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Media Watch

“The smart way to keep people passive and obedient is to strictly limit the spectrum of acceptable opinion, but allow very lively debate within that spectrum.” – Noam Chomsky


Suggested reading:


22 March

Top Russia Scholar Stephen Cohen: War between NATO and Russia a Real Possibility by Damir Marinovich, Russia Insider, 22 March 2018

US Empire: Global Imperialism and Internal Colonialism by James Petras, Information Clearing House, 21 March 2018

The Untold Story of John Bolton's Campaign for War With Iran by Gareth Porter, The American Conservative, 20 March 2018

Saudi Arabia Has Become a Geopolitical Loose Cannon by Doug Bandow, The National Interest, 19 March 2018

Why Europe's Center-Left Keeps Losing Elections by Conn Hallinan, ZNet, 21 March 2018

Who Wants to Kill Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah? by Ramzy Baroud, CounterPunch, 21 March 2018

Israel sentences Ahed Tamimi to eight months in prison by Tamara Nassar, The Electronic Intifada, 21 March 2018

Open Letter to Venezuelan President Maduro by National Lawyers Guild, ZNet, 21 March 2018

‘If we stop, the world stops' by Julian Coppens and Dick Nichols, ZNet, 21 March 2018

The Political Repression of the Radical Left in Crimea by Eric Draitser, CounterPunch, 21 March 2018

We Must Take Care of Nature, Because Without Rain There Is No Fresh Water by Mario Osava, Inter Press Service, 21 March 2018


21 March

'Blood of Thousands on Their Hands': 55 Senators Vote To Continue US-Backed Carnage in Yemen by Jon Queally, Common Dreams, 20 March 2018

How They Sold the Iraq War by Jeffrey St. Clair, CounterPunch, 20 March 2018

Tomgram: Andrew Bacevich, A Memo to the Publisher of the New York Times, TomDispatch.com, 20 March 2018

Ramzy Baroud's Book Tour: ‘The Palestinian Saga as It Has Never Been Told Before', The Palestine Chronicle, 20 March 2018 (video)

Chomsky on the Middle East by Fariba Pajooh, LobeLog, 19 March 2018

Britain's collusion with radical Islam: Interview with Mark Curtis by Ian Sinclair, openDemocracy, 20 March 2018

No Spirit Of Liberty – The Salisbury Case, Corbyn And The Need For Dissent by David Cromwell and David Edwards, Media Lens, 21 March 2018

Why I Disagree With The Strategy Of Exiting Facebook, Twitter And YouTube by Caitlin Johnstone, Medium, 19 March 2018

Global struggles by teachers mounting against austerity and attacks on public education by Jerry White, World Socialist Web Site, 21 March 2018

High and Dry: Can We Fix the World's Water Crisis? by Mxolisi Ncube, Inter Press Service, 20 March 2018

Cancer, George Monbiot and Nuclear Weapons Test Fallout by Chris Busby, CounterPunch, 20 March 2018


20 March

Syria: Turkish President threatens to launch wider offensive against Kurds after capturing Afrin by Patrick Cockburn, Independent, 19 March 2018

The Ugly Reality That Is Emerging in Syria by Vijay Prashad, AlterNet, 19 March 2018

For the British political elite, the invasion of Iraq never happened by Mark Curtis, Middle East Eye, 19 March 2018

Iraq, 15 years on: A toxic US legacy by Belen Fernandez, Middle East Eye, 18 March 2018

Iraq +15: Accumulated Evil of the Whole by Nat Parry, Consortiumnews.com, 19 March 2018

Former CIA Chief Brennan Running Scared by Ray McGovern, Consortiumnews.com, 19 March 2018

On Being a Dissenting Voice in 2018 by Craig Murray, 20 March 2018

D'un Type Développé par des Menteurs by Craig Murray, 20 March 2018

US Doubles Down As Empire Declines by Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, ZNet, 18 March 2018

Exiled Catalan minister criticises Europe's silence over separatist prisoners by Chris Baynes, Independent, 17 March 2018

Stephen Hawking (1942–2018) by Neal Ó Riain, Jacobin, 19 March 2018


19 March

Boris Johnson Issues Completely New Story on “Russian Novichoks” by Craig Murray, 18 March 2018

“We Don't Even Know if a Novichok Program Existed!” by John Pilger, RT/Information Clearing House, 18 March 2018 (video)

Britain, Syria... Synchronizing Provocations to Beat Russia by Finian Cunningham, Information Clearing House, 18 March 2018

'Nonsense' to suggest Russia was involved in Salisbury spy poisoning, claims Vladimir Putin by Lucy Pasha-Robinson, Independent, 17 March 2018

After my recent trip to Syria, I knew Afrin's fall was inevitable – now we must concern ourselves with the next phase of war by Patrick Cockburn, Independent, 17 March 2018

Marielle Franco: Why my friend was a repository of hope and a voice for Brazil's voiceless, before her devastating assassination by Glenn Greenwald, Independent, 17 March 2018

Israel has accelerated its annexation of the West Bank from a slow creep to a run by Jonathan Cook, The National, 18 March 2018

Building the Iron Wall by Chris Hedges, Truthdig, 18 March 2018

Free Miguel Rodriguez Torres by Michael Albert, ZNet, 16 March 2018

Even those with the vilest of views have the right to be heard by Kenan Malik, The Guardian, 18 March 2018

What is education for? by Kenan Malik, Pandaemonium, 18 March 2018

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18 March

Fifteen Years After Iraq Invasion, Torture Has a New Address by William Rivers Pitt, Truthout, 17 March 2018

