Larry Sangar is right, Wikipedia has become the establishment thought police – just look at my entry on there

July 12, 2021, RT.com -by Eva K Bartlett For some years now, Wikipedia has had a libellous smear entry on me that cannot be edited to be less of a smear. So, imagine my surprise to learn a co-founder of the site accuses it of not being neutral. In February 2021, Larry Sanger, one of… Read More Larry Sangar is right, Wikipedia has become the establishment thought police – just look at my entry on there

Syria is suffering a devastating wheat shortage the media claim is due to drought – but the truth is a lot more complicated

June 23, 2021, RT.com -by Eva K Bartlett Syria is back in the news again. This time, it’s not about hospitals allegedly being bombed, but a drought devastating Syria’s wheat harvest. But there’s a lot more to the story than a simple ‘Act of God’. A recent article on Reuters would have readers believe the… Read More Syria is suffering a devastating wheat shortage the media claim is due to drought – but the truth is a lot more complicated

A Western-backed war couldn’t destroy Syria, now sanctions are starving its people

June 16, 2021, RT.com -by Eva K Bartlett A little over a decade ago, Syrians lived in safety and financial security. After ten years of war on Syria, while safety has largely returned, Syrians are struggling to exist under increasingly crippling Western sanctions. As Syrian analyst Kevork Almassian noted, “Were it not for the CIA… Read More A Western-backed war couldn’t destroy Syria, now sanctions are starving its people

The suggestion Turkey was smuggling weapons to Al-Qaeda in Syria shows why Russia’s desire to halt ‘aid’ was a good idea

June 4, 2021, RT.com -by Eva K Bartlett New allegations that aid trucks to Syria from Turkey carried weapons for terrorists have surfaced. But it’s unlikely to convince those in the West to change their tune that Russia was wrong to want border crossings closed.  In July 2020, there were those who self-righteously railed at Russia… Read More The suggestion Turkey was smuggling weapons to Al-Qaeda in Syria shows why Russia’s desire to halt ‘aid’ was a good idea

Syrians filled the polling stations to defend their sovereignty and now fill the streets to celebrate the result

28 May, 2021, RT.com -by Eva K Bartlett The Western leadership and establishment media have once again derided the Syrian presidential vote, but the people don’t care. They’re too busy celebrating the outcome of the election and the defeat of terrorism in their country. The irony of media outlets and pundits from America tweeting about… Read More Syrians filled the polling stations to defend their sovereignty and now fill the streets to celebrate the result

Today in Douma, I saw Syrians dancing and celebrating life, and a return to peace – but, of course, the Western media won’t report that

26 May, 2021, RT.com -by Eva K Bartlett Although the West has waged 10 years of war on Syria, and there is much destruction, the entire country isn’t in ruins and the pulse of life continues, albeit strangled by brutal Western sanctions. After Eastern Ghouta’s liberation in 2018, the Western media predictably went silent on… Read More Today in Douma, I saw Syrians dancing and celebrating life, and a return to peace – but, of course, the Western media won’t report that

Western nations want ‘democracy’ in Syria so badly they close embassies and prevent Syrians from voting in presidential elections

May 19, 2021, RT.com *Blog version slightly longer -by Eva K Bartlett This week, Syrians around the world will vote in the 2021 Presidential elections (those in Syria will vote on May 26). That is, if Western nations re-open the embassies they so democratically shut years ago. Western leaders hypocritically claimed concern for Syrians and… Read More Western nations want ‘democracy’ in Syria so badly they close embassies and prevent Syrians from voting in presidential elections

Even as a White Helmets boss admits ‘former’ militant links, Canadian national media talks ‘Russian disinfo’

April 2, 2021, RT.com -by Eva K Bartlett Even when a high-ranking White Helmet admits that some of the ‘rescuers’ came from the ranks of Syrian militants, all he gets from Canada’s national broadcaster is unquestioning praise and concern about “Russian disinformation.” On March 30, Carol Off, the host of As it Happens on Canada’s… Read More Even as a White Helmets boss admits ‘former’ militant links, Canadian national media talks ‘Russian disinfo’

Western media quick to accuse Syria of ‘bombing hospitals’ – but when TERRORISTS really destroy Syrian hospitals, they are silent

*Dec 2013: FSA & Al-Qaeda bomb and completely destroy Aleppo’s Al-Kindi hospital, one of the best cancer hospitals in the Middle East. March 24, 2021, RT.com -by Eva K Bartlett As legacy media again bleat the unsubstantiated “Syria is bombing hospitals” chorus of its war propaganda songbook, let’s pause to review the relatively unknown (but verifiable)… Read More Western media quick to accuse Syria of ‘bombing hospitals’ – but when TERRORISTS really destroy Syrian hospitals, they are silent

It’s 10 years since the war in Syria began, and Western media & pundits are still eager to keep it going

March 15, 2021, RT.com -by Eva K Bartlett After many wars built on lies over the decades, people might have developed a good BS radar. Instead, in March 2011, when media and human rights groups pushed propaganda about Syria, the public once again fell for it. Front page, round-the-clock headlines were pumped out, and transparently… Read More It’s 10 years since the war in Syria began, and Western media & pundits are still eager to keep it going