The events that just rocked Charlottesville, Virginia are symptomatic of every ailment now infecting the US political body - extreme political correctness, intolerance of free speech, and a police presence that seems designed to promote violence rather than curb it.
The number of Western fake news stories now targeting Russia are the unavoidable outgrowth of another phenomenon: Whoppers, American-style. In fact, three glaring 'untruths' the US told Moscow have now forced Washington to do the inevitable: Blame Russia.
There are so many disturbing things about the #CNNBlackmail story that it almost hurts the brain to think about them. But one thing is clear. Watching the way CNN reacted to a Tweet involving a fake sport speaks volumes about its current status.
The White House has accused the Syrian government of 'possibly planning' to use chemical weapons, a wholly unsubstantiated claim that will more than likely prompt Syrian rebels to devise a false flag event that the US will blame on President Bashar Assad.
Although it is difficult to dispute the story's central message that individuals who have a sexual attraction to children 'need help,' attempting to label pedophilia as a 'sexual orientation' crossed the red line for many readers.
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has found himself in a perilous situation, as Islamic State-linked militants continue a siege in the country’s south, while US Special Forces have arrived to lend 'technical support.' What could possibly go wrong?
Just like they've been doing every year since 1954, influential Bilderberg members - including journalists - assembled behind closed doors to hold off-the-record talks on a number of pressing global issues.
French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday delivered the world of journalism a severe blow when he repeated an alarming explanation as to why RT reporters were banned from his campaign headquarters during his electoral showdown against Marine Le Pen in April.
The most widely circulated publication in Washington DC, a weapon of mass distribution, has sparked a political firestorm with an unsubstantiated report leveled against - any guesses? - President Donald Trump and his supposed bromance with Putin's Russia.
Man is separated from beasts by his cognitive ability to entertain and express ideas, but an increasing number of people, including many from the world of academia, would rather man act like an animal than risk offending the sensibilities of his peers.