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The Anonymous Blacklist Promoted by the Washington Post Has Apparent Ties to Ukrainian Fascism and CIA Spying

The Anonymous Blacklist Promoted by the Washington Post Has Apparent Ties to Ukrainian Fascism and CIA Spying
Photo Credit: Max Borge, Flickr Last month, the Washington Post gave a glowing front-page boost to an anonymous online blacklist of hundreds of American websites, from marginal conspiracy sites to flagship libertarian and progressive publications. As Max Blumenthal reported for AlterNet, the anonymous website argued that all of them should be investigated by the federal government and potentially prosecuted under the Espionage Act as Russian spies, for wittingly or unwittingly spreading Russian propaganda. My own satirical newspaper was raided and closed down by the Kremlin in 2008, on charges of “extremism”—akin to terrorism—which I took seriously enough to leave for home for good. It’s now been a few days, and the shock and disgust is turning to questions about how to fight back—and who we should be fighting against. Smearing a progressive journalism icon WaPo’s key source was an anonymous online group calling itself PropOrNot (i.e., “Propaganda Or Not”). Related:  Media PropagandaInformation War, Disinformation to Support WarInfluence on Journalism and Mainstream Media

Intelligence Officer Who Personally Met the Democratic Email Leaker Confirms Leaker Is with AMERICAN INTELLIGENCE Services The former intelligence analyst, British Ambassador to Uzbekistan, and chancellor of the University of Dundee, Craig Murray, wrote yesterday: As Julian Assange has made crystal clear, the leaks did not come from the Russians. As I have explained countless times, they are not hacks, they are insider leaks – there is a major difference between the two. *** I know who leaked them. I’ve met the person who leaked them, and they are certainly not Russian and it’s an insider. In other words, Murray – a close friend of Julian Assange – says he knows for a fact that there were no hacks at all … instead, an American insider leaked the information to Wikileaks. Today, Murray writes: If you set up the super surveillance state, hoovering up all the internet traffic of pretty well everybody, that is not just going to affect the ordinary people whom the elite despise. And Murray confirmed to Washington's Blog by email that Binney "was on the mark." It wouldn't be the first time. And see this.

FBI Orders Teachers To Report Students Who Question Government New federal guidelines have just been introduced across the country, and what they mandate is quite disturbing to civil libertarians. The FBI has now instructed high schools across the nation to report students who in any way criticize government policies and what the report phrases as “western corruption.” The FBI is interested in determining – as part of some warped “pre-crime” program – who might become potential future terrorists. The FBI warns in the report that that “anarchist extremists” are no different that ISIS terrorists. They further caution teachers against young people who are poor, as well as immigrants and others who travel to “suspicious” countries. Sarah Lazare, writing for AlterNet, notes that “based on the widely unpopular British ‘anti-terror’ mass surveillance program, the FBI’s ‘Preventing Violent Extremism in Schools’ guidelines, released in January, are almost certainly designed to single out and target Muslim-American communities.” (Article by M.

WikiLeaks Just DUMPED EVERYTHING – This is HUGE – Historic Activity by Wikileaks – Read and Share before it is taken down! | Nation One News NOTICE: This is a developing story, it is being actively updated as information comes available. Please check back for updates. Last Updated 4:54PM GMT (12:54 PM Eastern United States) UPDATE 4:54PM GMT (12:54PM EST) Information circulating that suggests there are more members of @Wikileaks impacted. Not just Assange at the Embassy. BREAKING: Source state 14 other @Wikileaks operatives have no phone/internet. The FBI file on Hillary #Clinton has been updated with another 100 pages and includes handy ebook reader format WikiLeaks (@wikileaks) October 17, 2016 UPDATE 3:59PM GMT (11:59AM EST) It appears Wikileaks has signalled all operatives to take measures to protect themselves. Also developing story, RT Media’s Bank Accounts Closed in the UK (Suspected close ties to Wikileaks? i'm here and ready for new releases. already changed my locationthanks @wikileaks for a good job! Historic Event

A Clinton Fan Manufactured Fake News That MSNBC Personalities Spread to Discredit WikiLeaks Docs The phrase “Fake News” has exploded in usage since the election, but the term is similar to other malleable political labels such as “terrorism” and “hate speech”: because it lacks any clear definition, it is essentially useless except as an instrument of propaganda and censorship. The most important fact to realize about this new term: those who most loudly denounce Fake News are typically those most aggressively disseminating it. One of the most egregious examples was the recent Washington Post article hyping a new anonymous group and its disgusting blacklist of supposedly pro-Russia news outlets – a shameful article mindlessly spread by countless journalists who love to decry Fake News, despite the Post article itself being centrally based on Fake News. Now we have an even more compelling example. The most damaging such claim came from MSNBC’s intelligence analyst Malcolm Nance.

