Stephen Lendman, US Show Trial Punishes Truth-Telling

Stephen Lendman When truth-telling is criminalized, considered defamation, or otherwise judged unacceptable, speech, media, and academic freedoms no longer exist. That’s the disturbing reality of America today. Truth-telling journalists and whistleblowers involved in exposing wrongdoing are considered threats to national security and endangered. Distinguished academic James Fetzer is internationally recognized for his writing and expertise on the theoretical foundations of scientific knowledge, computer science, artificial intelligence, cognitive science, as well as evolution and mentality. He’s dedicated to exposing falsehoods and revealing hard truths on major issues — truth-telling the way…

Kevin Barrett, The Legal Lynching of a Truth-Seeker: Jim Fetzer’s Stalinist-Style Show Trial

By Kevin Barrett Stalinist show trials were conducted in front of rousing images. Jim Fetzer’s trial featured a tear-jerking backdrop image of Noah Pozner Tuesday was the final day of Jim Fetzer’ defense against Lenny Pozner’s libel lawsuit. I attended and wrote up a “just the facts” report that evening. At almost the same moment I published my report, the jury came back with a verdict awarding close to half a million dollars to Lenny “Jim Fetzer gave me PTSD” Pozner. Now it’s time for an opinion piece. And as much as…

Jim Fetzer and Lenny Pozner Testify During Day 2 of Sandy Hook Trial

By Kevin Barrett   Jim Fetzer’s defense against Lenny Pozner’s defamation suit got interesting today, day two of the penalty phase of the trial. (Disclaimer: I have been friends with Jim since 2006, and though I don’t always agree with him, I respect his courage and sincerity. It was an honor to have lunch with him on this, the critical day of the penalty phase of his trial.) Pozner won the first phase last June when the court determined that four of Fetzer’s statements alleging a fake death certificate for Noah Pozner…

Kevin Barrett, Why The War On Conspiracy Theories Is Bad Public Policy

Authored by Kevin Barrett via The Unz Review On January 25 2018 YouTube unleashed the latest salvo in the war on conspiracy theories, saying “we’ll begin reducing recommendations of borderline content and content that could misinform users in harmful ways—such as videos promoting a phony miracle cure for a serious illness, claiming the earth is flat, or making blatantly false claims about historic events like 9/11.” At first glance that sounds reasonable. Nobody wants YouTube or anyone else to recommend bad information. And almost everyone agrees that phony miracle cures, flat earthism, and blatantly…

“Today is Nov. 22, 1963”, PENN Magazine (Nov. 2018)

Penn Magazine November 2018 pennmagazine.us Also available here in flip-page format: https://archive.org/details/NovemberPennMagazine/page/n0 Special Offer: Johnny Moon available here for free in pdf format: https://archive.org/details/johnnymoonebook/page/n0 “I’ve read JFK assassination fiction by Don Delillo and Norman Mailer, and can tell you that this new novel [Johnny Moon] not only is Mike’s best book yet, it’s much better than Delillo and Mailer’s efforts to do justice to the most important event in U.S. history.”   — DR. KEVIN BARRETT       … IT IS STILL THAT DAY, in a sense, Nov. 22, 1963. That is…