Inside Stories
Journalist Jamal Khashoggi Censored By Saudi Gov’t After Criticizing Trump
‘The author Jamal Khashoggi does not represent the government of Saudi Arabia or its positions at any level,’ a representative of the Gulf Kingdom said.
Recount 2016: Controversy & Media Attacks Follow Jill Stein’s Demand For Electoral Integrity
‘What the recounts will do is make clear at long last that we must radically reform our abysmal voting system so that this kind of thing never happens again,’ an election integrity activist tells MintPress News.
Cold War 2.0: A New Wave Of McCarthyites & Anti-Russian Propaganda Emerge In Response To ‘Fake News’
Shadowproof’s Kevin Gosztola joins Mnar Muhawesh on ‘Behind the Headline’ to discuss the ramifications of the new ‘red scare’ for legitimate alternative media in the post-election ‘fake news’ frenzy.
Massive Corporations From Chiquita To Coca-Cola Used Personal Armies To Uproot, Terrorize Colombians
‘Chiquita admitted to paying paramilitaries and giving them 3,000 Kalashnikov rifles between 1997 and 2004,’ Dan Kovalik, a human rights lawyer, notes in an interview with MintPress News.
Dakota Access Pipeline Builders Threaten To Continue Construction After Gov’t Refuses Key Permit
Energy Transfer Partners, the builder behind the Dakota Access pipeline, vows to continue construction under the administration of President-elect Donald Trump. ‘Nothing [the Obama administration] has done today changes that in any way,’ according to a Sunday statement.
Palestinians: Trump May Not Be Better For Palestine, But He Can’t Be Worse
Donald Trump careened wildly between conflicting positions throughout his campaign, including his stance toward the pro-Israel establishment, leaving Palestinians and their supporters to wonder what a Trump administration will mean for the region.
Washington Post’s ‘Fake News’: MSM Supports ‘Shameful,’ Anonymous Attack On Independent Media
‘The article is rife with obviously reckless and unproven allegations, and fundamentally shaped by shoddy, slothful journalistic tactics,’ Glenn Greenwald and Ben Norton wrote in an analysis of the Washington Post report attacking alternative media as Russian propagandists.
‘Liberal Global Order’: How Bush’s Neocons Crafted Obama’s Policy Of Endless War
Foreign policy analysts at the Brookings Institution urged Obama to begin ‘the provision of lethal assistance by an American-led coalition’ to Syrian rebels, while acknowledging the presence of al-Qaida fighters among their ranks.
Aleppo: How US & Saudi-Backed Rebels Target ‘Every Syrian’
‘We were living in security and peace. These areas are being targeted, they want to force us to leave. Every Syrian is being targeted,’ one Syrian religious leader told a delegation of reporters who visited Aleppo earlier this month.
The Wheels Of Justice Won’t Budge For A Scottish Woman Killed In Israel
The case of Julie Pearson is bigger than the death of one woman and her family’s ongoing struggle for justice. It’s a lens through which to view larger institutional and cultural failings that allow violence against women to go unpunished almost as a matter of routine in Israel.