Archives for March 2024

Chris Hedges: The Crucifixion of Julian Assange

British courts for five years have dragged out Julian Assange’s show trial. He continues to be denied due process as his physical and mental health deteriorates. This is the point.

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Washington DC — (Scheerpost) — Prosecutors representing the United States, whether by design or incompetence, refused — in the two-day hearing I attended in London in February — to provide guarantees that Julian Assange would be afforded First Amendment rights and would be spared the death penalty if extradited to the U.S. The inability to give

Complicit in Genocide: Where Israel Gets Its Weapons

Almost every time a Western country announces its suspension of arms exports to Israel, a headline appears shortly afterward indicating the opposite. Indeed, this has happened repeatedly.

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Over 9,000 Palestinian women have been killed since the start of the Israeli war on the Gaza Strip. Mothers have been the largest share of Israeli killings, with an average of 37 mothers per day since October 7. The numbers above, from the Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza and the Red Crescent Society, respectively, only convey part of the

New Alliances and Military Strength Surge Amid Yemen’s Unwavering Support for Gaza

Ansar Allah’s diplomatic moves reshape regional dynamics, as Yemen aligns with Russia and China to counter Western aggression and protect its interests.

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In his traditional Tuhamian clothing, Ali, a Yemeni fisherman from the coastal city of Hodeidah, stands in a gathering of thousands of Yemenis and chants, "With you, with you, O Al-Qassam Brigades... until victory or martyrdom." Ali told MintPress News that with the beginning of the holy month of Ramadan, he feels the suffering of his brothers

Israel Killed My Mother! Lowkey interviews Dalloul Neder from Gaza

Lowkey interviews Dalloul Neder from Gaza, who lost five members of his family, including his mother and brother, when Israel bombed them. Dalloul attempted to bring the case to the attention of his MP, Angela Rayner of the Labour Party, but was assaulted and beaten by police.

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USAID’s Disinformation Primer: Global Censorship in the Name of Democracy

Shocking revelations from a leaked USAID report expose how the agency collaborates with tech giants and media outlets to stifle free speech, silence dissent, and manipulate public opinion under the guise of fighting fake news.

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A report from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) outlines how the government agency has been encouraging governments, tech platforms, establishment media outlets and advertisers to work together to censor huge swaths of the Internet. The 97-page “disinformation primer,” obtained by conservative firm America First Legal

Cognitive Dissonance: Perplexed US Foreign Policy is Prolonging Gaza Genocide

Amidst escalating violence and humanitarian catastrophe, the United States’ contradictory actions in Gaza raise serious questions about its moral obligations and geopolitical interests.

Gaza Editorial Feature

When the foreign policy of a country as large and significant as the United States is governed by a case of cognitive dissonance, terrible things happen. These terrible things are, in fact, already taking place in the Gaza Strip, where well over 100,000 people have been killed, wounded or are missing, and an outright famine is currently ravaging