2019-10-09: Social Media Postees

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The Washington Post Goes to War With Elizabeth Warren
Staff | truthdig.com | 2019-10-09
With Joe Biden under attack and Bernie Sanders recovering from a heart attack, corporate media are suddenly looking at Warren as a very real threat.
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Backlash against Koch agenda leads to recall drive against Alaska governor
Don Wiener and Arn Pearson | nationofchange.org | 2019-10-08
What a difference a few months makes in politics. | In May, the Center for Media and Democracy (CMD) reported on the enormous influence over the Alaska budget process exerted by the Koch-funded Americans for Prosperity (AFP). | AFP organized field hearings on Governor Mike Dunleavy's proposed budget, with the sessions billed as "private events" on their website. AFP controlled attendance, and AFP imposed a gag rule barring protest signs and asserting strict co…
nationofchange.org/2019/10/08/backlash-a…

'Don't tempt me': Hillary threatens to enter 2020 race after Trump Twitter jab
rt.com | 2019-10-08
Hillary Clinton has threatened to enter the 2020 presidential race for president after President Donald Trump suggested on Twitter that she throw her hat in the ring in an effort to "steal it away" from Elizabeth Warren. | Trump tweeted Tuesday that "Crooked Hillary" should run for president again to deprive the "Uber Left" Warren of a shot at the White House, but only on "one condition" to be subpoenaed to "explain all of her high crimes and misdemeanors." | I think that Crooked Hillary Clinton should enter the race to try and steal it away from Uber Left Elizabeth Warren. Only one condition. The Crooked one…
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The Real Venezuela: Dignified, Indivisible and Truthful
Nino Pagliccia | counterpunch.org | 2019-10-08
All those wondering who is in charge in Venezuela, should stop reading the biased and confusing corporate media and should look at who represents the country at the United Nations. The UN is not a perfect institution but it is one that is clear on the issue of membership despite powerful attempts at obfuscating that…
counterpunch.org/2019/10/08/the-real-ven…

The Corporate Democrats' (and Alicia Garza's) get-Sanders slanders
Glen Ford | mronline.org | 2019-10-08
Once the Bernie Sanders threat has subsided, Elizabeth Warren will be required to further neuter herself to allay the fears of billionaire Democratic donors. Once upon a time not so long ago the U.S. corporate media was a livelier place, where the rich people that owned the presses argued among themselves about the destiny of […] | Source…
mronline.org/2019/10/08/the-corporate-de…

'Shusenjo': The WWII 'comfort women' issue receives a startling documentary film treatment
Cathy Deppe | peoplesworld.org | 2019-10-08
Should there be a reckoning from the Japanese government and its Imperial Japanese Army for authorizing the holding of women from Korea and elsewhere in sexual slavery from as early as 1932 through the end of World War II? Or should history be revised to permanently deny these events as "fake news?" A young American …
peoplesworld.org/article/shusenjo-the-ww…

Murderer Amber Guyger gets a hug from judge and racist media
Christopher Banks | liberationnews.org | 2019-10-07
The corporate media message (and preference) was clear: Unconditionally offer forgiveness even when it is not premised on meaningful change and lasting justice.
liberationnews.org/murderer-amber-guyger…

"A Shakespearean Act of Betrayal": Trump Agrees to Let Turkey Invade Kurdish-Controlled Syrian Area
Staff | democracynow.org | 2019-10-07
U.S. troops have begun withdrawing from northeast Syria as Turkey prepares to invade Kurdish-controlled areas of the country. For years, the Kurds have been close allies to the United States in the fight against ISIS. On Sunday, however, the White House released a statement that surprised many in the region, announcing that Turkey would be "moving forward with its long-planned operation in Northern Syria," following a phone call between President Trump and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. "The United States Armed Forces will not support or be involved in that operation, and the United States forces, having…
www.democracynow.org/2019/10/7/syria_us_…

