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In The Western World Truth Is An Endangered Species

    In The Western World Truth Is An Endangered Species

Nowhere in the Western world is truth respected. Even universities are imposing censorship and speech control. Governments are shutting down, and will eventually criminalize, all explanations that differ from official ones. The Western world no longer has a print and TV media. In its place, there is a propaganda ministry for the ruling elite. Whistleblowers…

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Don’t Call It Fake News! Facebook to Fully Fund Streaming Mainstream News Shows

    Don’t Call It Fake News! Facebook to Fully Fund Streaming Mainstream News Shows

MENLO PARK, CALIFORNIA – Facebook is pressing its ongoing offensive against “fake news” with a novel idea: it will fully shoulder the costs of producing what it claims are “high quality” news shows by a handful of mainstream media outlets. In so doing, it hopes to kill three birds with one stone: please the traditional…

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Partisan Gerrymandering May Soon Be Unconstitutional

    Partisan Gerrymandering May Soon Be Unconstitutional

Some time before June 25, the U.S. Supreme Court is expected to hand down rulings on two cases with momentous impacts on who controls power in state legislatures and the U.S. Congress. “These cases are likely to be the most important democracy cases in decades,” says Michael Li, senior counsel at the Brennan Center for…

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Picking Up Where Obama Left Off: Trump’s Justice Department Seizes Reporters’ Records

    Picking Up Where Obama Left Off: Trump’s Justice Department Seizes Reporters’ Records

Carl Bernstein, the journalist famous for exposing details related to the Watergate scandal, was on MSNBC and described the United States Justice Department’s seizure of phone records of reporters as a “matter of policy” that went all the way up to the president. “The object of it is to try and intimidate people who talk…

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51 Years Ago Today and Still No Justice for Israel’s Attack on the USS Liberty

  51 Years Ago Today and Still No Justice for Israel’s Attack on the USS Liberty

In early June of 1967, at the onset of the Six Day War, the Pentagon sent the USS Liberty from Spain into international waters off the coast of Gaza to monitor the progress of Israel’s attack on the Arab states. The Liberty was a lightly armed surveillance ship. Only hours after the Liberty arrived it…

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In ‘Chilling’ Attack on Press Freedom, Trump’s DOJ Seizes Records of Reporter

  In ‘Chilling’ Attack on Press Freedom, Trump’s DOJ Seizes Records of Reporter

Crossing a line that the Obama administration was previously attacked for breaching, the Department of Justice seized the phone and email records of a national security reporter at the New York Times in the Trump administration’s effort to stop government leaks. One of the most extreme attacks on press freedom under Obama was when DOJ obtained the…

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Someone Tell Trump: There Is No ‘Get Out of Jail Free’ Card for Presidents

  Someone Tell Trump: There Is No ‘Get Out of Jail Free’ Card for Presidents

Someone needs to alert Donald Trump: there is no “Get Out of Jail Free” card just for being president. According to Trump’s Twitter feed, he believes that he has an absolute right to pardon himself of any crimes for which he might be charged while serving in office. He’s not alone in this imperial belief. Two of Trump’s…

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Trump’s Solar Tariffs Blamed for Billions in Shelved Clean Energy Projects

  Trump’s Solar Tariffs Blamed for Billions in Shelved Clean Energy Projects

Since President Donald Trump approved a “reckless” 30 percent tariff on imported panel materials in January, U.S. clean energy developers have shelved more than $2.5 billion in solar projects, moves that have cost thousands of American jobs, according to Reuters. The first company to fall victim to the Trump-imposed tariff—which will decline by five percent annually over a four-year…

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Pentagon Admits ‘No One Will Ever Know’ How Many Civilians US Has Killed Fighting ISIS

  Pentagon Admits ‘No One Will Ever Know’ How Many Civilians US Has Killed Fighting ISIS

WASHINGTON — Four years into America’s assault on the Islamic State, the Pentagon now acknowledges it has no idea how many civilians it has killed during its campaign to defeat ISIS. In fact, the United States military will never know how many civilians it killed, the Pentagon admitted on Tuesday. The shocking admission comes on…

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Be Very Afraid: Israeli Forces Are Training American Police

  Be Very Afraid: Israeli Forces Are Training American Police

Razan al-Najjar is the latest victim in Israel’s onslaught of Palestinians to go viral. The 21-year-old nurse was shot dead by a sniper. Her only weapon? A wad of medical gauze. She’d been treating protestors who’ve been rallying for their right to return to homes they were expelled from as refugees. Unfortunately, the death of another…

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