Saturday, April 13, 2024
Downtown Tehran

Understanding the Iranian Narrative

On 26 June 2022 Zar Amir Ebrahimi won the Best Actress award at the Cannes Film Festival for her role in the film Holy...
Graeme MacQueen Remembrance

Remembering Graeme MacQueen: by Kevin Ryan

A short article of remembrance by Kevin Ryan. Orignally published at Dig Within. In the summer of 2006, at the newly formed Journal of 9/11 Studies, we...
Stained Glass Serpents

Patterns of Deception and Deviance in the Post-Truth Period

“Let no man deceive you by any means …” — 2 THESSALONIANS 2:3 1. Introduction Patterns of deception are everywhere and their deeper meanings patently plain....
South Africa Apartheid Mural

Truth, Reconciliation, and the Death of Adriaan Vlok

A year after the end of Apartheid, Nelson Mandela’s Government of National Unity launched the South African Truth and Reconciliation Process (TRC) under the...
Girl Wearing Virtual Reality Headset

Guy Debord’s Warning of “The Role of the Expert”: A Philosophical Perspective on the...

Abstract Why are we bombarded by fact-checks and “anti-disinformation” efforts in our timeline scrolls? When one reads news, further, they often find that “experts” are...

Remembering Lance deHaven-Smith (1951-2022)

Lance deHaven-Smith (nee Smith) was born in Atlanta Georgia on April 11, 1951. He graduated with honors from high school, earning a letter as...
Trudeau Masked

Justin Trudeau and the Politics of the Possible: The Emergencies Act Inquiry in Canada...

Introduction On February 14, 2022, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau invoked the Emergencies Act in response to protests across Canada. Based on testimony at a public inquiry in...
Empty White House Briefing Room Podium

Questioning The Official Story About Official Stories: A Role for Citizen Investigations

(Also published at timhayward.wordpress) Official stories, according to the official story about them, are (nearly) always true. The ‘nearly’ gets mentioned just because, on rare...
Israeli Propaganda Cartoon

Hasbara: ‘Israel’s’ Propaganda Policy

(Originally published at Al Mayadeen.) The Hebrew term hasbara literally means ‘explanation’ and is a euphemism within "Israel" for a formal policy of pro-"Israel" evangelism, apologism, and...
David Ray Griffin, Americans Who Tell The Truth

David Ray Griffin (1939-2022). The Man and His Work: A Synopsis

How big can a mind be? If we’re lucky, we have threescore and ten years — in a very big wide world, full of history...