Articles by The Grayzone

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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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NATO’s Plans to Hack Your Brain
Ben Norton | The Grayzone – TRANSCEND Media Service, 18 Oct 2021

8 Oct 2021 – Behind NATO’s ‘cognitive warfare’: ‘Battle for your brain’ waged by Western militaries. Western governments in the NATO military alliance are developing tactics of “cognitive warfare,” using the supposed threats of China and Russia to justify waging a “battle for your brain” in the “human domain,” to “make everyone a weapon.”

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How Big Corporations and Bill Gates Took Over the UN Food Summit
Nils McCune and Camila Escalante | The Grayzone - TRANSCEND Media Service, 27 Sep 2021

24 Sep 2021 – Large corporations and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation took over the UN Food Systems Summit, abandoning small farmers on behalf of Big Ag companies, endangering food sovereignty.

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US Kidnaps Venezuelan Diplomat: The Case of Alex Saab
Anya Parampil | Red Lines/The Grayzone - TRANSCEND Media Service, 14 Jun 2021

4 Jun 2021 – Attorney Femi Falana talks about the shocking case of Venezuelan diplomat Alex Saab who has been kidnapped for violating illegal sanctions to feed his country. Under pressure from the USA, Cape Verdean authorities arrested Saab in Jun 2020 when he stopped to refuel his plane. Falana explains why the case is invalid, accusing the US of practicing “gangsterism”.

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US-Funded Belarusian Regime-Change Activist Arrested on Plane Joined Neo-Nazis in Ukraine
Ben Norton | The Grayzone – TRANSCEND Media Service, 31 May 2021

27 May 2021 – Belarusian regime-change activist Roman Protasevich, whose arrest on a grounded plane caused a global scandal, joined Ukraine’s neo-Nazi Azov Battalion and was cultivated by the US government’s media apparatus.

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The Largest Strike in Human History
The Grayzone - TRANSCEND Media Service, 22 Feb 2021

11 Feb 2021 – Radhakrishnan explains why farmers are rising up, how they are organized, and how the neoliberal government of Narendra Modi has responded to the movement. Just one day after this interview, the Modi government raided the offices of Newsclick.in and detained its editors in what has been denounced as an act of intimidation against critical media.

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US Backs Al-Qaeda in Yemen while Dubbing Its Houthi Enemies ‘Terrorists’
Ben Norton | The Grayzone – TRANSCEND Media Service, 1 Feb 2021

12 Jan 2021 – The US State Department designated Yemen’s Houthi movement — the most effective force in fighting al-Qaeda — as a “terrorist” organization. Meanwhile, Washington and Saudi Arabia have supported al-Qaeda.

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Leaked Docs Expose Massive Syria Propaganda Operation Waged by Western Gov’t Contractors and Media
Ben Norton | The Grayzone – TRANSCEND Media Service, 19 Oct 2020

29 Sep 2020 – Western government-funded intelligence cutouts trained Syrian opposition leaders, planted stories in the media and ran a cadre of journalists. A trove of leaked documents exposes the propaganda network. The documents also shine light on the British program to train and arm rebel groups, including extremist jihadists.

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Assange’s Father Speaks Out, Calls Oppression of WikiLeaks Founder a “Great Crime of 21st Century”
Denis Rogatyuk | The Grayzone - TRANSCEND Media Service, 20 Jul 2020

15 Jul 2020 – An extended interview with Julian Assange’s father, John Shipton, who condemns the US, UK, and Australian governments for their “11 years of ceaseless psychological torture” of the WikiLeaks publisher.

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As Nicaragua Confronts COVID-19, Its U.S.-Backed Opposition Exploits the Pandemic to Create Chaos
Ben Norton | The Grayzone – TRANSCEND Media Service, 20 Apr 2020

13 Apr 2020 – Nicaragua’s right-wing opposition is waging an information warfare campaign to undermine the elected Sandinista government, spreading fake news on coronavirus, while the state takes a balanced approach with close attention to the working class and poor.

