mainstream Media is No Friend of the American People

Over the course of his turbulent presidency, Donald Trump has accused various media companies, with special attention reserved for CNN, as being purveyors of ‘fake news.’ In one early-morning Tweet last year, he slammed the “FAKE NEWS media” as the “enemy of the people.” This week, over 300 US newspapers ran editorials on the same day – an event…

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The Diseased and Lying Condition of America’s Corporate News Media

  The Diseased and Lying Condition of America’s Corporate News Media

Both President Trump and former President Obama are commonly said in America’s ‘news’ media to be or to have been “ceding Syria to Russia” or “ceding Syria to Russia and Iran,” or similar allegations. They imply that ‘we’ own (or have some right to control) Syria. That’s not only a lie; it is a very evil and harmful one, dangerously…

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How the Corporate Media Advocates US Veto Power in Latin America

  How the Corporate Media Advocates US Veto Power in Latin America

In April, the Summit of the Americas in Peru predictably led to articles fretting about declining US influence in the Western Hemisphere. Analysts were quoted (Christian Science Monitor, 4/11/18) worrying that Trump’s belligerent and racist outbursts would weaken Washington’s power in the region. Closer ties to the United States, concerned “experts” suggest, would be the logical and…

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