Tag Archives: fake news
Matt Taibbi: Orwell Was Right
The U.S. is censoring media, which affects our access to information. This outright censorship is a slippery slope could too easily lead directly to state censorship of media in the U.S. and is frightening in relation to freedom of the press/media/speech, the cornerstone of American democracy.
Rise Up Times, Media for Justice and Peace, January 19, 2022
Hedges, Chomsky, Giroux, Polly Mann, Free Assange, Fake News, Guantanamo, Fascism, Jan. 6th, Climate Crisis, Pipeline Blues, and more
Standin’ on the corner, Singin’ the pipeline blues (2x)
Trying to stop that pipeline, Whatta we got to lose?
Gotta stop Line Three, Stop dirty tar sands oil (2x)
For the sake of the planet, Leave the oil in the soil.
I don’t like Line Three, that oil won’t be used by me (2x)
Gotta’ save our water, while it’s still pure and free.
They’re tearing up our land, polluting our rivers and streams (2x)
Cops are shooting rubber bullets, and brutalizing human beings.
A Conversation with Noam Chomsky on Trump, Capitalism, and the U.S. Role in the New Cold War
Every major problem we have is global in its scope and requires global cooperation: climate crisis, COVID-19 pandemic, and nuclear war and all require international cooperation. Negotiation and diplomacy are required.
Chris Hedges Interview: America’s Broken Political System and How We Rise Up To Overthrow It
Chris Hedges discusses the demise of Truthdig and the media, Julian Assange, and America now and the relationship of compassion and activism in resistance.
US ‘Disinformation’ Claims Do Exactly What Enemies Are Accused of: Distract From Covid-19 Failures
“While the foreign misinformation in question isn’t clear, the purpose of the domestic narratives surrounding said misinformation is.”
The Pentagon Wants More Control Over the News. What Could Go Wrong? by Matt Taibbi
The most enormous issue posed by the modern media landscape is the industry’s incredible concentration, which allows a handful of private platforms – Facebook, Twitter, Google – to dominate media distribution.
Is Trump a Fascist? On Deconstructed, The Intercept
Donald J. Trump: Nobody disobeys my orders.
The Truth About NATO, Redacted Tonight by Lee Camp
“Organized mass human murder is not better or nicer when it has a NATO banner next to it.”
The Donald and the Fake News Media, by Tom Engelhardt
Oh wait! Oddly enough, in case you hadn’t noticed, there’s one place where it’s barely talked about at all, where silence largely reigns, and to my mind that couldn’t be stranger.
Welcome to the Jungle, by Pepe Escobar
The record reveals Bolsonaro as a racist, misogynist, homophobic, weaponizing thug, favoring a white, patriarchal, hierarchical, hetero-normative and “homogenous” Brazil. …A record 31 million votes were ruled absent or null and void. No less than 46 million Brazilians voted for the Workers’ Party’s candidate, Fernando Haddad.
Tomgram: Engelhardt, History, Memory, and Donald Trump
Still, don’t for a second imagine that Donald Trump won’t be remembered. He will — into the distant future in a way that no other American president is likely to be.
Your Bedside Glossary About People and Other Essentials You Need to Know
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The biggest risk to American journalism isn’t posed by Trump
Journalists in the US are facing an unprecedented crackdown on their work. This crackdown is at its most visible when it intersects with protest.