The Duran’s Alexander Mercouris On “Fake News,” Russia Allegations And Change In Europe

Alexander Mercouris, one of the co-founders of news website TheDuran.com, joins us today to discuss mainstream media’s use of “fake news” accusations to “attempt to delegitimize alternatives to the orthodoxy,” as well as his thoughts on recent developments in Greece and Syria.

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Economist Mark Blyth Delves Into Rising Inequality — & Populism — Around The World

If termites ‘start eating away at the foundations on both the left side of the building and the right side of the building, then the building looks fine from the outside but it could go any day,’ Mark Blyth tells MintPress, describing the hollowing out of the right and left in the US and Europe.

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The Duran’s Alex Christoforou: Treating Russia As The ‘Bogeyman’ Has Failed

‘The average American does not care about what’s happening with Russia. They are concerned with jobs, jobs, jobs. … I think that this tactic of blaming Russia for everything and casting Putin as the bogeyman has failed,’ the co-founder of The Duran tells MintPress.

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Brazil’s Manufactured Coup: The ‘Shock Doctrine’ Returns To Latin America

The Global South is growing unintelligible from the European South amid harsh austerity measures and other maneuverings that suit the rich and powerful at the expense of the poor and working class.

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How Turkey’s Coup Attempt Spiraled Into A Dangerous Descent Towards Dictatorship

‘What [Turkish President Erdogan] wants is a presidential system where he controls everything and everyone. I mean, you could say that he’s controlling everything and everyone right now — he is, basically,’ Duke University Prof. Bahar Leventoglu tells Michael Nevradakis.

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Former Reagan Secretary Paul Craig Roberts: Oligarchs Are True Purveyors Of Fake News

‘That’s not a democracy, when three two-bit punk judges who don’t amount to anything overrule the majority vote of the British people! … There are not any democracies in the West,’ Roberts tells Michael Nevradakis in this wide-ranging interview.

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