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Coronavirus: Media and Politicians Take Anti-China Fear Mongering to New Levels

    Coronavirus: Media and Politicians Take Anti-China Fear Mongering to New Levels

Starting in Wuhan in December, the coronavirus outbreak has spread across China, infecting around 64,000 people and worrying the rest of the world. Fueling the panic, media have been printing alarmist scare stories and politicians peddling false information. One prominent example of this is Arkansas senator Tom Cotton, who claimed that the virus was actually…

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Can the World’s Second Superpower Rise From the Ashes of Twenty Years of War

    Can the World’s Second Superpower Rise From the Ashes of Twenty Years of War

February 15 marks the day, 17 years ago, when global demonstrations against the pending Iraq invasion were so massive that the New York Times called world public opinion “the second superpower.” But the U.S. ignored it and invaded Iraq anyway. So what has become of the momentous hopes of that day? The U.S. military has not…

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Media Presents Anger and Jeers Against Juan Guaido as Hometown Hero’s Welcome

    Media Presents Anger and Jeers Against Juan Guaido as Hometown Hero’s Welcome

Self-declared Venezuelan “Interim President” Juan Guaido may have been given a hero’s welcome at President Trump’s State of the Union Address last week, but he certainly did not receive the same treatment after he touched down at Simon Bolivar International Airport, Caracas, yesterday. His very presence was enough to turn those present, including airport employees, into an…

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Media, Democratic Establishment Panics as Sanders Predicted to Sweep All 50 States

    Media, Democratic Establishment Panics as Sanders Predicted to Sweep All 50 States

While former South Bend mayor Pete Buttigieg may have claimed victory at this week’s botched Iowa caucus, the real winner, according to statisticians, was Bernie Sanders. The Vermont senator is now by far the favorite candidate according to bookmakers. Oddschecker, a betting comparison app, surveyed eighteen different gambling sites and found every one declaring the democratic socialist the…

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As Coronavirus Spreads So Does Anti-Chinese Racism

  As Coronavirus Spreads So Does Anti-Chinese Racism

Facing the worldwide spread of the coronavirus, the World Health Organization declared a global emergency yesterday in response to the outbreak. Up from just 548 on January 22, there are, as of Friday afternoon, 9,600 confirmed cases of the disease, and 213 people have already died, all of them Chinese. The majority of the infections…

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North Korea: Kim Jong-un’s Aunt Appears Alive After Six Years of Media Saying He Killed Her

  North Korea: Kim Jong-un’s Aunt Appears Alive After Six Years of Media Saying He Killed Her

It’s well past Halloween, but people in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea are rising from the dead (again). That is according to our media, who have for six years been claiming Kim Kyong-hui, the aunt of current ruler Kim Jong-un and daughter of the father of the nation Kim Il-sung, was dead, only for…

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MSNBC’s Joy Ann Reid Invites Quack Body Language Expert on to Trash Sanders

  MSNBC’s Joy Ann Reid Invites Quack Body Language Expert on to Trash Sanders

MSNBC anchor Joy Ann Reid invited Jeanine Driver, a self-styled expert in the highly contentious field of body language analysis on her show, AM Joy, to assess the recent spat between Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders at the seventh Democratic presidential debate. Warren accused the Vermont Senator of dismissing her chances, claiming he said that…

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In Redux of Iraq War Run Up, Media Cheers on Assassination of Soleimani

  In Redux of Iraq War Run Up, Media Cheers on Assassination of Soleimani

Early Friday morning, a U.S. airstrike assassinated Iranian Lt. General Qassem Soleimani as he traveled from Baghdad’s international airport. A charismatic and capable military figure, Soleimani was widely considered to be one of the most powerful and influential individuals in Iran. Two years to the day since MintPress News reported that the U.S. government had…

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BBC Director-General Calls for Media Critics to Be Purged From Social Media

  BBC Director-General Calls for Media Critics to Be Purged From Social Media

In the face of a mountain of condemnation over how it provided a key role in helping Boris Johnson win last week’s UK general elections, BBC Director-General Baron Hall of Birkenhead has called for the corporation’s critics to be purged from the internet. “The conspiracy theories that abound are frustrating…some of the abuse…is sickening. It…

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A People’s Guide to Revolution: How Leaderless Revolts Lose the Battle Before it Even Begins

  A People’s Guide to Revolution: How Leaderless Revolts Lose the Battle Before it Even Begins

Since the 2010 Arab Autumn, it has become clear that leaderless revolts only have two inevitable outcomes. In the first, a game of musical chairs between right-wing imperialist forces will be played and only superficial change will be achieved, like in Quebec, Egypt, Tunis, and Sudan. The second possibility, a right-wing contra war will take…

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