JAILED: Journalist Barrett Brown will face 5 years jail time for charges relating to the hack of a private intelligence firm. By Yaël Ossowski | Watchdog.org His name is Barrett Brown. He is a journalist with active author archives on websites such as the Guardian, Vanity Fair magazine, Huffington Post and more, going back to 2009. […]
Is this American (or Anglo) mercenary in Marioupol, Ukraine fighting the Russian-backed separatists? Or protecting the Ukrainian state forces? Who hired him? Is he Blackwater? The Russians say one thing, the Ukrainians another, and so many people don’t know what to think. Whether it’s Putin, the EU, Cameron, or Obama, I agree with Adam Curtis: […]
The video embedded above is my speech entitled: “Media and Peace: Friends or Foes,” presented at the 2014 European Students For Liberty Munich Regional Conference in Munich, Germany on 29. November 2014. Thanks to Sons of Libertas for recording the video and the smash-up editing!
Maple Muscle at the Beck and Call of Military Allies Yaël Ossowski | PanAm Post January 22, 2015 Canada’s reputation as a peacekeeping nation has drastically changed in the last decade. (Gopixpic) “Canadians want to live in peace,” declared Prime Minister John Diefenbaker to the nation in 1960 in the midst of the ongoing Cold War. […]
Adam Curtis asserts that the strategy of creating confusing and contradictory political and media narratives, used to “undermine people’s perception of the world,” is the newest power structure emerging in our time. It’s a non-linear presentation of facts which make it so difficult for any ordinary person to even grasp the significance of anything. Unfortunately, […]
By Yaël Ossowski | Watchdog.org In a ruling handed down by the U.S. Supreme Court, the nation’s top court found that a police officer who mistakenly interprets a law and pulls someone over hasn’t violated their Fourth Amendment rights. The case pertained to a traffic stop initiated on Nicholas Heien in North Carolina, on account […]