Tag: Cold War

China’s reality on the ground: fact vs Cold War fiction

Red Lines host Anya Parampil speaks with Beijing-based journalist Daniel Alan Bey about his experience living in China during the COVID-19 outbreak.

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How a Trump media dump mainstreamed Chinese lab coronavirus conspiracy theory

A conspiracy theory about Covid-19 escaping from China’s Wuhan Institute of Virology is the Trump administration’s Iraqi WMD. And the Washington Post’s Josh Rogin is playing the role of Judith Miller.

By Max Blumenthal and Ajit Singh

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State-backed Alliance for Securing Democracy disinfo shop falsely smears The Grayzone as ‘state-backed’

In painting critical reporting on the Iowa caucuses debacle as a Russian plot, a Western government-backed information warfare shop smeared The Grayzone and independent reporter Jordan Chariton, falsely claiming both are “state-backed media accounts.”

By Alex Rubinstein

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China detaining millions of Uyghurs? Serious problems with claims by US-backed NGO and far-right researcher ‘led by God’ against Beijing

Claims that China has detained millions of Uyghur Muslims are based largely on two studies. A closer look at these papers reveals US government backing, absurdly shoddy methodologies, and a rapture-ready evangelical researcher named Adrian Zenz.

By Ajit Singh and Max Blumenthal

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CIA ayudó a convertir a serie ‘Jack Ryan’ en fantasía sobre cambio de régimen en Venezuela

Un análisis del investigador Tom Secker revela cómo la serie de Amazon sobre un cambio de régimen en Venezuela, “Jack Ryan”, fue moldeada por la CIA y consultores militares de EEUU – y cómo los productores del programa de televisión les ocultaron su rol a los espectadores.   

por Max Blumenthal

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NBA-China outrage reveals how free speech is being crushed by Washington’s new Cold War

Contrary to its claim to universally protect free expression, the NBA has repeatedly demonstrated its willingness to sanction its players’ speech, particularly where it crosses lines with Washington’s anti-China agenda. 

By Ajit Singh

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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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Obama admits bipartisan capitalist ‘Washington Consensus’ fueled far-right and multiplied inequality

Former US President Barack Obama admitted that the neoliberal capitalist policies he and his predecessors supported fostered the rise of the far-right and grossly exacerbated inequality.

By Ben Norton

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Pentagon says China and Russia are top US national security ‘threats,’ not terrorism

The US government is moving away from “war on terror” rhetoric as Defense Secretary Mattis says “great power competition, not terrorism, is now the primary focus of US national security.”

By Ben Norton / The Real News

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Behind the guise of adversarial journalism, CNN’s Jake Tapper is taking America to war

While posing as Trump’s most dogged critic, CNN anchor Jake Tapper has become the hawkish face and voice of pro-war American regime media.

By Max Blumenthal / AlterNet


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