CNN and 60 Minutes host Anderson Cooper, who red-baited Bernie Sanders over old comments praising Fidel Castro’s literacy program, worked in CIA headquarters for two summers.
By Ben Norton
Continue reading “Vanderbilt oligarch heir Anderson Cooper worked at CIA in college”
Assange’s lawyers pointed to CIA surveillance by a Sheldon Adelson-backed private contractor and the Trump administration’s public contempt for the defendant as evidence that the Wikileaks founder would face grave risks if extradited.
By Kevin Gosztola
Continue reading “As Assange’s trial begins, his lawyers highlight risk of extradition with CIA spying operation’s ‘extreme measures’”
With a familiar playbook of evidence-free, anonymously sourced red-baiting, the forces behind Russiagate try to stop Bernie Sanders’ primary success.
Continue reading “The Russiagate Racket targets the Bernie Sanders surge”
As Julian Assange’s US extradition hearing begins in London, Randy Credico on the targeting and demonization of the Wikileaks publisher.
Continue reading “Julian Assange extradition hearing sees US attack bravery, press freedom”
Chile has responded to anti-neoliberal protests with brutally violent repression. 10,365 people have been detained; 3765 treated for wounds in hospitals; and 2122 shot, 445 in the eye according to a conservative estimate by the state-backed National Institute of Human Rights.
By Ben Norton
Continue reading “Chile’s US-backed gov’t is shooting anti-austerity protesters, blinding and maiming by the thousands”
Amid new fear-mongering about “Russian interference,” former UN weapons inspector Scott Ritter on Trump’s overlooked, reckless escalation of the US-Russia arms race.
Continue reading “Russiagate 3.0 drowns out Trump’s reckless escalation of US-Russia nuclear arms race”
In Managua, Ben Norton interviews Nicaragua’s representative to the UN’s International Court of Justice, Carlos Argüello Gómez, who speaks about his country’s case against the US over its terrorist Contra war, the 2018 coup attempt, and why sanctions are an illegal form of warfare on civilians.
Continue reading “After US terrorist war and sanctions, Nicaragua fights for justice at international court”
Randy Credico, a key figure in the Roger Stone trial, on Stone’s 40-month sentence and how Stone’s lies, free liquor at London’s airport, and media spin fueled endless Russiagate falsehoods about a Trump-Wikileaks backchannel.
Continue reading “Exclusive: Randy Credico, key witness in Roger Stone case, on Stone’s 40-month sentence”
Why is Turkey, with US backing, protecting Al-Qaeda’s largest affiliate in Idlib, Syria?
Continue reading “Turkey, US protect Al Qaeda in Idlib and worsen Syria’s suffering”
Former Michael Bloomberg aide Arick Wierson, who is pushing the billionaire’s 2020 presidential campaign and attacking Bernie Sanders, helped elect far-right demagogue Jair Bolsonaro in Brazil.
By Ben Norton
Continue reading “Bloomberg surrogate was PR guru for Brazil’s extreme-right leader Bolsonaro”