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Meet the Nicaraguans Facebook Falsely Branded Bots and Censored Days Before Elections

MANAGUA, NICARAGUA (The Grayzone) — Just days before Nicaragua’s November 7 elections, top social media platforms censored top Nicaraguan news outlets and hundreds of journalists and activists who support their country’s leftist Sandinista government. The...

Celtics or CIA? Gulenist Hoops Star Enes Kanter Rides Both Benches

NEW YORK — Despite not even leaving the bench, Boston Celtics center Enes Kanter was the one drawing the headlines in their season opener at New York City’s Madison Square Garden. The 6’10” Turk...

The United States is Organizing a Color Revolution in Cuba for November 15

HAVANA — The United States government is playing a key role in organizing, promoting and amplifying upcoming nationwide protests in Cuba planned for November 15. When directly challenged at a press conference as to...

John Pilger: Justice for Assange is Justice for All

When I first saw Julian Assange in Belmarsh prison, in 2019, shortly after he had been dragged from his refuge in the Ecuadorean embassy, he said, “I think I am losing my mind.” He...

Lee Camp: The Four Layers of Reality — and Why We’re Only Allowed to Talk About One

Scheerpost — No matter which mainstream media segment you’re currently watching, I can promise you it’s not getting to the heart of any issue. By definition they only participate in surface level analysis. For example,...

Chris Hedges: The Most Important Battle for Press Freedom in Our Time

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Scheerpost) – For the past two days, I have been watching the extradition hearing for Julian Assange via video link from London. The United States is appealing a lower court ruling that denied...

Raising Awareness of Israeli War Crimes, with Palestine Action

[embed]https://youtube.com/watch?v=AkWMMb36kWA[/embed] Earlier this week, rapper Lowkey joined campaigners on the streets of Oldham as they protested at the Elbit Ferranti weapons factory located in the northern English town. While the post-industrial town of 96,000...

The Sword and The Book: How Zionism Does Violence to the Jewish Tradition

JERUSALEM — In his comprehensive treatise on the subject of Judaism vs. Zionism, Rabbi Yaakov Shapiro writes, “The Jewish lifestyle is incompatible with the sword.” Violence and war are frowned upon in Judaism, which...

Our Broken Media and What To Do About It

[embed]https://youtube.com/watch?v=DoORjX0TNTc[/embed] Virtually nobody trusts what they read any more. The United States ranks dead last among 46 nations surveyed in confidence in the press. Only 29% of Americans say they broadly believe what they...

Cruel Britannia: Britain’s Real Role in the World, with Mark Curtis

[embed]https://youtube.com/watch?v=-So9YotcGf0[/embed] Despite a number of embarrassing political events over the past number of years, Great Britain still likes to regard itself as a forward-thinking, world-leading country and a force for good. Surveys show that...

Over 500 Scholars Launch Fightback Against Israel Lobby’s Antisemitism Smear of UK Academics

GLASGOW, SCOTLAND — Hundreds of international scholars have begun a fightback against pro-Israel lobbyists who have been scoring increasingly high-profile victories on UK campuses as they seek to curb academic freedoms under the guise...

Biden Administration Is Undermining the Venezuela Dialogue

The talks between the Venezuelan government and the extreme-right wing opposition had been going well. There are still outstanding issues to be resolved, like ending the economic war, but the discussions held in Mexico...

Report Reveals European Firms Have More Than $255B Entwined in Illegal Israeli Settlements

OCCUPIED WEST BANK, PALESTINE — Nearly 700 European firms have financial ties worth $255 billion with businesses actively involved in Israeli settlements, according to a new civil society report. The Don’t Buy Into Occupation...

Facebook ‘Whistleblower’ Frances Haugen Represented by US Intelligence Insiders

(The Grayzone) — A former employee of Facebook named Frances Haugen earned national renown after appearing before Congress on October 5, 2021 to accuse the company where she once worked of everything from poisoning the minds of...

Huge Crowds in Yemen Celebrate Prophet’s Birth and Recent Military Successes — Pledge Full Liberation

SANA`A, YEMEN — Carrying a green flag in his hand and with ribbons tied on his wrist, Walid Ahmed al-Thueli, accompanied by a big family, arrived at the Square of the Seventy in the...

The HLF Five: How US-Israeli Geopolitics Cruelly Warped the US Judicial Process

There seem to be few limits to bias and cruelty when it comes to the United States judicial system in the service of political and geopolitical agendas. Communities of color in the U.S. have...

GP Bob Gill Outlines the US Corporate Takeover of the British NHS

[embed]https://youtube.com/watch?v=MeGnznDifEQ[/embed] The British National Health Service (NHS) once stood as an internationally renowned example of a tax-funded health system that delivered public-health services to millions of British citizens, lifting a huge burden from the...

Palestinian Prisoners Under Israeli Administrative Detention Continue Long, Brutal Hunger Strikes

RAMLA, HISTORIC PALESTINE — Palestinian prisoner Miqdad al-Qawasmeh has entered his 86th day on hunger strike. He is overcome with weakness and can’t move from his hospital bed, not even to shower or use...

Colin Powell’s Own Staff Had Warned Him Against His War Lies

(DavidSwanson.org) — In the wake of WMD-liar Curveball’s videotaped confession, Colin Powell was demanding to know why nobody warned him about Curveball’s unreliability. The trouble is, they did. Can you imagine having an opportunity...

How Feminists Can Support Afghan Women Living Under the Taliban

WASHINGTON (Jacobin) — Since the Taliban took control of Kabul and the central government on August 15, efforts to support Afghan women have become extremely challenging. According to some prominent U.S. feminists with strong...