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How the Department of Homeland Security Created a Deceptive Tale of Russia Hacking US Voter Sites
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How the Department of Homeland Security Created a Deceptive Tale of Russia Hacking US Voter Sites
September 3, 2018

The narrative about Russian cyberattacks on American election infrastructure is a self-interested abuse of power by DHS based on distortion of evidence, writes Gareth Porter.

Amazon’s Fusion With the State Shows Neoliberalism’s Drift to Neo-Fascism
July 2, 2018

From Amazon to Facebook, Apple, Google, Microsoft and PayPal – among others – revelations poured out confirming the ongoing abuse of user data by monopolistic corporations, as well as their growing role as vendors of surveillance technology to the U.S. police state, military, and migrant detention agencies.

Amazon’s Fusion With the State Shows Neoliberalism’s Drift to Neo-Fascism
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US Government & Press Lie Constantly, with Total Impunity
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US Government & Press Lie Constantly, with Total Impunity
August 9, 2017

On August 2nd, US President Donald Trump signed into law increased sanctions against Russia, which had been passed 98-2 in the Senate and 419-3 in the House. This new law stated in Section 211, «Congress makes the following findings» as the basis for greatly hiking the economic sanctions against Russia

Foisting Blame for Cyber-hacking on Russia
July 3, 2017

Cyber-criminal efforts to hack into U.S. government databases are epidemic, but this ugly reality is now being exploited to foist blame on Russia and fuel the New Cold War hysteria, reports Gareth Porter.

Foisting Blame for Cyber-hacking on Russia
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International Cyber Attack: Roots Traced to US National Security Agency
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International Cyber Attack: Roots Traced to US National Security Agency
May 14, 2017

The overwhelming majority of the infections appeared in Russia. The ransomware hit about 1,000 computers at the Russian Interior Ministry, though the agency’s servers were not affected thanks to using the national Elbrus operating system instead of Windows.