What do the New York Times, Kiev Independent, Euromaidan Press, Twitter, Facebook, Reddit, and TikTok All Have in Common?

Monday, 22 August 2022 — CovertAction Magazine

By John Parker

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They are all funded by or staffed by Western and U.S. intelligence members pushing the U.S. narrative about the war in Ukraine. This is why Struggle-La-Lucha.org organized a fact-finding mission to Ukraine and Russia to report on the suppressed information that challenges the narrative of NATO and its member states, led by the U.S.

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Most of the “Fact-Checking” Organizations Facebook Uses in Ukraine Are Directly Funded by Washington

Tuesday, 2 August 2022 — MintPress News

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Fact Checking the Fact Checkers

Most of the fact-checking organizations Facebook has partnered with to monitor and regulate information about Ukraine are directly funded by the U.S. government, either through the U.S. Embassy or via the notorious National Endowment for Democracy (NED).

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Army of Secret Propagandists in Ukraine Funded by U.S. to Win Western Hearts and Minds for NATO Policies

Thursday, 12 May 2022 — CovertAction Magazine

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In my previous article on the Kyiv Independent, I touched on the Media Development Foundation (MDF), a “media accelerator” founded in 2013 by the CEO and CFO of the Kyiv Independent, Daryna Shevchenko and Jakub Parusinski.

The National Endowment for Democracy (NED), a CIA offshoot that tries to advance U.S.-style democracy and capitalism in foreign nations, provided the seed funding, and provides about one-quarter of its overall funding. The remainder comes from either North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) affiliated agencies or right-wing groups.
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‘CIA Sidekick’ NED Gives £2.6M to UK Media Groups

Thursday, 20 January 2022 — Consortium News

A U.S. government-funded agency that claims to promote democracy but which helps undermine governments independent of Washington has moved decisively into Britain’s media space since 2016.

  • National Endowment for Democracy (NED) has funded groups such as Bellingcat, Index on Censorship, Article 19, Finance Uncovered, and the Thomson Reuters Foundation
  • Former C.I.A. officer tells Declassified the NED is a “vehicle” for U.S. government “propaganda”

By Matt Kennard and Mark Curtis
Declassified UK

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Colombia Revolt’s Victories Show That Imperialism Can’t Maintain Control In The Long Term

6 June 2021 — See You in 2020

The imperialists understand well how far asymmetrical, unconventional warfare tactics can go towards undermining a state. Until China’s deradicalization program put a stop to the terrorist attacks in Xinjiang several years ago, Washington dedicated decades to often successfully fomenting acts of Uyghur separatist violence within northwestern China with the hope of Balkanizing the country. Parallel terrorist attacks have since been facilitated by the imperialists in Hong Kong, where the National Endowment for Democracy has funded anti-communist rioters who’ve beat up PRC supporters, lit people on fire, and killed an old man with a brick.

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Geopolitical Projection: US Claims China is an “Aggressor”

14 May 2021 — Land Destroyer

(Brian Berletic – NEO) – US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken has, in a 60 Minutes interview, accused China of acting “repressively at home and more aggressively abroad,” emphasizing it as a “fact.”

He repeated unfounded claims that “1 million” Uyghurs are being interned in facilities in China’s western region of Xinjiang and referred to it as “genocide.”

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US govt-funded Coda Story smears American journalists who undermine new Cold War propaganda

18 August 2020 — Grayzone
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With backing from the US government’s regime-change arm, an Operation Mockingbird-style website called Coda Story is attacking American journalists who have punctured Washington’s sensationalist narratives against China.

By Ben Norton

A shadowy neoconservative website called Coda Story has launched a smear campaign against American journalists who challenge new cold war propaganda. But what this publication has not disclosed is that it is funded by the US government, backed by the European Union, linked to the NATO war alliance, and part of a larger network of regime-change outfits that are bankrolled by Western governments and corporate oligarchs.

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Document exposes new US plot to overthrow Nicaragua’s elected socialist gov’t

4 August 2020 — The Grayzone
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A disturbing new document outlines plans for a US regime-change scheme against Nicaragua’s elected leftist government, overseen by USAID, to bring about a “market economy” and a purge of Sandinistas.

