Tag Archives: CIA
Ukraine: Mike Madden, Media; DN!: Katrina vanden Heuvel, War Danger; Blinken Meets with Russian Counterpart
“The U.S. says 100,000 Russian troops have massed near the Ukrainian border. Russia denies it’s planning an invasion, but wants guarantees NATO will not expand to include Ukraine or any other former Soviet nations.”
The Doublespeak and Newspeak of Release from Guantánamo, By Maj. Todd E. Pierce (Ret.)
“The judge issued an order stating that the U.S. Government must release him from Guantánamo imprisonment. But then again, maybe he won’t be released, even for another decade or more—a scenario which wouldn’t be unprecedented.”
Julian Assange: Separating Fact from Fiction
John Kiriakou will discuss his firsthand experience of being tried in the “Espionage Court” in the Eastern District of Virginia and what Assange will actually face if extradited. Plus Ray McGovern and Fidel Narvaez, And the Shiptons.
The Heat: Oliver Stone on history of U.S. intervention
Kennedy vowed to “shatter the CIA into a thousand pieces.”
Iran Unrest: Protests and Provocations, by Soraya Sepahpour-Ulrich
Electronic communications and foreign media act as today’s Trojan Horse. Sculpture from American Film “Troy.” By Soraya Sepahpour-Ulrich Women Against Military Madness (WAMM) Newsletter Volume 38 Number 1 Winter 2020 November 24, 2019, Iran: When protests in Hong Kong, Iraq, and Lebanon erupted, I was fully anticipating protests in Iran to follow. In 2018 alone, the National Endowment for […]
Notes from the desk of peace activist Polly Mann (b. Nov. 19, 1919)
On the occasion of her 100th birthday, Polly shares some thoughts about gun control, the CIA, Holiday Hoop-la, positive corporate direction, and Iceland. By Polly Mann Southside Pride December 9, 2019 HOLIDAY HOOP-LA Among the many catalogs I receive at Christmas is one from Hammacher Schlemmer. Just why I don’t know. I’ve never bought so […]
Our Invisible Government, by Chris Hedges
The most powerful and important organs in the invisible government are the nation’s bloated and unaccountable intelligence agencies.
Democracy Dies Without Alternative Media, Robert Sheer interview of Peter Richardson
It really goes to the great secret of American greatness, which comes not from, ever, from the establishment. It never comes from the best and the brightest. Unless they betray their class; unless they betray their teaching.
Inside the Secretive U.S. Air War in Somalia: How Many Civilians Have Died as Strikes Escalate?
it’s pretty easy to find people who have been impacted by American airstrikes. It’s kind of shocking.
Your Complete Guide to the N.Y. Times’ Support of U.S.-Backed Coups in Latin America
Do the U.S. and its allies have a moral or ethical right to determine the political future of Venezuela?
The Empire Strikes! Regime Changes and Coups d’état
U.S. coups d’é·tat. US interventions
Torture: It’s Not Who We Are – Or Is It? by Todd Pierce
…the case was dismissed on the grounds that the defendants charged with the barbaric acts listed above had done them within the “scope of their employment” as U.S. officials – something which will stand as a permanent moral stain on all Americans.
The Left’s Embrace of Amazon’s Corporatism Proves Haunting Power of Two-Party Paradigm
Bezos is currently worth around 120.5 billion dollars. If he took a tiny pay cut and knocked his net worth down to a measly 120 billion, none of his workers would need to be on welfare.
Jeff Cohen | ‘The Doves Are Hawks and the Hawks Are Super-Hawks’
It’s a closed system. It’s a narrow system. What FAIR has talked about for decades is, we have a corporate spectrum: It goes from General Electric to General Motors. It goes from hawk to dove, but the doves are hawks, and the hawks are super-hawks. So you have this narrow spectrum, and if you don’t […]