Demonization of RT, Sputnik Marks the Death Rattle of the Washington Consensus


“We will not walk in fear, one of another. We will not be driven by fear into an age of unreason if we dig deep in our history and our doctrine, and remember that we are not fearful men, not descended from men who feared to write, to speak, to associate and to defend causes which were for the moment unpopular.”

US broadcast journalist, Edward Murrow, spoke these words in the 1950s, protesting against the witchhunt of communists, alleged communists, and of anyone thought to evince anything resembling sympathy or support for ideas associated with communism by Senator Joseph McCarthy, inspired by the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) hearings of the 1940s.


Barcelona square lit up as hundreds demand freedom for jailed Catalan politicians (VIDEO)


Hundreds of Barcelona residents have filled the city’s central square, lighting it up with glow sticks and cell phones in a show of solidarity with the imprisoned Catalan leaders.  The square buzzed with chants “Freedom for the political prisoners,” “We will win,” and “Our president is Puigdemont.” Removed by Madrid, the Catalan leader Carles Puidgemont is still in Belgium, where he fled along with four members of his cabinet.

WATCH Alex Salmond’s full 21-minute interview with leading Catalan secessionist Carles Puigdemont


In the first episode of the Alex Salmond Show, Scotland’s former first minister speaks to deposed Catalan President Carles Puigdemont about the prospects for independence. Watch the full 21-minute interview: