Tag Archives: Mnar Muhawesh

Oregon Student Group Defies Pressure To Cancel Event With Arab Journalists By
Published in partnership with Shadowproof. A student group hosting an event at Oregon State University on Palestine, Syria, and Yemen, has received requests to disinvite two Arab journalists scheduled to speak. However, the student...
Blacklisted, Smeared & Silenced For Exposing NATO Destabilization Of Syria By
MINNEAPOLIS —  Though it’s been nearly six years, the subject of the Syrian conflict remains as contentious as ever. While those who characterize themselves as pro-regime change have monopolized the wider conversation on Syria, even the most tame opposition...
Genocide In Yemen: Media Complicit In US-Saudi War Crimes By
MINNEAPOLIS — Yemen has been devastated by asymmetrical aerial bombardment by a Saudi-led coalition, and the war on Yemen, along with a Saudi-imposed blockade, is having disastrous impacts on food and water security. The United Nations reported in October that more...
‘Fake News’ Isn’t New: Dissecting Two Decades Of War Propaganda By
MINNEAPOLIS — The “fog of war” erupts in the confusion caused by the chaos of war. And in the media, it’s an intentional phenomenon that makes it difficult to separate fact from fiction. While the battles over war narratives evolve, they all have a common goal:...
Exploring The Top Censored Stories Of 2016 With Project Censored’s Mickey Huff By
MINNEAPOLIS — Censorship, a tool often wielded by despots, is also a pastime of democratic governments and their corporate media lapdogs. Whether journalists are operating as part of a free press or as the puppets of a repressive government, the goal is the same:...
Cold War 2.0: A New Wave Of McCarthyites & Anti-Russian Propaganda Emerge In Response To ‘Fake News’ By
MINNEAPOLIS — On November 24, the European Union — that self-professed haven of free speech — passed a nonbinding resolution aimed at combating Russian state-owned media. Accusing Russia of undermining “democratic values” and seeking to “divide...
VICE’s Fall From Counterculture Hipster Rag To Neoliberal Government Mouthpiece By
MINNEAPOLIS — Disney, Fox News, Bill Maher and former U.S. government officials — seems like a pretty random list, right? Well, they have one surprising thing in common: VICE. No, I’m not talking about porn, gambling or drugs. I’m talking about the multimedia...
Cindy Sheehan: What’s Worse? Trump’s Background Checks or Clinton’s Policy of Mass Murder? By
MINNEAPOLIS — Foreign policy is a cornerstone of every presidential campaign. More than foreign aid or identifying our allies, though, a prospective president’s foreign policy can be examined through a willingness or unwillingness to go to war. And it’s up to...
US War In Afghanistan Is Fueling Global Heroin Epidemic & Enabling The Drug Trade By
MINNEAPOLIS — The “War on Drugs” and the “War on Terror” are more intertwined than that media and our elected officials would like us to think. And this became full front and center when the U.S.-led global crusades overlapped in Afghanistan, leaving in their...
Mnar Muhawesh: Why I’m Choosing Peace & Voting Jill Stein For President By
MINNEAPOLIS — A dire prospect I’ve long anticipated became reality last week: Bernie Sanders, the independent Senator from Vermont-turned-Democratic presidential candidate, endorsed Hillary Clinton ahead of the Democratic National Convention. Even as the system...