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MintCast Episode 4: The Real Motivation behind Russiagate, the Global War on Journalism and the Hidden Face of American Empire

    MintCast Episode 4: The Real Motivation behind Russiagate, the Global War on Journalism and the Hidden Face of American Empire

MintCast hosts Alan MacLeod and Whitney Webb discuss the latest current events including how U.S. political reactions to Trump’s Iran policy reveal the true motivations behind the Russiagate scandal and how big tech firms are teaming up with government players to suppress and intimidate journalists around the world. Also discussed is the U.S.’ secretive military…

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Bipartisan Support for Trump’s Aggressive Iran Policy Reveals the Hollowness of Russiagate

    Bipartisan Support for Trump’s Aggressive Iran Policy Reveals the Hollowness of Russiagate

In early May, MSNBC news host Rachel Maddow — known as one of the top promoters of the new Cold War and Russiagate in American media — emphatically endorsed regime change in Venezuela after she claimed that President Donald Trump’s hawkishness towards the South American country had changed, all because of a single phone call…

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Lessons for the Progressive Left From the ‘Failed’ Mueller Inquiry

    Lessons for the Progressive Left From the ‘Failed’ Mueller Inquiry

Here are three important lessons for the progressive left to consider now that it is clear the inquiry by Special Counsel Robert Mueller into Russia-gate is never going to uncover collusion between Donald Trump’s camp and the Kremlin in the 2016 presidential election.   No. 1: Painting the Pig’s face The left never had a dog in…

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There Will Be No Repercussions for the Media’s RussiaGate Conspiracy Theorists

    There Will Be No Repercussions for the Media’s RussiaGate Conspiracy Theorists

WASHINGTON – Friday marked the end of months of speculation, as Special Counsel and former FBI Director Robert Mueller delivered his report into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 election to the attorney general. The headline conclusion of Mueller’s report was reported far and wide: there would be no new indictments for collusion. As the…

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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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Russophobia and the Specter of War

  Russophobia and the Specter of War

Could global warming pose the greatest threat to the future of life on the planet?  Quite possibly, if we believe the international (and scientific) consensus, despite a widening stratum of debunkers, deniers, and skeptics.  What about the prospects of thermonuclear war between the United States and Russia, two countries armed to the max and seemingly…

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We Love the CIA! How the Left Lost its Mind

  We Love the CIA! How the Left Lost its Mind

The Resistance is steering so much of the left into a hard-right turn — including even Pacifica’s KPFA Radio-Berkeley. On July 22 this year, nearly two years after Trump’s election and the rise of “The Resistance,” I tuned in to KPFA-Berkeley’s Sunday Show and heard host Philip Maldari speaking to The Nation’s national affairs correspondent John Nichols: Philip Maldari:…

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Hillary Clinton’s Private Email Server Was Hacked by “Foreign Entity”

  Hillary Clinton’s Private Email Server Was Hacked by “Foreign Entity”

A Chinese-owned firm with operations in Washington D.C. hacked Hillary Clinton’s private server “throughout her term as secretary of state and obtained nearly all her emails,” reports the Daily Caller‘s Richard Pollock. The Chinese firm obtained Clinton’s emails in real time as she sent and received communications and documents through her personal server, according to the sources, who said…

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Cohen Suddenly Willing to Tell Mueller About Trump’s “Conspiracy To Collude” With Russia

  Cohen Suddenly Willing to Tell Mueller About Trump’s “Conspiracy To Collude” With Russia

If there was any doubt whether Michael Cohen had flipped, despite statements that he was not cooperating with the government as part of his guilty plea and refusing to name the “candidate” who instructed him to violate campaign finance law, that was promptly dissolved in the following hours when Cohen’s lawyer, Lanny Davis said that…

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Mainstream Media is Losing Its Mind Over the Trump-Putin Press Conference

  Mainstream Media is Losing Its Mind Over the Trump-Putin Press Conference

The reaction of the U.S. establishment media and several political leaders to President Donald Trump’s press conference after his summit meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday has been stunning. Writing in The Atlantic, James Fallows said: There are exactly two possible explanations for the shameful performance the world witnessed on Monday, from a serving American…

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