The Zionist Colonization of Palestine — Counter Information

By Chris Hedges February 24, 2020 “Information Clearing House” – The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is not the product of ancient ethnic hatreds. It is the tragic clash between two peoples with claims to the same land. It is a manufactured conflict, the outcome of a 100-year-old colonial occupation by Zionists and later Israel, backed by the British, the […]

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Video: Brzezinski’s Foreign Policy Perspective on China and Russia — Counter Information

By Dr. Zbigniew Brzezinski and Prof Michel Chossudovsky Global Research, February 23, 2020 Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) We bring to the attention of our readers the following video on the late Dr. Zbigniew Brzezinski’s foreign policy perspective. Brzezinski was national security advisor under the Carter administration. He worked in close collaboration with the CIA. He was […]

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World Conquest: The United States’ Global Military Crusade (1945- ) — Counter Information

By Eric Waddell Global Research, February 22, 2020 Global Research 16 December 2003 GR Editor’s Note The following article by professor Eric Waddell was first published more than 16 years ago by Global Research in December 2003 in the immediate wake of the invasion and occupation of Iraq by US and British forces, with a postscript added […]

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Indigenous Resistance Shakes the Canadian State — Counter Information

See my film about the enduring struggle of native north Americans, “Frontier: a story of genocide and survival”, at YouTube.

Indigenous groups resisting a destructive gas pipeline have blockaded one of Canada’s busiest rail lines bringing business as usual to a grinding halt, reports John Clarke By John Clarke Global Research, February 21, 2020 Counterfire 17 February 2020 In early February, the RCMP, Canada’s colonial police force, raided the land defender camps of the Wet’suwet’en people in British Columbia, […]

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‘Burned at the Stake’ – The UN Special Rapporteur on Torture Demolishes the Fake Claims Targeting Julian Assange

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Global Research, February 14, 2020
Media Lens 13 February 2020

On the face of it, the task seems almost hopeless. As Tolstoy wrote:

‘The power of the government is maintained by public opinion, and with this power the government, by means of its organs – its officials, law courts, schools, churches, even the press – can always maintain the public opinion which they need.’ (Leo Tolstoy, ‘Writings on Non-Violence and Civil Disobedience,’ New Society Publishers, 1987, p.111)

Last December, we witnessed the awesome capacity of state-corporate power to manipulate public opinion and undermine a democratic election with a ruthless propaganda campaign smearing Jeremy Corbyn, a passionate anti-racist. The campaign depicted Corbyn, not just as an anti-semite, but as someone who might ‘reopen Auschwitz’. The truth wasn’t just distorted, it was reversed.

Israeli-born academic and author Jamie Stern-Weiner has commented:

‘no mainstream reporter ever investigated whether…

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New Leaks Shatter OPCW’s Attacks on Douma Whistleblowers — Counter Information

By Aaron Mate Global Research, February 14, 2020 The Grayzone 11 February 2020 Facing accusations that it issued a doctored report alleging a chemical attack in Syria, the OPCW has released an inquiry attacking two whistleblowers as rogue actors. Leaked documents obtained by The Grayzone reveal serious distortions in the OPCW inquiry as well as a campaign of […]

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