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This is war propaganda. And what's really unbelievable is that Tucker Carlson of the right-wing Fox News can see through this propaganda, and is warning against war, while the liberal media is now center-right and pushing war, and no progressives are given a platform outside of the internet.
Or to quote Orwell again, "All the war-propaganda … invariably comes from people who are not fighting." We honour and respect the Anzacs not by wrapping ourselves in the flag or displaying death insignia but by understanding that our soldiers, sailors and nurses who have served in war have in ...

THE sight of hundreds of children marching behind his Jeep was World War II army veteran Henry Preston's source of Anzac Day satisfaction. Mr Preston rode in a lead vehicle at Wednesday morning's Maroochydore march, receiving the first applause of the parade as it headed to Cotton Tree Park. veterans
The Times newspaper has mounted a scurrilous campaign to smear academics questioning the official narrative around the US, British and French military attack on Syria. Under a front-page headline Saturday, Rupert Murdoch's right-wing, pro-war propaganda sheet targeted Professor Tim ... UK
Before tax preparation software guided Americans through the process of filing tax returns before the Tax Day deadline -- which falls on April 17 in 2018, though Tax Day is usually but not always April 15 -- there were quacks like Donald Duck. During World War II, the federal government needed an ... US Government Cartoons
Other headlines designed to discredit Western media reporting include "Syria: The absurdities of Western war propaganda" and "The Guardian journalist who takes 'afternoon tea' with ISIS and survives". Among the most prominent conspiracy theories fed by pro-Kremlin Tweets is the claim that ... propaganda Twitter

After the 2016 election, Timothy Snyder, a Yale historian specializing in totalitarian regimes in eastern Europe, wrote a heralded pamphlet titled On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century. Snyder warned what a Trump presidency could bring and suggested how to resist authoritarians. propaganda
Is the United States on the road to war? The number of people who think so seems to be growing, especially after President Donald Trump fired several of the grown-ups who were reportedly tempering his worst instincts and proceeded to elevate hawks such as CIA Director Mike Pompeo and John ...
While Paramount would come to collaborate with the government to produce domestic war propaganda and dispatches from the frontlines, not every politician was thrilled with their news coverage in the lead-up to war. In 1940, Senator Burton Wheeler from Montana accused the movie industry of ...
The West's intentions in Syria are not noble or humanitarian, despite what government spokespeople might suggest. All of the militarized groups in Syria are supported by the West, and they all exist because of the West. “Moderate terrorists” never existed. ISIS, al Qaeda et al. are ALL Western proxy forces ...
Vladimir Putin is blamed for everything that goes awry in Europe and the United States. In the United Kingdom his country was even blamed for bad weather as tabloid headlines screamed about icy Russian winds. The Brexit vote and Donald Trump's Electoral College victory are said to be the result of ...
Instead, Western corporate media continues to shriek the war propaganda we already heard from eastern Aleppo in December 2016, from Madaya in 2016 and 2017, and elsewhere in Syria whenever the liberation of terrorist-held areas was underway. I've been to liberated Homs, Aleppo, Madaya, al-Waer ...
What is insane is how Western governments and the mainstream media (MSM) is that they can tell you that they have the proof that their enemies committed an act of war, or how they interfere in the affairs of other countries but cannot release the evidence due to national security issues or they just outright ...
The White Helmets are repetitively described as volunteers and relentlessly depicted as heroes in the war zone. A suspicious Organization backed by the British Government, known US regime change facilitators USAID, the US and NATO-backed 'Syrian National Council', a parallel government, which ...
Western populations are inundated with war propaganda, and all of the MSM is guilty. It serves to promote criminal warfare rather than peace. Once we enter the ring of propaganda fabricated by western agencies of deception, we start to lose, since it is at that point that we become entwined in the ...
While US sponsored Al Qaeda terrorists in Syria acting on behalf of US NATO are provided with money, weapons and training, Washington is now pointing its finger at North Korea's role in supporting the government of Bashar Al Assad with a view to killing their own people. Here is a recent New York ...
For many years afterward, it would be one of my favorite gambits at cocktail parties and other venues of idle gossip. Whenever the conversation drifted into the area of misspent youth or military service or rock 'n' roll or adventures in Europe, I would mention that while serving a two-year hitch in the U.S. ...

