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FOX Says Baltimore Schools Aren't Underfunded. They're Wrong

FOX Says Baltimore Schools Aren’t Underfunded. They’re Wrong

September 6, 2019

Education finance expert Jess Gartner joins TRNN’s Jaisal Noor and Stephen Janis to discuss recent right-wing news coverage of Baltimore city schools

Israel’s Flagship Lobby Organization Collapses

Israel’s Flagship Lobby Organization Collapses

August 11, 2019

Richard Silverstein discusses the fall of The Israel Project (TIP), the best-funded organization promoting pro-Israeli propaganda in the United States and around the world. Why did TIP collapse and what does this mean for organizing around Palestinian rights?

Facts Don’t Interfere With Propaganda Blitz Against Venezuela’s Elected President

Facts Don’t Interfere With Propaganda Blitz Against Venezuela’s Elected President

February 19, 2019

By Joe Emersberger / Fair. The Miami Herald (2/8/19) reported, “Venezuelan leader Nicolás Maduro continues to reject international aid—going so far as to blockade a road that might have been used for its delivery.“ The “Venezuelan leader” reporter Jim Wyss referred to is Venezuela’s elected president. In contrast, Wyss referred to Juan Guaidó as Venezuela’s…

Weapons Are Now Woke: Media Whitewashing the Blood-Soaked US Military-Industrial Complex

Media Whitewashing the Blood-Soaked US Military-Industrial Complex

January 14, 2019

Arms manufacturers are trying to rebrand as progressive and feminist, while the corporate media does PR for the military-industrial complex. CODEPINK’s Medea Benjamin warns this pro-arms manufacturer campaign is infiltrating our schools.

TV Ads Are Flooding the Airwaves in Maryland Governor’s Race

TV Ads Are Flooding the Airwaves in Maryland Governor’s Race

October 10, 2018

With less than a month before election day, we talk to Marc Steiner about what impact millions in TV ad spending could have on the Governor’s race

Whitewashed Saudi 'Reformer' Prince Boosts Authoritarian Crackdown on Dissent

Whitewashed Saudi ‘Reformer’ Prince Boosts Authoritarian Crackdown on Dissent

September 13, 2018

The regime of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is punishing satire on social media with 5 years in prison and sentencing women’s rights activists to death. CODEPINK’s Medea Benjamin speaks about the Western whitewash of MBS.

Sinclair’s Synchronized Fake News Broadcast Goes Viral

April 3, 2018

The broadcasting giant’s efforts to coordinate the messages coming from local stations has landed it in the national spotlight, but Sinclair’s efforts to affect local education policy in Baltimore may be more nefarious and ultimately more dangerous to democracy

Empire Files: War With North Korea – Propaganda vs. Reality

March 2, 2018

On top of overtly genocidal threats, the Trump Administration has announced new terms: that they “will never accept a nuclear North Korea.” But, the Democratic Peoples’ Republic of Korea already has nuclear weapons. Does that mean a war is imminent?

Pentagon: US Empire ‘Collapsing,’ So Give Us More Money

July 30, 2017

A new Pentagon study says the U.S. may be losing its dominant position in world affairs and that the DoD needs a “wakeup call”–but Col. Lawrence Wilkerson says the report is really about using fear to drum up more money for the military

Cracking Down On Dissent: The U.S. Government Has Essentially Created A Ministry of Truth

January 1, 2017

Obama’s Recently-Signed National Defense Authorization Act Includes A ‘Countering Disinformation and Propaganda Act’. The Intercept’s Alex Emmons Explains…