The feverish quality of the concocted stories about “Navalny’s poisoning” must serve as a deadly serious warning to the working class about the advanced character of the war preparations against Russia. No lie is too big, and no story too absurd, to not be employed in the service of war propaganda.
By Nebojsa Malic | RT | December 14, 2020
Having accused Russia of a ‘secret war’ on the US, the Washington Post is apparently trying to make that a self-fulfilling prophecy, citing anonymous sources to blame the alleged hack of US cyber infrastructure on the Kremlin.Washington Post claims RUSSIA behind SolarWinds hack, citing same ‘sources’ as it did for Russiagate
On the show this week, Chris Hedges talks to journalist Diana Johnstone about the betrayal of the Left with its historical role as the champion of social justice and peace now replaced with the boutique activism of identify politics, political correctness and what has become known as humanitarian intervention, the justification of US and NATO adventurism and wars on the specious belief it would liberate the women of Afghanistan or the peoples of Iraq.
Diana Johnstone’s memoir is Circle in the Darkness: Memoir of a World Watcher. Johnstone was the European editor of In These Times from 1979 to 1990, and her work has appeared in New Left Review, Counterpunch and Covert Action Quarterly.Chris Hedges: Wrecking the Left