Reading Time: 7 minutes America and its allies appear about to launch a war against Syria. The justification is that the regime of Bashar al-Assad is using chemical weapons against the Syrian people. But a closer look raises doubts about whether Assad is using the weapons, whether the US-backed opposition is using them—or some combination. This is a timely must-read.
Reading Time: 4 minutes What a difference it makes…when news breaks. A look at the consequences of poor timing, in stories about Israel/Gaza and gun violence.
Reading Time: 2 minutes The politicians have a lot to say about gun deaths in America—and keep on saying it, over and over.
Reading Time: 10 minutes Oh, boy. Once these guys decide they want a war, nothing stands in the way. The media, typically, lay right down. And the Associated Press is no exception. Here, we look at its coverage of the evidence against Iran from the supposedly reliable IAEA. Supposedly.