The controversial White Helmets rescue group has been praised in the Western media as heroes, and derided by the Syrian government as ‘al-Qaeda’s civil defense’ network. But is there a middle ground between such polarizing views? A Sputnik correspondent got an unprecedented inside look into the group’s operations in southern Syria.
Today it seems like we are in another Cold War. It was breathtaking to watch our PM Theresa May immediately blaming Russia for the poisoning of the Skripals before the police had conducted their investigation into the evidence. Growing up after the Second World War our news was dominated by the threat from the Soviet […]
The temporary ban of a left-wing, pro-Palestine Facebook page was a part of a “massive rearguard action on the part of the establishment” carried out in the name of “fake news,” argued George Barda, of Occupy London, told RT. Upon reinstating the Occupy London page, which has more than 150k followers, Facebook said the ban […]
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 responsibility to “quell information rebellions” and adopt a “mission […]
So true from a YouTube comment: Funny how people call this man crazy…. he is well informed.. well educated on the reality’s of this world… and these peanut brain people that can’t probably spell bob backward’s call him crazy… all he is telling is the TRUTH ! Inconvenient truth – War equals profit What Others […]
It was the dogs what done it. The picture of the “pile of canine corpses on the streets of Russia killed in the name of the world cup,” I mean. Or at least the thousands of people who had retweeted the image thought so, before it turned out the dead dogs were Pakistani, killed for […]
The BBC and other mainstream media outlets have been slammed by a leading British journalist, who claims all they do is peddle the government’s “fake” narrative. Speaking to RT’s Bill Dod, radio host and journalist Jon Gaunt said he fears that disinformation is being spread by mainstream media outlets on a daily basis.
The New York Times has overlooked vital details about the narrative that Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad used chemical weapons to kill his own people, a former high-level United Nations official told Radio Sputnik Thursday, an oversight that amounts to “manipulation of public opinion” in favor of more death and destruction in war-torn Syria.
The White Helmets, which claim to be an impartial NGO, saving civilians in war-torn Syria, have repeatedly been busted using false videos of their daily rescue operations. The Syrian Civil Defense, also known as the White Helmets, has published several clips and pictures, showing the alleged aftermath of the chemical attack in the city of […]