People in power get nervous when the population’s trust in national institutions plummets. It has often been a precursor of significant social unrest, even revolutions. This is an underlying reason why UK prime minister Rishi Sunak proclaimed, in the face of mounting pressure over the tax affairs of Nadhim Zahawi, chairman of the Conservative Party and former Chancellor of the →
Julian Assange once observed that, ‘Nearly every war has been the result of media lies.’ For daring to publish evidence of US war crimes, Assange now sits in the high-security Belmarsh prison in London, at →
On November 15, as 90 Russian cruise missiles struck at Ukraine’s energy network, a companion US-UK propaganda blitz blamed the Russian missiles for the deaths of two workers on a farm in Poland. This was →
Last month, the United Nations environment agency issued arguably its starkest warning yet about the climate crisis. The failure by governments around the world to cut carbon emissions means there is ‘no credible pathway to →
"Russia, after many months, has turned to the US-UK style of war, directly attacking infrastructure, energy, communications, anything that allows the society to function" - Chomsky on the Ukraine war https://truthout.org/articles/chomsky-advanced-u-s-weaponry-in-ukraine-is-sustaining-battlefield-stalemate/ @medialens @CPMacL2008 @ElwinWay
The broken @BBCNews website thinks this story about a pop-star is more important than the terrifying record amount of rain that just fell on Auckland. We only have one planet. Does anyone at the @bbc understand this?