Articles by Max Blumenthal

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“One less Traitor”: Zelensky Oversees Campaign of Assassination, Kidnapping and Torture of Political Opposition
Max Blumenthal and Esha Krishnaswamy | The Grayzone – TRANSCEND Media Service, 25 Apr 2022

17 Apr 2022 – While claiming to defend democracy, Ukraine’s Volodymyr Zelensky has outlawed his opposition, ordered his rivals’ arrest, and presided over the disappearance and assassination of dissidents across the country.

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Public Health or Private Wealth? How Digital Vaccine Passports Pave Way for Unprecedented Surveillance Capitalism
Jeremy Loffredo and Max Blumenthal | The Grayzone – TRANSCEND Media Service, 1 Nov 2021

19 Oct 2021 – For those yearning for an end to pandemic-related restrictions, credential programs certifying their vaccination against Covid-19 are the key to reopening the economy and restoring their personal freedom. But the implementation of immunity passports is also accelerating the establishment of a global digital identity infrastructure as titans of global capitalism are exploiting the crisis to institute social credit-style digital ID systems.

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Reuters, BBC, and Bellingcat Participated in Covert UK Foreign Office-Funded Programs to “Weaken Russia,” Leaked Docs Reveal
Max Blumenthal | The Gray Zone - TRANSCEND Media Service, 1 Mar 2021

20 Feb 2021 – New leaked documents show Reuters’ and the BBC’s involvement in covert UK FCO programs to effect “attitudinal change” and “weaken the Russian state’s influence,” alongside intel contractors and Bellingcat.

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China Detaining Millions of Uyghurs? Serious Problems with Claims by US-Backed NGO and Far-Right Researcher ‘Led by God’ against Beijing
Ajit Singh and Max Blumenthal | The Grayzone – TRANSCEND Media Service, 30 Dec 2019

21 Dec 2019 – Claims that China has detained millions of Uyghur Muslims are based largely on two studies. A closer look at these papers reveals US government backing, absurdly shoddy methodologies, and a rapture-ready evangelical researcher named Adrian Zenz.

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Bolivia Coup Led by Christian Fascist Paramilitary Leader and Millionaire–with Foreign Support
Max Blumenthal and Ben Norton | The Grayzone – TRANSCEND Media Service, 18 Nov 2019

11 Nov 2019 – Bolivian coup leader Luis Fernando Camacho is a far-right multi-millionaire who arose from fascist movements in the Santa Cruz region, where the US has encouraged separatism. He has courted support from Colombia, Brazil, and the Venezuelan opposition.

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US Regime Change Blueprint Proposed Venezuelan Electricity Blackouts as ‘Watershed Event’ for ‘Galvanizing Public Unrest’
Max Blumenthal | Grayzone – TRANSCEND Media Service, 18 Mar 2019

11 Mar 2019 – The US-funded CANVAS organization that trained Juan Guaido and his allies produced a 2010 memo on exploiting electricity outages and urged the opposition “to take advantage of the situation…towards their needs.”

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The Making of Juan Guaidó: How the US Regime Change Laboratory Created Venezuela’s Coup Leader
Dan Cohen and Max Blumenthal | The Grayzone – TRANSCEND Media Service, 11 Feb 2019

Before the fateful day of January 22, fewer than one in five Venezuelans had heard of Juan Guaidó. Only a few months ago, the 35-year-old was an obscure character in a politically marginal far-right group closely associated with gruesome acts of street violence. He is the product of a decade-long project overseen by Washington’s elite regime change trainers. While posing as a champion of democracy, he has spent years at the forefront of a violent campaign of destabilization.

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(Français) L’attentat de Manchester est le résultat des interventions désastreuses de l’Occident
Max Blumenthal | AlterNet – Le Grand Soir, 5 Jun 2017

Grâce aux guerres de changement de régime et à l’armement et à la formation des groupes islamistes, les États-Unis, le Royaume-Uni et la France ont déployé leurs illusions impériales à travers le Moyen-Orient. En Syrie et en Libye, ils ont cultivé la boite de Pétri parfaite pour une insurrection djihadiste, créant ainsi des nihilistes armés comme Abedi, déterminés à rapatrier à domicile les guerres de l’Occident.

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Inside the Shadowy PR Firm That’s Lobbying for Regime Change in Syria
Max Blumenthal - AlterNet, 10 Oct 2016

Posing as a non-political solidarity organization, the Syria Campaign leverages local partners and media contacts to push the U.S. into toppling another Middle Eastern government.

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The Desert of Israeli Democracy: A Trip Through the Negev Desert Leads to the Heart of Israel’s National Nightmare
Max Blumenthal - TomDisptach, 14 Oct 2013

While the prime minister ranted against Iran in New York City and in a meeting with President Obama, his government was preparing to implement the Prawer Plan, a blueprint for the expulsion of 40,000 indigenous Bedouin citizens of Israel from their ancestral Negev Desert communities that promised to “concentrate” them in state-run, reservation-style townships.

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The Great Islamophobic Crusade
Max Blumenthal - TomDispatch, 27 Dec 2010

Inside the Bizarre Cabal of Secretive Donors, Demagogic Bloggers, Pseudo-Scholars, European Neo-Fascists, Violent Israeli Settlers, and Republican Presidential Hopefuls Behind the Crusade.

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