Advocacy for a cause replaces draw your own conclusions Journalism

By James Petras October 06, 2018 “Information Clearing House“ – The leading financial publications have misled their political and investor subscribers of emerging crises and military defeats which have precipitated catastrophic political and economic losses. The most egregious example is the Financial Times (FT) a publication which is widely read by the business and financial elite. In this essay we […]

via The Lies Of Our (Financial) Times — Uprootedpalestinians’s Blog

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The Assad regime stands to gain big time

The relationship between China and Syria goes a long way back. Until the moment when the Syrian war broke out in 2011, Beijing was trying to tap into Syrian markets by becoming its largest importer. Chinese companies took part in a great many energy projects in the Syrian Arab Republic. China’s economic plans in Syria […]

via After a Long While, China’s Cavalry Is Finally Coming to Syria — Astute News

007 in real life

Britain’s Most Censored Stories (Military) By TruePublica: In this article, we have attempted to identify the most censored stories of modern times in Britain. We have asked the opinions of one of the most famous and celebrated journalists and documentary film-makers of our time, a high-profile former Mi5 intelligence officer, a veteran journalist of the Iraq […]

via Britain’s Most Censored Stories (Military) — Uprootedpalestinians’s Blog

Are those Mushroom clouds?

What happens when an unthinkable war meets an unbeatable case of war fever? Thanks to Russia-gate, unsubstantiated reports about the use of poison gas in Syria, and a slew of similar factoids and pseudo-scandals, the world may soon find out. In saner times, including during the Cold War at even its most heated, political leaders […]

via What Happens When an Unthinkable War Meets an Unbeatable Case of War Fever? — Astute News