Archives for June 2023

Seymour Hersh: Prigozhin’s Folly

The Russian ‘revolt’ that wasn’t, strengthens Putin’s hand.

Yevgeny Prigozhin Feature photo

Seymour Hersh / Substack -- The Biden administration had a glorious few days last weekend. The ongoing disaster in Ukraine slipped from the headlines to be replaced by the “revolt,” as a New York Times headline put it, of Yevgeny Prigozhin, chief of the mercenary Wagner Group. The focus slipped from Ukraine’s failing counter-offensive to

Unmasking Israel’s Failed Raid: The Battle of Jenin and Its Resilient Community

Ramzy Baroud on the resilience and ongoing struggle of the Palestinian people in Jenin as they defy Israel’s attempts to crush their resistance to its brutal occupation.

Jenin Feature photo

On June 19, a large Israeli military force raided the northern Palestinian town and refugee camp of Jenin from multiple directions. Not only did the raid fail, it backfired, and it also created a precedent in Israel’s decades-long war on the ever-rebellious Palestinian region. Israel killed eight Palestinians and wounded 91 more following hours

The CIA, NATO and the US Empire with Aaron Good

Uncover the hidden truths behind America’s empire as historian Aaron Good delves into the history of US dominance, the role of the CIA and NATO, and the looming challenge posed by China, revealing the fragile nature of America’s military might and the power dynamics shaping our world.

Aaron Good Podcast Web

The United States is an empire, even if its citizens don’t all realize it. That is the conclusion from historian and political scientist Aaron Good, who joins Alan MacLeod on this week’s edition of “MintCast.” Today, Good walks us through the history of how the United States came to dominate the world and the organizations it uses – especially the

Surviving the Nakba, a One State Solution and Being Cancelled, with Ghada Karmi

Discover the visionary solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict as Lowkey interviews British-Palestinian intellectual Ghada Karmi,” discussing her groundbreaking book and exposing the disturbing realities behind the cancellation of their London book launch.

Dr. Ghada Karmi Podcast

The MintPress podcast, "The Watchdog," hosted by British-Iraqi hip hop artist Lowkey, closely examines organizations about which it is in the public interest to know – including intelligence, lobby and special interest groups influencing policies that infringe on free speech and target dissent. "The Watchdog" goes against the grain by casting a

Israeli Occupation: How Microsoft, IBM, Cisco and Dell Enable Surveillance and Control in Palestine

Multinational tech giants Microsoft, IBM, Cisco Systems, and Dell Technologies are complicit in Israel’s human rights violations, enabling surveillance, data collection, and control over Palestinians in the occupied territories.

Big Tech Israel Feature photo

In September, Israel installed an AI-powered gun at a military checkpoint in the occupied West Bank city of Hebron. Now, that same technology has been deployed at the entrance of the Aida refugee camp in Bethlehem. Across occupied East Jerusalem, you can find surveillance cameras strategically placed on street corners. And throughout the West Bank,

Detained and Interrogated by British Counter-Terrorism Police, with Journalist Kit Klarenberg

Journalist Kit Klarenberg joins MintCast host Mnar Adley to discuss his detention and interrogation by British Counter-Terrorism Police.

MintCast Kit Klarenberg

Last month, on his way back to Great Britain, MintPress contributor Kit Klarenberg was detained and interrogated. The investigative journalist was met at the airport by six anonymous plainclothes counter-terror officers, who seized his electronic devices, and memory cards and took his fingerprints and DNA. Under Schedule Three, Section Four of