Category Archives: Mainstream Media

Re-visiting Assange’s show

Re-visiting Assange’s show It’s fruitful to compare his show’s first six episodes to the tripe emanating from American political television BY GLENN GREENWALD (Credit: AP Photo) When it was announced last month that the Kremlin-backed network RT would broadcast a new show from … Continue reading

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Ted Rall: Turnabout

Turnabout from Ted Rall’s Rallblog by Ted Rall Report after report about U.S. drone strikes in Afghanistan and Pakistan quote government reports that state that “suspected militants” have been killed. Suspected of what? By whom? No one knows and no one cares. Meanwhile, … Continue reading

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11-18-11: The Day Everything Changed

11-18-11: The Day Everything Changed from Ted Rall’s Rallblog by Ted Rall One out of three Americans is destitute. Surely this is more important than 9-11. So where’s the outsized response?

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America’s Elites Look Out for Each Other

America’s Elites Look Out for Each Other by Glenn Greenwald, November 01, 2011 Excerpted from With Liberty and Justice for Some: How the Law is Used to Destroy Equality and Protect the Powerful by Glenn Greenwald, published October 25th by … Continue reading

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More shocking video of NYPD brutality against peaceful young women protesters

More shocking video of NYPD brutality against peaceful young women protesters from AMERICAblog: A great nation deserves the truth by John Aravosis (DC) MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell talks about the police brutality in evidence during the NYC crackdown on peaceful protesters at Wall Street. … Continue reading

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What media coverage omits about U.S. hikers released by Iran

What media coverage omits about U.S. hikers released by Iran from Glenn Greenwald by Glenn Greenwald 22 people liked this (updated below) Two American hikers imprisoned for more than two years by Iran on extremely dubious espionage charges and in highly oppressive conditions, Joshua … Continue reading

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AL JAZEERA COLUMN: How the US Media Marginalizes Dissent

AL JAZEERA COLUMN: How the US Media Marginalizes Dissent from Ted Rall’s Rallblog by Ted Rall The US media derides views outside of the mainstream as ‘un-serious’, and our democracy suffers as a result. “Over the past few weeks, Washington … Continue reading

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Censorship of Civilian Casualties in the US

AL JAZEERA COLUMN: Censorship of Civilian Casualties in the US from Ted Rall’s Rallblogby Ted Rall 1 person liked this US mainstream media and the public’s willful ignorance is to blame for lack of knowledge about true cost of wars. … Continue reading

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In the Belly of the Beast: 7/24/11: Norway Prime Minister: “The Answer to Violence is even More Democracy”

America’s Spy Non-Scandal from Ted Rall’s Rallblog by Ted Rall 4 people liked this The News of the World and other British tabloids owned by Rupert Murdoch are accused of hacking into voicemail and emails. Here in the US, we’re shocked and bemused. … Continue reading

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Zionists panick over possible loss of Murdoch

Zionists panick over possible loss of Murdoch from Jews sans frontieres by Levi9909 I thought the Jewish Chronicle might be a lone Jewish voice so lacking a moral compass that they are panicking out loud over the possible demise of the Murdoch empire. Anyone following … Continue reading

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