Daily Archive: December 16, 2016

“Aleppo Atrocities” – The Western Mainstream Media’s Latest Psy-Op

The recent barrage of reports alleging that the Syrian Arab Army is committing “atrocities” against the liberated people of Aleppo stems from unsubstantiated Twitter accounts and melodramatic YouTube videos. The glorious liberation of Aleppo by the victorious Syrian Arab Army (SAA) has finally arrived, yet the Mainstream Media is predictably doing its utmost to cast a dark pallor over this celebratory event. Instead of rejoicing...

South China Sea: Failing to Find Asian Allies, US Invites UK to Meddle

Parroting the US State Department’s rhetoric, almost verbatim to justify the decision, a UK envoy vowed to fly warplanes over, and sail warships through the South China Sea over “concerns” regarding “freedom of navigation there.” Reuters in its article, “British fighters to overfly South China Sea; carriers in Pacific after 2020: envoy,” would report: The envoy, Kim Darroch, told a...

Making Russia ‘The Enemy’

The rising hysteria about Russia is best understood as fulfilling two needs for Official Washington: the Military Industrial Complex’s transitioning from the “war on terror” to a more lucrative “new cold war” – and blunting the threat that a President Trump poses to the neoconservative/liberal-interventionist foreign-policy establishment. By hyping the Russian “threat,” the neocons and their liberal-hawk sidekicks, who include...

‘Like a Prostitute’: 91% of French Respondents say the Media Lies in a Twitter Poll

A French journalist created a stir on Twitter after launching an open poll which asks if people think the media lies. At least 91 percent of the respondents said ‘yes,’ adding that the media hides information, and even comparing journalism to prostitution. The poll was launched by French journalist Jean-Jacques Bourdin, editor-in-chief of RMC radio, earlier in December. He asked...

Cash is No Longer King: Currency Wars, The Phasing Out of Physical Money has Begun

As physical currency around the world is increasingly phased out, the era where “cash is king” seems to be coming to an end. Countries like India and South Korea have chosen to limit access to physical money by law, and others are beginning to test digital blockchains for their central banks. The war on cash isn’t going to be waged overnight, and showdowns will continue in...