By Ben Norton

A newly released document exposes a US government operation to overthrow the democratically elected socialist government in Nicaragua.

The plot is administered by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), a regime-change vehicle that uses the pretense of “humanitarian aid” to advance Washington’s aggressive foreign-policy interests.

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The Art of Doublespeak: Bellingcat and Mind Control

12 December 2019 — Global Research

By Edward Curtin

In the 1920s, the influential American intellectual Walter Lippman argued that the average person was incapable of seeing or understanding the world clearly and needed to be guided by experts behind the social curtain.  In a number of books he laid out the theoretical foundations for the practical work of Edward Bernays, who developed “public relations” (aka propaganda) to carry out this task for the ruling elites.  Bernays had honed his skills while working as a propagandist for the United States during World War I, and after the war he set himself up as a public relations counselor in New York City. 

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We will come back, says Bolivia’s Evo Morales after rightist coup forces him to resign

11 November 2019 — Counter Currents

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Amidst a right wing coup, Bolivian President Evo Morales was forced to resign Sunday. Evo’s forced exit from the Bolivian presidency was a right wing coup by army and police chieftains with imperialist backing.

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Tracking foreign interference in Hong Kong

8 October 2019 — Asia Times

Lawyer Lawrence Ma claims the US has been supporting the protests via groups such as the NED

By Pepe Escobar, Hong Kong

Lawrence YK Ma is the executive council chairman of the Hong Kong Legal Exchange Foundation and director of the China Law Society, the Chinese Judicial Studies Association and the Hong Kong Legal Exchange Foundation. He also finds time to teach law at Nankai University in Tianjin.

Ma is the go-to expert in what is arguably the most sensitive subject in Hong Kong: He meticulously tracks perceived foreign interference in the Special Administrative Region (SAR).

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Roots of Chaos in Hong Kong were Planted in Washington By Salman Rafi Sheikh

22 August 2019 — New Eastern Outlook

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A significant part of US foreign policy rests on the notion that it should promote the ‘politics of chaos’ as this chaos, as I pointed out earlier, plays a key role in maintaining US hegemony on the international stage. This ‘politics of chaos’ is thus not just a strategy against rival states and strategic competitors; it is also a display of the US deep-state’s obsession with running the world unilaterally and denying other (emerging) powers their due status and the ability to challenge the US primacy.

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CIA Coup-College By Tony Cartalucci

20 August 2019 — Land Destroyer

UPDATE: CANVAS has moved and renamed their Cooperation and Supporters web-page. It can now be found under “External Links.”

Recycled revolutionary “props.” by Tony Cartalucci

First noted by geopolitical analyst and historian Dr. Webster Tarpley, some suspicious similarities could be seen between the Egyptian unrest and another, known US-backed uprising in Serbia. Serbia’s Otpor, or the “resistance,” was funded to the tune of millions by the US National Endowment for Democracy. Its signature clenched fist logo adorned flags, signboards, and t-shirts carried by the US State Department-laid astro-turf until the ousting of Slobodan Milošević in 2000.

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Destabilizing Pakistan: Bookending Washington’s China Policy By Tony Cartalucci

27 July 2019 — New Eastern Outlook

Much is being said of US activities aimed at China. Recent protests in Hong Kong together with a US-led propaganda campaign aimed at Beijing’s attempts to quell a growing terrorist threat in Xinjiang are aimed at pressuring the nation to fall back into line within Washington’s enduring unipolar international order.

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American Brainwash : Hong kong’s poisoned chalice By Godfree Roberts

5 July, 2019 — Counter Currents

An illuminating dispatch by Far Eastern correspondent Godfree Roberts on the puzzling Hong Kong crisis, whose contradictions are cynically exploited by the Western media, all according to Washington’s plan. Have we seen this movie before? Yes, we have, in 2014, and in scores of other places victims of some “color revolution”, wherever America’s “soft power” is allowed to sink its devious claws.
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Guaido Set to Enact Uprising Rooted in US Regime-Change Operations Manual By Whitney Webb

29 March 2019 — Mint Press

With its hands tied when it comes to military intervention, only covert actions — such as those described in the RED Team document — are likely to be enacted by the U.S. government, at least at this stage of its ongoing “regime change” effort in Venezuela.

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