An Open Letter to Science and Global Security
Rick Sterling | dissidentvoice.org | 2019-10-06
Dear Editors at Science and Global Security Science and Global Security (SGS) has been publishing technical articles on arms control and related issues since 1989. I urge you not to succumb to political censorship. Recently it was announced you are withholding publication of an article titled "Computational Forensic Analysis for the Chemical Weapons Attack at …
dissidentvoice.org/2019/10/an-open-lette…

'Biden family was PAID OFF, pure and simple!' Trump in latest rant over Ukrainegate
rt.com | 2019-10-06
Attacking the Bidens, the Democrats and the "fake news" media in one powerful swipe, President Donald Trump has fired a volley of trademark Sunday tweets, calling Joe and Hunter Biden's involvement in Ukraine "inexcusable." | "It is INCREDIBLE to watch and read the Fake News and how they pull out all stops to protect Sleepy Joe Biden and his thrown out of the Military son, Hunter," Trump started out, before launching into a Twitterstorm of seemingly damning facts about the Bidens, Ukraine and China. | He brought up Hunter's "$100,000 a month (Plus,Plus)" income from the Ukrainian gas company Burisma "even thou…
rt.com/usa/470336-trump-biden-family-pai…

HELP FAIR: Want a Better World? Fight for Better Media
fair.org | 2019-10-03
Dear FAIRites, FAIR holds firm to its belief that documenting and challenging corporate media is critically important to maintaining democratic values. The news industry's use of government officials, unnamed sources and right-wing think tank "experts" to distort the news needs to always be called out–now is not the time to let up on media activism. …
fair.org/home/help-fair-want-a-better-wo…

HELP FAIR: Want a Better World? Fight for Better Media
fair.org | 2019-10-03
Dear FAIRites, FAIR holds firm to its belief that documenting and challenging corporate media is critically important to maintaining democratic values. The news industry's use of government officials, unnamed sources and right-wing think tank "experts" to distort the news needs to always be called out–now is not the time to let up on media activism. …
fair.org/home/help-fair-want-a-better-wo…

Atlantic Calls on Hollywood to Produce More Government Propaganda
Jim Naureckas | fair.org | 2019-10-03
This Atlantic ( 9/15/19) essay's main complaint about Chinese propaganda seems to be that Beijing is better at it than Washington. | The Atlantic ( 9/15/19) published a curious plea for more propaganda in Hollywood movies. The essay, by Boston College's Martha Bayles, is ostensibly a warning about the growing power of China over the US film industry: Simultaneously the world's mo…
fair.org/home/atlantic-calls-on-hollywoo…

Atlantic Calls on Hollywood to Produce More Government Propaganda
Jim Naureckas | fair.org | 2019-10-03
This Atlantic ( 9/15/19) essay's main complaint about Chinese propaganda seems to be that Beijing is better at it than Washington. | The Atlantic ( 9/15/19) published a curious plea for more propaganda in Hollywood movies. The essay, by Boston College's Martha Bayles, is ostensibly a warning about the growing power of China over the US film industry: Simultaneously the world's mo…
fair.org/home/atlantic-calls-on-hollywoo…

Reports on China 'organ harvesting' derive from front groups of far-right cult Falun Gong
Ryan McCarthy | thegrayzone.com | 2019-09-30
A wave of corporate media reports on Chinese organ harvesting rely without acknowledgement on front groups connected to the far-right…
thegrayzone.com/2019/09/30/reports-china…

Daily Stormer Website Goes Dark Amid Chaos
Hatewatch Staff | splcenter.org | 2019-09-18
The website for the Daily Stormer, the white supremacist, neo-Nazi and antisemitic racist group, has lost access to a critical piece of web infrastructure that allows the general public to access its hate propaganda easily.
splcenter.org/hatewatch/2019/09/18/daily…

New Season of Amazon's Jack Ryan Focused on Venezuela Denounced as 'Over-the-Top and Ridiculous' US Propaganda
Eoin Higgins, Common Dreams | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-09-08
The upcoming season of Amazon's Jack Ryan could have been scripted by John Bolton.
venezuelanalysis.com/news/14650

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