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The Continuing Horror of CIA’s Torture and Abuse
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The Continuing Horror of CIA’s Torture and Abuse
July 27, 2021

Nearly two decades ago, the Central Intelligence Agency began its sadistic program of torture and abuse, and the Department of Defense created a prison at Guantanamo to evade U.S. law. We are still learning about the horrors of the Global War on Terror.

How Donald Rumsfeld Micromanaged Torture
July 3, 2021

What Rumsfeld did not mention in all his public protestations of regret over Abu Ghraib was that in the same month of May 2004 he had on his desk a report prepared by the Navy inspector general’s office detailing the interrogation methods, refined in their cruelty, being practiced on Jose Padilla and other inmates in the South Carolina naval brig.

How Donald Rumsfeld Micromanaged Torture
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VIDEO: Afghanistan’s Drug Production Is a Global Crisis
VIDEO: Afghanistan’s Drug Production Is a Global Crisis
June 30, 2021

How could poppy production increase with Washington’s bayonets at local’s backs?

Geopolitics, Profit, and Poppies: How the CIA Turned Afghanistan Into a Failed Narco-State
June 27, 2021

The war in Afghanistan has looked a lot like the war on drugs in Latin America and previous colonial campaigns in Asia, with a rapid militarization of the area and the empowerment of pliant local elites.

Geopolitics, Profit, and Poppies: How the CIA Turned Afghanistan Into a Failed Narco-State
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Wikipedia and the Military-Intelligence Complex: How the Free Encyclopedia Feeds the National Security State From Which It Emerged
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Wikipedia and the Military-Intelligence Complex: How the Free Encyclopedia Feeds the National Security State From Which It Emerged
June 26, 2021

In my new book, We’ll Tell You What to Think: Wikipedia, Propaganda and the Making of Liberal Consensus, I expose who funds Wikipedia, what their intentions are, and how they seek to shape narratives favorable to neoliberal capitalism and the US empire.

When a President Lies
June 24, 2021

Joe Biden received much media praise for his meeting with Russian president Vladimir Putin on June 16th. However, little attention has been paid to an issue posed by an Associate Press reporter in a press conference following the meeting…

When a President Lies
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The Notorious London Spy School Churning Out Many of the World’s Top Journalists
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The Notorious London Spy School Churning Out Many of the World’s Top Journalists
June 5, 2021

The fact that the very department that trains high state officials and agents of secretive three letter agencies is also the place that produces many of the journalists we rely on to stand up to those officials and keep them in check is seriously problematic.

CIA (Dis)Information Operations Come Home to the U.S.
June 3, 2021

Through Operation Mockingbird the CIA ran over 400 American journalists as direct assets. Almost none have ever discussed their work publically. CIA documents show journalists were engaged to perform tasks for the CIA with the consent of the managements of America’s leading news organizations.

CIA (Dis)Information Operations Come Home to the U.S.
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