Tag Archives: U.S. propaganda
John Pilger | Silencing America as it prepares for war
A few years ago, I attended a popular exhibition called “The Price of Freedom” at the venerable Smithsonian Institution in Washington. The lines of ordinary people, mostly children shuffling through a Santa’s grotto of revisionism, were dispensed a variety of lies: the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki saved “a million lives”; Iraq was “liberated [by] air strikes of unprecedented precision”. The theme was unerringly heroic: only Americans pay the price of freedom.
Don North: US/NATO Embrace Psy-ops and Info-War
“The attitude toward the media expressed in the 2015 Pentagon manual is a violation of the international laws of war to which the USA is a signatory, going back to the 1907 Hague Convention, and including the Geneva Conventions,” said Badsey…
Edward S. Herman> Michael Dobbs on Genocide Prevention: The Propaganda System in Overdrive
Michael Dobbs on Genocide Prevention: The Propaganda System in Overdrive Edward S. Herman Z Magazine, June 2012* Michael Dobbs is a veteran Washington Post reporter who has received some modest attention recently with his Foreign Policy Blog, where he has covered (or rather obfuscated) the background and trial of Ratko Mladic and had some […]
A U.S.-Made Catastrophe: Most of the Blame for the Crisis in Somalia Goes to the U.S.
A U.S.-Made Catastrophe: Most of the Blame for the Crisis in Somalia Goes to the U.S. Tue, 11/08/2011 – 14:51 — Asad Ismi Black Agenda Report Somalia by Asad Ismi Somalia faces the worst food crisis in the world, but “the U.S. response to this catastrophe it has created in Somalia is to cut […]