Republican Representative Lamar Smith, chairman of House Science, Space, and Technology Committee. Photo by NASA on Flickr.
05 Mar 2018

No, Republicans Did Not Expose Extensive Effort By Russia To Fuel Pipeline Opposition

Republicans on the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee offer little evidence Russia is using “social media propaganda” to incite pipeline protests.

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Reality Winner's home in Georgia. Photo by Kevin Gosztola.
27 Feb 2018

In Reality Winner’s Case, Defense Seizes Upon FBI Testimony To Bolster Motion To Suppress Statements

FBI agents who questioned NSA contractor Reality Winner never told her she was “free to leave” while executing search warrants.

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25 Feb 2018

Interview With Aaron Maté: Russiagate, Democrats, And Total Lack Of Skepticism Among US Press

Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola are joined by Aaron Maté to counter the media frenzy around Special Counsel Robert Mueller and the investigation into alleged election interference by Russia. Aaron Maté is a producer for The Real News and a contributor to The Nation. He recently wrote, “Hyping the

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18 Feb 2018

Daniel Ellsberg On A Life Dedicated To Preventing Nuclear Attack That Would Result In Near-Extinction Of Humans

Daniel Ellsberg is best known as the whistleblower who released the Pentagon Papers, which exposed what United States government officials really knew and thought about the Vietnam War. But he also worked as a nuclear war planner when he was a RAND Corporation researcher and consultant for the Defense Department.

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Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announcing indictments of 13 Russian nationals (Screen shot from C-SPAN broadcast).
16 Feb 2018

Mueller Indictment Part Of Cycle Of Information Warfare And Election Meddling Between U.S. And Russia

The Mueller indictment is part of an ongoing cycle of information warfare and election interference between the United States and Russia that goes back decades.

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Senate Intelligence Committee. Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hwr5gjcR30I
13 Feb 2018

US Intelligence Invites Citizens To Dismiss Dissent As Part Of Russia’s Efforts To Undermine Midterm Elections

U.S. intelligence claims Russia will likely target 2018 midterm elections by sowing political turmoil. So should all Americans be skeptical of dissent?

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NSA Whistleblower Reality Winner. Photo via StandWithReality.org.
01 Feb 2018

Appeals Court Agrees Reality Winner ‘Hates’ America—So She Will Remain In Pretrial Detention

An appeals court agreed with a federal magistrate judge that Reality Winner “hates” America and might flee if granted bail.

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Former CIA Director Leon Panetta discusses Trump and WikiLeaks on CNN. Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SLYoRqbAW5E
14 Nov 2017

CIA Narrative On WikiLeaks Dominates Coverage Of Trump Jr. Correspondence

The US media response to a report on correspondence between WikiLeaks and Donald Trump Jr. wholly adopted the CIA’s narrative.

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A sign carried at the D.C. March For Truth has tinges of homophobia. Photo by kellybdc on Flickr.
05 Jun 2017

‘March For Truth’: The Perils Of Claiming Trump Is Under Russia’s Influence—Without Proof

Democrats demand the country focus on Russia’s alleged election interference without proof instead of advancing a platform that can compete with Trump.

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Still image of Hillary Clinton speaking at Code 2017. Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KgdJlzuaJ6k
01 Jun 2017

Hillary Clinton’s Post-Truth Claims About Why She Lost To Trump

Donald Trump is often described as a “post-truth” president. Yet, Hillary Clinton has crafted her own alternative reality about why she lost the 2016 election.

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