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Inauthentic Behavior: SouthFront is the Latest Victim of the Facebook Banhammer

    Inauthentic Behavior: SouthFront is the Latest Victim of the Facebook Banhammer

Where can you find daily news, videos, analysis and maps about the conflict in Syria?  Detailed reports about the conflicts in Libya, Yemen, and Venezuela?  News about the rise of ISIS in Mozambique?  The original analysis of events in the United States and Russia? SouthFront is the place, or at least it was before recently being targeted…

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US Military Planners Advise Expanded Online Psychological Warfare against China

    US Military Planners Advise Expanded Online Psychological Warfare against China

As the U.S. military turns its attention from the Middle East to conflict with Russia and China, American war planners are advising that the United States greatly expand its own online “psychological operations” against Beijing. A new report from the Financial Times details how top brass in Washington are strategizing a new Cold War with China,…

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China’s Damning US Human Rights Report May Be Propaganda, but It’s Not Wrong

    China’s Damning US Human Rights Report May Be Propaganda, but It’s Not Wrong

Amid a global pandemic, you might be forgiven for having missed that the State Council Information Office of the People’s Republic of China just released a 13,000-word report on the state of human rights in the United States. Entitled “The Record of Human Rights Violations in the United States in 2019,” it begins by quoting Secretary of…

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NPR Mocks Cancer Survivor in Drumbeat of Syria Propaganda

    NPR Mocks Cancer Survivor in Drumbeat of Syria Propaganda

It may be a new low in propaganda. National Public Radio (NPR) used the news that Syrian First Lady Asma Assad had overcome breast cancer to mock her and continue the information war against Syria.  They interviewed a Human Rights Watch staffer named Lama Fakih who is an American from Michigan now based in Beirut.…

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Hollywood’s ‘Captain Marvel’ Blockbuster Is Blatant US Military Propaganda

  Hollywood’s ‘Captain Marvel’ Blockbuster Is Blatant US Military Propaganda

Grayzone — The superhero blockbuster Captain Marvel is a perfect case study for how the United States military uses Hollywood to spread propaganda. The US military is at the center of the plot of Captain Marvel. The film’s protagonist, Carol Danvers, is a former US Air Force pilot who becomes a superhero after absorbing the…

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This 1995 Noam Chomsky Quote Prophetically Defined Today’s News Media

  This 1995 Noam Chomsky Quote Prophetically Defined Today’s News Media

Earlier this month, Dutch historian Rutger Bregman, author of ‘Utopia For Realists’, was interviewed by the high-profile Fox News presenter Tucker Carlson. During a panel discussion at the World Economic Forum in Davos in Janary, Bregman had bluntly told billionaires that they should stop avoiding taxes and pay their fair share: ‘We gotta be talking about taxes.…

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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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How the Media Manufactures Consent for Regime Change in Venezuela

  How the Media Manufactures Consent for Regime Change in Venezuela

The latest extraordinary chapter in the bizarre world of Venezuelan politics is playing out before our eyes. After winning the 2018 presidential elections, Nicolás Maduro was inaugurated in January, only for the head of the National Assembly, Juan Guaidó — a man whom, at the time, less than 20 percent of the country had even heard of…

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Pentagon Looking to Step up Its Disinformation Warfare

  Pentagon Looking to Step up Its Disinformation Warfare

US Department of Defense officials are looking to weaponize disinformation, by looking for new “influencing tools” against “enemy propaganda,” military.com reported. The Pentagon wishes to expand its capabilities in irregular warfare, which according to Defense officials is a critical tool for defeating near-peer adversaries preemptively. As a department, we have often exhibited a historical preference in…

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An Agenda Unveiled: How Reuters Joined the US Government’s Offensive Against Iran

  An Agenda Unveiled: How Reuters Joined the US Government’s Offensive Against Iran

Ever since the beginning of Iran’s 1979 revolution, the United States has been leading a propaganda campaign against the country, minimizing its own harmful role in key historical events, justifying an ousted monarchal t regime, and demonizing its new political system. Frequently it is done in lighter forms, such as constant criticism of the new…

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