Corporate Media Admits Its Own 'Russian Propaganda' Story May Be 'Fake News' Washington, D.C. – In what amounts to the Washington Post attempting to maintain a semblance of credibility after running a propaganda piece labeling numerous websites, including The Free Thought Project, as “Russian propaganda,” Post editors on Wednesday attempted to distance themselves from the story by attaching to the top of the article a disclaimer that among other things claims that the Post cannot “vouch for the validity of PropOrNot’s finding regarding any individual media outlet.” Here is the Editor’s disclaimer recently added to the story: Editor’s Note: The Washington Post on Nov. 24 published a story on the work of four sets of researchers who have examined what they say are Russian propaganda efforts to undermine American democracy and interests. One of them was PropOrNot, a group that insists on public anonymity, which issued a report identifying more than 200 websites that, in its view, wittingly or unwittingly published or echoed Russian propaganda.

ABC News Caught Staging Fake Crime Scene ABC News has been caught staging a fake “crime scene” for reporter Linsey Davis to report from in a ... ABC News has been caught staging a fake “crime scene” for reporter Linsey Davis to report from in a segment broadcast on Good Morning America. Viewers were presented with the sight of Davis standing in front of yellow police tape with the words “SHERIFF’S LINE DO NOT CROSS” and ABC News, reporting from the site for hours, claimed Davis was in the middle of an active crime scene. But she wasn’t. The ABC News report had more in common with a Hollywood production than a breaking news report. Linsey Davis was actually standing in a field in Woodruffe, South Carolina – not at the crime scene she was claiming to be reporting from. Sources with knowledge of the matter say the sheriff’s tape was placed there by the ABC News crew for the purpose of its inclusion in the live shot. Busted – and ABC know it. Fake Sheriff’s Tape, Fake News But ABC News’ recent behavior gets even worse. 1.

Obama Federalizes Police Forces in 6 US Cities - The cities chosen for the COPS pilot program are Minneapolis, Fort Worth, Pittsburgh, Stockton, Birmingham and Gary, IN. As mentioned by Obama’s 21st Century Policing Task Force, the founding premise for this federal takeover is supposedly the rampant racism of the American police, who victimize poor, innocent populations for no other reason than color. Gary is a city with an 83% black population; only ten percent of its citizens are white; the demographics of Gary are just further evidence of the fallacy of this take over. Gary is a crime-riddled, liberal stronghold, eager to prove to the Big Brother Obama that they are in need of federal oversight and a big fat check. And so, the Administration which was supposedly best equipped to heal race relations, continues to create rancor to divide and conquer Americans. Read more: inShare0

Billionaires Funding Plot To Destroy Dissent And Protest In Colleges | PopularResistance.Org Above Photo: By Gallo Images / Sowetan / Thulani Mbele A multimillion-dollar campaign to stifle protest in universities. As far-right speakers face loud student opposition at their university speaking gigs, conservative lawmakers in several states are introducing legislation that cracks down on protesters. As uncovered by UnKoch My Campus’ Ralph Wilson, numerous states have borrowed their so-called “campus free speech” bills from the rightwing Goldwater Institute, which is funded by conservative plutocrats including Charles Koch and the Mercer family. The intent of these bills isn’t to protect student speech; it’s actually to suppress it in favor of guest speakers who, at times, support white nationalism, LGBTQ discrimination and other hateful worldviews. It goes on to say, “Any student who has twice been found responsible for infringing the expressive rights of others will be suspended for a minimum of one year, or expelled.” The protest crackdown In North Carolina, Republican Lt.

Who's the Biggest Peddler of Fake News? Everyone’s Talking About “Fake News” Everyone’s talking about “fake news” … Google Trends shows that – starting in late October – that phrase absolutely exploded in terms of internet searches: In the last month, Obama, Merkel, CNN, the New York Times, Washington Post and many other mainstream media have warned about the dangers of fake news. There certainly is a lot of fake news. And some of it is by anti-establishment types trying to discredit American institutions with false reports. But – as we document below – the government and mainstream media are by far the biggest purveyors of fake news. The Government’s Been Deploying Propaganda On U.S. The United States Senate Select Committee to Study Governmental Operations with Respect to Intelligence Activities found in 1975 that the CIA submitted stories to the American press: Wikipedia adds details: After 1953, the network was overseen by Allen W. In 2008, the New York Times wrote: Famed Watergate reporter Carl Bernstein wrote in 1977: Lt. Why?