Despite the premise's similarity to “Wolf Warrior 2,” (China's top-grossing film), Hong Kong action-director Dante Lam's “Operation Red Sea” is war propaganda that comes off as antiwar, a patriotic film so carried away by its own visceral, pulverizing violence that patriotism almost becomes an afterthought.
Issued in the midst of a massive war propaganda campaign in the Western media over the Russian and Syrian government assault on the Damascus suburb of eastern Ghouta, one of the last strongholds of the Islamist militias backed by Washington and its regional allies, the letter constitutes an open ...
... known about him. 1. He was not a doctor and Seuss wasn't his real last name. Born Theodore Seuss Geisel, he also used pen names like “T. Seuss,” and “Dr. Theophrastus Seuss,” and "Theo LeSieg," among others. 2. Leading up to and during WWII, he made political cartoons and war propaganda films ...
It's a favorite parlor game of people of a certain age: Find the young people and ask them, “Are you a millennial?” It's not always an easy question to answer—not insignificantly because older folks have loaded the term with so many negative stereotypes: Millenials are coddled; millennials are entitled, ...
American Cold War propaganda was gentler than Soviet and Chinese, but forceful nonetheless. Oh, occasionally a dissenter with too strong a following – the Kennedys, Martin Luther King Jr., Patrice Lumumba, Malcolm X, Fred Hampton, student protesters at Kent State and Jackson State, Salvador Allende ...
A US air strike in Syria's eastern Deir Ezzor province killed at least 25 civilians Monday, the majority of them women and children. The American bombing raid, which struck the settlement of Dahra Alounik, was reported by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a war monitoring group that is hostile to the ...
“Carrots keep you healthy and help you see in the blackout,” read one 1940s war propaganda advertisement. While carrots are indeed loaded with vitamin A, which is necessary for good eyesight, eating them can't improve night vision. Smithsonian Magazine notes the exaggeration didn't stop the British ...
In a previous article, I referred to Soviet attempts at the United Nations to have war propaganda made a war crime, an attempt the Americans opposed. It bears repeating because what we are looking at in the United States is a deliberate campaign, using war propaganda, to generate hostility to a nation in ...
The girl had been attending the provincial congress of Erdogan's Justice and Development Party in a military-style uniform on Saturday, according to Turkish news agencies. Dictators are always using innocent children for their war propaganda: #Turkey's #Erdogan parades a little girl dressed in military ...
I am reminded of the turn to the right that so many “muckrakers” made during and after WW I. Afraid of a revolt from below, bewitched by their own vision to articulate the world's future, heady over their own war propaganda, and wanting to be on the safe side of the government crackdown on dissent (The ...
From their early uses in war propaganda to their ubiquity in Hillary Clinton's campaign, focus groups have been a tool for elites to glean the sentiments of the masses without ceding any power to them. Liza Featherstone's new book Divining Desire: Focus Groups and the Culture of Consultation takes a ...
War is propelled by propaganda narratives ranging from the disclosure of weapons of mass destruction, to the mobilization for a humanitarian intervention, to the need to disrupt terrorists who hate us for our freedoms, to the evidence of foreign meddling in domestic elections. Thus, an indispensable part of ...
But their “news” is war propaganda. It is meant to soften up the people of this country to accept a war against the DPRK as somehow a “humanitarian” crusade. They create sensational stories to put the DPRK in the worst light. Fox is frenzied; The Times is usually more nuanced, while still viciously biased ...
Long before becoming famous as the author of The Cat in the Hat and The Lorax, Dr Seuss used his talents to produce political cartoons and propaganda during the Second World War. Theodor Seuss Geisel wrote and illustrated more than 60 children's books under the pen name Dr Seuss, but the ...
Fifteen years ago this week, Colin Powell, then the secretary of state, spoke at the United Nations to sell pre-emptive war with Iraq. As his chief of staff, I helped Secretary Powell paint a clear picture that war was the only choice, that when “we confront a regime that harbors ambitions for regional domination, ...
The speech that the French president gave in Strasbourg was war propaganda in the sense of the term. war propaganda needs to be built up over time in order to acquire the consent of those asked to pay for the war. Fortunately Macron is being countered by voices of reason on both left and right that ...
In a written appeal, the religious systematically take apart the version of the conflict touted by governments, NGOs and international news organizations. In Ghouta east, jihadists attack the capital and use civilians as human shields. The Syrian government and people have a duty to defend themselves from ...
