Ukraine – Media Start To Acknowledge Reality

Tuesday, 14 March 2023 — Moon of Alabama

Finally some truth about the real state of the Ukrainian military is sneaking into main stream media. It is as bad, still not fully disclosed, as we have described it again and again.

As the Washington Post provides:

Ukraine short of skilled troops and munitions as losses, pessimism grow

I’ll leave out the propaganda bits and go for the factual beef. The quotes are long but needed to grasp the depth of horrible situation.

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Digging For Victory

6 March 2023 — The van says…

Are we supposed to believe that the modern Russian soldier is still wearing the same uniform as his grandfather did at Stalingrad?


Both the Ukraine and its backers are in need of some good news as Artemovsk falls and the billions doled out to Kiev appear to be for naught. This shorter article will look at the latest ‘news’ from London and see how it stacks up against real world happenings.
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A Conversation With Daniel Ellsberg: ‘Guilty Of Journalism’ Book Launch

Tuesday, 7 March 2023 — The Dissenter

By Kevin Gosztola Pentagon Papers whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg

Shadowproof and Project Censored present a conversation between Kevin Gosztola and Pentagon Papers whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg to mark the release of Kevin’s book, “Guilty of Journalism: The Political Case Against Julian Assange.”

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Reality Based People Can Fact Check The ‘Fact-Checkers’

Friday, 3 March 2023 — Moon of Alabama

Stavroula Pabst, a writer in Greece, has published an interesting piece on the nefarious purpose of fact-checking and ‘dis-information’ debunking.

Guy Debord’s Warning of “The Role of the Expert”: A Philosophical Perspective on the Rise of Fact-Checking

The piece explains this by going back to the writings of the French philosopher Guy Debord and his musings about ‘spectacles’.
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Stand up for press freedom!

Friday, 17 February 2023 — Assange Defense

Stand Up for Press Freedom!

February 23 is Student Press Freedom Day! The future of journalism and press freedom is in more danger than ever before. But the future generation of journalists and lawyers is ready to stand up to demand Assange’s release and the protection of journalists everywhere who speak truth to power. Sign up here to participate in Student Press Freedom Day!

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Watch: The Most Censored Stories of The Year!

Thursday, 9 February 2023 — MintPress News

Every year Project Censored publishes a report on the biggest stories ignored by the media in the last year.

Project Censored’s Executive Director Andy Lee Roth joins Lee Camp for a live interview to discuss this year’s list including massive cover-ups by Big Oil, NATO’s plans for mind control, dark money in US politics, and much more.

The New York Times is Orwell’s Ministry of Truth

Sunday, 22 January 2023 — Edward Curtin

“Ingsoc. The sacred principles of ingsoc. Newspeak, double-speak, the mutability of the past.” – George Orwell, 1984

As today dawned, I was looking out the window into the cold grayness with small patches of snow littering the frozen ground.  As light snow began to fall, I felt a deep mourning in my soul as a memory came to me of another snowy day in 1972 when I awoke to news of Richard Nixon’s savage Christmas bombing of North Vietnam with more than a hundred B-52 bombers, in wave after wave, dropping death and destruction on Hanoi and other parts of North Vietnam.  I thought of the war the United States is now waging against Russia via Ukraine and how, as during the U.S. war against Vietnam, few Americans seem to care until it becomes too late.  It depressed me.

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Catherine Perez-Shakdam: The “Israeli Spy” Who “Infiltrated” MintPress

Thursday, 15 December 2022 — MintPress News

Catherine Perez Shakdam

A storm of controversy erupted earlier this year in Iran, after local media outlets announced that a “Mossad spy” and “Israeli infiltrator” had gained the trust of the country’s senior leadership, penetrated into the highest halls of power, and had even been employed as a writer for  Ayatollah Khamenei himself.

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Watch: Lowkey and Matt Kennard on The British-American Project

Thursday, 15 December 2022 — MintPress News

Lowkey is joined by investigative journalists Matt Kennard (Declassified UK) and Asa Winstanley (Electronic Intifada), along with activist Huda Ammori (Palestine Action), for a special episode of The Watchdog.

They explore the US Embassy-funded British-American Project and its grip on British politics. They also discuss Asa Winstanley’s new book, Weaponising Antisemitism: How the Israel Lobby Brought Down Corbyn, and the recent victories of Palestine Action with Huda Ammori.

You can see Lowkey on tour in January by clicking here for tickets:

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Will Belated Open Letter by The New York Times and other Media Outlets Be Enough to Compel Julian Assange’s Release From Prison?

Monday, 12 December 2022 — CovertAction Magazine

By Ellen Taylor

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Or will vindictive elites exposed as war criminals in documents Assange released and who engaged in deep-reaching smear campaign directed against him try to lock up the heroic truth-teller forever?

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We stand with Haitian journalists!

Tuesday, 15 November 2022 — Peoples Dispatch

Over 160 journalists and media outlets from across the world, including Atilio Borón, Vijay Prashad, Hermela Aregawi, Rania Khalek, Eugene Puryear, and Carlos Aznarez signed a letter to express solidarity with their Haitian colleagues and demand justice.

by Peoples Dispatch

This year alone, eight journalists have been killed by police and paramilitaries in Haiti, according to data from the Inter-American Press Association (IAPA). This increase in violence against press professionals at a time of mass uprising has been widely condemned by civil society and human rights organizations in the country and internationally.

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Peter Beinart Leads Charge to Cancel Palestinian American Journalist Mnar Adley

Friday, 11 November 2022 — MintPress News

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The latest victim of cancel culture wave is MintPress News founder and editor-in-chief Mnar Adley. Adley had been booked to host and moderate an event discussing anti-Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) laws in the United States, and how Palestinians are under increasing pressure to silence themselves, when she was herself, ironically, removed from the panel at the behest of a shady advisor.

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