Documents shared with MintPress reveal that Valent Projects – a shadowy communications firm that advises social media platforms such as Facebook on alleged state-backed online influence campaigns – has itself received $1.2 million from U.S. intelligence front USAID, for “counter disinformation and communications support.”Leaked Docs: Facebook ‘Bot’ Adviser Secretly in Pay of US Regime Change Agency
It is an uncomfortable job for anyone trying to draw the line between “harmful content and protecting freedom of speech. It’s a balance”, Aaron says. In this official Facebook video, Aaron identifies himself as the manager of “the team that writes the rules for Facebook”, determining “what is acceptable and what is not.” Thus, he and his team effectively decide what content the platform’s 2.9 billion active users see and what they don’t see.Meet the Ex-CIA Agents Deciding Facebook’s Content Policy
Google is already helping the government write, and rewrite, history. Here, from its transparency report, are some stats on the amount of information it has either given to the government or wiped from the web based on requests by U.S. agencies:
Vladimir Putin is “entirely too healthy,” CIA Director William Burns said Wednesday, throwing cold water on constant rumors that the Russian president is suffering from illness as he pursues his war on Ukraine.CIA Director: Putin ‘too healthy’
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The obsession with climate change is hammering the poor and driving voters to the right.The Democrats’ green war on the working class
Review by Joseph Solis-Mullen | Mises Institute | July 15, 2022
The top seller on Amazon for books devoted to war and peace as of this writing, Scott Horton’s newest offering, Hotter than the Sun: Time to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, is a timely must read. As Washington barrels heedlessly along into Cold War II, the American public badly needs educating on the current risks, past close calls, and the utter insanity of an entire for-profit industry built on the flawed concept of thousands of thermonuclear bombs as “weapons” that keep us safe.Hotter than the Sun: Finally, a Book Worth Reading
BRUSSELS. July 20 (Interfax) – The repaired turbine for Nord Stream has now been shipped from Canada, with delivery to be carried out as scheduled, European Commission head Ursula von der Leyen said on Wednesday.Turbine for Nord Stream to be delivered from Canada on time – EC head
The leaders of Russia, Turkey, and Iran have denounced attempts to seize and transfer oil revenues belonging to Syria.Russia, Turkey, Iran denounce seizure, transfer of oil revenues belonging to Syria – joint statement
Far-left Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was roundly mocked on social media Tuesday after she put her arms behind her back to imitate being handcuffed following her arrest at a pro-abortion demonstration outside the Supreme Court.AOC fakes being handcuffed after arrest at abortion rights protest
When U.S. president Joe Biden recently held a number of talks in the Middle East, Iran was one point on his agenda. The U.S. has made it clear that it does not want to reenter into the nuclear deal with Iran. It is instead again attempting a ‘maximum pressure’ strategy to pressure Iran into additional concessions.
In his book The Great Chessboard the former National Security Advisor of the United States Zbigniew Brzeziński wrote:
“Potentially, the most dangerous scenario [for America] would be a grand coalition of China, Russia, and perhaps Iran, an ‘anti-hegemonic’ coalition united not by ideology but by complementary grievances.”
Joe Biden has finally managed to create that.In The Multipolar World Iran Will No Longer Fear US Sanctions