Imperialism and Its Accomplices: Selected Articles

27 August 2018 — Global Research News

Imperialism and Its Accomplices: The Question of Dictatorship and Democracy at Home and Abroad

By Prof. James Petras, August 27, 2018

One of the most striking world historic advances of western imperialism (in the US and the European Union) is the demise, disappearance and dissolution of large scale long-term anti-imperialist and anti-interventionist movements (AIM).
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US Government Admits It’s Making Fake Social Media Accounts to Spread Propaganda in Cuba By: Ben Norton

27 August 2018 — TRNN

US Office of Cuba Broadcasting Levantate Cuba
The US government’s Office of Cuba Broadcasting runs the propaganda program “Levántate Cuba” in Miami

The United States has repeatedly accused the Russian and Iranian governments of using social media to spread “disinformation” and foment chaos. Under US government pressure, Big Tech corporations have banned large numbers of accounts accused (in some cases falsely) of being Russian and Iranian “troll” accounts.

At the same time, however, the US government is doing exactly what it is accusing its enemies of: the US Office of Cuba Broadcasting is secretly creating fake social media accounts to inspire dissent and to spread right-wing pro-US, pro-capitalist propaganda in Cuba.

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My relocated site near to completion

28 August 2018

For the past couple of weeks I’ve been busy relocating the contents of my original news/information site, ‘Investigating the new Imperialism‘, to this new platform and the process is now almost complete. The one decided advantage of the move is the sheer speed improvement when accessing posts! No more annoying time lag. I just have to decide what to do about the domain.