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The Media War on Truthful Reporting and Legitimate Opinions: A Documentary

Early in life I have noticed that no event is ever correctly reported in a newspaper, but in Spain, for the first time, I saw newspaper reports which did not bear any relation to the facts, not even the relationship which is implied in an ordinary lie.
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Media Criticism

Ruling Class Operatives Say the Darndest Things: On Devils Known and Not by Paul Street

Comey is rightly offended by a president who “treats women like they’re pieces of meat.”  How does he feel about presidents who turn millions of women, girls, boys, and men into corpses, cripples, and refugees in the endless pursuit of U.S.

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Militarism

Protest Movements in Asylum and Deportation -- Out Now

The book of the Taking Sides project is out now as an e-book: “Protest Movements in Asylum and Deportation“. It’s open access, so there’s no reason not to read it! 495 more words

Didier Ruedin

Why Are Some on the Left Falling for Fake News on Syria? by Sonali Kolhatkar

Because some readers will instantly jump to the conclusion that my criticism of Assad and Putin’s brutal war on Syrians must imply that I am in favor of the U.S. 1,983 more words

Militarism

Pro-War Press, Not Cambridge Analytica, Is the Real Scandal

The Cambridge Analytica scandal pales in comparison to The Guardian scandal and that of the rest of the pro-war press, which is the scariest scandal of them all. 2,177 more words
Media

SYRIA – MANIPULATED VIDEOS FAIL TO LAUNCH WORLD WAR III

The staged ‘chemical attack’ was designed to draw Trump back into the conflict over Syria after he announced that he wants the U.S. military to pull out. 1,799 more words
U.S. Foreign Policy

Pop Culture's Misinterpretations of Nietzsche

So one of the peculiar aspects of Nietzsche is that, unlike nearly every other philosopher I know of, Nietzsche’s philosophy has frequently been depicted in popular culture. 132 more words

Nietzsche