There are positive developments on the ground in Syria, but for America it’s sanctions and suffering as usual

Sep 30, 2021, RT.com -by Eva K Bartlett Jordan is re-opening its border crossing with Syria and resuming flights to Damascus. In Syria, more armed groups lay down their weapons but while these positive developments occur, the US hunkers down to inflict more pain. On September 29, Jordan’s Nassib border crossing to Syria re-opened, meaning… Read More There are positive developments on the ground in Syria, but for America it’s sanctions and suffering as usual

MPP Randy Hillier on Canada’s increasingly totalitarian Covid measures, and resistance to them

Recently, I spoke with Mr. Randy Hillier, an Independent Member of Provincial Parliament for Lanark-Frontenac-Kingston, Ontario. We discussed Canada’s increasingly totalitarian measures over the past year plus, under the pretext of keeping Canadians safe from Covid, as well as the incessant fear-mongering of the government and media, the utter lack of logic to the public… Read More MPP Randy Hillier on Canada’s increasingly totalitarian Covid measures, and resistance to them

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

Canada’s government is seeking to silence Canadian journalists at home and abroad with a draconian censorship bill

June 30, 2021, RT.com As a Canadian journalist, I could be subject to a censorship bill which, if passed in Senate, means the government in Canada can effectively shadow-ban and censor my voice into oblivion, along with other dissenting voices. After seeing his tweet on the issue of Bill C-10, recently passed in the House… Read More Canada’s government is seeking to silence Canadian journalists at home and abroad with a draconian censorship bill

‘Many US commentators have never BEEN to countries they comment on, see entire world from Washington perspective’ – Stephen Kinzer

June 27, 2021, RT.com -by Eva K Bartlett Much of Western media is a mixture of sensationalist accusations and fear mongering about ‘enemy’ states. It is difficult to find perspectives divorced from US foreign policy, American journalist Stephen Kinzer has told RT. I asked the author and journalist Stephen Kinzer how the corporate media came… Read More ‘Many US commentators have never BEEN to countries they comment on, see entire world from Washington perspective’ – Stephen Kinzer

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