The CIA and the Press: When the Washington Post Ran the CIA’s Propaganda Network Image by Nathaniel St. Clair Last week, the Washington Post published a scurrilous piece by a heretofore obscure technology reporter named Craig Timberg, alleging without the faintest evidence that Russian intelligence was using more than 200 independent news sites to pump out pro-Putin and anti-Clinton propaganda during the election campaign. Under the breathless headline, “Russian propaganda effort helped spread ‘fake news’ during election, experts say,” Timberg concocted his story based on allegations from a vaporous group called ProporNot, run by nameless individuals of unknown origin, whom Timberg (cribbing from the Bob Woodward stylesheet) agreed to quote as anonymous sources. ProporNot’s catalogue of supposed Putin-controlled outlets reeks of the McCarthyite smears of the Red Scare era. For the subjects of hit-and-run journalism such as this, however, it’s often a different matter entirely. Now it appears that the paper is circling round for yet another drive-by. Trento writes that

Prominent U.S. 'Journalist' in Syria Serves as Mouthpiece for Violent Extremists Editor's Note:Watch Stacy Bannerman deliver her testimony for The People's Tribunal on the Iraq War here, video provded by The Real News. During the final days of rebel control over the eastern areas of Aleppo, the Western media depended almost entirely on a handful of English-speaking, self-described activists to relay news of the situation to a captivated public. These figures served a dual purpose, acting as spokespeople for the beleaguered Syrian opposition while deflecting attention from armed insurgents dominated by extreme Islamists. Nestled among them was an American, Bilal Abdul Kareem, who may be one of the most remarkable characters of the Syrian civil war. Bilal Abdul Kareem is from New York City and claims to have enjoyed a career as an actor, an anti-AIDS activist and a standup comedian before parachuting into Aleppo. Abdul Kareem has helped produce a series for CNN, and has also produced reports with the U.K.' Defending extremist groups Giving a platform to al-Qaeda

Don't Be Terrorized By Your Government This Fourth of July CNNAs Americans prepare to celebrate Independence Day, officials in the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security are warning us that there's a heightened threat of Islamist terrorist attacks. CNN is reporting that law enforcement officials believe that the Islamist threat is "the highest in years." CIA deputy director turned CBS security analyst Michael Morrell declared, "I wouldn't be surprised if we're sitting here a week from today talking about an attack over the weekend in the United States. That's how serious this is." So just how "serious" is the risk? Well, the risks to American lives aren't very big. The current spate of terrorism warnings certainly sounds scary in light of the recent terror attacks in Kuwait, Tunisia, and France. The plain fact is that terrorism does not remotely threaten the existence of the United States. That's an average of just under 5 people per year. Gallup What is to be done?

3 Popular Mainstream Media Journalists Come Together & Tell The Truth About Tell-Lie-Vision The world is changing so fast, and many people, at least in the developed world, are starting to see through corporately owned mainstream media. They’ve been caught red handed ‘faking’ and lying about major global events on multiple occasions, and now, some of their employees are leaving their jobs and telling the truth about something that dominates a large portion of mainstream media. That being said, it’s clear that not every single thing we see on mainstream western television is a lie, but it seems that much of it is or at least has corporate and political bias’ behind it, especially when it comes to major global events like war and terrorism. It’s unfortunate that our world has been plagued by political agendas, and that the infiltration of media has become out of control. Below is a list of three of the most recent examples. Dr. Dr. “I’ve been a journalist for about 25 years, and I was educated to lie, to betray, and not to tell the truth to the public. Here is the full interview:

untitled Today, the Department of Homeland Security and FBI released a report alleging Russian hacking. It’s important to note what the report does NOT say … It does NOT allege any of the following: It doesn’t claim that it’s accurate. It doesn’t mention Wikileaks … not even once. In other words, the report really doesn’t say much of anything … Disclaimer: The contents of this article are of sole responsibility of the author(s). www.globalresearch.ca contains copyrighted material the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. For media inquiries: publications@globalresearch.ca

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