Author: Yasha Levine

Yasha Levine is an investigative journalist and a founding editor of The eXiled Online. His latest book is "Surveillance Valley: The Secret Military History of the Internet."

Shocker: US state propaganda outlets censor Black Lives Matter protests

It’s hard for Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty to sell the USA as a shining example of civil liberties and democracy when the internet is drowning in pics of American killer cops beating down on anyone in sight.

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Our nativist freakout about China hides the real origin of the coronavirus. It’s political, global, and made in the USA.

We’re facing something that’s more difficult than a medical emergency. We’re facing a political fight against the most powerful corporations in the world.

By Yasha Levine

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Yes, Ukraine interfered in the 2016 presidential election

Meddling in the 2016 US presidential election by Ukrainian politicians and government agencies did indeed happen. No amount of denial is going to change that.

By Yasha Levine

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With Russiagate, we Soviet immigrants were finally forced to reckon with the bigotry of America’s elite

We never knew what it was like to have the country’s media and political class brand people like us a possible threat. Until now.

By Yasha Levine

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American internet companies are privatized instruments of US geopolitical power, and they’re not even hiding it

Perhaps the one positive thing that’s come out of RussiaGate is that no one believes Silicon Valley’s global utopianism anymore.

By Yasha Levine

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