By Ted Morgan Paramount among the responsibilities of a free press is the duty to prevent any part of the government from deceiving the people and sendinag them off to distant lands to die…. Justice Hugo Black, in the Pentagon Papers case. In their 1988/2002 classic, Manufacturing Consent: the Political Economy of Mass Media, Edward Herman and Noam Chomsky presented a … [Read more...] about Ukrainians vs. Iraqis: Worthy and Unworthy Victims
by Doug Heath American mass media and political discourse have been so relentless in blaming Russia alone for the prolonged escalating tension between our countries that most Americans probably cannot imagine how Russians could justify their behavior or criticize ours. This mindset is particularly dangerous now that the two governments are abandoning the 1987 … [Read more...] about US-Russia Relations: Marching Toward Disaster?