Press

In A Corporatist System Of Government, Corporate Censorship Is State Censorship
In a corporatist system of government, wherein there is no meaningful separation between corporate power and state power, corporate censorship is state censorship, argues Caitlin Johnstone in this commentary. Last year, representatives of Facebook, Twitter, and Google were instructed on the US Senate floor that it is their [...]
Save
Twitter Not Banning Infowars: ‘US Laws Don’t Define Hate Speech Clearly’ – Prof
Twitter will not suspend controversial radio host and blogger Alex Jones of InfoWars. The social network's CEO, Jack Dorsey, tweeted that his posts did not violate any rules. Apple, Facebook, YouTube and Spotify have either banned or punished the conspiracy theorist. Sputnik talked about Twitter's decision not to suspend Alex Jo [...]
Save
Lawyers Concerned About Ecuadorian Government Silence Over Assange’s Future
QUITO (Sputnik) - The defense for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who resides at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, is concerned about the Ecuadorian authorities' silence regarding his future, Assange's lawyer Carlos Poveda told Sputnik. "We sent two letters to the Ecuadorian Foreign Ministry 10 days ago and five days ago res [...]
Save
Making Excuses for Russiagate
As months turn into nearly two years and no solid evidence emerges to nail Russia for nabbing Election 2016, some big Russia-gate cheerleaders are starting to cover their tracks, as Daniel Lazare explains. The best evidence that Russia-gate is sinking beneath the waves is the way those pushing the pseudo-scandal are now busily c [...]
Save
Amnesty International: Trumpeting for War… Again
One must marvel at the first few paragraphs of Amnesty International’s recent press release: “The international community’s catastrophic failure to take concrete action to protect the people of Syria has allowed parties to the conflict, most notably the Syrian government, to commit war crimes and crimes against humanity w [...]
Save
Between the Null and the Void
Happy cultures are all alike. But this is not a happy culture. Sullen and sour, America seems like a country whose nerves are shot. And, after 16 straight years of war, why wouldn’t the political neurons be frayed? Each day the fear factor is being ratcheted up. New threats are being targeted. New wars being planned. A paralyt [...]
Save
Speeding car takes flight, plows into 2nd floor of office building (PHOTOS)
By some improbable fluke of physics, a speeding car went airborne and plowed into the second floor of a California office building. The bizarre crash left two people injured. The vehicle became partially wedged in the side of a dental office building after it hit a road divider in the Orange County city of Santa Ana shortly befo [...]
Save
Why Accusations Against Sputnik, RT an ‘Insult to the Americans’ Intelligence’
Three Democratic congressmen have recently raised the alarm over Radio Sputnik's allegedly using "US airwaves to influence the presidential election" back in 2016, apparently being uninformed that the broadcaster went on the air on the 105.5 FM frequency in Washington on July 1, 2017, almost eight months after the vote. [...]
Save
Hysterical US Lawmakers Breach Time and Space Limits in Fight With Radio Sputnik
Radio Sputnik is capable of things that you wouldn't expect from mere mortals. That's what three US lawmakers imply by saying that Sputnik's new FM station in Washington, DC influenced the recent presidential election - this despite the fact that the station started broadcasting only this summer, several months after Trump won t [...]
Save
Facebook Ignores Terrorism Help Pleas Yet Assists in US Russia Probe
After several calls from European governments to assist in the war against terror, Facebook has finally agreed to extend a helping hand and start an investigation... into alleged Russian interference during the US 2016 presidential election. [...]
Save
Liberty lost? Americans increasingly unhappy with levels of freedom, survey says
America is often referred to as the "Land of the Free," but as citizens prepare to celebrate the Fourth of July, their satisfaction with the country's freedom is significantly lower than it was a decade ago, according to a newly released Gallup poll. The survey found that although 91 percent of Americans were satisfied with t [...]
Save
An American Prophet (Chris Hedges) Is Vindicated
I’m not the only person to note that if Jesus ever actually showed up in America it would be our “Christians” who would shout him down — if, that is, he talked about peace and the horror of an imperial nation addicted to war. “Blessed are the peacemakers”? No thanks! If you ever want to know what it looks like whe [...]
Save
‘Terrible affront to 1st Amendment’: Journalist Barrett Brown re-arrested amid media tour
Barrett Brown, the journalist and “hacktivist” who is on parole after serving a four-year prison term over reporting on corporate espionage against Americans, has been arrested again. He had been speaking to the media and was set to appear on PBS.   [...]
Save
US Detains Journalist For Exercising Free Speech
US intelligence reporter Barrett Brown was arrested, again, on Thursday morning for criticizing the US government while appearing on radio interviews. “I would call the people who did this a bunch of chicken-sh*t a**holes that are brutalizing the Constitution,” Brown’s lawyer, Jay Leiderman, said following his client [...]
Save
RT wins 9 awards, incl 2 golds, at prestigious New York Festivals
RT has bagged nine medals at this year's New York Festivals awards for the world’s best TV and film work. The channel's series of special reports from Libya and a documentary on the water crisis in India received top prizes. The RT network was nominated in 18 categories of the prestigious international television and film c [...]
Save
Admin

Tags

Accident Arms Army Austria China Clashes Conflict Crime Crimea Crisis Economy EU Europe Finance Germany Health History Human rights Information Technology Intelligence internet Iraq Law Mass media Military NATO Obama Opposition Police Politics Protest Putin Russia Sanctions Scandal Security Snowden Syria terrorism UK Ukraine USA video Violence war