Real news sources are becoming increasingly important. We are standing at a pivotal point in human history and the stakes could not be higher. If we are to create a world that sustains all, instead of it continuing to be perilously plundered and polluted for the profits of a few, we need to stay informed of the facts and not the fictions being perpetrated by mainstream media.
Alt news is experiencing a boom in popularity and exposure courtesy of the digital landscape, but I’m also concerned about the voracity of a lot of the information being relayed via these portals. All too often I find the facts are dressed up in sensationalist and divisive prose that, to my mind, only make matters worse. We, more than ever, need even-handed, highly accurate and thoroughly considered information, presented objectively by compassionate individuals like the ones I’ve listed within this post.
This list includes Max Keiser, and so I’d probably best explain… Perhaps Max Keiser isn’t exactly ‘objective’, but he’s a genius and makes financial news entertaining, (which can’t be easy!), and there’s no questioning his brilliance and insight into the world of financial corruption and fraud… so, in short, I couldn’t leave him out!
I’m very much hoping you’re going to share your best real news sources with me too… and I’d appreciate it if you could select sources that generally correspond with the ideals laid out above. Thanks
The truth will out!
Buried books that tell the real story of recent history are now going to see the light of day. Books that describe the long game being played by the 1% with their egregious strategy of boom and bust economics to further enrich themselves at the expense of everyone else, and the appalling terrorism wrought by the USA on the people of South Vietnam during the conflicts, (1 November 1955 – 30 April 1975), serving as an harrowing template for subsequent ‘economically engineered’ conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan etc, all of which are perversely spun in the media as the Wests attempts to ‘fight the war on terror’, but that result in a worsening of global terrorism, which ultimately leads to the stripping away of civil liberties in the Western world, the populace willfully trading their hard won democratic freedoms for the pretense of protection from the State…
Mark Crispin Miller, author and Professor of Media Studies at NYU, has initiated an extremely important publishing programme, starting with the five books that are discussed in the video interview featured below.
The initiative is entitled Forbidden Bookshelf and is being supported by Barnes and Noble and Amazon amongst others, so there’s several links that could be provided here. Instead, I suggest you do a little online research so that you can choose an alternate vendor should you decide to buy one or more of the titles available. But, here’s a list of some of the books within the series so that you can read reviews and make an informed choice about potential purchases.
Real News Sources
In addition to this I advocate looking at a few other resources for enlightenment on these and other subjects of critical importance:
Naomi Klein: Shock Doctrine, (published in 2006), and later made into a feature length documentary.
John Pilger: The War You Don’t See
Max Keiser: Financial War Reports Ex-financial trader exposes the multifarious large scale fraud that is impoverishing the 99% in regular installments via 25 minute videos.
Ross Ashcroft: Four Horsemen :: an award winning independent feature documentary which lifts the lid on how the world really works.
Mark Curtis published this article on 12 May 2017: Seven moderate foreign policies in Labour’s manifesto that are unacceptable to the extremist British elite
Carne Ross: The Leaderless Revolution
Electronic Frontier Foundation: “The Electronic Frontier Foundation is the leading nonprofit organization defending civil liberties in the digital world. Founded in 1990, EFF champions user privacy, free expression, and innovation through impact litigation, policy analysis, grassroots activism, and technology development. We work to ensure that rights and freedoms are enhanced and protected as our use of technology grows.”