It’s not often that I read the articles on the class=”StrictlyAutoTagAnchor” href=”http:///tag/new-york-times/” title=”View all articles about New here”>New York Times Op-Ed page. And I can’t remember ever recommending any such article to anyone for any reason. But today, May 13, 2013, I read and I recommend “How Austerity Kills” by David Stuckler and Sanjay Basau.
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26 April 2013 — FAIR Blog
The lead story in the New York Times print edition today (4/26/13) bore the headline:
White House Says Syria Has Used Chemical Arms
Well, that’s pretty definitive, isn’t it? But then if you read the first line of the story, you get a different picture: Continue reading this...
Media Advisory: Syria Skepticism – Chemical claims should be investigated, not used as pretext for war
6 May 2013 — FAIR Blog
U.S. suggestions that the Syrian government could have used chemical weapons have been treated as fact by some media outlets, and are helping to fuel the case for greater U.S. military involvement. But subsequent reporting has called into question these early, credulous reports–and highlighted the continuing media failure to treat WMD claims with the skepticism they deserve.
6 May 2013 — williambowles.info
Listen: Chris Hedges Interviews Julian Assange
In these audio excerpts from their extended conversation in the Ecuadorean Embassy in London, Chris Hedges asks Julian Assange about legal strategy and the WikiLeaks founder’s thoughts on Pfc. Bradley Manning. For much more, including an in-depth …
5 May 2013 — Media Channel
An Israeli plane bombs a target in Syria. The news is passed along first to Fox News, (huh?) by someone in the Administration.
It happened on a Thursday, but we only find out about it late on Friday. The New York Times assigns three reporter to cover the story that goes up on their website in the middle of the morning on Saturday.
29 April 2013 – Global Research
Has Syria crossed the “red line” that warrants a U.S. military invasion? Has it not? The political establishment in the United States seems at odds over itself. Obama’s government cannot speak with one voice on the issue, and the U.S. media is likewise spewing from both sides of its mouth in an attempt to reconcile U.S. foreign policy with that most stubborn of annoyances, truth.
1 May 2013 — Black Agenda Report
This week in Black Agenda Report
Time to End Western Support for Terrorists in Syria: “Opposition” is Entirely Run by Al Qaeda By Tony Cartalucci
28 April, 2013 — Global Research
28 April 2013 – Global Research
In her book titled “No Immediate Danger: Prognosis for a Radioactive Earth,” nuclear power/environmental health expert Rosalie Bertell (1929 – 2012) said: “Should the public discover the true health cost(s) of nuclear pollution, a cry would rise from all parts…
Fabricated Intelligence and the WMD Pretext: Obama Heads Closer Closer to War on Syria By Stephen Lendman
25 April, 2013 — Global Research
A previous article discussed spurious allegations of Syrian chemical weapons use. Obama calls using them a “game changer.” He also said their use crosses a “red line.”
Boston Bombing Suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev Reported Killed, Was Alive When Detained: Tamerlan’s Aunt By Tony Cartalucci
22 April 2013 – Land Destroyer
Independent investigative journalist Dan Dicks of Press For Truth produced a video detailing his interview with the Boston bombing suspects’ aunt where she identifies a naked, cuffed, clearly alive and well detainee seen in video aired by CNN, as her nephew and Boston bombing suspect, Tamerlan Tsarnaev. Tamerlan Tsarnaev would later be announced “dead,” with injuries covering his body from “head to toe.” The aunt is reportedly in fear for her life.
21 April 2013 — Land Destroyer
Increasingly bizarre US terror-racket inspires human misery from Boston to Damascus. Continue reading this...
20 April 2013 — Land Destroyer
Update: CBS reveals in their report, “CBS News: FBI Interviewed Tamerlan Tsarnaev 2 Years Ago,” that the FBI initially attempted to deny any contact prior to the Boston bombings with slain suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev. It was only after Russia’s RT publicly pursued the story that the FBI finally admitted officially it had.
The Boston Bombings in Context: How the FBI Fosters, Funds and Equips American Terrorists By James Corbett
17 April 2013 – Global Research
The Boston Marathon bombing has provoked shock, grief and outrage from around the world. After decades of conditioning, the public automatically equates such terrorism with Muslim radicals. But the evidence shows that every major terror plot on American soil in the past 10 years has been fostered, funded and equipped by one organization: the FBI.
16 April 2013
Today, I learned with great sorrow of the death of a woman who had a very profound affect on my life. Born I think, on exactly the same month, day and year as Fidel Castro, Patricia Murphy-Robinson died on 11 April 2013. I knew that she’d been ill having spoken to her a few months ago in Jacksonville Fla, where she lived, but just how ill she had been, she kept hidden from me and wasn’t until I got an email from someone who knew her, that I found out. Continue reading this...
15 April 2013 — The Wolf Report: Nonconfidential analysis for the anti-investor
Provided as part of our ongoing commitment to the public good…
January 3, 2013 Wall Street Journal: Potash prices down by 50% since 2009, after increasing fivefold 1999-2009. Since 2002 global capacity has increase 30% to 64 million tons/year. Demand in 2012 was approximately 9% below the 2007 level.
12 April 2013 — Land Destroyer
NYT admits fraudulent Syrian human rights group is UK-based “one-man band” funded by EU and one other “European country.”
9 April 2013 — WSWS
The aggressive character of the Obama administration’s actions on the Korean Peninsula was further underlined by leaked details in the New York Times on Sunday of a “counter-provocation” plan against North Korea, drawn up by the US and South Korean militaries. Amid sharply rising tensions, Washington is not simply responding to North Korean threats, but is engaged in reckless provocations of its own that risk the outbreak of war.
7 April 2013 — Media Channel
New York, New York: A South African media outlet, no doubt eager to be first, aired a TV obituary of Nelson Mandela. It was very positive and respectful, except for the fact he hadn’t died.