Category: BATTLE OF COMMUNICATIONS

Russia’s Not Joking Around: US Reshuffles Forces After Pentagon Expresses Concern for ‘Aircrew Safety’ in Syria

Russia has suspended the deconfliction line before—but there’s excellent reasons to assume Moscow isn’t in a very forgiving mood at the present moment. Recall that Russia was warned beforehand about April’s Tomahawk missile strike—allowing Russian and Syrian forces to prepare accordingly.READ ON

Oliver Stone Undresses Putin, Shows the Man Behind the Legend: US media snarls, frowns and yawns.

Typically these days, American TV news personalities use interviews with a demonized foreign leader, like Putin, to demonstrate their own “toughness” on air, hurling insulting questions at the target and pretending that this preening behavior proves their courage. In reality, itREAD ON

HERE’S TO ALL THE LONELY PROGRESSIVES LIVING OUTSIDE THE LIBERAL ECHO CHAMBER

It’s really, really weird. I don’t know if you remember, but I recall that in 2007, folks on the political left were gentle souls who were well-read, well-considered, and highly cynical of the press and power. We weren’t good atREAD ON

The Six-Day war half a century on: winners and losers

Today, Israel remains bogged down in both the West Bank and Gaza, and surrounded by states that are under direct threat of turning radical. The current state of accord between the state of Israel and many of the Islamic terroristREAD ON

BRZEZINSKI EXITS; RUSSIAGATE & BACK CHANNELS; EURASIAN CENTURY CONTINUES TO EMERGE

Engdahl’s piece describes the failure of Washington’s plan to divide Russia and China (a plan advocated by both Henry Kissinger and the late Brzezinski, as noted above) and focuses in on the decision of the Nixon administration to take theREAD ON

It’s Not Gonna Be Okay: the Nauseating Nothingness of Neoliberal Capitalist and Professional Class Politics

  Beneath this smoking shit-screen of externalized culpability, the DDDs continue down the same right-wing, corporate-neoliberal path that has led to their electoral marginalization – this while certifiable morons like the prattling MSNBC cretin Chris Matthews claim the Democrats haveREAD ON

Freedom Rider: Endless Propaganda

by BAR editor and senior columnist Margaret Kimberley he Big Lie works. The Democrat/War Party concocts several howling lies per week, amplifies them endlessly in the corporate media, and then repeats the process the next week with a new batchREAD ON

If Progressives Don’t Wake Up to How Awful Obama Was, Their Movement Will Fail

I can understand why pro-establishment liberals are defending this man; he stands for everything they stand for. If all you stand for is vapid tribalism and vanity politics and you are willing to sacrifice integrity along with economic and socialREAD ON