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Haiti on the Precipice as Coronavirus and US-Imposed Leadership Take Their Toll
Jeb Sprague and Nazaire St. Fort | The Grayzone - TRANSCEND Media Service, 13 Apr 2020

30 Mar 2020 – While Haiti’s widely despised, US-backed government officially promotes social distancing to suppress Covid-19, the stark reality is that most of the population is likely heading toward herd immunity, where many must get infected in the street rather than die by hunger at home.

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Under US Pressure, Social Media Companies Censor Critical Content and Suspend Venezuelan, Iranian, and Syrian Accounts
Ben Norton | The Grayzone – TRANSCEND Media Service, 20 Jan 2020

12 Jan 2020 – As the US escalates its hybrid wars, Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram are suspending accounts and censoring content that conflicts with Washington’s pro-war narrative. We spoke to several people silenced in these social media purges.

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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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(Français) Des néonazis ukrainiens parmi les manifestants à Hong Kong
Ben Norton | Investig’Action – The Grayzone, 16 Dec 2019

9 Déc 2019 – Dans les médias occidentaux, les manifestations qui embrasent Hong Kong sont présentées comme un combat honorable pour la liberté et la démocratie. Bizarrement, ce mouvement est ardemment soutenu par des figures notoires de l’extrême droite US. Et depuis, les manifestants hongkongais peuvent même compter sur les conseils de néonazis ukrainiens, venus partager leur expérience et leurs tactiques d’insurrection.

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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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Top Bolivian Coup Plotters Trained by US Military’s School of the Americas, Served as Attachés in FBI Police Programs
Jeb Sprague | The Grayzone – TRANSCEND Media Service, 18 Nov 2019

13 Nov 2019 – The United States played a key role in the military coup in Bolivia, and in a direct way that has scarcely been acknowledged in accounts of the events that forced the country’s elected president, Evo Morales, to resign on November 10.

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US and Israel Were Lone Votes against UN Resolutions Opposing Space Arms Race and Nuclear Middle East
Ben Norton | The Grayzone – TRANSCEND Media Service, 11 Nov 2019

8 Nov 2019 – The only two countries that voted consistently against UNGA draft resolutions calling for a nuclear weapons-free Middle East and to stop an arms race in outer space.

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By Protecting Syria’s Idlib, the US Created a Safe Haven for Baghdadi and ISIS
Dan Cohen | The Grayzone – TRANSCEND Media Service, 4 Nov 2019

29 Oct 2019 – With the [alleged] killing of self-proclaimed ISIS “caliph” Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the shoddy narrative pushed by US government officials and regime change propagandists about Idlib was blown to pieces as well. October has been a tough month for the motley crew of self-styled Syria experts and regime-change diehards who spent years cheering on the so-called “moderate rebels.”

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‘This Charge Is 100% False’: Grayzone Editor Max Blumenthal Arrested Months after Reporting on Venezuelan Opposition Violence
Ben Norton | The Grayzone – TRANSCEND Media Service, 4 Nov 2019

28 Oct 2019 – The Grayzone editor Max Blumenthal has been arrested on false charges after reporting on Venezuelan opposition violence outside the DC embassy. He describes the manufactured case as part of a wider campaign of political persecution.

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Behind a Made-For-TV Hong Kong Protest Narrative, Washington Is Backing Nativism and Mob Violence
Dan Cohen | The Grayzone – TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Aug 2019

17 Aug 2019 – Hong Kong’s increasingly xenophobic protests are devolving into chaos with help from US government regime-change outfits and a right-wing local media tycoon with close ties to hardliners in Washington.

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NY Times Admits It Sends Stories to US Government for Approval before Publication
Ben Norton | The Grayzone – TRANSCEND Media Service, 1 Jul 2019

24 Jun 2019 – The New York Times has publicly acknowledged that it sends some of its stories to the US government for approval from “national security officials” before publication. This confirms what veteran NYT correspondents like James Risen have said: The American newspaper of record regularly collaborates with the US government, suppressing reporting that top officials don’t want made public.

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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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