JOHN HELMER—In 2002, celebrating the Moscow Times’ 10th anniversary, then-US Ambassador Alexander Vershbow wrote to commend Sauer’s product for its “marvelous job chronicling Russia’s transformation over the past decade.” He mentioned specifically how the Times had “recorded the dramatic showdown between President Yeltsin and the parliament.” In fact, Sauer and a string of his editorial appointees backed US policy for Russia until Yeltsin was replaced. Since then Sauer has favoured the Russian oligarchs who, openly or secretly, financed the publication.
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BRIAN MIER—According to recent articles in the Guardian, Independent and New York Times, it is the brush fires underway in the semi-arid Chaco biome in lowland Bolivia, and not the destructive policies currently being pushed by the Bolsonaro government, that are the real cause of the destruction of the Amazon.
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CAITLIN JOHNSTONE—The old saying “actions speak louder than words” resonates with people because words can lie while actions cannot. And while the millionaire pundits of the billionaire media continually assure us with their words that we live in a free society, the actions of the people who wield official and unofficial power over us tell us that we actually live in a society which tortures and imprisons dissident journalists for telling inconvenient truths.
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Jimmy Dore interviews Peter Lavelle about his journey from academic life to investment banking and later life in Poland, and Russia, where he started writing on a more regular basis, and eventually landed a job with Russia Today, now better known as RT.com, where he hosts a well known show, CrossTalk.
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Jimmy discusses the stubborn effort by the BBC and similar “prestigious” mainstream news organisations to bend the truth in service to the Western empire, in Syria, Libya, Ukraine and any other spot where Washington and its allies are involved in some criminal enterprise.This falsification of reality has been going on for eons, as the capitalist press has never been “impartial” in reporting the news, as it often claims.