How Joeseph Goebbel’s Nazi Propaganda Gave Birth to Today’s Western Media

Western mass media continues to be atomized in its coverage. It thrives on soundbites. Sensationalism. Cacophony. A malnutrition of context with roots in the Nazi propaganda construct of Joseph Goebbels.

Moderns Media Propaganda Feature photo

All six children were dressed in pristine, finely pressed white clothes. Their hair was combed and styled. Aged between four and twelve, they had been assembled below by house aides. The stage was now set. Pedigree, ideological sacred cows, convictions as indefensible as the Oder River had set it. With or without cause, all final preparations were

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Manipulating the Message: Police Attacks on Free Press and the Fencing in of Humanity

Journalists and dissidents alike are being targeted by American police in the land of the free. Is it as simple as an out of control police force, or something more?

The evening before President Trump lumbered over to St. John's Church for his infamous "photo op," U.S. Attorney General Bill Barr quietly instructed all 56 regional departments of the FBI's Joint Terrorism Task Forces (JTTF) to "identify criminal organizers and instigators" in the nationwide protests elicited by George Floyd's murder. Barr,

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Bolivia’s New Right-Wing Government Intensifies Crackdown on Journalists, Doctors

The US-backed administration of Jeanine Añez is arresting prominent members of the press and even doctors in what it calls a “dismantling of the propaganda apparatus of the dictatorial regime of Evo Morales.”

Mirtha Sanjinez Bolivia

The U.S.-backed right-wing coup government of Jeanine Añez continues its moves against media and other dissenting voices. The latest victim of the crackdown was Marcelo Hurtado, president of the ATB media network. Hurtado was paraded before cameras; handcuffed and forced to wear a vest labeled “arrested.” He was flanked by two black clad, masked

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John Pilger: The Lies About Julian Assange Must Stop Now

The media, for selfish reasons, may finally be waking up to the consequences of their malign smears and misrepresentation of Julian Assange.

Julian Assange

Newspapers and other media in the United States, Britain and Australia have recently declared a passion for freedom of speech, especially their right to publish freely.  They are worried by the “Assange effect”.   It is as if the struggle of truth-tellers like Julian Assange and Chelsea Manning is now a warning to them: that the thugs who

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US Media Coverage of Venezuela Reaches All-Time Low

Analyzing 76 total press articles of the “elite” press from January 15 to April 15, 2019, Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting (FAIR) could find not one voice that opposed Trump’s regime plans in Venezuela.

Venezuela | Coup

As famed Latin American author Eduardo Galeano once wrote, “every time the US ‘saves’ a country, it converts it into either an insane asylum or a cemetery.” Of course, as we look over the wreckage left by the US in countries such as Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya, Somalia, Syria, El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, we see that this statement is

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The Media’s 7 Years of Lies about Julian Assange Won’t Stop Now

Assange was reduced from one of the few towering figures of our time – a man who will have a central place in history books, if we as a species live long enough to write those books – to nothing more than a sex pest, and a scruffy bail-skipper.

Julian Assange | Wikileaks

For seven years, from the moment Julian Assange first sought refuge in the Ecuadorean embassy in London, they have been telling us we were wrong, that we were paranoid conspiracy theorists. We were told there was no real threat of Assange’s extradition to the United States, that it was all in our fevered imaginations. For seven years, we have

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