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Senate Report on Russian Interference Was Written By Disinformation Warriors Behind Alabama ‘False Flag Operation’

    Senate Report on Russian Interference Was Written By Disinformation Warriors Behind Alabama ‘False Flag Operation’

Grayzone Project — On December 17, two reports detailing ongoing Russian interference operations commissioned by the Senate Intelligence Committee were made public. They generated a week’s worth of headlines and sent members of Congress and cable news pundits into a Cold War frenzy. According to the report, everything from the Green Party’s Jill Stein to Instagram to Pokemon Go to…

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Send Mad Dog Mattis to the Corporate Kennel

    Send Mad Dog Mattis to the Corporate Kennel

Outgoing Defense Secretary Gen. James “Mad Dog” Mattis was famous for quipping, “It’s fun to shoot some people.” It remains a supreme irony that Mattis was widely considered the only “adult in the room” in the Trump administration. Compared to whom? John Bolton, the rabid neocon serving as national security adviser? That would be the epitome…

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Both Leading Candidates to Replace Mattis are Maximum War Hawks

    Both Leading Candidates to Replace Mattis are Maximum War Hawks

WASHINGTON — On Thursday, President Donald Trump announced via Twitter that Secretary of Defense James “Mad Dog” Mattis would be “retiring” in February and that a replacement for Mattis would soon be named. Mattis’ departure had been the subject of speculation since late June, when it was reported that Mattis was already being kept out…

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Search for Missing $21 Trillion Comes Up Empty as Pentagon Fails First Audit in 71-Year History

    Search for Missing $21 Trillion Comes Up Empty as Pentagon Fails First Audit in 71-Year History

WASHINGTON — Despite being legally required to conduct audits since the early 90s and holding a staggering  2.2 trillion in assets, the Pentagon held its first-ever audit this week — which it, unsurprisingly, spectacularly failed. According to a senior official, the results were so bad that the discrepancies could take “years [to] resolve.” The Department…

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Texas Educator Files Lawsuit after She was Fired for Refusing to Sign an Oath to Israel

  Texas Educator Files Lawsuit after She was Fired for Refusing to Sign an Oath to Israel

AUSTIN, TEXAS — A Texas speech pathologist has filed a lawsuit against the state of Texas after she was reportedly fired for refusing to sign an oath that she would not boycott the apartheid state of Israel. A U.S. citizen born in Austria and of Palestinian descent, Bahia Amawi is a speech specialist in western…

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Corporations See a Different Kind of “Green” in Ocasio-Cortez’s “Green New Deal”

  Corporations See a Different Kind of “Green” in Ocasio-Cortez’s “Green New Deal”

WASHINGTON – (Opinion) In recent weeks, support from progressives and establishment liberals has been pouring in for the “Green New Deal,” a plan largely promoted by U.S. Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York. The plan claims that it seeks to “transform the U.S. economy in an effort to fight climate change” that would ostensibly push…

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Green New Deal Advocates Shouldn’t Overlook Militarism

  Green New Deal Advocates Shouldn’t Overlook Militarism

In the spirit of a new year and a new Congress, 2019 may well be our best and last opportunity to steer our ship of state away from the twin planetary perils of environmental chaos and militarism, charting a course toward an earth-affirming 21st century. The environmental crisis was laid bare by the sobering December…

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Watch | Israeli Lobby Groups Trying To Get Marc Lamont Hill Fired

  Watch | Israeli Lobby Groups Trying To Get Marc Lamont Hill Fired

 MintPress editor in chief, Mnar A. Muhawesh exposing the groups behind CNN’s firing of Marc Lamont Hill, and the Israel lobby groups trying to get him fired from Temple University. Top Photo | Activist, author, and now former CNN host Marc Lamont Hill gestures during an interview with VladTV. YouTube | VladTV Mnar Muhawesh is founder,…

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Why Won’t the US Supreme Court Do Anything About Racism?

  Why Won’t the US Supreme Court Do Anything About Racism?

The Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke fired 16 shots, killing the African-American teenager Laquan McDonald; 14 of those shots were apparently fired while McDonald lay on the ground. It took four years and the expulsion of the state attorney general before the trial against Van Dyke for first-degree murder resulted in convictions for the…

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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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