The Real Crime Isn’t Australian War Crimes—but a Chinese Political Cartoon About Australian War Crimes

If you think that this cartoon is pretending to be a news photograph of an actual war crime, you might need to brush up on your visual literacy skills.

Is information inherently less trustworthy and authoritative because the source is Chinese? It’s a question Westerners must grapple with as the US government and corporate journalists intensify their online “psychological operations” against China to manipulate public opinion in support of another Cold War (FAIR.org, 5/15/20).

The Real Crime Isn’t Australian War Crimes—but a Chinese Political Cartoon About Australian War Crimes

Jacobin and Democratic Socialists of America promote illusions in a “progressive” Biden administration

Jacobin and Democratic Socialists of America promote illusions in a “progressive” Biden administration

The political role of Jacobin and the DSA is to prevent at all costs a political break with bourgeois politics in general and the Democratic Party in particular. Theirs is the politics of the upper middle class, which is determined by the effort, on the one hand, to obtain positions for themselves within the state apparatus and, on the other hand, to prevent an independent mobilization of the working class against capitalism and for socialism.

H/T: Howell Underground on YouTube