Tag Archives: Media

From an open internet, back to the dark ages

Internet censorship Jonathan Cook says internet censorship has begun with Facebook and Google discriminating against alternative content to that of Western corporate media, and that matters seem set to get worse. Read more [...]

The Bizarre Case of Bashar: The Syrian regime’s questionable use of nerve gas in Khan Sheikhoun

Syria and the questionable use of Sarin Uri Avnery highlights the lack of evidence that the Syrian government carried out the Sarin gas attack on its own citizens on 4 April 2017, and laments the media’s complicity in perpetuating an apparent falsehood. Read more [...]

What does it take to move from pseudo-democracy to real participation?

Democratic illusion Graham Peebles considers the illusion of democracy in countries that consider themselves democratic, and argues that only with mass participation, and an electorate well informed by a truthful media, can there be real democracy. Read more [...]

Reality and its enemies: The rehabilitation of war criminal George W. Bush

George W. Bush Lawrence Davidson examines attempts in the US to rehabilitate former President George W. Bush against just two of the consequences of his war policies in the Middle East: cancer-causing munition material and drug-resistant bacteria. Read more [...]

Why would anyone vote Conservative in the UK election?

British working class Graham Peebles explores the role of the media – and ignorance – in propping up the present, unjust status quo in Britain and making it likely that those who suffer most from Conservative policies will vote Conservative. Read more [...]

Israeli human rights lawyer in detention without defence or trial, a victim of judicial abuse

Arbitrary detention in Israel Marianne Azizi writes: An Israeli Read more [...]

The omnipresent pressure to conform

Conformity Graham Peebles examines the pressure on young people to conform, and the rooting out from education of subjects that encourage individuality and criticism, and says this is less to do with respecting traditions and the law and more to do with control and fear. Read more [...]

Making America neocon again: Trump, Putin and the Ziocons

Making America neocon again Gilad Atzmon writes: It doesn’t Read more [...]

القراصنة بيننا (The pirates among us)

Facebook hacking بقلم منذر هنداوي تعطل Read more [...]

How many British MPs are working for Israel?

Israeli London embassy spy Shai Masot Jonathan Cook underlines the need for an inquiry into Israel's collusion with British politicians to influence and subvert UK policy, and laments that it was Aljazeera, not the British media, which exposed the extent of this collusion. Read more [...]