Loader and her partners spent years sifting through archives at various government agencies involved in Cold War propaganda, in addition to television libraries. Much of this footage likely never would have reached the eyes of the general public if not for their research. Some of what they found brought to ...
TEHRAN, Mar. 11 (MNA) – The White Helmets are repetitively described as volunteers and relentlessly depicted as heroes in the war zone. A suspicious Organization backed by the British Government, known US regime change facilitators USAID, the US and NATO-backed 'Syrian National Council', ...
A US air strike in Syria's eastern Deir Ezzor province killed at least 25 civilians Monday, the majority of them women and children. The American bombing raid, which struck the settlement of Dahra Alounik, was reported by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a war monitoring group that is hostile to the ...
All of the mainstream Western news sources dealing with the war on Syria have been discredited. This helps to explain why the mainstream news stories amount to criminal war propaganda. There is a war on Syria because the West and its allies are waging a “Regime Change”/Dirty War on the country.
“Dictators are always using innocent children for their war propaganda,” one Twitter user wrote. “Turkish President Erdogan tells a sobbing girl in military uniform that she would be honoured if killed while fighting,” Andrew Stroehlein, European media director for Human Rights Watch, tweeted. “Glorifying ...
“Carrots keep you healthy and help you see in the blackout,” read one 1940s war propaganda advertisement. While carrots are indeed loaded with vitamin A, which is necessary for good eyesight, eating them can't improve night vision. Smithsonian Magazine notes the exaggeration didn't stop the British ...
A US air strike in Syria's eastern Deir Ezzor province killed at least 25 civilians Monday, the majority of them women and children. The American bombing raid, which struck the settlement of Dahra Alounik, was reported by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a war monitoring group that is hostile to the ...
The girl had been attending the provincial congress of Erdogan's Justice and Development Party in a military-style uniform on Saturday, according to Turkish news agencies. Dictators are always using innocent children for their war propaganda: #Turkey's #Erdogan parades a little girl dressed in military ...
From their early uses in war propaganda to their ubiquity in Hillary Clinton's campaign, focus groups have been a tool for elites to glean the sentiments of the masses without ceding any power to them. Liza Featherstone's new book Divining Desire: Focus Groups and the Culture of Consultation takes a ...
War is propelled by propaganda narratives ranging from the disclosure of weapons of mass destruction, to the mobilization for a humanitarian intervention, to the need to disrupt terrorists who hate us for our freedoms, to the evidence of foreign meddling in domestic elections. Thus, an indispensable part of ...
But their “news” is war propaganda. It is meant to soften up the people of this country to accept a war against the DPRK as somehow a “humanitarian” crusade. They create sensational stories to put the DPRK in the worst light. Fox is frenzied; The Times is usually more nuanced, while still viciously biased ...
+2. This year's flu season has been bad, but nothing compared to 100 years ago. War propaganda cautioned American civilians to take measures to avoid spreading the flu, which was hurting efforts overseas. Chris Lamphere. Despite regular reports of influenza-reported deaths around the area, Ralston ...
George Orwell observed in 1938 that “all the war propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting”. Not much has changed in 80 years. After escalated hostilities between Israel and Iran last weekend, the ABC gave Iranian academic Mohammad ...
Social media is merely a 21st-century mechanism to fuel the familiar Cold War-propaganda machine. The Russians know that well executed disinformation, when exercised tactically, can quickly metastasize. Unfortunately, over the last year, the United States has demonstrated a lack of resilience to this ...
“Gaslighting” can be an effective tactic to instill confusion and anxiety in people, causing them to doubt their own logical abilities, but it can be countered by remaining confident in our judgments, argues Caitlin Johnstone. By Caitlin Johnstone. Poster for the 1944 movie “Gaslight”. The dynamics of the ...
Social media is merely a 21st-century mechanism to fuel the familiar Cold War-propaganda machine. The Russians know that well executed disinformation, when exercised tactically, can quickly metastasize. Unfortunately, over the last year, the United States has demonstrated a lack of resilience to this ...


 

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