Very dangerous escalation in Syria

by Saker By now many of you must have heard the news: a Russian Lieutenant-General, Valery Asapov, and two Colonels have been killed in what appears to be a very precisely targeted mortar attack.  Just as in the case of the Russian military police unit recently attacked near Deir ez-Zor, the Russians are accusing the Americans of…

Kaspersky Web Security Software under Fire in US for Being Too Good

 Russian Minister of Communications and Mass Media Nikolay Nikiforov said that the Russian web security software by Kaspersky Lab was described as a “threat” by the United States aithorities possibly because it “is too good in catching viruses”. “All those operational systems (iOs, Windows, Android) were produced in the United States. It is of no…

Quick, ditch the dollar: An economic lesson for China and Russia

by Paul Craig Roberts Institute for Political Economy   Is there anyone in Trump’s government who is not an imbecile? After years of endless military threats against Russia – remember CIA deputy director Mike Morell saying on TV (Charlie Rose show) that the US should start killing Russians to give them a message, and Army…

A case against mercenaries – war profiteering

by L. MICHAEL HAGER Counterpunch Opening the August 30 New York Times, I was surprised (and personally appalled) to find Erik Prince on the opinion page with his own by-lined article (“Contractors, Not Troops, Will Save Afghanistan”). While Prince is entitled to his opinion, it seemed to me his former role as head of Blackwater should have…

Vladimir Putin and Russia versus Zionist Fairytales

by Phil Butler New Eastern Outlook Did you read the latest news that Vladimir Putin is rich and evil? Oh, you don’t read anymore, more power to you. Fake news has it that the Russian president has a new “secret” holiday mansion worth untold millions. Furthermore, some of the stories tell of Putin being the…

The NYT’s Yellow Journalism on Russia

by Robert Parry Consortium News The New York Times’ descent into yellow journalism over Russia recalls the sensationalism of Hearst and Pulitzer leading to the Spanish-American War, but the risks to humanity are much greater now. Reading The New York Times these days is like getting a daily dose of the “Two Minutes Hate” as envisioned in George…

Facebook lays out its plan for censoring disagreeable content

Tyler Durden Zero Hedge Earlier this morning, Facebook Vice President of Media Partnerships shared a new blog post on the company’s website detailing precisely how they intend to censor content with which they happen to disagree. Apparently all content providers who share “clickbait or sensationalism, or post misinformation and false news” will be deemed ineligible to monetize…

Google isn’t merely EVIL; it has become a DANGER to freedom, liberty and democracy… Steve Cioccolanti issues urgent warning

by Mike Adams Natural News   In case you haven’t noticed all the censorship recently, Google has become a rampaging monster of Orwellian oppression, intimidation and unbridled power, crushing any voices who oppose its hegemony of internet supremacy. I was one of the first popular voices to warn that Google had become a danger to…