How not to write about Beirut
As each new batch of Beirut-happy articles purports to destroy preconceived notions about the Lebanese capital, loads more notions requiring destruction are created in the process. For journalists, travel […]
Our sons-of-bitches: western media and the Syrian rebels
“He may be a son-of-a-bitch, but he’s our son-of-a-bitch” – this is what U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt is rumoured to have once said about Nicaraguan dictator Anastasio Somoza. We examine […]
Lock up England in jail or an insane asylum!
Here it goes again! The same old tired and predictable tune, the same recognizable chorus. Once again the world is told what to think and what to believe. The world […]
Controlling the Narrative on Syria
Investig’Action: In this essay, Louis Allday analyses the mainstream narrative with regard to Syria and its main vectors: the myth of western non-intervention, whitewashing inconvenient truths about the opposition, intimidating […]
CIA, FBI and NSA produce joint report, jointly prove nothing
The recent hysteria surrounding Russia’s alleged interference with the November presidential elections saw another episode after an intelligence report, jointly elaborated by the CIA, FBI and NSA, was released on […]
Bolivia: The right to communications and information
Over the past decade, Bolivia has managed some extraordinary achievements, for instance becoming the first country in the world to reach the UN Sustainable Development Goals in terms of access […]
Is the CIA editing your newspaper?
Here is a great overview by Ed Jones of why corporate media are the arch-exponents of “fake news”. The media are overwhelming owned and controlled by billionaires and gargantuan corporations, […]
Community-Delivered Food, Clean Clinics, and Queue-Less Banks: A Glimpse into Venezuelanalysis’ Week
Investig’Action: the mainstream media’s propaganda against Venezuela has been in full-swing for a long time now. From “expert” opinions to out-of-context anecdotes to all-out fabrications, everything has been fair game […]