20 Years After Iraq, Corporate Media Defends US War Crimes But Obsesses Over Trump Trivialities
Margaret Kimberley: Liberals and the media give great attention to Donald Trump’s legal problems that are related to his personal life, but they cover up for the war crimes he and other presidents committed. … Bush’s torture programs went unpunished by Barack Obama. … Trump will never face jail time for kidnapping Venezuelan diplomat Alex Saab or assassinating Iranian general Qasem Soleimani. His predecessors understand the importance of defending the big crimes…. Read more...
Stop Calling The Iraq War A ‘Mistake’: Notes From The Edge Of The Narrative Matrix
Caitlin Johnstone: Stop calling the Iraq War a “mistake”. When you make a mistake, you make changes to ensure that mistake is not repeated. Nobody responsible for that invasion suffered any consequences of any kind, zero policy changes were made, and the unipolarist ideology which led to it has become more entrenched than ever. Read more…
China, Covid Origins, and War Propaganda
Margaret Kimberley: A human cause of covid-19 is possible, but anti-China rhetoric is war propaganda, not scientific evidence. … it has turned out that the Wuhan Institute of Virology may have engaged in experiments involving “gain of function” research that might have caused covid. However, all of the projects in question were conducted jointly with organizations funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Read more...
How Comrades Revealed the Existence of COINTELPRO
Margaret Kimberley: On March 8, 1971 a brave group of people revealed the extent of FBI spying, harassment and even the killings of US citizens. More than 50 years later we would do well to remember the significance of their actions. From Black Agenda Report
Xi Jinping, Justin Trudeau and White Supremacist Diplomacy
Margaret Kimberly: But the biggest problem that Canada, the U.S. and other western nations have with China is that it is an economic powerhouse that isn’t run by white people. … They don’t know that China was the richest country on earth during Europe’s Dark Ages. … Perhaps they do know but modern white supremacy causes […]