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NATO: Russia Has Ramped Up Propaganda Campaign Since Crimea Seizure

Reuters | Paul Vale | Posted 02.11.2017 | Home

NATO accused Russia of escalating a disinformation campaign since the Kremlin’s 2014 seizure of Ukraine’s Crimea region, saying Russian websites s...

The Russia I Remember Heads Back To The Future

Irv Chapman | Posted 12.20.2016 | Media
Irv Chapman

Germany, heading for crucial elections next year, is openly fearful of Russian moves to influence the result.

Reflections on Fake News

Bruce Fein | Posted 12.03.2016 | Politics
Bruce Fein

Fake news is an old story. It has featured in domestic politics and international affairs since the beginning of time. The British famously defined ...

Russia Media Engage in Disinformation Outside the Country, But Can't Fool Their Own People

Armine Sahakyan | Posted 10.21.2016 | Home
Armine Sahakyan

Image: The Kremlin. Pixabay.com Everybody knows that Russia has mounted a wide-ranging disinformation campaign against the West, using propaganda veh...

Egypt: Stopping A Massacre At A Newspaper

Yehia Ghanem | Posted 09.27.2016 | Home
Yehia Ghanem

We had walked just 200 yards from Al-Ahram when the security forces, appearing from the side streets, suddenly closed in on us and began firing. Snipers were also targeting us. Myself, Ibrahim and many other demonstrators picked up the wounded and carried them back to the lobby of Al-Ahram.

Pakistan's Military Threatened Me After I Wrote a Book About Its Army

C. Christine Fair | Posted 02.24.2017 | Home
C. Christine Fair

Pakistan's military and intelligence agencies are waging a nasty war on U.S.-based scholars whose writings and public statements undermine cherished narratives promulgated by the army that has dominated Pakistan's governance for most of the state's existence.

Confused About Russia's Intentions in Syria? Putin Wants You to Be.

Ben Judah | Posted 10.09.2016 | Home
Ben Judah

Western diplomats are fond of legally and neatly putting things in boxes. Kremlin tactics are quite the opposite. Russian military thinking doesn't see a clean breakdown between what are weapons of war and what are civilian tools, or what are propaganda forums and what are channels for frank talks. The diplomats and talks are part of the offensive.

A 'License to Kill'? 6 Million Lives at Stake Every Year

Matthieu Ricard | Posted 06.17.2016 | Impact
Matthieu Ricard

If Philip Morris wins its case against Uruguay forcing them to scrap its laws aimed at safeguarding public health, smoking bans in other countries will also be threatened. Philip Morris will have a "license to kill". A ruling is expected very soon from the ICSID, a branch of the World Bank.

'Green News Report' - June 11, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 06.11.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Oil spill clean up continues in Santa Barbara; Major media steps up, chal...

Ex-Air Force Law Enforcement Agent Says He Hoaxed Major UFO Mythologies

Alejandro Rojas | Posted 07.13.2014 | Weird News
Alejandro Rojas

Richard Doty claims that while he was a special agent for the U.S. Air Force Office of Special Investigations, he was tasked with hoaxing documents and feeding false information to UFO researchers. The Air Force refuses to comment on whether they knew of his activities and whether his claims of partaking in this activity at the behest of his superiors is accurate.

Got Science? Who's Afraid of a 'Science Laureate?'

Seth Shulman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science
Seth Shulman

It is worth noting that, last month, a noncontroversial bill authorizing the president to appoint an annual "science laureate" was moving swiftly through the House and Senate with broad bipartisan support.

Controlling the Comments in the Digital Universe

Michael Drew | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Michael Drew

The Huffington Post has stopped accepting anonymous comments. It's a start. So-called trolls who use comments sections to espouse negative views or to threaten or foment discord will always find ways to keep fanning the flames of disinformation.

'Green News Report' - September 3, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.03.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S ...

'Green News Report' - August 29, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 10.29.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S ...

'Green News Report' - August 27, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 10.27.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S ...

'Green News Report' -- August 22, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 10.22.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

'Green News Report' is heard on many fine radio stations around the country. For additional info on stories we covered today, plus today's 'Green News Extra', please click right here...

'Green News Report' - August 8, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 10.08.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S ...

Chuck Hagel for DOD

Brent Budowsky | Posted 02.26.2013 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

Chuck Hagel as Secretary of Defense would bring immense confidence in the capitals of America's allies around the world, and great enthusiasm from veterans and military families throughout America who know him well, and trust him greatly.

The Disinformation Campaign Against Homeopathy

Dana Ullman | Posted 11.14.2011 | Healthy Living
Dana Ullman

Because of the economic, philosophical and scientific threat that the paradigm and practice of homeopathy represents, the vitriol and antagonism still exists. It is therefore enlightening to expose the disinformation.

Green News Report: February 15, 2011 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S SPECIAL RADIO REPORT: All...

WikiLeaks and the Disconnectivity of the Web

Indra Adnan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Indra Adnan

I am ambivalent about WikiLeaks. While I go with the undisputed righteousness of principles like freedom of speech, I feel I am being dragged into a fight that is not my own.

What's Wrong with America? Let Me List the Books....

Robert David Steele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Robert David Steele

Sun Tzu writes that if you do not know your enemy, AND you do not know yourself, you are destined to fail. The United States of America is not a Repu...

"Obama's Wars": The Real Story Bob Woodward Won't Tell

Russ Baker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Russ Baker

For almost four decades, under cover of his supposedly "objective" reporting, Woodward has represented the viewpoints of the military and intelligence establishments. Often he has done so in the context of complex inside maneuvering.

Wing-Nut Tea

Susan L. Travis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Susan L. Travis

These are interesting and difficult times for all Americans, though the predicament of our Republican brothers and sisters bears special reflection.

Guardian Asserts Conspiracy to Hide the Peak

A. Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
A. Siegel

A recent Guardian article raises the question: has there been a conspiracy to inflate IEA numbers and thus distort the global conversation about our energy challenges?