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Ukraine grain scandal and the myth of the wonder weapons

Including Zelensky’s UNGA pantomime Zelensky watches his own speech at the UNGA. The grain dispute between Poland and Ukraine is gathering fury. Poland and other neighbouring countries have extended the grain embargo on Ukraine despite the EU not extending the block. After Zelensky insinuated at the UNGA that Poland was playing into Russia’s hands after maintaining curbs on Ukrainian grain […]

Jonathan Cook: A few thoughts on the Russell Brand furore

Almost no one seems willing to hold their tongue on the latest claims. Here are my observations: not on the allegations, but on all the noise There are times when we would all be best advised to keep quiet and wait. But given that almost no one seems willing to hold their tongue on the latest claims being made about […]

Seymour Hersh: ZELENSKY’S ‘BAD MOMENT’

The Ukrainian leader resorts to lies and threats at the tail end of a failing counteroffensive Next Tuesday will be the anniversary of the Biden administration’s destruction of three of the four pipelines of Nord Stream 1 and 2. There is more I have to say about it, but it will have to wait. Why? Because the war between Russia and Ukraine, […]

Scott Ritter: A comprehensive Ukrainian defeat is the only possible outcome of its conflict with Russia

Kiev was offered a peace deal long ago, but chose war instead, egged on by its Western backers. Now its fate is sealed September 2 marked the 78th anniversary of the World War Two surrender ceremony onboard the USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay. This moment formalized Japan’s unconditional capitulation to the United States, and its allies, and marked the end of the […]

Killing The Story – Bakhmut, Nick Cohen, Kakhovka, Nord Stream and Piers Morgan

The late writer, broadcaster and wit Clive James formulated what he called the ‘Barry Manilow Law’: ‘Everyone you know thinks Barry Manilow is absolutely terrible. But everyone you don’t know thinks he’s great.’ (James, cited Martin Amis, ‘Inside Story,’ Vintage, 2020, e-book, p.74) A Media Lens version of this might read: ‘Everyone you know thinks BBC News is absolutely terrible. […]

‘Revolution’ in Iran or Western wishful thinking

Much of the legacy media “revolution” hysteria is being dismissed out of hand I speak to Iranian academic and historian Seyed Mohammad Marandi in Tehran about the recent legacy media explosion of “revolution” and “regime change” propaganda after the tragic death of 22 year old Masha Amini. Marandi dismisses much of the Western hyperbole and we talk about Ukraine, Russia, […]

Vanessa Beeley Report From Donetsk Referendum

‘I report from Donbass and refugee communities inside Russia.’ The Donetsk City polling station and surroundings were targeted around one hour after we left for the border. Under a constant barrage of Ukrainian shells being intercepted overhead by Donbass Air Defence we managed to observe the referendum in sectors of Donetsk including the City of Donetsk and Makeevka school which […]

Journalists who challenge NATO narratives are now ‘information terrorists’

Vanessa Beeley writes: A US state department sponsored round table on ‘countering disinformation’ was recently held at the National Security and Defence Council of Ukraine. “Information terrorists should know that they will have to answer to the law as war criminals” Andrii Shapovalov According to the press release – “NGOs, mass media and international experts” took part in the round table […]

THE ISRAEL FILES: WIKILEAKS DOCS SHOW TOP HOLLYWOOD PRODUCERS WORKING WITH ISRAEL TO DEFEND ITS WAR CRIMES

THE ISRAEL FILES IS A NEW MINTPRESS SERIES EXPLORING AND HIGHLIGHTING THE MANY REVELATIONS ABOUT THE ISRAELI OCCUPATION OF PALESTINE THAT WIKILEAKS DOCUMENTS DISCLOSED. IT HOPES TO SHED LIGHT ON MANY OF THE MOST IMPORTANT AND UNDERREPORTED REVELATIONS THE PUBLISHING GROUP EXPOSED.  Leaked emails show influential Tinsel Town executives co-ordinating with Israeli government and military officials to push a pro-Israel […]

The Labour Files: Where is Democracy? Mainstream Media Blackout.

Corporate media silence as biggest leak in British political history reveals it’s implicated with politicians in a scandal of epic proportions. All hell should have broken loose in the last three days as Al Jazeera published in succession three videos of their investigation into leaks from inside the UK Labour Party. What these files reveal should be front page and […]

Under Fire from Ukraine: The People of the DPR Share Their Stories

First published in October 2019, independent journalist Eva Bartlett reported from Donetsk giving vital context to the current conflict in Ukraine: On September 2, I left the southern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don via minibus heading northwest to the border of the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) and on into Donetsk. For my first few days there, I rented an inexpensive apartment […]