Monday, September 20, 2021

Tag: fake news

Attack the press

In normal times, we often see a gradual chipping away of basic rights like we’ve seen in the trials of Julian Assange, where a narrative, some of it true, a lot of it based on character assassination and outright lies, has been built over time, denying the publisher the presumption of innocence.

When “fake news” was banned

An America Trump might have loved...

Donald Trump is the fakest (and realest) news of all

After all—god save us—he might even find himself in the White House for a second term (if the coronavirus or Bernie Sanders doesn’t take him down first).
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Greenwald: White House spread false story about Venezuela burning aid trucks...

"Every time the U.S. wants to start a new war, it does it the same way, which is, it invents some really inflammatory, emotionally wrenching lie that gets people to hate the government they want to topple so much that they set their rationality aside and support the war."

Cable TV news: A mere shadow of what it could and...

News reporting is, without a doubt, extremely important. But that is just not enough, we also need these T.V. channels to go a step further and expand their horizons.

Trump invokes compassion to justify violence

We must not allow our pain to be weaponized against each other. We must not be seduced by fear or manipulative stories.

A twenty-first-century incredibility chasm

Life in the United States of Trump.

The new Agitprop? The Integrity Initiative exposed

Expect these evidence free smears to continue and for more well funded groups like the Integrity Initiative to appear in the future, claiming to be fighting disinformation while engaging in it themselves, often against their own citizens or those of allied countries.

The Donald and the fake news media

The rest of us remain in a world wallpapered with Donald Trump, a world in which the fake news media, which is his truest "base," just can’t get enough of him.

Trump debunked at the World’s Lying Olympics

Stand aside, Trump. An even more insular, autocratic, certainly richer KING elbowed you aside – as a world-class liar.

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Derek Chauvin pleads not guilty to beating black teen

Chauvin is currently serving 22½ years in state prison for killing George Floyd. He pleaded not guilty.

To avert failure, Biden should listen to the “radicals” – not corporate media

The Biden administration will fail unless he listens to voices of change, even Schumer’s, rather than corporate voices urging timidity.
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The $3.5 trillion bill corporate America is terrified of

It’s time to get this landmark bill passed and build a fairer America.

America: Monumental problems, no solutions, caught up in a state of regression

“All empires end. That is an indisputable fact.” And, “All empires end from within.”

‘Tax the rich’? Democrats’ plans to make the wealthy pay a little more will...

It's far below the level of progressivity the United States embraced in the middle of the 20th century—when wealthier individuals paid a much higher share of their income in taxes than the poor.