By Janice Kortkamp | Ron Paul Institute | March 29, 2022
The Syrian war was the first fully observed conflict on social-media and the ability to connect directly with Syrians real time as they were experiencing the crisis was unprecedented. This created a unique opportunity to get unfiltered information directly from all sides of the conflict to gain insights and understanding. The results have helped shake off the control by conventional news media over foreign events reporting and analysis. While this has created some chaos, valuable lessons have been (or should have been) learned.Red Alert: What seeing the war in Syria taught me about US/Western government and media propaganda
The Saudi Arabia-led military coalition that has been attacking Yemen for the past eight years, claims it will halt the offensive on Wednesday.Saudi-led coalition claims ‘will halt Yemen attacks on Wednesday’
The end of the Covid-19 pandemic is being declared by most countries in the world at almost the precise 2nd anniversary to the day of the entire world shutting down voluntarily for “two weeks to flatten the curve.” Mask and vaccine mandates, along with vaccination passports, are dropping all over the world.Freedom Must Begin at Home
The U.S. Has Only Been At Peace For 17 Years Total Since Its Birth.How Many Years Has the U.S. Been at War?
It doesn’t seem there are any talks for tomorrow. Perhaps the talks are unnecessary at this time? Perhaps the talks went well enough for now?Russia/ Ukraine: Ukraine Admits WMD development and/or possession
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Hollywood loves a sequel, but the Russia-Ukraine crisis has made the possibility real, and no one should want to see it.
The “us versus them” rhetoric and global military maneuvering likely to play out in the years to come threaten to divert attention and resources from the biggest risks to humanity, including the existential threat posed by climate change. It also may divert attention from a country — ours — that is threatening to come apart at the seams. To choose this moment to launch a new Cold War should be considered folly of the first order, not to speak of an inability to learn from history.Beware the redux: America’s violent Cold War history
Published: 18 March 2022 Guests: Alfred de Zayas
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Weaponising Our Rights
Many Western organisations urgently need reviving, especially in the face of rising global authoritarianism, the weaponisation of human rights, a failing legacy media and the unintended effects of sanctions.Renegade: Weaponising Our Rights