Why did Brazil elect a neofascist? Western media blames Brazilians' fear of rising violence and corruption, but there are gaping holes in this argument.
Despite the heavy media coverage of the tax-havens disclosure, few Western elites have been named at this point.
Although the year-long, concerted effort of hundreds of journalists is an admirable feat, their analysis may be overlooking crucial evidence involving corruption by Western corporations and billionaires.
While across the globe, solidarity with France was displayed over the more than 100 killed in Paris on Friday, the victims of Beirut's similar tragedy just the day before seemed to fall below the radar.
The answer, in a word, is “no.” The rumor is just a click-bait story or an unfounded conspiracy theory.
British satirist Charlie Brooker delves into a horrendously long list of things Western news outlets say we should fear, admonishing the media for their fear-mongering ways with his simultaneously biting and deadpan style of humor It'll have you shaking in your boots with laughter .
The Western media blame the Kremlin for the current battles in Ukraine, but the West holds more blame for them than it may seem; Seattle's leading a "wage revolution" throughout the United States with its $15 minimum wage; meanwhile, a power plant in California is deemed "a Fukushima in waiting." These discoveries and more after the jump.
At a meeting in Moscow on Thursday with a group of international Russia experts, Prime Minister Vladimir Putin gave an extensive explanation of his country's point of view vis-à-vis the recent clash between Russia and Georgia. He made it clear that he believes the conflict was seriously, and even deliberately, misrepresented by the Western media.