Saturday, April 13, 2024

Nuclear Threat and Bluff

On the face of it, it would seem that statements from Moscow indicating Russian preparedness to resort to nuclear weapons are numerous. I note...

Webinar: Propaganda and the ‘9/11 Global War on Terror’

(Originally published by UK Column on October 10, 2021, featuring guest speakers from the Working Group on Propaganda and The 9/11 Global 'War on...

The Vietnam War: Riding The Tiger – the problem with Ken Burns’ Vietnam documentary

“The most ominous danger we face comes from the marginalization and destruction of institutions, including the courts, academia, legislative bodies, cultural organizations and the...

Russia-Ukraine-USA/NATO VI: From war propaganda to peace journalism

This series has argued that the war in Ukraine is being fuelled by a propaganda campaign which hides previous and current NATO/US aggressiveness towards Russia...

Wall Street, the Nazis, and the Crimes of the Deep State

Introduction The response to the “Covid-19 pandemic” has much in common with the birth of the Third Reich. Agamben (2021, 8), for example, likens the...

Far-Right Extremists and Neo-Nazis are Everywhere (but some are more ‘worthy’ than others)

February 2022 was a crucial turning point in human affairs. For two years, all matters Covid-19 dominated the public sphere, yet within a few...

Russia-Ukraine-USA/NATO Part V: From Politics to Propaganda

Previous articles in this series addressed the expansion of NATO, the US government’s refusal to negotiate on further expansion with Russia and its unwillingness...

Whose Disinformation Is It Anyway? BBC vs Critical Academics

BBC Radio recently broadcast a File on 4 programme called Ukraine: The Disinformation War, promoted with the strapline ‘British academics accused of sharing Russian...

The Atrocity of Western Mainstream Media

My 2017 book, Western Mainstream Media and the Ukraine Crisis: A Study in Conflict Propaganda (Routledge), chronicles the absurdly one-sided tunnel vision of Western...

Russia-Ukraine-USA/NATO Part IV: From War to Peace

This article is Part IV in a series of six addressing the Ukraine war, war propaganda and peace journalism. It is also published in...