Archives for 5月 2019



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MintCast co-hosts Alan MacLeod and Whitney Webb recently spoke to Robbie Martin (@FluorescentGrey), a filmmaker whose recent documentary series A Very Heavy Agenda explores how prominent Bush-era neo-conservatives have continued to dominate the Washington foreign policy debate and have been instrumental in creating and fomenting Russiagate and Cold



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SANA'A, YEMEN -- "I struggled for 30 years to build a house and an airplane comes and destroys it in seconds," 55-year-old Ahmed al-Sulmi al-Hubeishi told MintPress. Ahmed lost four of his children last week -- Seham, Abdul Rahman, Khalid, and Waseem -- when Saudi airstrikes targeted a residential neighborhood in Sana`a’s al-Ruguss district. "Now,



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Nearly 200 pages of Drug Enforcement Administration contracts with producers were obtained through the Freedom of Information Act. They show for the first time how the agency interacts with television and film productions. The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is quite active in the entertainment industry. It exercises stringent control over


提议的唯一假新闻解决方案是谷歌或Facebook代表我们进行审查,或者一些人工智能解决方案,以获取即将到来的新闻。最终,所有提议的解决方案都是关于外包我们的批判性思维技能。所以我们想'如果有新闻的Yelp,连接新闻消费者怎么办?'“ – Credder联合创始人Chase Palmieri

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Do you trust the media? Most people don’t. A 2017 study of nine Western countries found that in not one did a majority of people think traditional news or social media sorted fact from fiction well. Trust in media has been falling since the 1970s, and particularly in the last few years, as alternative media challenged mainstream narratives and



Kate Kretz | Maga Hood

Facebook has a longstanding tradition of stifling dissenting and alternative voices, including those of journalists. Now, artists’ careers are being hurt by the strongarm of the social media behemoth. Earlier this month, artist Kate Kretz -- who employs a multitude of techniques, including silverpoint, wood burning, drawing, painting, embroidery



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ABU DHABI, U.A.E. -- On Wednesday, National Security Advisor John Bolton told a group of reporters in Abu Dhabi that “naval mines almost certainly from Iran” had been used to conduct the alleged “sabotage” attack on four commercial vessels off the coast of the United Arab Emirates’ port of Fujairah earlier this month. “There is no doubt in