How The New York Times Is Making War With Iran More Likely by Robert Wright, The Intercept, 17 March 2018

The Fake Enemy by Uri Avnery, Gush Shalom, 17 March 2018

First Recorded Successful Novichok Synthesis was in 2016 – By Iran, in Cooperation with the OPCW by Craig Murray, 17 March 2018

Boris Johnson Attempt to Refute My Sources on Porton Down the Most Hilarious Fail by Craig Murray, 17 March 2018

On Not Being Refuted by Craig Murray, 17 March 2018

CIA Legend Ray McGovern On #Russiagate, Russian Spy Poisoning & Seth Rich Murder by Richie Allen, YouTube, 16 March 2018 (audio)

NATO Expansion: What Yeltsin Heard by Svetlana Savranskaya and Tom Blanton, National Security Archive, 16 March 2018

Three doses of drivel by Paul Robinson, irrussianality, 17 March 2018

Ireland's Other Proclamation by Donal Fallon and Ronan Burtenshaw, Jacobin, 17 March 2018


17 March

As the Skripal theories abound, I'm reminded of when I visited Iraq at the time of the dodgy dossier by Kim Sengupta, Independent, 16 March 2018

Britain's security: time to rethink by Paul Rogeers, openDemocracy, 15 March 2018

The Syrian war could still be raging in four years' time unless the US and Russia agree to end it by Patrick Cockburn, Independent, 16 March 2018

Trump's presidency is unravelling. But he won't fall without a push by Gary Younge, The Guardian, 15 March 2018

South Korean Report on Summit Discredits US Elites' Assumption by Gareth Porter, Antiwar.com, 17 March 2018

Is America Trying to Go to War With Syria? by Vijay Prashad, AlterNet, 15 March 2018

Syr ia: Hell on earth by Vijay Prashad, Frontline, Print ediition, 30 March 2018

The myth of a neo-imperial China by Pepe Escobar, Asia Times, 14 March 2018

Young Russians for Putin by Paul Robinson, irrussianality, 16 March 2018

What Could A Corbyn Government Inside Europe Mean For The EU's Future? by Mary Kaldor, Social Europe, 16 March 2018


16 March

Of A Type Developed By Liars by Craig Murray, 16 March 2018

Bothered By Midgies by Craig Murray, 15 March 2018

The British Government's response to Sergei Skripal proves we've learnt nothing from the Iraq War by Mary Dejevsky, Independent, 15 March 2018

UK's claims questioned: doubts voiced about source of Salisbury novichok by Ewen MacAskill, The Guardian, 15 March 2018

Unlikely that Vladimir Putin behind Skripal poisoning by Séamus Martin, The Irish Times, 14 March 2018

Novichok – toxic questions about chemical at center of Skripal saga, RT, 13 March 2018

Washington imposes sanctions against Russia by Bill Van Auken, World Socialist Web Site, 16 March 2018

How the Russian Presidential Election Race Looks in its Final Days by Gilbert Doctorow, Consortiumnews.com, 15 March 2018

Acceptable Bigotry and Scapegoating of Russia by Natylie Baldwin, Consortiumnews.com, 15 March 2018

In Russia, Everyone Is Tired of National Politics by Nadezhda Azhgikhina, The Nattion, 14 March 2018

Inflated Threats: China and Russia Aren't Nearly as Dangerous as We're Meant To Believe by Danny Sjursen, Antiwar.com, 13 March 2018

The Iraq Death Toll 15 Years After the US Invasion by Medea Benjamin, Nicolas J S Davies, Common Dreams, 15 March 2018

Al Jazeera did a hard-hitting investigation into US and Israeli lobbying – so why won't they air it? by Robert Fisk, Independent, 15 March 2018

Christopher Steele As Seen By the New Yorker by Philip Giraldi, The Unz Review, 13 March 2018

Plucked from the web #35 by Kenan Malik, Pandaemonium, 15 March 2018


15 March

As tensions escalate, UK expels 23 Russian diplomats by Chris Marsden, World Socialist Web Site, 15 March 2018

The Novichok Story Is Indeed Another Iraqi WMD Scam by Craig Murray, 14 March 2018

The Strange Case of the Russian Spy Poisoning by James O'Neill, Consortiumnews.com, 13 March 2018

Britain's Presumption of Guilt Towards Russia Invites Conflict and Chaos by Finian Cunningham, Information Clearing House, 14 March 2018

Doubts about “Novichoks” by Paul McKeigue and Piers Robinson, Working Group on Syria, Propaganda and Media, 14 March 2018

Intel Committee Rejects Basic Underpinning of Russiagate by Ray McGovern, Consortiumnews.com, 14 March 2018

Trump Promotes Longtime Russia Hawk Just as Russiagate Loses Momentum by Caitlin Johnstone, Consortiumnews.com, 14 March 2018

Torture-Tainted Nominations Recall Failure to Prosecute Bush-Era Abuses by Nat Parry, Consortiumnews.com, 14 March 2018

Are We Living Under a Military Coup? by John Grant, CounterPunch, 14 March 2018

Rex Tillerson was disastrous for the US. Mike Pompeo may be worse by Michael H Fuchs, The Guardian, 14 March 2018

Pompeo, Big Oil and the attack on Iran Deal by Juan Cole, Informed Comment, 14 March 2018

Will Israeli Policies Change if Netanyahu Leaves Office? by Ramzy Baroud, The Palestine Chronicle, 14 March 2018

MeRA25: a new Greek political party by Yanis Varoufakis, openDemocracy, 13 March 2018

Two futures of health, two paradigms of science by Vandana Shiva, ZNet, 24 March 2018


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