Tag Archives: RT

Below the line

On Wednesday, RT news anchor Liz Wahl resigned live on air, as a protest against Russian interference in the Ukraine. RT = Russia Today, a 24 hour rolling news channel that’s funded by the state. It’s often called ‘PutinTube’, because … Continue reading

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The fog of war

Last Tuesday the UN issued a report stating that children in Syria were being tortured in detention and slaughtered in massacres, and this was being done almost entirely by members of the Syrian army (you can find the report here … Continue reading

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The NDAA, LOL

I recently had a bit of an arguement (what’s new) with a poster in a comment thread of a well known newspaper. I was trying to get across just why the National Defence Authorisation Act (NDAA) 2012 is such a … Continue reading

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Julian Assange gets his own chat show on Russia Today

Oh, the delicious irony! I’ve already made a post about the American media, and how it has almost entirely been taken over by a propaganda machine that would make Dr. Joseph Goebbels proud, and how foreign media are filling the … Continue reading

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Russian media in America and Alyona Minkovski

During the 1970s and 80s, at the height of the Cold War, I used to listen to Radio Moscow on the crackly shortwave band. Of course, Radio Moscow was total propaganda and in that sense it was boring to hear … Continue reading

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