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WikiLeaks’ On Panama Papers: ‘Everything Censored By Default’
“[I]t is threat to all to erect this as the 'responsible' way for media to behave,” a WikiLeaks representative declared on Twitter.
Hillary Clinton’s Corporate Cronyism
When it comes to Clinton’s success in politics, journalist Abby Martin warns: “Her conservative past is more tied to her rise than she wants you to know.”
Mnar Muhawesh: ‘We Don’t Have A Mainstream Media, We Have A Very Extremist Media’
According to a recent poll, almost half of Americans distrust the mainstream media, which the MintPress News editor-in-chief believes is because “the media is lying to us.”
US News Editors Find It Increasingly Difficult To Defend The First Amendment
'When representatives of the First Amendment’s “most important historic defenders say they are worried, all Americans should be worried.'
WikiLeaks Founder Assange Demands Transparency In Panama Papers Release
Assange urges the holders of the Panama Papers to establish “a transparent path to publishing the vast majority of that data set.”
As Cannabis Becomes Big Business, Who’s Getting Smoked?
More and more states are expanding access to medical and recreational marijuana, creating a “green rush” for venture capital firms eager to cash in on a fresh, extremely lucrative market.
The Fascism-Industrial Complex: How Xenophobia & Nationalism Lead To War & Terror
The media and right-wing politicians were quick to latch on to last month’s Brussels bombing to support a narrative of nationalism and xenophobia that leads to more war and terrorism.
From Apple To Volkswagen, Tech Boom Fueled By 40,000 Congolese Child Miners
In this episode of MintPress News’ ‘Behind the Headline,’ host and MintPress News Editor-in-Chief Mnar Muhawesh delves deep into the heart of Africa and finds that history is repeating itself in Congo.
Obama Administration Anti-Semitism Czar Defines Anti-Zionism As Jew Hatred
Anti-Zionism, far from being a religious canard, advocates the transformation of Israel into a single unitary state in which both Jewish and Palestinian citizens will hold equal political rights. It is not the same as anti-Semitism, and conflating the two issues has dangerous consequences.
Cuba’s Support For Revolutions, Self-Defense Remains Largely Intact Despite Western Propoganda
Examining changes in the U.S.-Cuba relationship, one thing becomes clear: It’s the global situation -- not Cuba -- that has changed.