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Twenty Years Of Phony Tears About 9/11

By Caitlin Johnstone Listen to a reading of this article: The mass media are churning out articles and news segments commemorating the 20th anniversary of the September 11 attacks, many of them featuring adoring retrospectives of their celebrity president’s actions as a US senator… Continue Reading →

The Horrifying Rise Of Total Mass Media Blackouts On Inconvenient News Stories

By Caitlin Johnstone Two different media watchdog outlets, Media Lens and Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting (FAIR), have published articles on the complete blackout in mainstream news institutions on the revelation by Icelandic newspaper Stundin that a US superseding indictment in the case against Julian Assange was… Continue Reading →

Notes From The Edge Of The Narrative Matrix

By Caitlin Johnstone In Tolkien’s Middle Earth, the affairs of men are dominated by a cabal of wizards who understand the esoteric art of using language to manipulate reality in a way that advantages powerful rulers — Oh wait sorry… Continue Reading →

Fermi’s Other Paradox

In the summer of 1950, four nuclear physicists were walking to lunch from the Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico. Their names were Emil Konopinski, Herbert York, Edward Teller, and Enrico Fermi. One of them was not human. On… Continue Reading →

Silicon Valley Algorithm Manipulation Is The Only Thing Keeping Mainstream Media Alive

By Caitlin Johnstone The emergence of the internet was met with hope and enthusiasm by people who understood that the plutocrat-controlled mainstream media were manipulating public opinion to manufacture consent for the status quo. The democratization of information-sharing was going to give rise to a public… Continue Reading →

YouTube Financially Deplatforms Swath Of Indie Media Accounts

By Caitlin Johnstone The Google-owned video sharing platform YouTube has demonetized numerous independent media accounts, a jarring escalation in the steadily intensifying campaign against alternative news outlets online. Progressive commentators Graham Elwood, The Progressive Soapbox, The Convo Couch, Franc Analysis, Hannah Reloaded and Cyberdemon531 have all received notifications… Continue Reading →

We Are The Terrorists: The Best of 2020

By Caitlin Johnstone The Trump administration is reportedly close to moving the Houthi rebels in Yemen onto its official list of designated terrorist organizations with the goal of choking them off from money and resources. The head of the UN’s World Food Program along… Continue Reading →

Yet Another Major Escalation In Establishment Internet Censorship

By Caitlin Johnstone YouTube, whose corporate owner Google is arguably the most powerful company on earth, is now deleting user videos which claim the US election was fraudulent. YouTube’s official statement on its decision to do this is very revealing, not so much for what… Continue Reading →

Twitter Censors Trump for “Threat Of Harm” but has No Problem with Threats to Bomb Foreigners

By Caitlin Johnstone Twitter has censored a post by the president of the United States, this time for “a threat of harm against an identifiable group.” This despite the fact that this president routinely uses the popular social media platform… Continue Reading →

Rolling Out The Architecture Of Oppression: They Fear The People

By Caitlin Johnstone They all knew a pandemic was coming, academics, researchers, every intelligence agency, according to famed NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden. In a groundbreaking Vice News interview Snowden declares: “There is nothing more foreseeable as a public health crisis in a… Continue Reading →

People’s Skepticism About Covid-19 Is The Fault Of The Lying Mass Media

By Caitlin Johnstone Propaganda is to Democracy, what violence is to Totalitarianism.” Noam Chomsky. You can’t blame people for being distrustful when you make them that way. The people screaming the loudest about disinformation right now are the ones most responsible… Continue Reading →

Covid-19: The Edge of the Narrative Matrix

By Caitlin Johnstone Powerful people will work to advance authoritarian agendas which they have no intention of reversing during this pandemic. They are working on it right now. This is not a possibility, this is a certainty. if your government… Continue Reading →

We’re Asking One Question In Assange’s Case: Should Journalists Be Punished For Exposing War Crimes?

By Caitlin Johnstone This is the transcript of a recent speech by journalist, iconoclast and all round rebel Caitlin Johnstone. Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, rots in a British prison facing extradition to the US. The geniuses in American… Continue Reading →

The Glories of Caitlin Johnstone: The Internet Transforms Journalism

Talent works hard. Genius is compelled. Caitlin Johnstone is compelled. There are more than ten million blog posts published every single day. According to Hosting Tribunal there are 70 million new blog posts each month on WordPress alone. How can… Continue Reading →

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