Wayne Madsen

Investigative journalist, author and syndicated columnist. A member of the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) and the National Press Club

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June 24, 2019
Trump Threatening the World’s Most Eco-Sensitive Habitats

The ecologically-sensitive Galapagos Islands, home to many species not found anywhere else in the world and made famous by scientist Charles Darwin in his seminal work on evolution, “On the Origin of Species,” will soon be the location of yet another US military base.

June 18, 2019
‘Wagging the Dog’ While Lying About It

The Donald Trump administration, aided and abetted by the Republican congressional conference, will go down in history as a regime of liars, grifters, dime store propagandists, common criminals, and schoolyard bullies.

June 16, 2019
It’s Back to Cold War Days Over the Baltic

There is little doubt that the Western military alliance is attempting to turn the Baltic Sea into a “NATO lake.” Certain Western interests want to make it a zone of war.

June 13, 2019
Report: Prepare for the Climatic Collapse of Civilization

The authors of the Australian report believe that mid-21st century is the “point of no return” for Earth’s climate. However, other scientists believe that we have already reached that point.

June 10, 2019
Trump’s Middle East ‘Deal of the Century’ and his ‘Kosher Quartet’

The June 25-26, 2019 “peace conference” scheduled for Manama, Bahrain and attended by the United States, Israel, a few Palestinian quislings, and sell-out Arab states is nothing more than a rubber stamp on the future virtual annexation of the West Bank by Israel.

June 5, 2019
Why the Sports Model of Political Reporting Has Had Disastrous Results

In the latter half of the 20th century, no one would confuse the hard news sections of newspapers with the sports sections. However, today, on-air news reporting has largely adopted the format used by 24-hour sports channels.

May 30, 2019
Fighting for Colonial Footprints: a Very British Thing

As can be seen with the recent UN General Assembly vote, colonialism and neo-colonialism are no longer popular but they continue to have their desperate supporters.

May 26, 2019
Latest ‘Dodgy Dossier’ Not Even Original in Context

The dupes at NBC News, who were not able to realize they have been played like a cheap fiddle, have treated dusting off the Republic of New Afrika by Khodorkovsky’s London propaganda operation as a major newsworthy event.

May 15, 2019
Trump: Extortionist-in-Chief

The world is growing increasingly tired of Trump bullying others to the point that the international order has frayed at the seams.

May 8, 2019
Trump’s Encircling of Venezuela: A Fool’s Errand

For Bolton, Abrams, and the CIA to have chosen May 1 – the international holiday of socialist and labor solidarity – to launch a coup against the Bolivarian socialist government of Venezuela was truly an insane decision.