Emma Watson, J.K. Rowling, and the Connections Between Hollywood and the National Security State, with Alan MacLeod

The Department of Defense has been involved in the production of over 800 movies and over 1,100 U.S. TV shows.

Both “Harry Potter” star Emma Watson and the book’s author, J.K. Rowling, have been courting controversy: the former for posting a message of solidarity with the Palestinian people on her official Instagram page; the latter after comedian Jon Stewart took her to task for the insensitive and antisemitic portrayal of goblins in her book and movie

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¿Quiere un cambio de régimen con una negación plausible? Llame a Creative Associates International

La administración Reagan construyó una red de organizaciones privadas subcontratadas que harían el trabajo sucio del imperio estadounidense, protegiendo al gobierno estadounidense de las miradas indiscretas de investigadores y periodistas.

After organizing coups, overthrowing democratically-elected heads of state, and arming death squads all around the world in the 1960s and 1970s, it was clear that the CIA had an image problem. The Reagan administration, therefore, began constructing a network of outsourced private organizations that would do the dirty work of the U.S. empire,

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Chris Hedges, Alan MacLeod sobre el sesgo mediático y la obsesión de la derecha cristiana con Israel

Chris Hedges y Alan Macloed se unen a MintCast para hablar sobre Israel, el sionismo cristiano y el sesgo de los medios.

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Images from the Israeli onslaught against Palestine have dominated both news broadcasts and social media as the world expresses its outrage over the bombing of civilian targets. While the latest violence was triggered by an Israeli attack on the al-Aqsa Mosque, the conflict’s roots go back at least to the state’s creation in 1948, when Israeli

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Panel de podcast: Intromisión de Estados Unidos en las elecciones de Venezuela, guerra económica y COVID-19

Observadas por 1.500 observadores electorales internacionales de 34 países, las elecciones en Venezuela le dieron a Nicolás Maduro una clara victoria, enviando un mensaje a Estados Unidos de que no logró influir en las mismas elecciones que Mike Pompeo calificó de ilegítimas.

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Welcome to MintCast -- an interview series featuring dissenting voices the establishment would rather silence-- I’m your host Mnar Muhawesh Adley. President Nicolas Maduro is celebrating this week after a clear victory in the National Assembly elections that took place on December 6. Boosted by a partial opposition boycott, the ruling socialist

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En Afganistán, las tropas estadounidenses patrullan las mismas rutas que hicieron sus padres

Miles de soldados estadounidenses continúan caminando y patrullando exactamente las mismas rutas que lo hicieron sus predecesores en 2001, luchando en un conflicto aparentemente interminable que tanto el público estadounidense como el afgano han agriado desde hace mucho tiempo.

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Nineteen years ago last week the United States invaded Afghanistan, a country halfway around the world that few in America had heard of and even fewer knew anything about. Today, thousands of U.S. soldiers and many more private military contractors continue to pace and patrol exactly the same routes as their predecessors did in 2001, fighting a

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Podcast: Pandemia de especulación: cómo los multimillonarios están saqueando a los contribuyentes estadounidenses

En este segmento de Mintcast, el periodista y autor Alan MacLeod discute cómo COVID-19 se convirtió en una bendición para los ultra ricos y permitió a los multimillonarios de Estados Unidos acumular más riqueza en solo tres semanas de encierro que en total antes de 1980.

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Welcome to MintCast, the official MintPress News podcast hosted by Mnar Muhawesh. MintCast is an interview podcast featuring dissenting voices, independent researchers, and journalists the establishment would rather silence. In this episode, we are joined by MintPress News senior staff writer, Alan MacLeod. MacLeod covers everything from

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